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Diabetes Mine

Diabetes Mine is a patient-based Website, filled with practical advice, research news, and support for people with diabetes.

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Diabetes Social Media Advocacy

Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) is involved with and promotes social media in all its forms to empower people affected by diabetes and to connect them with each other to foster support and education. Among its offerings are two radio shows (see http://diabetescaf.org/our-programs-2/dsma/dsma-live-programs/) and a weekly tweetchat on Twitter (Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. PT; use the hashtag #DSMA). Their twitter handle is @DiabetesSocMed, led by their founder Cherise Shockley.

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Diabetes Support Groups

The American Diabetes Association provides a handy office locator where support group meetings are held.

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EsTuDiabetes.org

EsTuDiabetes.org is a Spanish-language website sponsored by the Diabetes Hands Foundation, providing support, resources, and a sounding board for people with diabetes. The Diabetes Hands Foundation is also accessible on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/diabetesHF) and Es TuDiabetes can be found on Twitter (@estudiabetes).

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Mended Hearts

This is the oldest peer-to-peer support group dedicated to assisting patients and caregivers throughout their cardiac recovery journey.

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SixUntilMe

Kerri Sparling, a prolific blogger and diabetes advocate, has created a patient-friendly blog (Six Until Me) discussing all matters related to the lives of individuals with diabetes. Her Twitter handle is @sixuntilme and she can found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sixuntilme.

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Smokefree.gov

The Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute created this site to help smokers or someone you know who smokes learn about quitting. Support is given by way of information and professional assistance.

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TuDiabetes.org

TuDiabetes.org is a website sponsored by the Diabetes Hands Foundation, providing support, resources, and a sounding board for people with diabetes. The Diabetes Hands Foundation is also accessible on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/diabetesHF) and TuDiabetes can be found on Twitter (@tudiabetes).

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