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December 2012 Events Round-Up

Here’s a list of this month’s diabetes-related events. Know of any upcoming events? Feel free to submit them using the link at the bottom of the calendar widget, and we’ll review them and do our best to get them on the calendar.

DSMA Live: Parents Talk
Every other Monday at 9 p.m. EST – Online
The mission of DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy) is to promote social networking in all its forms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) in order to educate and support all people affected by diabetes.

Spanish DSMA Live | DSMA Live en Español
Every other Tuesday at 8 p.m. CST – Online
The mission of DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy) is to promote social networking in all its forms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) in order to educate and support all people affected by diabetes.

Cada dos martes a las 8 p.m. CST – Online
En un esfuerzo por compartir la misión de DSMA con toda la comunidad, DSMA decidido ofrecer una versión en Español de nuestro programa de radio para llegar a la comunidad Hispana, no sólo en Estados Unidos, sino alrededor del mundo.

#DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy) Twitter Chat
Every Wednesday at 9 p.m. EST – Online
The diabetes community, family members of people with diabetes, and caregivers get together once a week to participate in the #DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy) Twitter Chat. The topics vary from living with diabetes, media, food, exercise and more.

DSMA Live
Every Thursday at 9 p.m. EST – Online
The #DSMA Twitter chat conversation is taken a step further on Thursdays via a live interview known as DSMA Live. Each week, Cherise Shockley along with co-hosts George Simmons and Scott Johnson, speak about the current week’s topic with a different guest every week. People participate by calling in or chatting on the message board.

DRI Empire Ball – New York, NY
December 6, 2012 – Grand Hyatt Hotel – Empire State Ballroom
The cocktail hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing at 7:30 p.m. This year, the Real Estate Division of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will pay homage to three of its esteemed members.

JDRF Chance of a Lifetime Gala – Chicago, IL
December 8, 2012 – McCormick Place Convention Center and Arie Crown Theater
Don’t miss your opportunity to watch a legendary performance by Kool & The Gang while supporting JDRF’s search for a cure for T1D. The Grammy award-winning artists will perform their hits Ladies Night, Jungle Boogie, Get Down on It, Celebration, and much more at this year’s Gala!

Hope for the Holidays – Austin, TX
December 8, 2012 – Austin Country Club
An evening filled with elegant hors d’oeuvres & dinner, raffles, live auction and dancing with entertainment by Third Language. Hope for the Holidays benefits JDRF.

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