Time for an old fashioned chat … P2 Chat podcast

It is easy for us baby boomers to assume the whole social media and technology thing is something best left to the younger generation.  As time goes by though, I suspect you’ll be holding this assumption at your peril as you miss out on the great information and communication channels that are increasingly becoming a

Twitter – A DE tool for good not evil!

I need to declare from the outset – like many of my colleagues in the BTE (that’s Before Twitter Experience!) period I did not see a place for technological platforms in my diabetes education. Now ATE (After Twitter Experience!) there’s no stopping me! Previous blogs have looked at my introduction to Twitter at the ADS/ADEA

Social Media – Another tool in the Diabetes Educators’ tool kit!

Jayne Lehmann RN CDE Much of my time as a diabetes educator is spent supporting people in their quest for knowledge, skills and empowerment around their diabetes and its care. Until a year or so ago I hadn’t even considered social media as a skill I needed in my toolkit of education and consulting skills. That all changed after attending

Can Diabetes Educators use Twitter to Support Experienced Type 1s?

Jayne Lehmann RN CDE Part 2: Twitter – A tool for good not evil! In the second part of this blog on Twitter and its use by diabetes educators, the role it can play in supporting people who have had type 1 diabetes for a long time and are confidently self managing, or the veteran T1s, is explored. Twitter enables people to share