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Talking About Diversity, Inclusion, and Getting More of Both in the DOC with Cherise Shockley


Watch Cherise Shockley, founder of #dsma, @WOCdiabetes, and diaTribe Community Manager, engage with CWD board member Kerri Sparling for a discussion about the diabetes online community, inclusion, and strategies for sharing more stories.

This video was originally broadcasted live via webinar on May 3, 2020 at 3 pm ET.


Cherise Shockley was diagnosed with LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in adults) June 2004. She is the founder of Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (#dsma), creator of the Blue Fridays initiative and WOCDiabetes (Women of Color living with Diabetes). Cherise is a subject matter expert in diabetes social media, online communities, and peer support. She is a wife, mother, and veteran.