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VIDEO: Social media may help patients, educators communicate

SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, speaks with Cherise Shockley, founder of Diabetes Social Media Advocacy, about her Twitter chats and the impact they have on communication between patients and health care providers.

According to Shockley, even a silent presence by diabetes educators during Twitter chats can help keep them remain informed on patient concerns and issues as well as learn from what they’ve seen online and apply it to their daily practice.

SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, speaks with Cherise Shockley, founder of Diabetes Social Media Advocacy, about her Twitter chats and the impact they have on communication between patients and health care providers.

According to Shockley, even a silent presence by diabetes educators during Twitter chats can help keep them remain informed on patient concerns and issues as well as learn from what they’ve seen online and apply it to their daily practice.

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