When was #diabeteschat founded? What milestones have occurred in it's history, to date?...well then...check out the history timeline below.
How was #diabeteschat founded?
The very first chat space was Monday 7th February 2022 and was attended by 123 fellow diabuddies from around the world.
First #diabeteschat Guest Speaker
Janina Gaudin aka Miss Diabetes was the first ever #diabeteschat guest speaker. We spoke about her #diabetes diagnosis and journey, her peer support and advocacy work and her diabetes comics.
First #diabeteschat Poll
A new #diabeteschat feature was born and the community followers took to the virtual polling stations to vote for their favourite Hypo Treatments.
#diabetes YouTube Channel
The #diabeteschat YouTube Channel was created to upload content for the community.
A new feature for #diabeteschat was born – called the #diabeteschatstories. In this very first special vlog; founder of #diabeteschat Tom Dean spoke to Gary, Sarah and Max (aka Captain Lantus) about Max’s diagnosis, journey with diabetes and their books “The Adventures of Captain Lantus”.
#diabeteschat New Logo
Thanks to the amazing Miss Diabetes (Janina Gaudin), the new #diabeteschat logo was born after having a little make over.
#diabeteschat Research Event
On Monday 13th June 2022, #diabeteschat hosted our first ever research event. 5 amazing guest speakers presented their research studies and projects and answered live questions from the community.
First #diabeteschat Presentation & Event
On Monday 27th June 2022, #diabeteschat hosted our first ever live presentation and event hosted by Diabetes Specialist Nurse, James Ridgeway. James spoke about the essentials of FreeStyle Libre and FGMs. James also shared his Diabetes top tips.
#diabeteschat Website Launch
Today was the day of our #diabeteschat website launch. Now the community has a space to listen back to Podcasts, check out the latest #diabeteschatstories and see all the other bits of content and information.
#diabeteschat trending on Twitter
During out twitter space and our #90secondquestions community special #diabeteschat was trending on twitter.