Each month the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition presents an Expert on an issue. We want advocacy to be easy, so we make our ACT NOW actions easy. We also know advocates will want simple paths that lead them to the details of issues, so we host webinars with the quality of leaders who present at diabetes conferences.

On this page, you can register for future webinars and replay ones you may have missed. Think of this as a TiVo of diabetes advocacy sessions.

Ask An Expert: Trip and Doug Stoner – State Advocacy Inside and Out


Join our Experts Trip and Doug Stoner in a conversation on advocating for people with diabetes in the state legislature.

Double the Experts: The Powerhouse Couple: A Diabetes Advocate and a Former State Senator 

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Trip and Doug will […]

Ask An Expert: Drew Wayne – What Really Happens in a Congressional Office

Curious as to what goes on in a Congressional office?

  • What are the different roles in the office?
  • What’s the process for getting from an idea to a law?
  • Who cares about diabetes issues in Congress?
  • How can you make an […]

Ask An Expert: Al Jackson – DC’s New Health Leaders

Al Jackson joined DPAC for our first “Ask An Expert” presentation in 2107 and provided background on the new administration’s health team: the health leaders in DC.

Who will be driving? What policies? Where in the New Administration?

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Understanding […]

Diabetes & Commercial Insurance – Ask An Expert: Dr. Edmund Pezalla, MD, MPH

ejp-photo-nov20131Insurance is complex and diabetes is a complex disease to manage; trying to navigate commercial health plans for the best options can be even more complex with diabetes!

Join us on Friday, October 7 at 12pm Eastern as we learn […]

Ask An Expert: Access Matters – Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE


If you’re frustrated with what’s going on with insurers and finding access to the tools, medications, and services you need to stay healthy with diabetes, play back this DPAC Ask An Expert with Gary Scheiner.

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE (and PWD)

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FDA and DPAC Webinar on Artificial Pancreas – #DOCasksFDA

Webinar on Artificial Pancreas

A Dialogue between the FDA and the Diabetes Community- Thursday, June 2, 2016

DPAC_ASKanEXPERT_FDAOn Thursday, June 2, 2016, the FDA will host a webinar to share general information about […]

Replay: Ask An Expert: Tom Karlya

Tom “Diabetes Dad” Karlya joins DPAC to share the success of Reegan’s Rule in North

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Why we’re excited.

Tom knows that advocacy happens when people act and where they act. He will share the heartbreak that drove […]

Ask An Expert: JDRF’s Dr. Aaron Kowalski, Ph.D and Cynthia Rice, MPP

DPAC_ASKanEXPERT-300x300It is an honor to have two prominent advocates for Type 1 diabetes join us for a special Ask An Expert on March 29th at 12pm Eastern.

If you’re unfamiliar with Dr. Aaron Kowalski and Cynthia Rice and the work […]

DPAC Insiders – 1st Quarter, 2016

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Do you know that you can look back and forward at the same time? That’s what we’re doing with our DPAC Insiders quarterly dialogues. Our first was recently held and we shared what our diabetes policy advocacy community has done […]

March 29, 2016 Ask An Expert: The State of Type 1 Diabetes Policy Advocacy

DPAC_ASKanEXPERT-300x300The State of Type 1 Diabetes Policy Advocacy

DPAC presents an expert double header! JDRF’s  Aaron Kowalski, PhD, Chief Mission Officer and Cynthia Rice, Senior VP, Advocacy join in a conversation on diabetes policy advocacy.

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