Diabetes Awareness Month with Actor Dorian Gregory

This week on “Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys”-podcast chat with Actor Dorian Gregory and the American Diabetes Association on managing Diabetes.
By: Joy Keys
Nov. 10, 2010 - PRLog -- Diabetes Awareness Month with Actor Dorian Gregory and th American Diabetes Association

DATE: Saturday November 13, 2010

TIME: 12:00 p.m. -12:30 p.m.   EST

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Dorian was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Cleveland, Ohio until age nine when he and his family moved to Los Angeles, California. Gregory began his acting career with guest roles on such series as Baywatch, Beverly Hills, 90210, Sister, Sister, among others. He played his first major role in Baywatch Nights, where he belonged to the regular cast from 1996-97.In 1998, Dorian Gregory received the role of the police officer Darryl Morris in the successful series Charmed, which he played until 2005.

He has hosted several events like BET Anniversary and Achievement Awards with Debbie Allen and Shirley Moore, Black Stuntwomen Beach Competition, and Elite Lee Jeans Model Look with Roshumba and Angelica Bridges. He has also hosted a radio show on Black Writers, supports minority Film Makers, appeared at high school dedication to support better educational opportunities

He is actively involved in the Jeopardy Program, sponsored by the Los Angeles Police Department for youth at risk, as well as serving as the National Spokesman for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He was diagnosed with Juvenile (Type 1) diabetes when he was nine, and now talks to young adults and children on the subject as a motivational speaker. Dorian is working to raise funds to help find a cure for diabetes and offering information to support people living with the disease. He is also involved with AIDS Project LA and for the organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

ADA Representative: Neva White received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from Holy Family College, Masters degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Post  Master’s degree as an Adult Health Nurse Practitioner from Temple University.  Her clinical experience includes medical/ surgical, psychiatric and community health nursing.  She taught nursing at both the undergraduate and graduate level at Temple University and Widener University.  Mrs. White has served as the Coordinator of the Congregational Nursing Program at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.  Mrs. White is a Certified Diabetes Educator and is currently the Regional Director for Community Health at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  Her work at Jefferson includes several grant-funded initiatives to address health disparities in the Philadelphia area. Ms. White is also a volunteer for the American Diabetes Association.

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