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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms | Type 1 Diabetes |

The diabetes news show you've been waiting for! Long-time broadcaster, blogger and diabetes mom Stacey Simms interviews prominent T1D advocates, authors and speakers. Stacey asks hard questions of healthcare companies and tech developers and brings on "everyday' people living with type 1. Great for parents of T1D kids, adults with type 1 and anyone who loves a person with diabetes.
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Apr 24, 2018

A frank conversation with the folks at Eli Lilly on the price of insulin. Stacey asks Mike Mason, Vice President Lilly Diabetes and Dr. Sherry Martin, Vice President of Medical Development to explain current pricing, answer listener questions and talk about the recent push of state legislatures asking for more price transparency.

We also get some news on the timeline for nasal Glucagon and a word about Lilly’s new push into encapsulation with Sigilon.

Find out more about Lilly's Insulin Affordability Program

In our Know Better segment we’ll talk about that emergency glucagon, how it works, what mini-gluc is and a little more about the nasal version.

More information about state legislators calling for price transparency

 

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1:40 Stacey welcome, insulin pricing background information

6:00 Interview with Lilly's Mike Mason & Dr. Sherri Martin

40:00 Know Better: Glucagon, Mini Dose Glucagon & Nasal Spray explained

48:20 Where will Stacey be? 

     April: Touched by Type 1  

     May: Lilly Blogger Summit

     May: JDRF One Challenge with Riding on Insulin

     July: Children with Diabetes Friends for Life

     October: Children with Diabetes Falls Church

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Apr 17, 2018

Dana Lewis first created #DIYPS in December 2013, just so she could better hear her her continuous glucose monitor (CGM) alarms better. Since that time Dana, and many other diabetes tech pioneers, have pushed forward with the Open Artificial Pancreas System. 5 years later we look at what Dana's doing now and what she has in mind for the future. 

Dana also shares what the FDA and healthcare companies can learn from the do it yourself community. We also talk about what holds back many people (like Stacey) from jumping it DIY diabetes tech and why Dana says we shouldn't let our fears stop us. 

Learn more about The Nightscout Project

Listen to interviews with others in the #WeAreNotWaiting community here. 

In our Know Better segment, Stacey shares a new study about about emotions and stacking insulin, and we explain what "stacking" means when it come to diabetes and dosing. 

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1:25 Stacey welcome 

2:45 Find out more about our Alexa skill and please leave a review!

4:45 Interview with Dana Lewis

Listen to Stacey's 2013 interview with Dana here

51:00 Know Better segment: All about emotional bolusing

59:00 Where will Stacey be? 

     April: Touched by Type 1  

     May: Lilly Blogger Summit

     May: JDRF One Challenge with Riding on Insulin

     July: Children with Diabetes Friends for Life

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Apr 10, 2018

Author KJ Howe is back with another book in the Thea Paris thriller series. Skyjack, the sequel to The Freedom Broker, is an action-adventure series where the main character, a hostage rescuer and seriously tough lady, also happens to live with type 1 diabetes.

**A few minor audio issues with this show. Stacey sounds like she's inside a tin can at times! Apologies, should be fixed for next week**

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We find out why Howe decided to focus on diabetes for this series; she has a background in medical writing but doesn't have type 1 herself. She also shares tips for aspiring writers and talks about her annual Thriller Fest in New York - this year, George RR Martin is making an appearance. 

In our Know Better segment, a new push to hear more stories from women of color with diabetes with the social media account WOCDiabetes on Twitter and Instagram

Our community connection this week is Christine Fallabel. She got our attention with a column she wrote about not wanting to be anyone’s diabetes hero as well as talking about her marriage to someone without type 1. Christine is also the American Diabetes Association’s Director of State Government Affairs and Advocacy for the Mountain Region, covering 9 states.

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2:30 Stacey welcome and talks about travel with Benny. He seems to think it's okay to throw all his diabetes gear on the luggage conveyor belt.

6:30 Interview with KJ Howe, author of Skyjack

30:00 Know Better Segment: WOCDiabetes expained

33:00 Community Connection interview with Christine Fallabel

56:00 Stacey talks about meeting George RR Martin during a Convention Q&A (read her write-up here)

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Apr 3, 2018

When you don't see eye to eye with your endo, or any doctor, what are your options? An interesting conversation about getting the most from your health care provider as well as looking at disclosing diabetes at work.

John Chaffier has lived with type one for more than 40 years. He has a lot of strong opinions and some hair-raising experiences to share.

Learn about remote healthcare options like Integrated Diabetes Services.

Article from Consumer Reports on Leaving Your Doctor

Plus, a little more on Dexcom’s G6 announcement.

In our Know Better segment.. Abbott gives a financial boost to Bigfoot Biomedical. 

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1:15 Stacey welcome, we're out of the studio, sorry for any bad audio

3:00 Interview with John Chaffier

27:00 Dexcom G6 update

29:00 Know Better: Abbott invests in Bigfoot

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Mar 28, 2018

The US FDA this week approved the Dexcom G6 system. It means a smaller sensor and is factory calibrated for 10 days of use, which means no fingerstick calibrations.

Stacey talks with Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer about the details about the system, timeline for consumer availability in the US and internationally as well as what will happen with the G4 and G5 systems already on the market (and integrated with pumps like Tandem and Animas). 

Great article from DiabetesMine with more G6 info here

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Mar 27, 2018

Diabetes is tough enough on a family. But when divorce is in the picture, managing T1D in two homes can be even more complicated. Sharon Kabbas Chrisman's daughter was diagnosed at age 11, after she and her husband had been divorced for a few years. Sharon shares her experience, what she learned, mistakes she made and how her daughter, who turns 18 soon, is doing now.

Read Sharon's in-depth column here

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We also talk about a new app in development to help tweens and teens – and their parents – transition to more independence. Bree Holtz from Michigan State University explains My T1D Hero.

And in our Know Better segment.. Christophe Noel was diagnosed type 1 in Nepal in 2015. He's returning to the region to help bring clean water and diabetes test kits for kids. Find out how you can help.

And thanks to listener Sarah who sent in audio of her Amazon Echo device playing the show. Find out more about our Alexa skill and please leave a review!

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2:00 Stacey Welcome & talks about the new Alexa Skill

4:30 Interview with Sharon Kabbas Chrisman

48:00 Community Connections with Michigan State Univ's Bree Holtz 

59:15 Know Better: Learn about clean water & T1D tests in Nepal

1:03:30 Listener Sara sent in audio of her "enabling" the podcast on her Amazon Echo

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Mar 20, 2018

Abbott gives us an update on their flash glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre. Stacey talks to Principal Clinical Research Manager Tim Dunn who's been working on CGM technology for 20 years. 

Stacey mentions "hacks" for the Libre: read more here

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In our Community Connection segment, how NC State is stepping up to make changes for students with diabetes. Stacey talks to Lisa Eberhart, a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator who serves as NC State Dining’s director of nutrition and wellness as well as the dining hall manager, Jaelyn Phelps, who lives with type 1. 

And in Know Better, we'll take a look at the new standalone CGM from Medtronic. Good article from DiabetesMine here.

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2:00 Stacey welcome. Should you leave your T1D kids at sports practice without a parent?

6:30 Interview with Tim Dunn from Abbott

28:30 Community Connection: Interview with NC State's Lisa Eberhart & Jaelyn Phelps

45:00 Know Better: Medtronic's standalone CGM

49:30 Stacey finishes the story about how her family handles sports and T1D without a parent present and explains more about leaving her kids alone for the day while she went to a JDRF conference.

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Mar 13, 2018

Stephan Shaul was diagnosed with type 1 as an adult and says finding the diabetes online community changed his life. Stephan writes the blog Happy Medium and hosts the podcast, Diabetes By The Numbers. He recently joined Maryland’s Advisory Council on Health and Wellness and is part of 2018 Reader Panel at Diabetes Forecast magazine.

Stacey also speaks to NBA All Star Dominique Wilkins. Diagnosed with type 2 just after he retired, Wilkins is now working with Dario to educate people about diabetes.  

More about Dario in this episode from 2016

In our Know Better segment, new guidelines for adjusting insulin dosing based on the Dexcom CGM.

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2:00 Stacey Welcome - Brec Bassinger wins Fear Factor

5:00 Interview with Stephen Shaul

35:30 Interview with Dominique Wilkins

49:30 Know Better - new guidelines on dosing from Dexcom

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Mar 6, 2018

Austin Basis, best known for his role on TV's Beauty and the Beast, navigates a Hollywood career while living with type 1. Now he wants to reach kids with a new comic book about high school kids with disabilities who are secretly superheroes. Austin tells us about The Kinetix and how he and a few friends came up with the idea. Now they have a Kickstarter campaign to make it happen.

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We also talk about growing up type 1 with a dad who owns a candy store, what made Austin want to pursue acting and how he manages diabetes on set and during auditions.

Austin interviewed actress Brec Bassinger for the 2017 People to Know issue of Diabetes Forecast Magazine. Brec was just on Fear Factor and we spoke to her last year as she attended JDRF's Children Congress.

In our Know Better segment, diabetes camps for grownups! Find out what Beyond Type 1 and Connected in Motion are offering up, as well as a Survive & Thrive summer program in New Jersey at Camp Nejeda.

And Stacey shares a bit about upcoming travels, including disclosures about JDRF Summits and the Lilly Blogger event coming up this week. 

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2:00 Stacey welcome and preview clip of Brec Bassinger on Fear Factor 

5:00 Interview with Austin Basis

48:00 Stacey talks about summer diabetes camps for grownups

53:00 Stacey talks about conferences and disclosures

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Feb 27, 2018

Rob Howe spent 30 days using only over-the-counter, old school insulin from Walmart. Why? He has insurance, he can afford newer insulins and he normally wears the newest Medtronic hybrid-closed loop pump. But he says he had a scare when he thought he might not have the money to buy his regular insulin and he realized that he could educate others about how to do it.

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Under the care of a CDE, Rob gave up his pump and switched to older NPH and Regular insulins. We talk about how it went, what he learned and why this is not the answer to rising insulin prices. Rob is the host of Diabetics Doing Things and is a former Washington Generals player! Stacey gets him to talk about playing against the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters. 

In our Know Better segment, a couple of follow ups as Tandem goes international to Canada and Scandinavia and a previous guest, Christel Oerum, is out with a new book. 

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2:00 Stacey welcome, talks about over the counter insulin and mentions a few articles with more information. 

Consumer Reports: How to Get Insulin at a Cheaper Price

NPR: "You Can Buy OTC Insulin, But Should You?"

Diabetic Connect: Buying Insulin Without a Prescription: What to Know

5:00 Interview with Rob Howe

52:00 Know Better: Tandem goes international and Diabetes Strong is out with a new book

58:00 Stacey on the road: 

March 2 - JDRF Type One Nation Summit - Greater Chesapeake and Potomac 
March 9 - JDRF Type One Nation Summit - Piedmont Triad
April 14 - JDRF One Walk North Charlotte
April 27- Touched by Type 1, Orlando
May 19 - Riding On Insulin One Challenge, Charlotte
July 11 - Children with Diabetes Friends for Life podcast taping

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Feb 20, 2018

JDRF's President and CEO Derek Rapp joins Stacey for a wide-ranging interview. We talk about everything from stem cells to insulin prices to what JDRF is doing for adults with type 1. Rapp has headed up JDRF since 2014 and has a son with type 1. He shares his story and answers your questions. 

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Note: This interview was taped before the Special Diabetes Program had been extended. SDP is the program that gives $300 million for diabetes research to the National Institutes for Health. Stacey & Derek talk about SDP and we left those questions in to give you a better idea of what the program is all about.

In our Know Better segment, Stacey gets personal about a health procedure she had recently and talks about self care. She references this article about stress and parents of children with chronic illness. And she explains how a colonoscopy can be a perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day. Really.

Plus, #DPodcastWeek wraps up with a promo for Diabetes Daily Grind's Real Life Diabetes podcast. 

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2:00 Stacey talks about her past involvement with JDRF and shares a story about Dr. Mark Parker (read here), the retiring head of her local endocrinology practice.

4:15 Interview with JDRF's Derek Rapp

47:15 Feedback from last week's episode. Should people with T1D be wary of marrying someone else with it? We got a comment about increasing the genetic risk for children with T1D and that sparked a great discussion in our Facebook Group.

50:00 Stacey talks about her recent health screening and stress among T1D parents

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Feb 13, 2018

We're celebrating Valentine's Day with a great story. Amy & Andrew Sturniolo met and fell in love at Diabetes Camp, and that’s also where they got engaged. This week, hear the story of those now-newlyweds and find out how Andrew got all of Camp Kudzu to help him propose.

Watch the proposal video (Amy is stunned)!

Camp Kudzu Info Here

More Camp Info Here  and Even More Here

In our Know Better segment, learn about Spare a Rose, Save a Child. You can help save a life for the cost of just one flower.

It's also Diabetes Podcast Week. For the third year in a row, Stacey has organized more than a dozen podcasters to help promote Spare a Rose and to share each others' shows.

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2:45 Stacey talks about Spare a Rose

6:00 Interview with Andrew & Amy Sturniolo

28:15 Stacey talks about Diabetes Podcast Week and more about Spare a Rose

Link to Christopher Snider's 2014 interview with Stacey

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Feb 6, 2018

Find out the latest from Tandem, makers of the T:slim insulin pump. Spokesperson Molly McElwee Malloy shares how close they are to a hybrid closed loop, which they're calling Control IQ, and other products.  Malloy. diagnosed with type 1 as a young adult, was  in one of the first artificial pancreas trials back in 2006 (not with Tandem). Also a nurse & a CDE, she talks about her personal story and why she's excited about this technology. 

In our Know Better Segment.. two potential and very small insulin delivery devices are getting big grants.

And.. it’s almost time for Diabetes Podcast Week!

 

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1:30 Stacey welcome / explains a bit about the Tandem interview and the ATTD conference. 

4:45 Interview with Tandem's Molly McElwee Malloy

49:15 Know Better: JDRF grants for two potential insulin delivery/CGM systems

52:30 Diabetes Podcast Week info

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Jan 30, 2018

Lawmakers are starting to take a closer look at the price of insulin.  Nevada became the first to pass a law last summer regarding transparency and Colorado may soon do the same. Stacey talks to Colorado State Representative Dylan Roberts about the bill he’s put forward and how it could change things. He also shares his very personal connection to type 1.

In our Community Connection this week, adventurer and solo sailor Erin Spineto takes on a new challenge. She's making a comedy web series about T1D? We’ll explain what A Bad Case is all about.

And Know Better this week about efforts to make the the Omnipod system part of the open source artificial pancreas project.

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3:40 Catching up on previous guests: Stacey talks about the Diabulimia conference happening this November and announces that fitness coach Christel Oerum has become an American Citizen!

6:00 Interview with Rep. Dylan Roberts

26:00 Interview with Erin Spineto

36:30 Stacey talks about OpenOmni efforts

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Jan 23, 2018

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Jan 23, 2018

When you have diabetes, you have to think about food much more often than someone without. But sometimes, all of those food decisions, combined with pressure and perceived loss of control, can turn into a dangerous problem. This week, we tackle a tough subject, what many people call Diabulimia.

Stacey talks to Erin Akers who says she developed an eating disorder that almost took her life as a teenager. She's fought back and founded the Diabulimia Helpline

In our Know Better segment, Stacey shares a study about the rise of T1D in adults in China.

And, on a personal note, Stacey explains that leading a Bar Mitzvah service can be just as tough on blood sugar as playing a full game of football!

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1:40 Stacey welcome: she talks a bit about the subject of this week's show and also shares a little about BG during Benny's Bar Mitzvah

5:15 Interview with Erin Akers

31:20 Study about T1D in China

34:30 Stacey talks about Benny's diabetes care team & summer camp

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Jan 16, 2018

How are those fitness resolutions going? This week, advice to stay on track and avoid common pitfalls from personal trainer and coach, Christel Oerum from Diabetes Strong. Christel has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1997 and she's passionate about strength training and healthy nutrition. 

(edited 3/5/2018) Christel is out with a new eBook, Fit With Diabetes. Click to learn more!

Also this week, we talk about the history of the A1C and why doctors started using it as a diabetes management tool. A little history in our Now you Know segment.

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2:30 Stacey talks about The Diabetes Connections Facebook Group

4:20 Interview with Christel Oerum from Diabetes Strong

34:15 Now You Know: Why we use the A1C

38:30 Stacey talks about her daughter beginning the college search

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Jan 9, 2018

Jennifer Stone, best known as Harper on the Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly Place, was diagnosed with diabetes four years ago. At the time, she was told to give up her dream of acting. Instead, she found a great care team, got educated and leaned on support of family and friends. She has two movies coming out in 2018. Jennifer has LADA, which is sometimes called type 1.5 and we talk about what that means and why it's often misdiagnosed. 

More about Jennifer's story at Beyond Type 1

 

In our Community Connection this week, you'll hear from Trudy Peters with some advice about living well with diabetes for 58 years.

And in Now you Know,  how a spider web inspired a new way of looking at implanting islet cells.

 

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2:00 Welcome! Stacey talks about Wizards of Waverly Place

4:10 Listener email - it's a small diabetes world

7:15 Interview with Jennifer Stone 

"The Hat Song" 

"Disney Channel promo bloopers"

42:50 Community Connection with Trudy Peters

Sugar Surfing 

46:45 Now You Know, islet cell research

50:40 Stacey talks about Benny's Bar Mitzvah this week and the diabetes milestone she's been hoping for

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Jan 2, 2018

Getting organized is always one of the top New Year's resolutions. But keeping track of everything that goes along with diabetes can feel like an uphill battle. This week, easy and actionable advice from Susan Weiner, the author of The Complete Diabetes Organizer.

Susan is the 2015 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year, a registered dietician-nutritionist and certified diabetes educator.

Plus, in our new Now You Know segment, a look at the origins of the Apple Watch’s potential to monitor glucose. 

And Stacey's new year's resolution is to hear more of YOU in the show this year. If you have a diaversary, special event, fundraiser or just want to toot your own horn or sing someone else's praises, speak up!! Use this Speakpipe link to send your audio (you can re-record as many times as you like).

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4:10 Interview with Susan Weiner

38:40 "Now You Know" - Apple Watch info/discussion

43:40 Send us your audio!

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Dec 19, 2017

This week, insulin maker Eli Lilly enters the device market with announcements of a diabetes “ecosystem," including a new automated insulin pump and advanced pens.

Stacey talks to Lilly's Dr. Howard Wolpert & Marie Schiller who both have substantial personal connections to type 1. They talk about why the company made this move, what the tech is all about and yes, Stacey brings up the price of insulin.

In our Shoptalk segment, did you know the American Diabetes Association has someone dedicated to type 1? You’ll hear from Paul Madden, a longtime advocate who's lived with type 1 for 55 years.

We also talk to The Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Mary Podjasek about and college scholarships for students with type 1. 

Links for this episode:

"Lilly Initiates Clinical Trial...." (News Release)

DiabetesMine article on Lilly devices

Beyond Type 1 Holiday Carb Charts

Project Blue November Holiday Tips & Special Events

Beyond Type 1 DKA Campaign

Shoptalk American Diabetes Association

Shoptalk Diabetes Scholars Foundation

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Dec 12, 2017

He's lived with type 1 for more than 56 years and was one of the first people ever to use an insulin pump and later a CGM. In fact, Yerachmiel Altman was one of the first people to make the switch from two shots a day to what we now call multiple daily injections (MDI) almost 40 years ago. Altman is an engineer and computer scientist who worked for d-tech companies. Now, he wants to help educate kids and adults about living with type 1 through books and games. 

We talk about "The Moose and the Pump," "I Can Help Take Care of Me," and Altman's concept for a board game, Insulinopoly. He also shares the changes he's seen in technology over the years and his hope for the future.

Also this week, Noah’s March is at an end. We first met this family when they set off from florida to Washington, crossing the country for diabetes awareness and to raise money for research. 

Plus, if you're thinking about those New Year’s resolutions, find out how Diabetes Strong can help you start 2018 off in a great way.

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2:30 Stacey explains the podcast is now available on Spotify and goes through other ways to listen. 

5:00 Stacey talks about Diabetes Strong and how to sign up for the January challenge 

6:30 Stacey announces the Dexcom #WarriorUp charity campaign raises $100,000 for diabetes charities

8:05 Interview with Yerachmiel Altman

33:15 Interview with Noah's March

 

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Dec 5, 2017

How can Disney math - the kind that helps you wait less and do more in the parks - help people with diabetes? This week, Stacey talks to Len Testa and Dr. Bradley Eilerman to find out.

Testa is the brain power behind Touring Plans, The Unofficial Guides to Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line and co-host of the podcast, The Disney Dish. He and Dr. Eilerman have created an app called GlucosePath using Disney "best way around the park" algorithms, to help an endocrinologist prescribe the correct medication for people with diabetes. Right now, GlucosePath is focused on people with type 2 diabetes. 

Also this week, find out about a brand new partnership with Know Foods. Stacey explains their new role with the show and why her doctor recently recommended she try eating gluten-free. Make sure to head over to the Diabetes Connections Facebook page for your chance to win a $50 gift card to Know Foods!

Plus, December 4th is Benny's 11 year diaversary. Stacey talks about that milestone and shares a story about how Elmo helped make a few things better for her son back when he was a toddler. 

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3:50 Stacey talks about Know Foods, why she's newly gluten-free and announces a $50 giveaway 

8:33 Stacey talks about a previous show with good advice on traveling to Disney with someone who has T1D. Click here to listen.

9:50 Interview with Len Testa & Dr. Brad Eilerman

46:15 Stacey shares some stories from 11 years with diabetes, including the time Elmo helped Benny get through a tough situation.

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Nov 28, 2017

Dexcom's Senior US Medical Director, Tomas Walker, talks to Stacey in a wide-ranging interview. Walker addresses everything from the features of the new G6 system recently submitted to the FDA, changes to the way the adhesive is created (which may have ease skin issues for some) to the news that Dexcom has partnered with Lilly as the insulin maker enters the diabetes device market. 

Plus, in our Shoptalk segment, learn about the Genteel lancing device. Stacey talks to Dr. Christopher Jacobs the device inventor and company founder. 

Helpful video Stacey mentioned about the Genteel (thanks, Aaron Johnson!)

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2:30 Stacey explains the new Dexcom-Lilly partnership

5:20 Stacey talks about next year and asks for your holiday stories

8:10 Interview with Dexcom's Tomas Walker

38:10 Thanks to listener Richard for some great info!

39:30 Shoptalk segment with Dr. Christopher Jacobs

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Nov 21, 2017

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Happy Thanksgiving! However you celebrate, holidays and food can be a stressful combination. This week, you'll hear from a round table of adults with type 1, and one parent of a child with type 1, about the pitfalls of Thanksgiving and about ways to make it work. Great advice, tons of understanding and a lot of laughter. 

Shoptalk this week includes a company called TempraMed. They make a product called Vivi, which can keep your insulin cold. We also talk to Drawn from Valor, an animation studio that's working on a great diabetes story called "Kara and the (not so) Dire Beastie."

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3:20 Stacey talks about Mike Lawson's "How to Eat Dinner with a Diabetic" video. 

4:35 Stacey talks about an upcoming appearance where she'll be talking about Social Media. Has Facebook helped you thrive with diabetes or has it been harmful?

8:00 Thanksgiving Roundtable with Kim Hislop, Mike Barry, Jennifer Christianson and Nia Grant. 

46:20 Stacey shares the "dancing taco" story from when she was a young broadcaster working on Thanksgiving. 

49:45 Shoptalk with TempraMed's Ron Nagar 

54:00 Shoptalk with Todd Silverstein from Drawn from Valor

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Nov 14, 2017

CNN Correspondent & author Oren Liebermann has quite an unusual diagnosis story. He found out he had type 1 while on an around-the-world adventure with his wife. Oren shares how he found he had type 1 in Nepal, how long it took back to get back to the US and why he decided to write "The Insulin Express."

The College Diabetes Network is out with something new. Find out about You've Got This: A Guide for Newly Diagnosed Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes." Stacey speaks to Deja Gibson and Andy Zieger about why something like this is needed.

CDN's Facebook Page for Live Events  

After weeks of travel and months of work, the Bike Beyond Documentary is unveiled!

Plus, Beyond Type 1 celebrates Dr. Frederick Banting's birthday. Sign a card and help others in need.

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3:00 Stacey talks about World Diabetes Day Twitter Chat, organized by Diabetes Social Media Advocacy.  Search the hashtag #WDDChat17

4:15 Bike Beyond the Documentary & Beyond Type 1 celebrates Dr. Banting's Birthday. 

7:55 Stacey talks about her former co-anchor Jeff Glor, now anchor of the CBS Evening News (should she post old publicity pics?)

10:30 Interview with CNN's Oren Liebermann

42:00 Interview with College Diabetes Network's Deja Gibson & Andy Zieger

59:30 Shoptalk with TrialNet's Annie Abraham (Stacey shares her family's story as well)

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