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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

The T1D news show you've been waiting for! Long-time broadcaster, blogger and diabetes mom Stacey Simms interviews prominent 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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Jan 31, 2019

Let's get back to basics. We’re starting a new monthly series taking a look at the essential facts of diabetes. This week is insulin and this bonus episode includes the entire, much longer interview you might have heard excerpted in episode 207. 

Endocrinologist Bryce Nelson takes us through what it does, how it works and the differences among brands.

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Basics of Insulin Info

More Info on Insulin Use


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Jan 29, 2019

Let's get back to basics. We’re starting a new monthly series taking a look at the essential facts of diabetes. This week: insulin

Endocrinologist Bryce Nelson takes us through what it does, how it works and the differences among brands.

Dr. Nelson is also our community connection this week. A family member with type 1 guided his career choice and still serves as an inspiration. 

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Plus.. Tell me something good! A middle school student came up with a design to help her grandfather get all the insulin – every drop - out of his pens. We’ll tell you about the prize winning “You Get It All” device

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1:30 Stacey Welcome: Information about Diabetes Podcast Week

Listen to our recent (1/2019) interview with Chris here

Listen to our first interview (2017) here

6:00 Interview with Dr. Bryce Nelson

Basics of Insulin Info

More Info on Insulin Use

42:30 Community Connection: Dr. Nelson explained his uncle's influence on his decision to study endocrinology.

Tell Me Something Good: The You Get it All Device

Stacey mentions the Children with Diabetes website.


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Jan 22, 2019

Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer answers your questions and looks ahead. We talk about issues with the G6 sensors, Medicare, what happened to the Share servers New Year's Eve and he takes lots of questions from listeners. Plus, a look ahead to the smaller G7. That new version will have the transmitter and sensor in one piece. It's due out in late 2020. 

In our Community Connection, catching up with Beyond Type 1. They've got a new CEO and a new push to help with type 2. Stacey talked to Thom Scher a few weeks back about what makes BT1 tick.

Previous interview with Thom Scher

And in our Tell Me Something Good segment, Stacey explains that Will’s Way – a small but mighty charity – is marking a big milestone.

Previous interview with Will's Way

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1:40 Stacey welcome - thanks JDRF Greater Western Carolinas for having us at the recent Type One Nation Summit. Benny was Rufus! Proud mom moment for Stacey. 

6:00 Interview with Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer

33:15 Stacey talks about Beyond Type 2 

36:30 Interview with Beyond Type 1 CEO Thom Scher

51:00 Tell Me Something Good: Will's Way

53:30 Stacey shares a recent endo visit - lower A1c, almost no lows (thanks to Basal IQ)

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Jan 15, 2019

Did you ever wish you had a Geek Squad on call for diabetes tech issues? Like one of the big box store helpers. David Panzirer with the Helmsley Trust wants to make it happen, starting with CGMs.

David explains why he thinks this will work, who will pay for it, and shares his story; two of his three children live with type 1.

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Plus.. catching up with Bigfoot Biomedical’s Lane Desborough about their subscription model. Stacey also has information about Bigfoot's new agreement with Lilly Diabetes. 

And Tell Me Something Good! Going from DKA to IronMan in just one year?! You'll hear Lauren Dahlin's fantastic story

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1:30 Stacey welcome includes a bit about our trip to Israel (more here from Stacey's FB Live)

5:30 Interview with David Panzirer

Take action - text the word “CGMChamps” to 555-888 or log on to www.cgmchampions.org

35:25 Stacey talks about Lilly & Bigfoot's new announcement

38:45 Interview with Lane Desborough

55:30 Tell Me Something Good all about Lauren who went from DKA to Ironman

58:30 Stacey just attended the JDRF Greater Western Carolinas Summit - contact us if you'd like her to speak at your event 

stacey@diabetes-connections.com 


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Jan 8, 2019

Get diabetes parenting advice from two D-Moms you know and trust: Stacey & author/speaker Moira McCarthy.  In a brand new monthly segment, they answer your questions about kids and T1D.

Moira is an award-winning travel writer, the author of many diabetes books and articles including “raising teens with diabetes,” and mom to Lauren, diagnosed 21 years ago at age 6.  

Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group to ask us a question and enter to win Moira's book on teens and T1D.

Previous interviews with Moira

In our community connection, another diabetes mom talks about finding the DIY community and setting up Loop when her daughter was diagnosed in 2015. Now Katie DiSimone works for Tidepool on their Loop project.

Plus.. more Tell Me Something Good – good news from our community.. straight from you!

 

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1:50 Stacey Welcome: New Year's Resolutions

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4:20 Diabetes parenting advice with Stacey & Moira

41:00 Katie DiSimone talks about Loop

54:45 Tell me something good - a Kindergarten story

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Jan 1, 2019

The new Dwayne Johnson / NBC show the Titan Games premieres this week and body builder Chris Ruden – a previous guest who lives with type 1 – is one of the contestants. You may have seen him in the commercials, he wears a prosthetic arm.

Chris talks about how the mental burden of T1D and the challenges of being born with a shorter left arm and only two fingers led him to the incredible path he’s on now.  He’s got advice for all of us.

Listen our to 2017 interview with Chris here

Since our interview, Chris traveled to Uganda to help children with type 1 diabetes there. Learn more here. 

Plus.. what is the T1D Fund? Have you heard about this from JDRF? Stacey talks to Karen Jordan from the Bay Area, CA JDRF Chapter about this newer way of raising money for research.

And something new this year: good news straight from you! Want to tell us something good? Email stacey@diabetes-connections.com and share your story.

This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider.

 
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1:30 Stacey Welcome / Explains social media, where to find the show and new sponsors who are keeping the show free

4:45 Interview with Chris Ruden

38:15 Stacey talks to Karen Jordan from JDRF about the T1D Fund

49:30 Tell Me Something Good! Great story from listener Kathleen

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