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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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Now displaying: June, 2019
Jun 27, 2019

Low carb, high fat, counting protein for dosing insulin.. when it comes to food and diabetes, there’s a lot to keep in mind. It's not as simple as reading a label and measuring a dose. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Hope Warshaw takes us through the most recent research about eating well with diabetes and talks about food labels. 

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Learn more about the ADA Dietary Guidelines for 2019 

This is the full interview with Hope. An excerpt ran in the previous episode. All of our "Extra" interviews like this will be available as transcriptions! To READ the podcast, make sure you're signed up for the newsletter. Each month you'll received an easy to read version of the show!

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Jun 25, 2019

Low carb, high fat, counting protein for dosing insulin.. when it comes to food and diabetes, there’s a lot to keep in mind. It's not as simple as reading a label and measuring a dose. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Hope Warshaw takes us through the most recent research about eating well with diabetes and talks about food labels. 

Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! 

Learn more about the ADA Dietary Guidelines for 2019 

In our Community Connection this week how a book about automated insulin delivery is already a big addition to the We Are Not Waiting Community, in more ways than you might think.

Find Out About Automated Insulin Delivery, the book by Dana Lewis

And Tell Me Something Good: a small act at a Starbucks makes a big difference.

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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00:00 Open/Tease - What's on the show this week?

1:40 Stacey welcome: She shares how Stay Put patches helped keep Benny's Dexcom sensor on through diabetes camp and a beach trip (not a commercial). And get your show transcriptions! Just sign up for the newsletter and each month a new transcript will come right to you. 

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6:00 Interview with Hope Warshaw, RD, CDE

35:30 Community Connection: Automated Insulin Delivery, a new book and project from Dana Lewis

40:30 TMSG: A Starbucks barista realizes his mistake and fixes a drink (no sugar, please!). A listener has the same, low A1C four tests in a row and a diabetes dad shares his son's 24 hour in range triumph (along with a fun dinosaur adventure along the way).

45:30 Stacey shares what happens when she and Benny forget the long-acting dose during their beach vacation. It all worked out fine, but not without some extra work and worry.
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Jun 18, 2019

This week – Dexcom’s CEO is back to answer your questions. Kevin Sayer shares lots of news from the recent ADA Scientific Sessions as well as more information about the new G6 transmitter expected later this year. 

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Sayer also shares news about Dexcom’s role with current hybrid closed loops, answers your questions about Medicare and updates to Follow and touches on when we might see the G7 and when we’ll stop seeing the G4.

Learn more about the top research from ADA 2019 

In our Community Connection, a new resource to help you find the best pump, CGM and other diabetes tech for you. It's called DiabetesWise, an initiative from the Stanford School of Medicine funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust. 

And Tell Me Something Good is all about research that could help the entire diabetes community. Learn about a new prevention study from Trial Net that delayed the onset of T1D for two years.


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00:00 Open: What's on the Show This Week?

1:35 Stacey Welcome - Benny's was at camp when Stacey taped this episode (he's back now and had a blast - more on that next week). More about the transcriptions that started going out last week. Sign up for the newsletter to start receiving these monthly "extras." And Texas Roadhouse restaurant is helping JDRF - donating proceeds from their online gift cards. But this ends June 30th so click here to find out more. 

5:45 Interview with Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer

42:45 Community Connection all about DiabetesWise

45:35 TMSG: TrialNet's Teplizumab prevention study 


Previous interviews with Dexcom:

CTO Jake Leach - Feb 2019 focuses on Apple "Hey Siri" update and more on trouble shooting G6 sensors

CEO Kevin Sayer - Jan 2019 focuses on G6 rollout, NYE Share/Follow outage and listener questions

CEO Kevin Sayer - May 2018 focuses on G6 launch and Dexcom wearable integration

CEO Kevin Sayer - March 2018 Dexcom G6 Approved

Former CTO Jorge Valdes- June 2017 Apple watch integration discussion, G5 for Android, Dexcom company discussion 


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Jun 11, 2019

Moira McCarthy and Stacey answer your questions about picky eaters, fear of shots and a summer time trips to the pool or beach. They share helpful stories from their own experiences - check the links below for more help and info.

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Learn about Buzzy and Shot Blocker (pain reduction in shots)

MedT's iPort Advance (what Stacey calls an inset for shots)

Previous episode on Getting Diabetes Gear to Stick in the Summer

In our Community Connection this week… some push back from the DIY community as the FDA targets an off label use issue. Stacey asks, isn't all T1D a bit DIY?

FDA Warning RE: DIY devices

Read Katie DiSimone's post about the FDA and DIY

And in our Tell Me Something Good Segment - sports achievements from young and old as well as a major T1D accomplishment: The 4th person with type 1 diabetes summits Mt Everest!

Taylor Adams Summits Mt. Everest with T1D

History of T1Ds on Mt Everest

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:00 Show Open -What's on this week?

1:30 Stacey Welcome - Benny's away at Diabetes Camp this week! And more on the ADA Sessions in the FB Group - along with any breaking news that comes from that annual event. Make sure you sign up for the newsletter!! New stuff is coming! 

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5:10 Ask the D-Moms

38:00 Community Connection: DIY & the FDA

42:30 TMSG: Mooresville, NC baseball champs, Senior Games competitor and Taylor Adams becomes the 4th person with T1D to summit Everest

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Jun 4, 2019

With Father’s Day coming up we’re taking a look at Dads and Diabetes. Two T1D Dads: Alan Nolte and Mark Turner share their perspective on raising children with diabetes. 

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Alan and Mark met when their daughters hit it off at diabetes camp last year. The girls became long distance friends and so did their dads. They started a podcast - Dads and Diabetes. They share their stories with Stacey, give us the "guy" perspective and explain what they'd love more D-Moms to keep in mind.

In our Community Connection, a quest by two T1D outdoorsmen to summit the highest peak in each state in the US. We’ll find out about Project 50 in 50 and how you can get involved.

Tell Me Something Good features a 5 year old who's finished second grade! And Stacey shares her daughter's high school graduation. 

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00:00 Show open and "tease" - what's on the show this week?

2:00 Stacey Welcome - Find out about the 2019 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest. Attend their November conference and learn about new technology. 

4:50 Interview with Mark & Alan of Diabetes Dads

39:00 Stacey talks about diabetes camp (continuing the conversation from the interview)

41:00 Community Connection: Project 50 in 50

45:00 TMSG! A first haircut, a T1D Kindergartener who finished the school year by also finishing first AND second grade and Stacey shares more about her daughter's high school graduation. Listen to "Our T1D Decade" episode here; Stacey mentioned this episode as having a good sibling conversation with Lea. 


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