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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: October, 2019
Oct 31, 2019

This week, a deep dive into mental health and diabetes. We talk about burnout, depression and feeling like a burden to others. Allison Nimlos was diagnosed with type 1 at age 8. She is a licensed therapist – in fact her social media handle is The Diabetic Therapist and she's a CDE in training.

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Allison talks about the mental toll diabetes can take – something she knows about first hand. This is one of our Extra interviews.. so there will be a longer bonus episode. and it will be available as a transcript.

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In Tell Me Something Good, a message about affordable insulin gets a World Series audience, thanks to a familiar name around here. (watch the video)

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Oct 29, 2019

This week, a deep dive into mental health and diabetes. We talk about burnout, depression and feeling like a burden to others. Allison Nimlos was diagnosed with type 1 at age 8. She is a licensed therapist – in fact her social media handle is The Diabetic Therapist and she's a CDE in training.

The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is out! Buy Stacey's Book!

Allison talks about the mental toll diabetes can take – something she knows about first hand. This is one of our Extra interviews.. so there will be a longer bonus episode. and it will be available as a transcript.

Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!

In Tell Me Something Good, a message about affordable insulin gets a World Series audience, thanks to a familiar name around here. (watch the video)

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

It's Halloween Week! Listen to our "Ask The D-Moms" episode all about trick or treating, costumes and candy

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Oct 22, 2019

This week.. a frank discussion about the type 1 diabetes community and inclusion. About race and diversity. Actress and model Anita Nicole Brown says people of color are being left behind

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We talk about how to get more voices in the community.. and better representation at conferences and in leadership. We also talk about working on sets and getting booked for acting jobs with type 1.

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In Tell Me Something Good.. a bunch of ride and walk milestones to share.

One of our TMSG mentions is Dennis who's been on the show before. We talked about turning 65 with type 1 - Medicare and more.

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Oct 16, 2019

What happens when two huge diabetes organizations decide to work together? We're all about to find out. Stacey talks to the CEOs of JDRF & Beyond Type 1 about their newly announced "alliance."

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JDRF's Aaron Kowalski and Beyond Type 1's Thom Scher join Stacey for a talk about why these groups came together and what that means for the diabetes community.

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Oct 15, 2019

Erik Douds has big plans for the next few weeks. First, a 100 mile bike ride through Death Valley next week and then the New York City Marathon. Douds says these events take on a new - unexpected layer when you have type 1: it becomes about community.

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Erik is partnering with Scott Johnson on the JDRF Death Valley Ride, we'll talk about how the popular community leader got involved.

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Plus.. tell me something good! Scholarships and new blogs!

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

1:20 Stacey Welcome: Stacey is recording on the road from a women's podcasting conference. She talks about Benny's recent injury he's okay - they thought it might be an ACL tear, but it's just a bad knee strain - and what happened with blood sugar. Book update as well! Pre-orders have gone out!

6:20 Snippet of Scott Johnson ride video

8:20 Interview with Erik Douds

41:30 Tell Me Something Good: college scholarships for people with diabetes?

College Diabetes Network list

Beyond Type 1 List

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45:30 Stacey's on the road! Look at her schedule and request that she come to your event here. 

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Oct 8, 2019

Halloween doesn't have to be scary for children with type 1 diabetes or their parents. Moira McCarthy & Stacey are back with Ask the DMoms. They answer your questions about all those bags of candy, lows while kids run around the neighborhood, pumps and d-tech under costumes and much more.

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In Tell Me Something Good: A good beat and a follow-up that lets us say yes to the question.. is there a doctor in the house?

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Listen to our previous episode with Kelly Kunik dignosed as a child on Halloween.

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

1:40 Stacey welcome: Thanks to Friends for Life Falls Church! The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is available for pre-orders! It will be on Amazon Nov 3

5:20 Ask The D-Moms: Halloween

35:30 Tell Me Something Good: Blindfolded Drummer & Dr. Heather Walker 

38:30 Where's Stacey Going Next?

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Oct 1, 2019

One Drop made a name for itself with a beautiful design; this summer it became the only diabetes devices in Apple stores. But founder Jeff Dachis says that the mission goes far beyond looking good.

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Jeff explains all that One Drop does and shares his frightening diagnosis story. We also talk about his past as an early internet innovator.

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00:00 What's on this week?

Stacey welcome: Stacey mentions that two episodes ago she profiled Carson Wedding and said that she was the first person to use the DIY Omnipod Loop. As it's hard to determine exactly who's "first" in the DIY crowd (and not really necessary), Stacey corrects that assertion.

Interview with Jeff Dachis

Tell Me Something Good

Stacey shares a story about watching Law & Order with Benny - the episode was an awful one about using insulin in a very weird way.

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