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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/02/2019

JDRF & Beyond Type 1 - Stronger Together? (Bonus Episode) show art JDRF & Beyond Type 1 - Stronger Together? (Bonus Episode)

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

EPISODE TEXT HERE... 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." Buy Stacey's Book - "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" 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. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! More info about the announcement here Sign up for our newsletter here ----- Use this link to get one free download and...

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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. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Jeff explains all that One Drop does and shares his frightening diagnosis story. We also talk about his past as an early internet innovator. Order Stacey's Book - The World's Worst Diabetes Mom: Real Life Stories of Parenting a Child with Type 1 Diabetes ----- 00:00 What's on this week? Stacey welcome: Stacey mentions that two episodes ago she profiled...

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Is the news about diabetes better than many of us believe? A deeper look into some important studies with two leaders in the diabetes community. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Dr. Bill Polonski of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute and Dr. Steve Edelman, founder of TCOYD and an endocrinologist who lives with type 1, join Stacey to talk about how to go through the evidence that’s sort of hiding in plain sight.. to live well with diabetes. Sign up for our newsletter here Tell me something good: a young woman’s letter to a major clothing company sparks a change – it’s all...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Would you ask your teenage daughter to be the first to try a new DIY diabetes method? Carson's family did. She's been Looping with Omnipod since last fall; as far as we know, she's the first person to do so. Pre-order the World's Worst Diabetes Mom, Stacey's New Book! We’ll talk about being a loop guinea pig, how her parents are doing and more.  In our Community Connection this week, Stacey talks to Dave Peterson, the GM of the Worcester Bravehearts about his diagnoses with type 1 as an adult. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Learn more about Open Omni Learn more about...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week, Stacey moderates a frank conversation about women’s issues and type 1 diabetes. This episode contains the full panel. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group You'll hear about everything from periods to menopause to appearance issues with diabetes gear. The panel includes Elizabeth Forrest, the founder of Touched by Type 1, the conference where this panel took place, lawyer Risa Katz and Nicole Johnson, who is with JDRF now and was Miss America in 1999.  All the women live with type 1 diabetes. This is the full panel - an excerpt ran in the episode immediately preceding...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week, Stacey moderates a frank conversation about women’s issues and type 1 diabetes. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group You'll hear about everything from periods to menopause to standing up to your doctors. The panel includes Elizabeth Forrest, the founder of Touched by Type 1, the conference where this panel took place, lawyer Risa Katz and Nicole Johnson, who is with JDRF now and was Miss America in 1999.  All the women live with type 1 diabetes. This is an excerpt of the full panel - we'll run the entire thing in our "Extra" bonus episode which will follow this one by...

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And in Tell Me Something Good, a day camp milestone and a hiker sets out to make his mark.

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00:00 Tease/Open: What's this week's show about?

1:50 Welcome: Stacey talks about JDRF Children's Congress coming up and talks about CWD Friends for Life later in July as well as her family's plans for the rest of the summer.

5:45 Stacey's interview with Rachel Price

32:40 Community Connection: Hear Dan Haddin's T1D Sucker Parody

36:45 TMSG: Inspired by Isabella: Isa goes to gymnastics day camp, Mike Joyce will hike the Appalachian Trail and Cami is excited (and worried) about her son heading off to college. 

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41:30 Stacey talks about the presentations she's doing at Friends for Life later this month and hints at something new coming up outside the podcast... stay tuned!

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