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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/02/2019

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Meet dietitian and strength coach Ben Tzeel. He says he started getting hooked on strength training as a teenager and hasn't looked back. Ben & Stacey talk about his wild Instagram posts where he shows you how he doses for food like giant donuts, and carbs and macros and diabetes and exercise.. Check out Stacey's new book: The World's Worst Diabetes Mom! In TMSG: a girl scout troop decides to educate their community (check out the video here)  and a comic book from the UK aims to educate about T1D (more here) Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Stacey & Ben also talk...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes nurse practitioner Michael Greenberg just ran the New York City Marathon – his first marathon – with Beyond Type Run, a group of people with type 1 diabetes fund raising and training together. Find out more about Stacey's New Book: The World's Worst Diabetes Mom Michael shares advice about running and training with T1D, about what led him to change his career path and how his love of comic books and wrestling help him deal with diabetes. He mentions Rhone shorts, a sponsor of Beyond Type Run and Path Projects Stacey talks about Pie Benny Day from a few years back: watch the...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Country Star Eric Paslay is on his Nice Guy Tour right now, performing around the US and the world. He talks to Stacey about managing type 1 diabetes on the road. Learn more and buy Stacey's new book "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" Stacey & Eric also nerd out on podcasting a little bit.. he started his own T1D show – Level With Me - earlier this year. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Tell Me Something Good this week… so much creativity this diabetes awareness month! Did you see the Bachelor with Diabetes. And an elementary school rallies behind a student with T1D. Sign up...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Christina Martin is the first women with type 1 to compete on American Ninja Warrior. She got into the competition on her first try and made sure to wear her pump and CGM during the run. She even pointed them out for the camera! Watch Christina's audition video here Learn more about Stacey's New book! Christina is also a dancer – at the Olympic level - and continues to run the Type Zero Foundation she started in high school. In Tell Me Something Good, some good news about travel – a great encounter with TSA from Logan, The Elbow Bump Kid. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If...

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"The Truth About Insulin Prices" (Bonus Minisode)

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Patients for Affordable Drugs has released a new report all about insulin pricing. Stacey has a quick mini-episode to explain what's in the report and how you can influence change. Read the report here Learn about Stacey's new book! Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Sign up for our newsletter here ----- Use this link to get one free download and one free month of Audible, available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go! Click here for iPhone      Click here for Android

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week…. Ask the D-Moms, talking about the holidays. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it can be stressful, not just because of well meaning family but for many people who are facing their first thanksgiving with type 1: Find out more about Stacey's new book! Moira McCarthy and I will answer your questions about food, drinks and what to say to people who after a lot of time still may not get it. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! TMSG – a policy change means people with type 1 can become commercial pilots and a bit about world diabetes day. This podcast is not...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Recently, the FDA approved the very first stable liquid glucagon, brand name GVOKE, and as it’s showing up in pharmacies and becoming more available, we wanted to learn more about it. After all these years.. it’s amazing how we suddenly have two new options on the market. The orange or red box glucagon most of us have held onto since diagnosis was approved back in 1961! Check out Stacey's book: The World's Worst Diabetes Mom This is the second FDA approval for a next-gen improved glucagon, in 2019,  following the recent FDA Approval of Lilly’s nasal glucagon, Baqsimi. The company...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

With Veteran's Day later this month.. we’re talking about T1D in the military. Yes, you can serve with type 1 diabetes, but there’s a catch. You have to be diagnosed while you’re already enlisted. That’s what happened to Sergeant Major Mark Thompson. Buy Stacey's new book, "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" Mark shares his story and has advice for young people with diabetes who want to enlist and find that they aren’t allowed. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! In Tell Me Something Good, a study at Ft Bragg that is changing the military’s perception of type 1 diabetes.....

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

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...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

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...

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Diagnosed with T1D in her 20s, Rachel Price admits she was in denial at first, insisting to her doctors there was nothing wrong. Now, she’s an advocate who stays positive but realistic. Rachel has three children and started a business called DiaBeTees selling t-shirts and other products with fun diabetes sayings and catchy slogans. 

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In our Community Connection this week, Dan Haddin is off for Teach for America, but not before creating some fantastic diabetes song parodies. Stacey plays his latest - a funny appeal to Nick Jonas.

Click to watch "Diabetic Like You (Sucker Parody)"

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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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