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From Total Denial to Totally Thriving: Meet Rachel Price

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/02/2019

In the News.. T1D gene mapping, new T2D meds, insulin implant research & more! show art In the News.. T1D gene mapping, new T2D meds, insulin implant research & more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's "In the News..." the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Our top stories this week: 100 years of insulin, the largest genetic study of type 1 diabetes is complete, approval for a new type 2 meds for teens, research moves forward on an insulin-producing implant and an Olympic hopeful starts a diabetes sports foundation!. Watch "In the News..." live every Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Episode transcription below:  Hello and welcome to Diabetes...

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"We're not in this alone" - Gary Hall, Jr on Winning Olympic Gold with T1D

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

When Gary Hall Jr was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1999 his doctors told him to give up competitive swiming and drop out of the 2000 Olympics. Instead, he charged ahead and became the first person with T1D to take home an Olympic Gold Medal. Hall won Gold in Sydney in 2000 and again in Athens in 2004, adding to the medals he'd won in 1996 before his diagnosis. Stacey caught up to Gary at this summer's Friends for Life Conference and asked him how he got past what his doctors told him. He also shared what he tells newly diagnosed families today. Plus, Benny is home – after a month...

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In the News.. Oral Meds for T1D, Dexcom API News, Closed Loop and Teens, Olympics and more! show art In the News.. Oral Meds for T1D, Dexcom API News, Closed Loop and Teens, Olympics and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's "In the News..." the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Our top stories this week:  Oral meds to prevent T1D move ahead, racial disparity in peds CGM use, what that Dexcom API news means, a new study with teens and Control IQ and a summer olympian talks about her recent T1D diagnosis. Join Stacey live on Facebook each Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT! ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Episode transcript below:   Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m...

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"I've never felt better in my life and I'm 81 years old" - meet Jack Tierney

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Jack Tierney has lived with type 1 for more than 60 years. Not surprising, he was first misdiagnosed with type 2 and lived with that diagnosis for almost two years. He shares the story of finally getting the right diagnosis, living well with T1D before home blood sugar meters or fast acting insulins and why he just last year switched to a pump. Stacey talks to Jack and his son Jamie. In Tell Me Something Good – boy it was great to get back out to an actual in person conference. Shout out to not just FFL but to my local Charlotte community as well. This podcast is not intended as medical...

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In the News... Smart Insulin, Pixar Features Diabetes, T1D up K2 and more! show art In the News... Smart Insulin, Pixar Features Diabetes, T1D up K2 and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's In the News - the only weekly diabetes newscast! This week's headlines include: Lawsuit against insulin makers moves ahead Mixed news for Teplizumab Peep the pump at Pixar Antacids to help type 2? #T1D up K2 Join Stacey live on Facebook to watch each Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT! ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Episode Transcript Below:   Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms and these are the top diabetes stories and headlines of the...

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The Baby-Sitters Club & Type 1 Diabetes in Media show art The Baby-Sitters Club & Type 1 Diabetes in Media

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

The Baby-Sitters Club comes to Netflix! The beloved series features a character who lives with type 1 diabetes. How did the show do portraying life for a 7th grader with T1D? We talk to New York Times Bestselling author and winner of the National Book Award Robin Benway. Robin loved the books as a child and was diagnosed with type 1 as an adult. Also this week, Mike Suarez turned his son’s story into an adorable picture book called In Tell Me Something Good – she had a huge goal for the JDRF rides this year – of course so much had to be cancelled this year but her story took a...

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Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer Answers Your Questions show art Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer Answers Your Questions

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

What do we know about the upcoming Dexcom G7? Find out in this conversation with company CEO Kevin Sayer. As usual we have a long list of questions from you covering everything from adhesives to watches to more. Sayer shares details about how they’re preparing for the G7 rollout (it has not yet been submitted to the FDA), as well as issues with Medicare, integration with their current pump partners and when arms will become an approved wear site for US customers. 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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In the News... Walmart's new insulin, Omnipod 5 studies, stem cell updates & more! show art In the News... Walmart's new insulin, Omnipod 5 studies, stem cell updates & more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's "In the News..." the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Top stories this week: Walmart private label insulin, Omnipod 5 pediatric study, Afrezza pediatric study, Stem cell updates, A new extreme challenge for a T1D ultra-athlete Join Stacey live each Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT at the Diabetes Connections Facebook page ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Transcription below:  Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms and these are the top...

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Nick Jonas and The Global Movement for Time in Range show art Nick Jonas and The Global Movement for Time in Range

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Dexcom is going big in their new campaign to get us talking more about Time in Range. This week you'll hear from their most famous spokesperson, Nick Jonas. The singer and actor was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 13, back in 2005. In this recorded webinar, he answers questions about the new campaign and shares some behind the scenes info about his own journey with diabetes. As Stacey says in the episode, for this event, media was invited to send in questions. The organizers selected the questions and they were asked by Melissa Katz, who is credited as host and representative of The...

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In the News... Government vs Insulin Companies, Afrezza Covered, #DData2021, and more! show art In the News... Government vs Insulin Companies, Afrezza Covered, #DData2021, and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's "In the News..." the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Top stories this week: Maine passes insulin safety net program MS Attorney General vs Insulin Companies Afrezza covered by Medicare D-Data Exchange news Looking ahead to ADA2021 Join Stacey live each Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT at www.facebook.com/diabetesconnections ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Episode Transcription below:   Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms and...

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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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