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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.. Nanoparticles T1D study, Oral insulin tested for T2D, a type 1 Squishmallow and more! show art In the News.. Nanoparticles T1D study, Oral insulin tested for T2D, a type 1 Squishmallow and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s “In the News…” Got a few minutes? Get caught up! Top stories this week: racial disparities in treatment for kids with type 1, new study looks at oral insulin for type 2, nanoparticles tested to prevent diabetes and why is there a Squishmallow toy being marketed as having T1D? That and a lot more. Full transcript and links to sources below. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News!...

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Dexcom G7 Update With CTO Jake Leach show art Dexcom G7 Update With CTO Jake Leach

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Dexcom's G7 is in front of the FDA right now. There are some significant changes to the system, including what’s basically a snooze for essential alarms, including the urgent low. Dexcom’s Chief Technology Officer Jake Leach answers your questions about adhesive, direct to watch, accuracy, and even mentions the G8. (includes a video of the system) This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please...

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In the News.. FDA suspends stem cell study, Omnipod 5 wider rollout, Dexcom G7 update and more! show art In the News.. FDA suspends stem cell study, Omnipod 5 wider rollout, Dexcom G7 update and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's "In the News..." Got a few minutes? Get caught up! Top stories this week: An FDA hiccup for Vertex, Omnipod 5 starts wider rollout, New peek at Dexcom G7 features, Beta Bionic study info, "Hey Alexa, predict my blood sugar" and Healthline shuts down their main source of diabetes news and information. -- Join us LIVE every Wednesday at 4:30pm ET ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m...

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"It's more than a physical condition" The Diabetes and Mental Health Conference

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week, we're having a conversation about diabetes beyond numbers. Yes,  there are a lot of those and they are very important. But have you ever stopped to think about the mental energy and emotional effort behind those numbers? Even if your A1C and Time in Range are what your doctor wants to see. Our guests, and are therapists who both live with diabetes. They’ve come together Stacey asks them about a lot of very common issues and about how to start those conversations. The conference takes place May 20-21. It's virtual - This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you...

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In the News... ATTD News From Dexcom, Beta Bionics, Libre, Ypsomed & more show art In the News... ATTD News From Dexcom, Beta Bionics, Libre, Ypsomed & more

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s “In the News…” Got a few minutes? Get caught up! Our top stories this week include headlines from the ATTD Conference - that’s the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes Conference. There's a bit of new information about the Dexcom G7, Beta Bionics announces it will release pivotal trial results, and news of the first AID system using the Libre 3 is announced. Along with ATTD there's news about type 2 diabetes and grocery stores, all types of diabetes and nursing homes and a person with T1D is on the cover of British Vogue. Learn more about Join us LIVE every...

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"We can do it" - Civica Rx and Non-Profit Insulin

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Could this finally be a big shake up in the price of insulin? Civica Rx plans to sell the most popular types of fast and long acting insulin for a flat price of 30-dollars a vial. This week you'll hear from Ned McCoy, Civica’s Chief Operating Officer. He explains why they’re confident this will work, who will be able to buy the finished product, when it will be available and what Civica RX is all about. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! -----...

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In the News.. What is Luna Diabetes? T1D telehealth study, 420 with diabetes and more! show art In the News.. What is Luna Diabetes? T1D telehealth study, 420 with diabetes and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s “In the News…” Got a few minutes? Get caught up! Our top stories this week include a new company called Luna Diabetes founded by some heavy-hitters in our community, a new telehealth study for underserved kids, improved life expectancy for people with type 2 and a look at 420 with diabetes. Join us LIVE every Wednesday at 4:30pm ET ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m...

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"Diabetes Sucks, And You Can Handle It" - Psychologist Dr. Mark Heyman

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

We don’t need to tell you that the mental burden of diabetes is a heavy one. And most of us – caregivers and people with diabetes alike - are never given any resources to help. My guest this week is trying to help. and lives with type 1 himself. His new We talk about why he wanted to write the book, who it’s for and what we can learn from his experiences. talk about some of the common fears and worries he hears and what he advises his patients. 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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"It's been absolutely amazing" - Sage Donnelly, World-Champion Kayaker with T1D

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Sage Donnelly started kayaking with her father at age two, when he'd sit her in the boat next to him. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 3 and got right back in the water. After watching competitions for several more years, at age seven she told her parents she wanted to compete. She wasn't kiddng! Donnelly was the Jr. Women’s Freestyle World Championship and earned a spot in the Olympics. More recently, she's decided to go in another direction and shares what prompted the change. We talk about how she keeps her diabetes gear protected in the water, treating lows during 3-day...

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In the News... Testing new T1D treatments, 6-month CGM launches in the US, Dexcom One and more! show art In the News... Testing new T1D treatments, 6-month CGM launches in the US, Dexcom One and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s “In the News…” Got a few minutes? Get caught up! Our top stories this week include testing a new treatment for leukemia to see if it might help with type 1, Black patients with type 1 are at higher risk of DKA, transitioning from teen care to adult care, updates on Eversense in the US and Dexcom One in the UK and front office changes at Beyond Type 1 and Vertex. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to 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.

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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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