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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/02/2019

"I Tell Them I'm a Cyborg" - Talking To My 15-Year-Old Son About Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

In-depth with a teenager who lives with type 1.  Stacey interviews her son Benny, who was diagnosed just before he turned two. They talk about Control IQ, explaining what diabetes is to people who don't know and what he does these days for sports and other activities. Benny answers listener questions and looks back on 13 years of T1D. In TMSG – graduation good news, two popular diabetes books get an update and more 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...

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Dr. Natalie Strand: Chronic Pain, Type 1 Diabetes & Looking Back at Dr. Natalie Strand: Chronic Pain, Type 1 Diabetes & Looking Back at "The Amazing Race"

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Dr. Nat Strand is an anesthesiologist who lives with type 1 and a mom of two young children. She just contributed to a paper all about pain management guidelines in this difficult time, when many people can’t see their doctors to face to face. You also may know her as the winner The Amazing Race in 2010. Of course we also talk about having T1D and that crazy travel show! In Tell Me Something Good: virtual events, fire fighters and a lego master This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Have a diabetes...

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"Stargirl" actor Brec Bassinger Talks Type 1 Diabetes and More

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

There's a new superhero coming to the popular CW network lineup. Stargirl features actor Brec Bassinger, who lives with type 1 diabetes. We first spoke to Brec a couple of years ago, just after her run on Nickelodeon's "Bella and the Bulldogs." She shares what’s changed with her diabetes management since then, advice about speaking up for what she needs without feeling weird about diabetes & much more. It's an athletic edition of Tell Me Something Good with marathons! Hiking! And that feeling when you do something your middle school coach told you you’d never do because of diabetes. ...

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Where Was Your Diabetes in 2015? A Look Back After 300 Episodes show art Where Was Your Diabetes in 2015? A Look Back After 300 Episodes

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

We started the show in Summer of 2015. This week, Stacey takes a look back at what was happening in diabetes technology at that time. Tandem had just announced you'd be able to upgrade without getting a new pump, Dexcom gave up on the Share cradle an Bigfoot & Beyond Type 1 were just coming on the scene. In Tell Me Something Good, we share your stories! What was happening with your diabetes in 2015? ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!       

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Chris Wilson: Helping People With Diabetes Stay Connected On Facebook & Beyond show art Chris Wilson: Helping People With Diabetes Stay Connected On Facebook & Beyond

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Chris Wilson helps run some of the largest diabetes technology groups on Facebook. He's also always on the lookout for the latest news from these companies and very involved in clinical trials. Chris also shares his diagnosis story, inside scoop on Facebook groups and even talks about bowling in sandals. Yikes. In Tell Me Something Good, a middle school 3D printing class helps out a 9 year old with type 1 and a running event goes virtual & big 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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Fighting COVID-19 When You Have Type 1 Diabetes show art Fighting COVID-19 When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

What happens when you're diagnosed with COVID-19 and you live with type 1 diabetes? It happened to Patric Ciervo in early March. Patric shares his story, including how his diabetes reacted, hospital issues with people who don’t really understand insulin pumps and how he’s doing now. In Tell Me Something Good, a familiar name in the diabetes community, recovering from COVID 19 and now donating plasma, we salute more health care heroes. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. ----- available to...

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Making CGM Systems Available To Hospitals: What You Need To Know show art Making CGM Systems Available To Hospitals: What You Need To Know

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week.. making CGM available to hospitals.. something new because of the healthcare crisis caused by COVID 19. We talk to Dexcom’s CEO about training and more. Kevin Sayer explains how the program came about, why it’s needed and how he hopes it will help people with all types of diabetes in hospitals. We also talk about other Dexcom news, financial issues and more. In TMSG – taking flight.. finally and a birthday, a diaversary and a family of healthcare heroes. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care...

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Stuck at Home? Share Your Voice: Diabetes Podcasters show art Stuck at Home? Share Your Voice: Diabetes Podcasters

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

D-Podcasters Unite! Stacey teams up with Alan Nolte, co-host of , Amber Clour, host of , part of and Matt Vande Vegte, co-host of and They talk diabetes, podcasting tips and tricks and even previous experience with pandemics! In TMSG – some wonderful healthcare heroes in a diabetes community.. and a big religious milestone while we’re all socially distancing. 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! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes...

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Q&A: Lilly Q&A: Lilly "Insulin Value Program" Sets Price At $35 Monthly

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Lilly Diabetes announced this morning it would cut the price of its insulin to $35. What does this really mean? How long will it last? Why are those with government insurance left out? Stacey asks your questions and gets answers from Lilly's US Insulin Brand Leader, Andy Vicari. Here's the From the press release: “In response to the crisis caused by COVID-19, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) is introducing the Lilly Insulin Value Program, allowing anyone with commercial insurance and those without insurance at all to fill their monthly prescription of Lilly insulin for $35. The program is...

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Cooking Smart - Even Now - with Chef Mark Allison show art Cooking Smart - Even Now - with Chef Mark Allison

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Since we’re all stuck at home, here's some cooking advice to help you through. Chef Mark Allison has three boys.. one of whom was diagnosed with type 1 as a baby. He has tips and tricks for us.. starting with: just get started. Mark teaches healthy cooking but isn’t above eating smores with his three sons. Mark currently works with the Cabarrus County Health Alliance teaching needed home cooking skills. He’s been the Director of Culinary Nutrition for the Dole Nutrition Institute and he spent many years teaching classical chefs at the Dean of Culinary Arts Education at Johnson &...

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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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