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In the News.. weight loss & cancer study for T2D, new pump submitted, Summer Olympic hopeful with T1D and more!

Diabetes Connections Type 2

Release Date: 02/02/2024

From Restrictive Diets to Realistic Solutions with Dr. Mike Roussell show art From Restrictive Diets to Realistic Solutions with Dr. Mike Roussell

Diabetes Connections Type 2

What you eat is an important part of managing diabetes. By now, we all know being super restrictive doesn’t work, so let’s talk about some easier ways to work in more healthy foods without turning your life upside down. My guest this week is , an author and nutrition consultant who holds a degree in biochemistry and a PHD in nutrition.  We’ll also define insulin resistance and explain why this is an important part of understanding diabetes. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Please visit our...

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In the News.. Tandem Mobi released, surprising outcomes for type 2 surgery, exercise and diabetes studies, T1D at the Super Bowl, and more! show art In the News.. Tandem Mobi released, surprising outcomes for type 2 surgery, exercise and diabetes studies, T1D at the Super Bowl, and more!

Diabetes Connections Type 2

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: Tandem announces it's taking orders and starting to ship the Mobi pump, Insulet gets European approval for the Abbott Libre integration with Omnipod 5, new study looks at type 2 remission and gastric bypass surgery, one type of medication seems to do a much better job preventing kidney stones in people with type 2, big new grant to look at exercise and type 1 and a look back at diabetes at the Super Bowl. Find out more about  Please visit our Sponsors &...

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A new CGM made for people with type 2 - Learn about Dexcom's Stelo show art A new CGM made for people with type 2 - Learn about Dexcom's Stelo

Diabetes Connections Type 2

Dexcom is planning a new CGM system called Stelo, aimed at people with type 2 diabetes who don't use insulin. This week, we're talking to the Chief Operating Officer Jake Leach all about this. Dexcom is the leading CGM used with insulin pumps, so this is an interesting new direction for them. What’s the difference between this device and those made for people who dose insulin? plus a lot more information about their existing product lines. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Our previous episodes with...

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Need a CGM? Ask your pharmacist. A new pilot program aims to improve access show art Need a CGM? Ask your pharmacist. A new pilot program aims to improve access

Diabetes Connections Type 2

Getting a CGM is, more and more, becoming a routine part of a diabetes diagnosis. But figuring out if your insurance will pay can be anything but routine. A new pilot program is recruiting pharmacists to be a big part of this process, helping educate patients about their options, even writing prescriptions. Plus, with all the talk about CGM, you may have heard about time in range. What is that and why is it inching out A1C as a gold standard measurement. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. More about ...

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In the News.. weight loss & cancer study for T2D, new pump submitted, Summer Olympic hopeful with T1D and more! show art In the News.. weight loss & cancer study for T2D, new pump submitted, Summer Olympic hopeful with T1D and more!

Diabetes Connections Type 2

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: a look at how weight loss might lower cancer risk in people with type 2, a new study that says BG spikes are good(?!), Modular Medical submits a new insulin pump the FDA, another look at COVID-19's effects on people with diabetes, a marathoner with type 1 heads to the last trial for this summer's Olympics, and more! Find out more about Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! from extreme temperatures Learn more about Here's where...

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Adjusting to a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis - PR Pro Matt Friedman show art Adjusting to a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis - PR Pro Matt Friedman

Diabetes Connections Type 2

My guest is Matt Friedman, an expert in public relations who lives with type 2 – we get his take on what’s going on in PR these days – with social media, crisis control, and even CHatGPT and AI – and of course we’ll talk about diabetes, and the bone Matt has to pick with restaurants. I love talking abou technology and the majority of these episodes will be about management tools and techniques, but I’ve also learned that personal stories – talking to people JUST living with diabetes – can be extremely helpful. This episode is one of those people focused ones. We'll also talk...

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Insulin Use with Type 2 Diabetes: Navigating Solutions, Avoiding Stigma show art Insulin Use with Type 2 Diabetes: Navigating Solutions, Avoiding Stigma

Diabetes Connections Type 2

Let’s talk about using insulin. For some, that can feel like a huge failure or that they have the bad type of diabetes. But sometimes, diet and exercise isn’t enough to manage type 2 diabetes. My guest this week is Dr. Arthi Thangudu and she’s going to talk about how she approaches these conversations with her patients and some of the newer options out there for administering insulin. Also this week, as long as we’re talking about insulin, we’ll define the different kinds. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health...

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In the News... Spray insulin tested, Dexcom T2D sensor submitted, A1C period pads... and more! show art In the News... Spray insulin tested, Dexcom T2D sensor submitted, A1C period pads... and more!

Diabetes Connections Type 2

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: Vertex pauses their stem cell transplantation trials after a patient death, spray insulin is tested, learning more about Dexcom's sensor for type 2, measuring A1C through menstrual blood and more! Find out more about Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! from extreme temperatures Learn more about Here's where to find us: Learn more about everything at our home page Reach out with questions or comments:...

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Get Kitchen Confident! The Happy Diabetic's Recipe for Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes show art Get Kitchen Confident! The Happy Diabetic's Recipe for Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections Type 2

When you get a diabetes diagnosis, eating well is usually at the top of the “to-do” list. But then you get home and look around the kitchen and – let’s face it – most of us aren’t sure where to start. What’s easy to cook that will taste good? What will my family actually eat? This week I’m talking to Chef Robert Lewis, who calls himself the happy diabetic. He lives with type 2 and he’ll explain why he started off very unhappy! And what changed.. Also this week, we’re explaining the term post prandial  blood sugar. What does it mean and why is your doctor so concerned...

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Diabetes + Weight Loss: Inside the new partnership between WeightWatchers and Abbott show art Diabetes + Weight Loss: Inside the new partnership between WeightWatchers and Abbott

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This time of year diets are the center of a lot of conversations. So when I heard WeightWatchers was specifically offering something for people with diabetes, I wanted to learn more. WeightWatchers is teaming up with Abbott to use the Freestyle Libe CGM as part of their newest program. What does really mean for people with type 2? What are they offering and will it make a difference? I’m talking to the Chief Science Officer of WeightWatchers and Chief Medical Officer of Abbott. Also this week, why is the fasting blood glucose test so important? And what are it’s limitations? This podcast...

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It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: a look at how weight loss might lower cancer risk in people with type 2, a new study that says BG spikes are good(?!), Modular Medical submits a new insulin pump the FDA, another look at COVID-19's effects on people with diabetes, a marathoner with type 1 heads to the last trial for this summer's Olympics, and more!

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