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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/02/2019

"Nobody's Talking About It" - The unique issue of getting older with T1D

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Diagnosed almost 60 years ago, Joanne Milo loves technology and helped start the popular Loop and Learn group. She’s also passionate about diabetes and aging. It's hard to believe now, but many people diagnosed in the 1960s and 70s were told they wouldn’t live to age 40. Thankfully, that wasn’t true. But the medical world wasn’t prepared for them to actually live long and healthy lives. There is very little research or support for people with type 1 over the age of 50. Imagine when you get to 80 or beyond! Joanne Milo is also the author of the book and blog “The Savvy Diabetic” and...

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In the News.. New G7 data, Lingo sensors, COVID & Diabetes studies and more! show art In the News.. New G7 data, Lingo sensors, COVID & Diabetes studies and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Every week "In the News..." brings you the top stories and headlines around the diabetes community. Top stories this week include: a Dexcom G7 data update, Abbott announces new Lingo sensors to measure ketones and more, it's 100 years since the first insulin shot, Lilly Diabetes discontinues T1D Everyday Magic and an ultra releases diabetes data to a medical journal -- Join us LIVE every Wednesday at 4:30pm EST ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below  Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms and these are...

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"Different every step of the way" - A Dexcom G7 Update (and more) with CEO Kevin Sayer

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week, Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer spoke to the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference about the G7 and beyond. We talk about information from that presentation and get to as many of your questions as time allows. This interview took place on Tuesday Jan 11 and much of what we discussed isn't FDA approved. Our usual disclaimer: Dexcom is a sponsor of this podcast, but they don’t dictate content and they don’t tell me what to ask their executives. Recent Dexcom episodes: ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below  Stacey Simms 0:00 Diabetes...

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In the News.. new glucose-regulating molecule discovered, eary CGM use helps kids, Lilly ends Journey Awards and more! show art In the News.. new glucose-regulating molecule discovered, eary CGM use helps kids, Lilly ends Journey Awards and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

In the News... top stories this week: A second glucose-regulating molecule discovered, CGM use closer to diagnosis helps T1D kids, Lilly discontinues "Journey Awards," study on Dexcom use in hospitals, and why does this concept car share a diabetes tech name? -- Join us LIVE every Wednesday at 4:30pm EST ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription:  Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms and these are the top diabetes stories and headlines of the past seven days. All sources linked up on our Facebook Page and at...

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(Un)Doing Diabetes Representation: What the media gets wrong (and what we can do about it) show art (Un)Doing Diabetes Representation: What the media gets wrong (and what we can do about it)

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes on TV and in movies is rarely anything close to accurate. Turns out, those media misconceptions can be real-life harmful. This week, Stacey is joined by Dr. Heather Walker, the co-author of and Dr. Phyllisa Deroze, who contributed a chapter called “Laughing to Keep From Dying: Black Americans with Diabetes in Sitcoms and Comedies. Dr. Deroze & Dr. Walker both live with type 1 and both have difficult diagnosis stories that influenced their experiences with diabetes going forward. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact...

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In the News.. Medicare CGM changes, Beta Bionics update, wearables to predict T1D and more! show art In the News.. Medicare CGM changes, Beta Bionics update, wearables to predict T1D and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Our top stories this week include Medicare further expanding CGM coverage, Beta Bionics has an iLet update, ADA announces new Standards of Care, a new study looks at using Fitbits to predict the risk of type 2, and more! Join us LIVE on Facebook every Wednesday at 4:30pm EST   ----- 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 these are the top diabetes stories and headlines of the...

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"Forward is a Pace" - T1D Peloton Instructor Robin Arzon

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Peloton instructor Robin Arzon was diagnosed with type 1 as an adult, when she was already an endurance athlete and marathon runner. After her diagnosis, she was determined to keep those incredible fitness feats coming. Arzon is now Peloton’s VP of fitness programming, an ultramarathoner, a best-selling author, a new mom, and more. If you’re looking for some new year fitness inspiration, she’s got you covered. 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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Our Diabetes Technology Predictions for 2022 show art Our Diabetes Technology Predictions for 2022

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

We're taking a quick look back at 2021 and a longer look ahead to 2022 and beyond. Stacey is joined by Managing Editor Mike Hoskins for a fun talk about technology, trends and even few rumors in the diabetes community. As always, please remember this podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. We’d also add that Mike and Stacey are well-educated about what they're talking here but this isn’t inside information. Don’t set your investments or decide what products to buy from this episode. ----- available to...

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In the News... Insulin-producing cells discovery, Miss America T1D history & more! show art In the News... Insulin-producing cells discovery, Miss America T1D history & more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Our top stories in the news this week: Congressional report on insulin pricing, SGLT2 pulled from EU market, Insulin-producing cells found outside the pancreas, Sugarmate returns & Miss America with joins Smithsonian display. -- Join us LIVE every Wednesday at 4:30pm EST Full episode transcription below: ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        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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Stacey's Favorite Things 2021 show art Stacey's Favorite Things 2021

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week… something completely different! It’s an episode all about my favorite things. With apologies to Oprah, this isn’t about the holidays – it’s a little late for that! And while some of this might make good gifts, this more of a season-less list. Just good stuff I like. Couple of rules I set for myself: Nothing that needs a prescription. Nothing that I’m getting paid for. No one on this list will even know they've been mentioned until the episode goes live! Hope you enjoy! -Stacey Here are the links to everything I mention: Keep it cool: Sticky stuff/application: and ...

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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

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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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