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Richard Vaughn: 74 Years With Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/23/2019

"We're All Figuring This Out Together" - Improving School Care For Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Back to school is stressful for families touched by diabetes, even without this year's incredible and unique challenges. There’s a new service in development to help make it just a little easier to let someone else take care of your child. Bob Weishar is the founder of a new company called Invincible. We’ll find out more about what he hopes to do and how this teaching and communication tool might help. In Tell Me Something Good.. graduations.. zip lining and sky diving! This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care...

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A Diabetes Game Show! The FFL-Wood Squares show art A Diabetes Game Show! The FFL-Wood Squares

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's our annual game show episode! This year, because of all the Zoom calls, we decided to play the HollyWood Squares! Of course, since this is a show for the Friends for Life Conference (FFL, pronounced Fiffle) we're calling it The FFL-Wood Squares! Huge thanks to our panelists: Kerri Sparling, Edward Hawthorne, Dr. Henry Rodriguez, Chris "The Grumpy Pumper," Moira McCarthy, Renza Scibilia, Oren Liebermann & Cherise Shockley. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!       ...

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Hydroxychloroquine and Type 1 Diabetes?! Why TrialNet Is Looking Into It show art Hydroxychloroquine and Type 1 Diabetes?! Why TrialNet Is Looking Into It

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Before hydroxychloroquine was part of the national Covid conversation, it was being looked at in studies to see if it might help in the prevention of type 1 diabetes. Recently JDRF held a Facebook Live event with Dr. Jane Buckner, where she talked about TrialNet’s Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) Prevention Study. JDRF was kind enough to share the audio with us for this week's show. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Episode Transcription:  Stacey Simms  0:00 Diabetes...

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Minisode #10 - Minisode #10 - "Why I Love My Insulin Pump" - Listeners Weigh In

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Why do you love your pump? We asked listeners to give us short reviews of the systems they use. This is sort of a companion piece to our last episode – when we went through how to choose a pump. That was more about process. We talked about how you can’t make a bad or wrong choice, and this episode really bears that out. Spoiler – every pump has big fans. ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!        Episode Transcription Stacey Simms  0:00 Diabetes Connections is brought to you...

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"Can I Just Get the Pink One?" - How To Choose An Insulin Pump

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

“What insulin pump should we get?” is a really common question. But it isn’t the right question, at least to start. We're turning that around into, “If I want a pump, how should I choose one?” After all, every pump out there has devoted fans, which tells you there isn't a bad or wrong choice. Stacey is joined by long-time diabetes advocate Melissa Lee and together they lay out what adults and parents of kids with type 1 need to think about. This show discusses insulin pumps available in the US, but the ideas and conversation can be applied to any make and model pump on the market....

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Life After a Pancreas Transplant: Meet Brandon Mouw show art Life After a Pancreas Transplant: Meet Brandon Mouw

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

What's it like to live with a pancreas transplant? And why would you need one? was diagnosed with type 1 as a child and lived well with it for many years. He explains what happened to change that, what led to the transplant and how he's doing now, a year and half later. 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 Connections wherever you go!        Transcription coming soon!

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"Blood Sugar Boss" Ben Tzeel / "Actually, I Can!" Author Morgan Panzirer

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Meet two people with diabetes making a difference in very different ways. We're talking to dietitian and strength coach Ben Tzeell & teen author Morgan Panzirer.  First, if you've sort of fallen off the nutrition and exercise wagon in the last few months, you’re not alone. But getting back in the game doesn’t mean going to extremes. Ben has advice about starting small and making changes that stick. Morgan was diagnosed with T1D at age 6. She's now 19 and just wrote a book about her life – so far – with diabetes. It's called Actually I Can. This podcast is not intended as...

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"I Can't Imagine Any Place More Special" - Diabetes Camp Goes Virtual

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes camp is looking very different this summer as almost every program has shifted to a virtual experience. We talk to the people behind one of the oldest and well-established D-Camps in the country. Sam Stevens was diagnosed at age 5 and went to Clara Barton that very summer. She says she basically grew up there, becoming a counselor and now a volunteer helping coordinate their very first virtual experience. In Tell Me Something Good, an Emmy and an incredible story of perseverance and survival around COVID 19. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of...

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"A First Look Under The Hood" - Control IQ Studies & What's Next From Tandem

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Tandem presented new studies at the recent ADA conference and got approval for some of the youngest people with diabetes to use their newest tech. Steph Habif is Tandem’s Senior Director of Behavioral Sciences. She shares what those studies found, gives us more information about Control IQ and touches on what products are up next for the company. In Tell Me Something Good, great news about college scholarships for students with type 1. 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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"As Interoperable As Possible" - Talking to Dexcom CTO Jake Leach

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Digging deeper into recent news from and about Dexcom. Stacey talks to Chief Technology Officer Jake Leach about the news that competitor Abbott has received approval for it's Libre 2 CGM. What does that mean for the marketplace? She also asks Jake about G6 sensor issues, data gathering and more. Dexcom statement on data and privacy: Patient safety is a top priority at Dexcom, and we design our products to be as safe and secure as possible, as the data that comes into our system from CGM devices is extremely important for patients and physicians in understanding and improving diabetes...

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Richard Vaughn was diagnosed in September of 1945, just after he turned six years old.  

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Stacey calls Richard a "treasure to the diabetes community." He is the author of Beating the Odds and keeps a lively presence on social media. Find Richard on Facebook here.

This interview first aired in September of 2015. 

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