loader from loading.io

The Diabetic Therapist: T1D and Mental Health

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 10/29/2019

The Baby-Sitters Club & Type 1 Diabetes in Media show art The Baby-Sitters Club & Type 1 Diabetes in Media

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

The Baby-Sitters Club comes to Netflix! The beloved series features a character who lives with type 1 diabetes. How did the show do portraying live for a 7th grader with T1D? We talk to New York Times bestseller author and winner of the National Book Award Robin Benway. Robin loved the books as a child but was diagnosed with type 1 as an adult. Also this week, Mike Suarez turned his son’s story into an adorable picture book called In Tell Me Something Good – she had a huge goal for the JDRF rides this year – of course so much had to be cancelled this year but her story took a wonderful...

info_outline
"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...

info_outline
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!       ...

info_outline
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...

info_outline
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...

info_outline
"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....

info_outline
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!

info_outline
"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...

info_outline
"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...

info_outline
"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...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

This week, a deep dive into mental health and diabetes. We talk about burnout, depression and feeling like a burden to others. Allison Nimlos was diagnosed with type 1 at age 8. She is a licensed therapist – in fact her social media handle is The Diabetic Therapist and she's a CDE in training.

The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is out! Buy Stacey's Book!

Allison talks about the mental toll diabetes can take – something she knows about first hand. This is one of our Extra interviews.. so there will be a longer bonus episode. and it will be available as a transcript.

Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!

In Tell Me Something Good, a message about affordable insulin gets a World Series audience, thanks to a familiar name around here. (watch the video)

Sign up for our newsletter here

This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider.

It's Halloween Week! Listen to our "Ask The D-Moms" episode all about trick or treating, costumes and candy

Use this link to get one free download and one free month of Audible, available to Diabetes Connections listeners!
-----

Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!

Click here for iPhone      Click here for Android