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"Choose to do Difficult Things" - T1D Ultra-Athlete Sebastien Sasseville

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/26/2022

In the News... Testing for T1D before symptoms, extended infusion sets, hysterectomy & T2D and more! show art In the News... Testing for T1D before symptoms, extended infusion sets, hysterectomy & T2D and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's "In the News..." a look at the top diabetes stories and headlines of the past seven days. This week: new information about COVID and type 1 in kids, a new way to look for diabetes before symptoms appear, Medtronic may be ready to ship their 7-day infusion set, approved more than a year ago, and more. Thanks to our sponsor, T1D Exchange: www.t1dexchange.org/Stacey Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms and these are the top...

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Guest interview: Guest interview: "Nerdabetic" talks to Dexcom's Jake Leach

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Dexcom's G7 is still not approved in the United States, but it's in limited release in Europe. This week, friend of the show Kamil Armacki, better known as Nerdabetic, interviews Dexcom's Chief Operating Officer, Jake Leach. Find more about Kamil over at his amazing YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/c/nerdabetic This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible!

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In the News.. Medtronic safety alert, Omnipod 5 in Europe, T1D Index launched and more! show art In the News.. Medtronic safety alert, Omnipod 5 in Europe, T1D Index launched and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s In the News! This week’s top diabetes headlines and stories include: cybersecurity risk cited for some Medtronic pumps, Omnipod 5 gets European approval, new data about the Freestyle Libre and avoiding hospitalizations, the new T1D Index and more! Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! 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. XX In the news is brought to you by T1D Exchange! T1D Exchange...

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"I think it's just the beginning" - A new way to test DIY pump systems from UVA

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at UVA recently published a study called Design and Validation of an Open-Source Closed-Loop Testbed for Artificial Pancreas Systems. They say what they’ve set up here is quote - a valid tool that can be used by the research community to demonstrate the effectiveness of different control algorithms and safety features for APS, automated pancreas systems. This week, you'll hear from Xugui Zho and Homa Alemzadeh, two of the researchers on this study. Link to the study: 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.... Screening kids for diabetes, New shot for T2D, 92 years old with T1D and more! show art In the News.... Screening kids for diabetes, New shot for T2D, 92 years old with T1D and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It's In the News! This week's top diabetes headlines and stories include: with more cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in US kids, researchers look into whether more screenings should take place. There's a new injectable on the market that some studies show can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in overweight and obese people, Medtronic faces a shareholder lawsuit and a 92-yar old Long Island woman, diagnosed as a child, may be one of the oldest living people with type 1. She has some great things to say about what helps her manage well all this time! Episode Transcription Below (or coming...

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25 Marathons, One World Series of Poker, and 23 Years of T1D: Meet Doug Scalia show art 25 Marathons, One World Series of Poker, and 23 Years of T1D: Meet Doug Scalia

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Doug Scalia has completed 25 marathons in 15 states. He’s about to add three more to his list, including the . He knows it sounds like an impossible feat for many, but he says anyone can do it! Doug was diagnosed as a young adult and he’s also played in the World Series of Poker so we have a lot to talk about. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible!

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In the News.. Islet cell implant update, BG check with radio waves, preschool T1D detection & more! show art In the News.. Islet cell implant update, BG check with radio waves, preschool T1D detection & more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s in the news! The top stories and headlines around the diabetes community this week include: A new way to sneak islet cells into the body without needing immunosuppressive drugs, routinely checking young children for T1D markets before symptoms show up, a non invasive way to measure blood glucose uses Radio Frequency, a DIY movement publishes in the New England Journal of Medicine and more! Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey...

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Omnipod 5: Answering your questions about Omnipod 5: Answering your questions about "real world" use

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Omnipod 5 was approved earlier this year and just rolled out to a wider release. So how is the first tubeless automated insulin delivery system doing in the real world? We put together a panel of early adopters and got their feedback. That was great, but it brought up quite a few questions, so we reached out to Omnipod for clarification and follow up. The result is a super-sized episode full of info! Our panel: Liat Kochavi, mother an almost-8-year-old with T1D, Stephanie Williams, mother of a teen with type 1, and Sam Durante who was diagnosed with type 1 just before she turned 16. You'll...

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In the News, Oral insulin for T1D moves forward, T2D drug helps hearts, type 1 and teen brains and more show art In the News, Oral insulin for T1D moves forward, T2D drug helps hearts, type 1 and teen brains and more

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

It’s in the news! The top stories and headlines around the diabetes community this week include new progress in the quest for oral insulin to treat type 1, a new study says a common type 2 diabetes drug may help those with serious heart condition, a look at teen brains and T1D, NSAID and type 2 and more! Learn about the T1d Exchange: ----- available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Episode Transcription Below (or coming soon!) Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I’m Stacey Simms...

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"How was eight weeks away at camp?" An interview with 17-year-old Benny

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Stacey's son spent the summer away at regular, non-diabetes sleepaway camp. 8 weeks managing all of his own care, with no remote monitoring. You had a lot of questions, including how he manages overnight lows: Benny is 17, he was diagnosed just before he turned two and, as usual, he has a lot to say. He had quite a few adventures at camp, but everything turned out okay. We get his take on independence, responsibility and a glimpse into how a teen with type 1 thinks. 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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Sebastien Sasseville recently completed The Race Across America, a grueling 3-thousand miles coast to coast cycling event that riders must complete in only 12 days. That means pushing through not just diabetes, Sasseville lives with type 1, but also eating on the bike and sleeping just a few hours at a time.

Sasseville has been an ultra athlete for two decades now. We get more details about this race, why he wanted to do it and how he managed type 1 throughout.

More on Sassville here: https://sebinspire.com/en/

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