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Breaking Limits - A Type 1 Diabetes Extreme Sports Documentary

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 09/05/2023

The business of diabetes - Scott Strumello's perspective after 50 years of T1D show art The business of diabetes - Scott Strumello's perspective after 50 years of T1D

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

Scott Strumello has lived almost 50 years with type 1. Diagnosed as a child in the 70s, he found the online community and started blogging. Scott has a unique perspective – with a background in finance and consulting, he’s a reliable source of what’s happening in earnings calls, legislation, and the business of diabetes. We have a great talk about what’s coming in terms of biosimilars, the role of PBMs and some legal action that may happen this year.   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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JDRF is now “Breakthrough T1D” - Behind the rebrand (and other changes) show art JDRF is now “Breakthrough T1D” - Behind the rebrand (and other changes)

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF… is no more. A rebranding and name change means the organization founded in 1970 by concerned parents will now be known as Breakthrough T1D. You can guess some of the reasons for this change – the “J” for juvenile has long been a turn off for adults living with type 1 – but some of the other reasons are surprising. We’ll do a deep dive into what this means for the community, the fund raising and research, and the organization itself. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Stacey's The...

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In the News... Dexcom to Apple Watch, Metformin during pregnancy, Mounjaro shortage update... and more! show art In the News... Dexcom to Apple Watch, Metformin during pregnancy, Mounjaro shortage update... and more!

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

It’s In the News! A look at the top diabetes stories and headlines happening now. Top stories this week: Dexcom goes Direct to Watch in the US, Abbott gets FDA okay for its OTC CGM, new study about metformin during pregnancy, an update on semaglutides, JDRF changes its name, and more! Find out more about  Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Learn more about from extreme temperatures Learn more about Drive The best way to keep up with Stacey and the show is by signing up for our weekly newsletter: Here's where to find us: Learn more...

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How close are we to glucose-responsive insulin?  An update from Sensulin’s CEO show art How close are we to glucose-responsive insulin? An update from Sensulin’s CEO

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

We’ve been hearing about smart insulin for a long time. This refers to an insulin that would react to glucose levels and adjust by itself with no external device, like a CGM, needed. You’d inject and let the insulin do the work. I’m talking to Sensulin CEO Mike Moradi about where their version of this amazing sounding technology stands, his family connections that really feeds his passion here, and what has to happen to get glucose-responsive insulin into the hands of people who could benefit.   This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of...

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Disney DAS pass changes, plus GlucosePath & Catalyst studies show art Disney DAS pass changes, plus GlucosePath & Catalyst studies

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

Disney very recently made some changes to their Disability Access Services program – often referred to as a DAS pass at Disney World and Disney Land. We’re going to talk about why this happened, what it means for you, and what else is going on at Disney. Note: this interview was taped BEFORE the changes took place. More about More about We’re also spending some time talking about a new service for doctors called Glucosepath and about a new surprising study about cortisol and diabetes. I’ll also explain how these two guests can talk about all of these issues.. Len Testa is co host of...

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Insulin and Glucagon in the same pump? Explaining the Beta Bionics - Xeris partnership show art Insulin and Glucagon in the same pump? Explaining the Beta Bionics - Xeris partnership

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

This week, creating a bihormonal pump – using insulin and glucagon in one device - has been the goal of Beta Bionics since before the company even had that name. Now that they’ve launched the insulin-only version of their iLet, we’re getting an update on the dual chambered version. The big news is a new agreement with Xeris to supply that shelf-stable glucagon. But there are still a lot of questions. We’re talking to the CEOs of both companies. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Find out more...

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Inside the class-action lawsuit against  insulin pricing, with Attorney Steve Berman show art Inside the class-action lawsuit against insulin pricing, with Attorney Steve Berman

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

This week, talking with one of the lawyers bringing a class-action lawsuit against the insulin companies.. a lawsuit that has been inching forward since 2017. It was set to be settled for 500-million dollars and a four year price cap, but then judge said no.  Attorney Steve Berman will talk about that last minute surprise, why he’s still going forward, and  what he needs now from the diabetes community. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. My guest is Attorney Steven Berman from the firm...

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In the News.. T1D increasing in older adults, new iCGM designation, low BG prevention tested, and more! show art In the News.. T1D increasing in older adults, new iCGM designation, low BG prevention tested, and more!

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

It’s In the News! A look at the top diabetes stories and headlines happening now. Top stories this week: more older adults are being diagnosed with type 1 and people with T1D are living longer, Eversense gets iCGM designation, new drug to prevent low BG is being tested, Tandem diabetes app recall, and more! Find out more about  Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Learn more about from extreme temperatures Learn more about Drive The best way to keep up with Stacey and the show is by signing up for our weekly newsletter: Here's where to...

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"You are raising fearless children" journalist Madison Carter speaks at Moms' Night Out Charlotte

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

This week, what growing up with diabetes meant for career choices, financial decisions, and family relationships. Madison Carter is a local news anchor who makes T1D very visible – and she does not hold back. She’s generous with incredible insight into how she was raised, sacrifices her family made and what her mom and dad have to say now. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider. Find out more about Please visit our Sponsors & Partners - they help make the show possible! Learn more about from...

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“As active as I want to be” - Dianne Mattiace uses Eversense CGM to thrive with T1D in her 70s show art “As active as I want to be” - Dianne Mattiace uses Eversense CGM to thrive with T1D in her 70s

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

This week, managing type 1 diabetes into your 70s is a bit of uncharted waters.. While thankfully more and more people are living long with T1D, that wasn’t always the case. I’m taking to Dianne Mattiace who is in her early 70s and was diagnosed as an adult, 30 years ago. She was the first person in the US to use the Eversense CGM when it was approved in 2018 and she’s still using it today. She answers your questions about this implantable CGM, why she’s stayed with it and what else she does to manage in retirement and beyond.   This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If...

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This week, a new project to show an adventurous side of diabetes. a documentary about extreme athletes with type 1. The film makers are interviewing snowboarders, kayakers and professional athletes like Indy Driver Conor Daly and Soccer's Jordan Morris.

Director Dylan Leonard talks to me about why he wanted to make this movie – he lives with type 1 – how they’re going about it and why he thinks – in an age when we can see people with T1D doing all sort of amazing things – like playing in the NFL or serving on the Supreme Court – this type of film is still needed.

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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There's another T1D-focused movie fundraising right now as well. Check out "The Cost" here

DOFFLEs (Dads of Friends for Life) info here: https://www.facebook.com/CWDiabetes

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