Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms

Long-time broadcaster, blogger and diabetes mom Stacey Simms interviews prominent diabetes advocates, authors and speakers. She also shares personal stories of connection from people with diabetes and their friends and family.... Show More

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Would you ask your teenage daughter to be the first to try a new DIY diabetes method? Carson's family did. She's been Looping with Omnipod since last fall; as far as we know, she's the first person to do so.

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September 10, 2019 49 min

This week, it's our Ask the D-Moms back to school edition. We talk about tech in school, schedules, 504s and when your kid only has twenty minutes for lunch. Stacey & Moira McCarthy answer your questions.

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Krishna Kaliannan is the founder of Catalina Crunch, a low carb cereal company. But that wasn’t the path he thought he’d take when he was diagnosed with type 1 in high school. In fact, he was so angry about the diagnosis that for a while, he considered ignoring the whole thing:

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This week, Stacey moderates a frank conversation about women’s issues and type 1 diabetes. This episode contains the full panel.

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You'll hear about everything from periods to menopause to appearance issues with diabetes gear. The panel includes Elizabeth Forrest, the founder of Touched by ... Read more

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This week, Stacey moderates a frank conversation about women’s issues and type 1 diabetes.

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You'll hear about everything from periods to menopause to standing up to your doctors. The panel includes Elizabeth Forrest, the founder of Touched by Type 1, the conference where this panel took pl... Read more

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Insulet CEO Shacey Petrovic joins us for the first time and talks with Stacey about what's new and what's coming next. Petrovic shares the latest information on Dash, Horizon, Loop and more.

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Ask The D-Moms is back. This time around we’re answering your questions about the “right” ages for diabetes development, wearing extra gear for DIY systems and a discussing about extra praise for diabetes routine stuff.

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ask The D-Moms is back. This time around we’re answering your questions about the “right” ages for diabetes development, wearing extra gear for DIY systems and a discussing about extra praise for diabetes routine stuff. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Join Moira McCarthy and Stacey as they answer listener quest... Read more

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It's our annual game show edition! Taped on location at the Children with Diabetes, Friends for Life Conference, we have a lot of fun with in-studio contestants and prominent panelists.

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It's our annual game show edition! Taped on location at the Children with Diabetes, Friends for Life Conference, we have a lot of fun with in-studio contestants and prominent panelists. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Our panelists this year are: Dr. Stephen Ponder, founder of Sugar Surfing & a renown pediatric endocrinologist who's lived with type 1 for more than 50 years. Howard Look, founder of Tidepool and the fat... Read more

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For the first time, researchers have managed to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes. In a breakthrough study, TrialNet was able to delay the onset by two years. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Stacey talks to Dr. Michael Haller in-depth about this and other studies. An excerpt of this interview ran in our previous episode. In this episode you'll learn more about how TrialNet works, other promising studies and why it's ... Read more

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For the first time, researchers have managed to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes. In a breakthrough study, TrialNet was able to delay the onset by two years. Stacey talks to Dr. Michael Haller about that and other studies, about what TrialNet does and what we can do to help further this research. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! In our Community Connection, this week Project 50 in 50 hits a big roadblock – this was a... Read more

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Richard Vaughn was diagnosed in September of 1945, just after he turned six years old.   Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  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.  Richard Vaughn Healthline article  Use this link to get one free download ... Read more

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It was supposed to be a vacation at the happiest place on earth, instead their daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at Disney world. But that’s when some unexpected good things started happening. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  Jim tells us the story – it was July last year – and explains how Disney  and a very cool Disney community - went above and beyond to help this family from Canada when they needed a lit... Read more

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JDRF’s Children’s Congress kicks off this week and we’re talking to three really incredible delegates. Meet Jack, Hannah, and Kabir who will all tell their stories to legislators. You'll also hear from Stacey's local advocacy chair to find out what Children’s Congress is all about and how to apply next time around. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  Our Community Connection this week is all about getting diabetes gear t... Read more

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Diagnosed with T1D in her 20s, Rachel Price admits she was in denial at first, insisting to her doctors there was nothing wrong. Now, she’s an advocate who stays positive but realistic. Rachel has three children and started a business called DiaBeTees selling t-shirts and other products with fun diabetes sayings and catchy slogans.  Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  In our Community Connection this week, Dan Haddin is ... Read more

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Low carb, high fat, counting protein for dosing insulin.. when it comes to food and diabetes, there’s a lot to keep in mind. It's not as simple as reading a label and measuring a dose. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Hope Warshaw takes us through the most recent research about eating well with diabetes and talks about food labels.  Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  Learn more about the ADA Dietary ... Read more

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Low carb, high fat, counting protein for dosing insulin.. when it comes to food and diabetes, there’s a lot to keep in mind. It's not as simple as reading a label and measuring a dose. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Hope Warshaw takes us through the most recent research about eating well with diabetes and talks about food labels.  Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  Learn more about the ADA Dietary ... Read more

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This week – Dexcom’s CEO is back to answer your questions. Kevin Sayer shares lots of news from the recent ADA Scientific Sessions as well as more information about the new G6 transmitter expected later this year.  Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  Sayer also shares news about Dexcom’s role with current hybrid closed loops, answers your questions about Medicare and updates to Follow and touches on when we might see the... Read more

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Moira McCarthy and Stacey answer your questions about picky eaters, fear of shots and a summer time trips to the pool or beach. They share helpful stories from their own experiences - check the links below for more help and info. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group!  Learn about Buzzy and Shot Blocker (pain reduction in shots) MedT's iPort Advance (what Stacey calls an inset for shots) Previous episode on Getting Diabetes... Read more

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