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

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 to stick in the hot sweaty summer. We’ve got advice from parents of little swimmers and adults who take hot yoga. Scroll to the bottom to see a list of items/products mentioned during this episode. In Tell Me Something Good, we’ll talk about a trip of a lifetime as a 16 year old travels to the remote Yukon with a school group.   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. ----- Show Open/Tease Stacey Welcome - Find out more about Project 50 in 50 JDRF Children's Congress Greater Western Carolinas Chapter Delegates Community Connection Getting Gear to Stick: TMSG:  ----- 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   This list is full of brand name and generics. I’ve linked to a website when the brand has one. You may also want to try Amazon or ask your medical supply provider. Just as everyone’s skin is different, so is our health insurance. It’s possible that what works for you may actually be covered. Stranger things have happened. I expect to edit & add to this list in the weeks and months to come. Hope it helps! Sticky Wipes These make the skin a bit tacky in order to give the material you put on top a better hold. Skin Tac wipe or liquid IV Prep wipe Mastisol liquid Stoma Care wipe w/aloe Hollister skin gel ReliaMed wipe Tapes/Patches Stay Put Medical Patches Tegaderm film dressing Opsite Flexifix transparent film Hypafix dressing tape RockaDex Dexcom patches GrifGrips adhesive patch Waterproof Bandaid Wraps/Bands Kinesiology Tape (Includes brand names KT Tape, Rock Tape, Vara Tape) Vet Wrap SleekSleeves Bands4Life Athletic Sleeves Rash Guard/Swim shirt (cut to fit) Misc. EK Tools Tag Punch Classic (Dexcom-sized hole punch) Dexcom & Libre Rash (Public Facebook Group)

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