A Dose of Caffeinated B.S.

A Dose of Caffeinated B.S.

Advocate. Public speaker. Speech writer. Nursing student. 24-year-old Basma chats all about her life after college, #adulting & embracing womanhood. Oh wait there's one last thing - she has type one diabetes. We know. Crazy ;)

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March 9, 2022 46 min

An episode near to my heart… and STOMACH! Join me for today’s episode ft. Ciara @balanceandbolus - a type 1, DOC advocate, future registered dietician, and fellow foodie - as we talk about the strains diabetes and any chronic illnesses can cause with our ideas of food, her journey to becoming a registered dietician, and the way we can nourish our relationships with food at the same time as we nourish our body with fuel! 

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On this week's episode, I have my good friend Eritrea, join me on the podcast! We talk all things diabetes, stereotypes and stigmas, how healthcare has impacted the care of those living with chronic diseases, and learning to stop fighting who you're meant to be. This is an episode you'll want to hear, and very well may relate to strongly! 

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January 31, 2022 14 min

She's back! Basma is kicking off season 3 of ADOCBS with a catch-up and some personal wisdom of letting go and learning to enjoy things organically! Make sure to follow me @adoseofcaffeinatedbs and @bastheboss on IG! :) 

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In today's episode, Basma sits down to talk all about what it means to not give an F! Shocking, we know... but isn't that the motto of this podcast?! Make sure to listen to what Basma believe's is the pro of learning to not give an f and why its so important. 

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Today, Basma is spilling all the hot tea on her current favorites - the cream of the crop so to speak! Everything from her favorite books, podcasts, skin care and everything in between!

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In this week's episode, Basma sits down and catches you up on how grad school is going, her thoughts on the pandemic & everything that's keeping her motivated through the insanity! Grab some coffee, tea, or snacks and catch up with Bas! 

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In today's?long awaited episode, Bas sits down with a good friend, Eoin, all way in Ireland (virtually!) to talk about navigating a diabetes diagnosis later on in adulthood and what unique challenges that brings. Who knows, there may even be talk about Hannah Montana and Kelly Clarkson lyrics included ;)?

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In today's episode, Basma talks all about the key to healthy friendships from her own personal experiences... and how 2020 has had an effect on relationships. 

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October 1, 2020 38 min

On today's episode, Basma interviews her good friend & T1D advocate David Mina. These two talk all things graphic design, tik tok, finding a career in the health care field, and how diabetes shapes the way you see your future. 

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September 17, 2020 23 min

Basma is back and better than ever after a mid-season hiatus and updates everyone on what she's doing, what's different about the podcast, and what she has in store for her listeners. LET'S GOOOOOO!! 

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June 25, 2020 38 min

Basma and Sarah bring you a long awaited and highly requested episode for our tenth episode- diabetes horrors stories part 2!

You can reach us on Instagram @adoseofcaffeinatedbs, on Facebook @adoseofcaffeinatedbspodcast, and you can email us at adoseofcaffeinatedbs@gmail.com! We would love to here from you.

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June 11, 2020 48 min

Basma and Sarah play a hilarious game of "Who's Most Likely To" for this weeks episode. Taking a break from T1D to have a little fun. Find out who's most likely to date their boss, be in the secret service, have strippers at their Bachelorette party, and more.

You can find us on Instagram @adoseofcaffeinatedbs, Facebook @adoseofcaffeinatedbspodcast, and you can email us at adoseofcaffeinatedbs@gmail.com!

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Welcome to Part 2 of our 2-part series, T1D 101! This episode is for all our non-type 1 diabetic or newly diagnosed listeners who want to learn the basics. Basma and Sarah cover everything from carb-counting to endocrinology appointments. If you haven't yet, make sure to check out Part 1 first!

Disclaimer: We are not Medical Professionals. This information is from our 10+ years of personal experience having type 1 diabetes a...

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May 7, 2020 44 min

This episode is all about our tips and tricks on self care and being aware of what you're using on your body. Basma and Sarah talk about their favorite natural products from deodorant to moisturizer. And their passions for crystals and essential oils. We encourage you all to take care of yourselves first during these tough times, internally and externally. Thank You to Luminance Skincare for sponsoring this episode! Use code &#...

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For this very special episode, we are excited to be collaborating with Matt and Ali from Pardon My Pancreas (another T1D podcast)! Thank you for being our first guests and chatting with us about mindfulness and how it can affect our type 1 diabetes! Check them out @pardonmypancreas, @ftfwarrior, and @ali.abdulkareem on Instagram. Please let us know who we should collaborate with next! You can reach Basma and Sarah from ...

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April 9, 2020 30 min

In Episode 5, T1D 101 part 1, Basma and Sarah educate the non-T1D community about T1D as well as those who may be new to the community. They cover the basics, from the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes to high and low blood sugar symptoms. Look out for part 2 coming soon!

Disclaimer: We are not Medical Professionals. This information is from our 10+ years of personal experience having type 1 diabetes and our own rese...

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March 12, 2020 46 min

Welcome to another episode of "A Dose of Caffeinated B.S."! Basma and Sarah dive into their worst diabetes horror stories involving school and social media. People can say the most ridiculous things sometimes, but all we can do is spread the word AND LAUGH A LOT. We hope that you all will laugh with us as we reminisce. And if you are in need of an advocate for any situation that you are in, we always have your back. 

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February 27, 2020 38 min

In this episode of A Dose of Caffeinated B.S., Basma and Sarah share the interesting story of how they met and discuss their volunteering experiences. They encourage everyone to get involved with their community. As Basma says, "You've got to be the pioneer to pave the way for someone else."

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February 13, 2020 40 min

Happy Valentines Day! In this special Valentines Day episode, Basma and Sarah talk all things love. They spill their hilarious dating fails and share their advice on when to tell that special someone you have type 1 diabetes (or any chronic illness/disease really).

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February 6, 2020 40 min

Welcome to the first episode of A Dose of Caffeinated B.S.! Basma and Sarah discuss their goals for starting a podcast, their type 1 diabetes diagnosis stories, and loving yourself.

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