Sugar Mama's Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes

Sugar Mama's Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes

The Sugar Mama's Podcast is designed for moms and caregivers of type 1 diabetics. Hosted by Katie Roseborough, a T1D mom, the show features heartfelt and insightful conversations with other type 1 parents as well as members and professionals connected to the type 1 community. Each episode aims to equip, educate, encourage, empower and entertain those raising children with type 1 diabetes. Get ready to learn a ton and gain a new perspective as Katie and her guests discuss the ins, outs, ups, downs and all arounds of caring for a type 1 warrior.

Episodes

December 1, 2021 35 min

Episode 48 of The Sugar Mama's Podcast features Dr. Matthew Webber, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He is currently in charge of a team that is studying, among other things, stimuli responsive glucagon.

This emergency glucagon or "smart glucagon" as I like to call it is a gel based technology that is injected into the body. It is able to sense when blood s...

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I am, and have always been, one of those people who goes around singing songs that match whatever circumstance I find myself in. Sometimes the lyrics are already perfect for the situation at hand and sometimes I change them a little bit to make a parody. When my daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, naturally this "habit" of mine came right alongside me as we bolused for meals, changed devices, and dealt with the hig...

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This week on Episode 46 I had the pleasure of chatting with Marissa Town and Leigh Fickling, two women who have been involved professionally and/or personally with the non-profit organization, Children with Diabetes (or CWD for short) for many years.

Marissa and Leigh are going to tell us all about what CWD is, how it started and what resources it offers to the type 1 community. There are many! One in particular that this episode h...

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In episode 45, Sarah Vaughan tells her beautiful and heartwarming story of fostering to adopt a daughter with type 1 diabetes AND her little sister. This one is just sweet good for the soul. Enjoy!

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Does your type 1 diabetes management need a glow up? Well, let me introduce you to Glowcose, quite possibly the coolest type 1 diabetes gadget on the market.

In today's episode I get to talk with Kevin Terry, one of the creators and developers of Glowcose.
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What is Glowcose?
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It's a light that connects to Dexcom CGM systems to display whether or not your blood sugars are in range using a variety of colors on the light spectru...

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Amanda Ciprich is a registered dietician and the founder of T1D Nutritionist where she helps type 1 diabetics and their families learn how to manage blood sugars well while nurturing a healthy relationship towards food as well as towards their diagnosis.

In episode 43, Amanda and I discuss overcoming unhealthy mindsets towards food and diabetes management. Enjoy! 

**PRODUCT OF THE WEEK**
Yum V's Glucose Gummies available on Amazo...

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October 20, 2021 59 min

Episode 42 features Hannegan, mom to Mr. Brooks Roseberry the child actor who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 3 years ago.

THIS FAMILY OF FIVE IS SO FUN! The parents and their three boys are ALL heavily involved in the arts.

Brooks, the youngest and the T1D, enjoys being on stage, being in films, dancing, choreographing fight scenes, doing stunt work and dancing. Clearly, he has not let type 1 diabetes slow him down even for a s...

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October 13, 2021 30 min

Today I got to chat with super mom, Vanessa Messenger! Vanessa was diagnosed with T1D as a young adult at the age of 24. She is a hard working mother of TWO pandemic babies, one currently 15 months old and the other just a few weeks old. Whew! I'm tired just typing that! Vanessa is also a business woman and works as a product lead at everyone's favorite search engine, Google! BUT WAIT... THERE'S MORE! Vanessa recently p...

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In this episode I had the pleasure of chatting with Tori, a soon-to-be mother of three whose first child, Jax, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes right before his first birthday. We get to hear Jax's diagnosis story and you'll get to listen in as Tori and I discuss making diabetes and insulin work for you instead of the other way around! We also dive a little into the childcare dilemma and getting over that scary hurdle of ...

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I'm back with Adrienne this week! Since both Adrienne and I have a pool in our backyard and are dealing with swimming and our T1Ds all the time, we're going to shoot the breeze a bit today to discuss what's worked for her and what's worked for us. Hopefully some of our strategies will help you brainstorm what you could possibly do differently to be successful in and around water.

Plus, we get to hear all about their ...

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In this episode I have the pleasure of chatting with Adrienne, mother of a sweet, 7 year old girl named London who was diagnosed with T1D at just 16 months old. Yowza!

Adrienne talks to us about living the low carb life which they have been doing since shortly after diagnosis, some of her favorite low card brands, homeschooling 3 kids, using the DIY Loop Orangelink system and her children's book, London's Low Carb Life. Adri...

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Bust out the tissues, parents of type 1 diabetics, because this song, Pinpricks, by Jordan Micheal Peterson will have you crying into your insulin.

Jordan is a singer/songwriter and a T1D. Not only that, but his brother and sister also have type 1 diabetes. Jordan wrote this song as a thank you to his parents for all the blood, sweat and tears that went into raising THREE kids with type one. It is a tribute to any parent that has g...

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September 8, 2021 41 min

The Glycemic Index (GI). What is it? Why do we need to know about it in the world of Type 1 Diabetes Management?

In short, the Glycemic Index is a scale from 1 to 100 that tells you how fast and how hard a food will effect blood sugar levels. Scores at or near 100 will be converted to glucose almost immediately.

Andi Balog, a personal trainer and T1D nutritionist joins me on today's episode to discuss the GI index, her own journ...

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Did you know there are actually perks to being a Type 1 Diabetic?! That's right! And today's episode is all about one of the most awesome ones, passes at major theme parks that allow you skip the long lines! Say whaaa??? While most major theme parks have a disability service or pass, today's episode specifically covers the Disney Disability Access Service (DAS) Pass as well as the Legoland HERO pass.

Disney's DAS Pa...

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Do you feel that mindset matters when it comes to managing Type 1 Diabetes? I know I do!

Joining me today is Raquel Baron, owner of Type One Together, a company that provides products and resources for Type 1 Diabetic children and their superhero caregivers. Raquel has been a T1D for the past 19 years, diagnosed when she was just 5 years old. She has made it her life's mission to bring hope and positivity to children and their c...

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Are you a newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic? Are you the mom or caregiver of a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic child? Are you starting over with your T1D management? Then you are in the right place! This is episode TEN in a 10 week series for the newly diagnosed.

The tenth episode in the Newly Diagnosed Series is called The Top 5. In it, Rachel and I discuss the top 5 things to buy after diagnosis, the top 5 things to do, the top 5 th...

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Are you a newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic? Are you the mom or caregiver of a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic child? Are you starting over with your T1D management? Then you are in the right place! This is episode NINE in a 10 week series for the newly diagnosed.

The ninth episode in the Newly Diagnosed Series is all about sick day management. Having a T1D that falls ill can be scary! Take a listen and learn some tips and tricks on h...

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Are you a newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic? Are you the mom or caregiver of a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic child? Are you starting over with your T1D management? Then you are in the right place! This is episode EIGHT in a 10 week series for the newly diagnosed.

The eighth episode in the Newly Diagnosed Series is all about factors that affect insulin sensitivity. Rachel and I discuss exercise, hormones, stress, diet and ...

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Are you a newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic? Are you the mom or caregiver of a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic child? Are you starting over with your T1D management? Then you are in the right place! This is episode SEVEN in a 10 week series for the newly diagnosed.

The seventh episode in the Newly Diagnosed Series is all about MDI (multiple daily injections) vs pumping vs DIY looping. Rachel and I discuss what they are and the many op...

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Are you a newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic? Are you the mom or caregiver of a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic child? Are you starting over with your T1D management? Then you are in the right place! This is episode SIX in a 10 week series for the newly diagnosed.

The sixth episode in the Newly Diagnosed Series is all about counting carbs. Rachel and I discuss how to do it and other things on the nutrition label to take into considerat...

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