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Navigating the wild with T1D: outdoor guide Sarah Janin

This week, it’s one thing to push yourself when you live with type 1 diabetes.. we talk a lot about extreme athletes with T1D, but it’s another thing to live with diabetes when others rely on you for their safety. Sarah Janin is an outdoor adventure guide for sports like rock climbing and ice climbing…

Life-Saving Legislation: changing the rules around rescue glucagon

Most of us wouldn’t think twice about using someone else’s emergency glucagon if our child or another adult needed it. But that’s something a school nurse or other health care provider could lose their license over. Now, some states are passing legislation to make it easier for anyone to use any one’s rescue glucagon. We…

In the News… Abbott nabs Bigfoot, low-dose aspirin for T2D, can ChatGPT answer diabetes questions? and more!

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: Abbott acquires Bigfoot, a new study looks at low-dose aspirin to prevent type 2, researchers look into whether the AI ChatGPT can answer FAQs about diabetes, Beyond Type Run is back for the…

Breaking Limits – A Type 1 Diabetes Extreme Sports Documentary

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…

Ryan Reed, Chad Bower and Mary Mouser show their Tandem tslim x2 pumps

In the Spotlight with T1D – Driver Ryan Reed, NFL player Chad Muma, and actress Mary Mouser

Meet three young adults who are all in the spotlight AND have type 1 diabetes. NFL player Chad Muma, actor Mary Mouser, and professional race car driver Ryan Reed took part in a panel discussion at this summer’s Friends for Life conference. The moderator is CNN correspondent Oren Liebermann, who also lives with T1D. I…

In the News.. Amazon Pharmacy automates insulin discounts, A1Cs go down for this group, a wild T2D study, and more!

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: Amazon Pharmacy will automatically apply insulin coupons, a new study shows A1Cs are going down for people with T1D who have access to technology, pollution and gestational diabetes study and a wild study…

Order Stacey’s Books!

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Stacey Simms is back with more heartfelt stories and honest advice about raising a happy, healthy child with type 1 diabetes. Stacey’s son was diagnosed just before he turned two. He’s in his senior year of high school now! In her sequel to the award winning “World’s Worst Diabetes Mom,” Stacey takes on the challenge of giving a child with diabetes more independence while keeping them safe and happy. It’s not easy, but you are not alone!

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Behind the Scenes with Stacey

Stacey Simms is the host and producer of Diabetes Connections. She’s also an author, speaker, and voice-over artist. Stacey spent more than 20 years in local TV and radio broadcasting, mostly working very early morning hours.

Stacey’s been sharing her family’s story with type 1 diabetes since her son’s diagnosis in 2006. Read her blog, find speaker reviews and audio samples at our partner website.

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