Diabetes Connections presents

Diabetes Connections TYPE 2 

It’s time to expand the conversation!

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Diabetes Connections presents Moms’ Night Out!

Announcing THREE new cities!

Treat yourself to some time away with other moms who get it.

recent episodes


In the News… Dexcom-to-watch update, Wegovy studies, night time hypo research and more!

It’s In the News! A look at the top diabetes stories and headlines happening now. Top stories this week: Dexcom launches direct-to-watch with the G7 in the UK and Ireland, more studies looking at heart benefits with Wegovy and diabetes, a new T1D study investigating an injectable to prevent overnight hypoglycemia, lobbying for Levimir, a…

The FDA took down this teen’s free bolus calculator. He needs your help to bring it back.

There used to be a lot of bolus calculators in the app store, maybe you’ve used one and haven’t updated it in a while. Don’t try now.. it’s likely been pulled. Apple and the FDA are cracking down on this types of tools – no unreasonable, right? But surely there are more coming.. how hard…

Diabetes Technology: Expectation vs Reality with Dr. Stephen Ponder

Diabetes technology is getting better and better – automated insulin systems that link pumps and CGMs – smart insulin pens that have precise calculations and reminders – it’s been quite the evolution over the past few years. But outcomes – time in range, A1Cs, aren’t exactly where experts thought they might be. I’m talking to…

In the News… diabetes drug pricing, vial shortage, pump using Tidepool Loop cleared, insulin cows and more!

 It’s In the News! A look at the top diabetes stories and headlines happening now. Top stories this week: a new study shows that drugs like Ozempic can be produced for just a few dollars, we upate the insulin vial shortage Lilly announced, a new pump has been FDA cleared, a genetically modified cow…

Answering your questions about Tandem’s new Mobi pump (and more) with Director of Product Marketing Ben Mar

Approved last year, Tandem’s Mobi is now widely available. We’re getting an update from Ben Mar, Director of Product Marketing, on the features of the Mobi that make this tiny pump different and we look ahead to what Tandem is working on next. Ben also answers your questions about everything from algorithm updates, international access,…

“It needs to be easier” – DIY pioneer Dana Lewis turns her attention to exercise and T1D

This week, one of the pioneers of the DIY movement is turning her attention to exercise. Dana Lewis is partnering with other researchers to create a tool to help you make better and easier decisions around whatever workout you choose. There’s a lot of variability here – big difference between say, weight lifting and long…

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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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