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.

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Moira McCarthy, Stacey Simms, and Kerri Sparling on stage at Moms' Night Out

Ask Us Anything! Moms’ Night Out Providence Panel with Moira McCarthy & Kerri Sparling

At Moms’ Night Out Providence, I was part of an Ask Us Anything panel that included Moira McCarthy and Kerri Sparling. We had a lot of fun on this panel and a lot of fun at MNO period. If you’re wondering what this event is all about, I think this panel will give you a…

Dr. Mike Natter - a white male with dark hair who is wearing scrubs is shown with his double as a cartoon.

“Every patient deserves to fully understand” – Art, medicine, & T1D with Dr. Mike Natter

Dr. Mike Natter took a non-traditional path to becoming an endocrinologist, starting out as an art student. But it turns out, the universal language of drawing can help break down barriers Mike lives with type 1 – he was diagnosed at age 9. This is a wide ranging interview, we talk about his diagnosis at…

“What do I do now?” – Pro sports photojournalist Keith Crear on life after his type 2 diagnosis

This is the first episode of our new show, Diabetes Connections TYPE 2. Here’s what we’re talking about: What IS an A1C? What you need to know about this all-important number. My guest is a sports photographer and journalist. We’re going to talk about what it takes to do that job and how he was…

In the News… Weekly basal for T1D, new CGM approved in Europe, T2D caused by pollution? 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: a new study looks at pancreatic exocrine-endocrine “crosstalk,” weekly basal for T1D moves forward, a Chinese company gets European approval for its CGM, a look at air pollution as a cause of T2D,…

The mobi pump next to an iphone displaying the blood glucose of 102. the mobi pump is black and has no screen.

“That’s the big thing: it’s tiny” – Talking with Tandem Diabetes about the Mobi & more

Tandem’s tiny Mobi pump is FDA approved and set for a limited roll out in the next few weeks. We’ve got a deep dive into its features. Mobi is phone controlled, but it has a button that delivers insulin and more.. This week we’re talking with Ben Mar, Tandem’s Director of Product Marketing. We go…

Driver Ryan Reed checks his Tandem Insulin pump next to his car on a racetrack

Back on the track with T1D – Ryan Reed returns to NASCAR

It’s been five years since Ryan Reed has been behind the wheel at a NASCAR track. He raced in Vegas earlier this month as part of the Xfinity Cup Series. We talked about what’s changed for his T1D management, how he handles diabetes & driving, why he’s changed to a pump since we last talked…

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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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