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


Inside the class-action lawsuit against insulin pricing, with Attorney Steve Berman

This week, talking with one of the lawyers bringing a class-action lawsuit against the insulin companies.. a lawsuit that has been inching forward since 2017. It was set to be settled for 500-million dollars and a four year price cap, but then judge said no.  Attorney Steve Berman will talk about that last minute surprise,…

Inside the class-action lawsuit against insulin pricing, with Attorney Steve Berman

This week, talking with one of the lawyers bringing a class-action lawsuit against the insulin companies.. a lawsuit that has been inching forward since 2017. It was set to be settled for 500-million dollars and a four year price cap, but then judge said no.  Attorney Steve Berman will talk about that last minute surprise,…

In the News.. T1D increasing in older adults, new iCGM designation, low BG prevention tested, and more!

It’s In the News! A look at the top diabetes stories and headlines happening now. Top stories this week: more older adults are being diagnosed with type 1 and people with T1D are living longer, Eversense gets iCGM designation, new drug to prevent low BG is being tested, Tandem diabetes app recall, and more! Find…

In the News.. T1D increasing in older adults, new iCGM designation, low BG prevention tested, and more!

It’s In the News! A look at the top diabetes stories and headlines happening now. Top stories this week: more older adults are being diagnosed with type 1 and people with T1D are living longer, Eversense gets iCGM designation, new drug to prevent low BG is being tested, Tandem diabetes app recall, and more! Find…

“You are raising fearless children” journalist Madison Carter speaks at Moms’ Night Out Charlotte

This week, what growing up with diabetes meant for career choices, financial decisions, and family relationships. Madison Carter is a local news anchor who makes T1D very visible – and she does not hold back. She’s generous with incredible insight into how she was raised, sacrifices her family made and what her mom and dad…

“As active as I want to be” – Dianne Mattiace uses Eversense CGM to thrive with T1D in her 70s

This week, managing type 1 diabetes into your 70s is a bit of uncharted waters.. While thankfully more and more people are living long with T1D, that wasn’t always the case. I’m taking to Dianne Mattiace who is in her early 70s and was diagnosed as an adult, 30 years ago. She was the first…

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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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