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In the News logo featuring photos of pro soccer player Jordan Morris in uniform, a vial of Tzield medication and the Ypsomed pump

In the News… AID using Libre 3, Tzield cost, protein trigger research for T1D and more!

It’s In the News.. a roundup of the top diabetes stories and headlines of the past seven days. This week: the first AID system to use Libre 3 is released, we learn more about Teplizumab, now brand name Tzield, to prevent T1D and how much it may cost. Couple of new research projects about what…

Getting back to “Diabetes Sanity” – Therapist & T1D mom JoAnne Robb

We’re in the holiday eating season right now.. difficult enough to manage without diabetes. What can we do to take off some of the pressure this time of year while still enjoying holiday meals and parties and treats? JoAnne Robb is a therapist who has three children.. two with type 1. We talk about a…

Lea, a white girl with brown curly hair pictured at 5 years old in a JDRF t-shirt and as a 20 year old standing on a beach

When your sibling has T1D: Stacey’s daughter Lea shares her story

Stacey talks a lot about her son with type 1 but, as many of you know, she also has a daughter who doesn’t have diabetes. What’s it like to grow up with a sibling who gets more attention for something you can’t do anything about? Lea was five when her little brother was diagnosed –…

In the news logo featuring photos of Medtronic's 7 day infusion set, Twitter and Eli Lilly Logos, and Dexcom's G7 system including phone and watch

In the News… Teplizumab approved, Twitter mess for Lilly, Medtronic 7-day infusion set launches, and more!

It’s in the News.. the top diabetes stories of the past seven days. This week, the first drug to prevent T1D for any length of time is approved, Eli Lilly takes a financial hit from a Twitter impersonation stunt, Medtronic’s 7-day pump infusion set is ready for consumers, Dexcom’s G7 gets great reviews from older…

Pictured: the Eversense E3 continuous glucose monitoring system. A sensor a phone and a watch

The Future of Long-Term CGM Systems with Senseonics CMO Dr. Fran Kaufman

Eversense is a CGM that goes under the skin and stays there for up to six months. The company that makes it has big plans to make that time period longer and to make the sensor even more accurate. Stacey talks to Senseonics Chief Medical Officer Dr. Francine Kaufman. They had a wide ranging conversation…

In the News.. Diabetes supply prices capped, New integrated insulin pen system, T1D diagnosis study and more!

It’s in the News.. the top diabetes stories of the past seven days. This week, one state caps not just insulin prices, but diabetes supplies for some, Lilly is out with a new integrated pen system, new study look at DKA at diagnosis of type 1 and what that means for health issues later on,…

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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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