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Erin Calhoun-Delaney holds an insulin pump

“Stay Connected, With Style” Meet Erin Calhoun-Dulaney of Skirt My Pump

Wearing an insulin pump can be a huge help when it comes to managing diabetes, but finding a place to put it can be difficult. Women’s clothing in particular, isn’t great for storing stuff. Erin Calhoun-Dulaney has lived with type 1 for 40 years and she finally got fed up enough to create her own…

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In the News… Tandem Mobile Bolus, long-acting insulin study, new hospital guidelines for diabetes & more!

It’s “In the News..” got a few minutes? Get caught up! Top stories this week: Tandem Diabetes announces a limited launch of their mobile bolus feature (signup below), researchers look at how Basaglar stacks up, new guidelines for diabetes in the hospital, a T1D extreme athlete bikes across the USA and more Learn about the…

Sernova CEO Philip Toleikis

“This is Becoming a Reality” – Sernova’s Cell Therapy Approach to a Functional T1D Cure

Big news from Sernova, one of the companies hoping that implantable stem cells will be a functional cure for diabetes. They recently announced that the first person in their trials with type 1 is completely off injected or infused insulin – and is making their own. Stacey talks to Dr. Philip Toleikis, Sernova’s president and…

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In the News… Pharmacy middle-men investigated, stem cell update, once-a-week basal insulin and more!

It’s “In the News..” got a few minutes? Get caught up! Top stories this week: The Federal Trade Commission probes the prescription drug middleman industry, once a week basal insulin moves forward, DIY insuln dosing systems get a thumbs up at ADA Scientific Sessions, Sernova’s stem cell system releases great findings and more! Learn more…

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“Dexcom is Preparing for the Future” CEO Kevin Sayer on G7, the international market, competitors and more

Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer joins Stacey from the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions with new G7 information, a response to Abbott’s Libre 3 approval, addressing rumors about acquiring another diabetes company and a lot more. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care…

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In the News… Libre 3 approved, Dexcom addresses Insulet talk, Ozempic TikTok trend and more!

Got a few minutes? Get caught up on the top diabetes stories and headlines of the past week. The FDA approves Abbott’s Freestyle Libre, Dexcom addresses reports it may buy Insulet, Ozempic becomes a TikTok trend, Diabetes Scholarships for college and more! Check out Stacey’s book: The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom! Join the Diabetes Connections…

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The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom, Real-Life Stories of Parenting a Child with Type 1 Diabetes is now available

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Raising a child with type 1 diabetes is full of challenges, but you are not alone! Join the honest and witty Stacey Simms for real-life stories of T1D parenting. Stacey’s son was diagnosed just before he turned two. He’s now in high school! In her new book, Stacey shares how mistakes and mishaps can actually be a diabetes parent’s secret superpower.

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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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