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.. Tandem Mobi released, surprising outcomes for type 2 surgery, exercise and diabetes studies, T1D at the Super Bowl, 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: Tandem announces it’s taking orders and starting to ship the Mobi pump, Insulet gets European approval for the Abbott Libre integration with Omnipod 5, new study looks at type 2 remission and…

Dexcom’s Jake Leach on a new CGM for type 2, updates on G6, G7 and more!

  This week, we get an update from Dexcom. I’m talking to the Chief Operating Officer about everything from their soon to be launched CGM for people with type 2, that’s called Stelo, to interoperability, connectivity and lots of your questions about G6, G7 and beyond.   Find out more about Moms’ Night Out  Please…

CGM is a legal “reasonable accommodation.” Why are many schools still fighting it?

 This week, legal rights and diabetes have come a long way – but as the technology changes, so have some of the challenges. What happens when a school refuses to use CGM technology? I’m talking to two attorneys this week who have actionable advice and the law on their side. The Dept of Justice…

In the News.. weight loss & cancer study for T2D, new pump submitted, Summer Olympic hopeful with T1D 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 look at how weight loss might lower cancer risk in people with type 2, a new study that says BG spikes are good(?!), Modular Medical submits a new insulin pump the…

“It lets us have more fun” – Camp Surefire uses new tech to see every diabetes camper’s CGM data all at once

Let’s talk about diabetes camp! It’s probably still cold where you live, but now is the time to start planning. Your local camp may open for registration in the next couple of weeks. My guest is the Dr. Gregory Fox, medical director of Camp Surefire in Rhode Island. He’s going to answer many common questions…

The Diabetes Community and the Health Care “Rebel Alliance” – with Author Susannah Fox

Have you heard about the rebel alliance of healthcare?  That’s what my guest calls the patient-led movement to improve health & health care. Susannah Fox served as the Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and she’s got a new book out called Rebel Health. If you’re thinking hey –…

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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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