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In the News.. Mark Cuban’s pharmacy starts “insulin test,” EOFlow patch pump, T2D drug updates & more!

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories from the diabetes community from the last seven days. This week: Cost Plus pharmacy starts putting out feelers about insulin, asking people to take part in a pilot program, EO Flow looks at the US market for their new patch pump, quite a few new…

split screen with Stacey Simms and Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer. Sayer is holding up a G7 Dexcom receiver

“We’ve got a lot on our plate” – Dexcom’s CEO talks G7 and beyond

We’ve got new information about Dexcom’s G7 launch and much more. CEO Kevin Sayer says it’ll be available in the US before the end of March. Sayer joins us from the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. He talks about Dexcom’s pump partners, when the FDA will let them put in features they already…

Randall and Emma Barker, father and adult daughter, stand next to each other

“He’s a Huge Inspiration To Me” – A Father & Daughter Face T1D Together

Dad and daughter, Randall and Emma Barker, were diagnosed at the same age (ten) and have a few other coincidences around their experiences with T1D. They have a close relationship and this week, they share their story. The Barkers are here to talk about eye health – we get help from the American Diabetes Association’s…

In the News… More T2D predicted, Basal-only pump planned, Glucagon discontinued.. and more!

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories from the diabetes community from the last seven days. This week: predictions of a huge increases in cases of type 2, insulin prices are capped for those with Medicare, Omnipod commits to a basal-only pump for people with type 2, and more! In the news…

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Our 2023 Diabetes Technology Predictions (and a last look back at 2022)

Happy new year! What will 2023 bring for diabetes technology? We bring our best guesses to the table and we take a look back at what we said would happen last year. Stacey is joined by Chris Wilson on a Twitter Spaces Chat and you’ll also hear from Mike Hoskins for a look back to…

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Wait Wait… Don’t Poke Me! The Diabetes Game Show (2022)

It’s our annual game show: Wait Wait Don’t Poke Me! Taped earlier this year for the Mental Health Plus Diabetes Conference, this is a light hearted episode with games and trivia, all centered around diabetes. Our guests are Rob Howe, Taylor Daniel and Mark Heyman.. three terrific diabetes advocates who will introduce themselves and share…

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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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