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In the News… Medicare CGM changes, new rules for CGM in sports, and more!

It’s “In the News…” your weekly wrap up of diabetes news and headlines. This week: Medicare move on CGM testing requirements New study on Eversense, implantable CGM One sport changes its rules for BG monitoring Diabetes when deaf – new research to help Women leadership gap in diabetes Join me live on Facebook each Wednesday…

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“The System is Designed to Learn” – An iLet Update from Beta Bionics

We are very excited to catch up with the folks from Beta Bionics! Their fully automated bionic pancreas is called the iLet. They are getting closer to submitting to the US FDA and were able to give us an update on some of the most anticipated features. Kate Farnsworth is a consultant for Beta Bionics…

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In the News… Apple drops a BG hint, Dexcom G7 update, Omnipod 5 study and more!

It’s “In the News…” the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Top stories this week: -Apple drops a BG hint in the latest watch update -New info about Dexcom’s G7 -Omnipod 5 study released –Diabetes drug shows promise for weight loss –Power of peer support Join Stacey live each Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT at https://www.facebook.com/diabetesconnections Check out…

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“There isn’t a ‘One Size Fits All'” – Diabetes in College and Beyond (with the College Diabetes Network)

Graduation season is here! Whether your young adult is just out of high school or completing a college degree, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to diabetes. We’ve got a roundtable discussion with a lot of frank talk about T1D in college. Recent graduate Shay Webb and college senior Haley Owens talk about…

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In the News: Could a CGM measure ketones? D-Tech in the hospital and more…

It’s “In the News…” the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Give us five minutes and we’ll tell you about: ATTD begins – what tech studies will be released? New info for hospital visits with diabetes tech Could a CGM also measure ketones? Another milestone for Tidepool T1D driver in the Indy 500 Join Stacey live on…

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“From the Beaker to the Bedside” – Banting House Museum is the Birthplace of Insulin

2021 marks 100 years since the discovery of insulin and we could think of no better place to hear the story of how it happened than from the folks at Banting House. That’s literally the house where Sir Frederick Banting woke up with the idea that led to this life saving discovery. Curator Grant Maltman…

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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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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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