Benny and Stacey - mother and son - stand together on a college campus in front of a sign that says Patriot Pride

Our son with T1D is off to college! A candid conversation with Benny about managing diabetes during this new phase of life

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27799746/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_585_Final_Benny_off_to_college.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27799746″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download the episode” /]It’s one of the biggest milestones in my family’s experience with diabetes. Our son is off to college! I asked Benny to come on and talk about what’s on his mind, how he’s feeling and to answer your…

Benny in front of a lake at camp

“How was eight weeks away at camp?” An interview with 17-year-old Benny

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/24188319/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_506_Final_Benny_Camp_2022.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”24188319″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Stacey’s son spent the summer away at regular, non-diabetes sleepaway camp. 8 weeks managing all of his own care, with no remote monitoring. You had a lot of questions, including how he manages overnight lows: Benny is 17, he was…

Two teens on a camel

“I’m So Happy I Went!” 16-year-old Benny spent one-month abroad (without us)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20149865/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_403_Final_Benny_Israel.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”20149865″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] My son Benny is back from a four week trip halfway around the world with a non-diabetes camp program. He says it was amazing! To be honest, I had a really hard time with it. This week, we share…

Benny and Stacey in 2006 and Benny and Stacey today

Stacey & Benny: What We’ve Learned After 14 Years of Type 1 Diabetes

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/17073764/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/EP_339_Final_Benny_14_Year_Diaversary.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”17073764″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] Benny sits down to talk about everything from which diabetes task he hates the most to what he loves about the diabetes community and much more. Stacey’s son was diagnosed with type 1 in December of 2006, just before…

“How do you start giving them independence?” A Moms’ Night Out T1D panel discussion

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/29114223/height/120/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/DC1_Ep_613_Final_Gvoke_Panel_Frisco_Cami.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”29114223″ height=”120″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]We’re talking about raising kids with type 1, the journey to diabetes independence, and educating around the use of emergency glucagon. We’re bringing you a panel discussion from Moms’ Night Out Frisco! We have terrific speakers at our Moms’ Night…

Our T1Decade – looking back at ten years of T1D with my whole family (replay)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/28919868/height/120/theme/custom/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_610_Final_Our_T1Decade_replay_diaversary_ten_years.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”28919868″ height=”120″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] This episode title is a bit misleading (sorry!) because Benny is actually marking 17 years with type 1! He’s away at college and while I hope to talk to him for the show soon, we just couldn’t swing it…

Off to College with T1D: Navigating Communication and Boundaries for Caregivers

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/28138100/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_593_Final_The_Diabetes_Link_College_Panel.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”28138100″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download the episode” /]Off to college, just for caregivers! Stacey took part in a webinar panel hosted by The Diabetes Link to talk about advice and experience all around sending young adults with type 1 diabetes away to school. She’s joined…