Sebastien Sasseville running

Up Everest, Through the Sahara, Across Canada – Extreme Athlete Sebastien Sasseville (Classic Episode)

Sebastien Sasseville has an incredible track record of athletic accomplishments. He’s climbed Mt Everest, finished six Ironman races and completed the brutal Sahara ultramarathon. In 2014 Sebastien ran across Canada – the equivalent of 170 marathon in nine months – to raise awareness for diabetes. He was diagnosed with type 1 as a young adult.…

In the news logo dated June 30, 2021

In the News… Walmart’s new insulin, Omnipod 5 studies, stem cell updates & more!

It’s “In the News…” the only LIVE diabetes newscast! Top stories this week: Walmart private label insulin, Omnipod 5 pediatric study, Afrezza pediatric study, Stem cell updates, A new extreme challenge for a T1D ultra-athlete Join Stacey live each Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT at the Diabetes Connections Facebook page Check out Stacey’s book: The World’s…

protect study logo

“I Want To Do This For Other People” – A teen with type 1 takes part in the PROTECT study

The PROTECT Study is testing how well an investigational medicine works in children and teens with type 1 diabetes. The hope is that this drug, called teplizumab, would help people continue making more of their own insulin and reduce the need for injections, have better glucose control and/or fewer complications of T1D. To enroll in…

insulin vial and girl on pool float

“It’s Actually Very Fragile” – Keeping Insulin Cool in Hot Weather

It’s getting hot out there and it’s vital we keep insulin at the right temperature. However, that’s something health care providers say isn’t always front of mind. Stacey talks to Diana Isaacs, a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and a CDE at the Cleveland Clinic. We’ll get the real deal about insulin temperature and suggest some ways…

Dr. Stephen Ponder and sugar surfing logo

“You can take it to another level” – Sugar Surfing with Dr. Stephen Ponder (Classic Episode)

Dr. Stephen Ponder coined the term “Sugar Surfing” in 2013 to describe a real-time, dynamic system of managing diabetes. In this “Classic” episode we take a deep dive into what Sugar Surfing is all about and get Dr. Ponder’s perspective on everything from parenting teens with diabetes to how he feels after 50+ years of…