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JDRF Children’s Congress 2019 / Getting Diabetes Gear to Stick

JDRF’s Children’s Congress kicks off this week and we’re talking to three really incredible delegates. Meet Jack, Hannah, and Kabir who will all tell their stories to legislators. You’ll also hear from Stacey’s local advocacy chair to find out what Children’s Congress is all about and how to apply next time around. Join the Diabetes Connections…

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From Total Denial to Totally Thriving: Meet Rachel Price

Diagnosed with T1D in her 20s, Rachel Price admits she was in denial at first, insisting to her doctors there was nothing wrong. Now, she’s an advocate who stays positive but realistic. Rachel has three children and started a business called DiaBeTees selling t-shirts and other products with fun diabetes sayings and catchy slogans.  Join the…

All About New Dietary Guidelines: Full Interview with Hope Warshaw, RD, CDE (Bonus Episode)

Low carb, high fat, counting protein for dosing insulin.. when it comes to food and diabetes, there’s a lot to keep in mind. It’s not as simple as reading a label and measuring a dose. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Hope Warshaw takes us through the most recent research about eating well with diabetes…

All About New Diabetes Diet Guidelines with RD, CDE Hope Warshaw

Low carb, high fat, counting protein for dosing insulin.. when it comes to food and diabetes, there’s a lot to keep in mind. It’s not as simple as reading a label and measuring a dose. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Hope Warshaw takes us through the most recent research about eating well with diabetes…

Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer: News From ADA 2019 & More

This week – Dexcom’s CEO is back to answer your questions. Kevin Sayer shares lots of news from the recent ADA Scientific Sessions as well as more information about the new G6 transmitter expected later this year. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Sayer also shares news about Dexcom’s role with current hybrid closed loops,…

Picky Eaters & Summer Swimmers: Ask The D-Moms

 Moira McCarthy and Stacey answer your questions about picky eaters, fear of shots and a summer time trips to the pool or beach. They share helpful stories from their own experiences – check the links below for more help and info. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Learn about Buzzy and Shot Blocker (pain…

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Pre-Order Stacey’s Book!


The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom, Real-Life Stories of Parenting a Child with Type 1 Diabetes, will be in bookstores this fall.

You can pre-order now for a special discount!

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.

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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