You saw him on American Idol, now Jackson Gillies is using his spotlight to educate not only about type 1 diabetes but about another, more rare condition he’s lived with since he was 13.
It’s a painful skin condition called Hidradenitis Suppurativa or HS. It’s not as rare as first thought, but most people with it are too embarassed to seek help. Jackson is trying to change that. Of course, we’ll also have some fun talking about American Idol.
Plus.. you’ll hear from Benny this week – we talk about the changes we.ve made in management and the really great results we’ve seen. Stacey’s son switched to an untethered regimen last fall using long acting Tresiba with their insulin pump and his A1C has come down significantly.
And in Tell Me Something Good – family diabetes camp and some volunteer efforts outside the T1D community.
1:30 Stacey welcome – she shares some of Benny’s progress
4:00 Interview with Jackson Gillies
30:00 Stacey interviews Benny
44:30 Stacey talks in more detail about the untethered regimen
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