Kevin Covais from 2006 and today

From American Idol to Actor and Advocate: Meet Kevin Covais

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20522657/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_413_Final_Kevin_Covais_American_Idol.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”20522657″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Kevin Covais was one of the youngest contestants on American Idol; he was just 16 when he made his debut during season 5. He’ll share some behind the scenes stories including managing low blood sugar during a live performance. Diagnosed…

“It’s Been Like a Dream Come True” Kyle R. Banks, Broadway Performer with T1D

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20229233/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_405_Final_Kyle_Banks_Broadway.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”20229233″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] Kyle Banks is a Broadway performer – singer, dancer, actor – he was diagnosed with type 1  while in a production of the Lion King and had to figure out – pretty much on his own – how to …

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas and The Global Movement for Time in Range

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19628336/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_391_Final_Jonas_TIR.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” libsyn_item_id=”19628336″ /] Dexcom is going big in their new campaign to get us talking more about Time in Range. This week you’ll hear from their most famous spokesperson, Nick Jonas. The singer and actor was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age…

Maddy Trumble as Mary Poppins

Maddy Trumble: Performing on Broadway with T1D (Classic Episode)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18455345/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_364_Final_Classic_Maddy_Trumble.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”18455345″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] We can’t wait to enjoy live theater again! That made us think about some of performers we’ve spoke to over the years. Maddy Trumble performed as Mary Poppins during that national tour and has also played Elphaba in Wicked.…

Book cover When I Go Low

“It Doesn’t Have to be Serious and Scary” – Talking About Lows with Ginger Vieira & Mike Lawson

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18315248/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_361_Final_When_I_Go_Low_Book.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”18315248″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] How do you treat lows? We’re not just talking about candy vs juice. Treating lows also means managing expectations, considering mental health and even addressing other people’s reactions. The authors of the new children’s book “When I Go Low”…

Greenland movie logo

Chris Sparling Brings Type 1 Diabetes to the Big Screen with “Greenland”

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/17193824/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_340_Final_Chris_Sparling_Greeland.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”17193824″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] The new big-budget disaster movie Greenland comes out on streaming this week. It starts Gerard Butler as the central character, trying to save his family including his son who lives with type 1. Award winning screenwriter Chris Sparling had…

Alisa Weilerstein with her cello

On The World Stage With T1D: Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/16826387/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_336_Final_Alisa_Cellist.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” libsyn_item_id=”16826387″ /] Alisa Weilerstein has been living with type 1 diabetes almost as long as she’s been making music. She debuted with the Cleveland Orchestra at age 13, played Carnegie Hall at 15, performed at the White House at 27, and at…

Amazing Race logo, Leo Brown and Stacey on Zoom

The Amazing Race: Leo Brown’s Unique Diabetes Story

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/16535813/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_332_Final_Amazing_Race_Leo.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” libsyn_item_id=”16535813″ /] Meet Leo Brown from this season of The Amazing Race! He lives with diabetes, but his story isn’t a typical one. Leo was born with congenital hyperinsulinism, where the body makes too much insulin, and had almost his entire pancreas removed.…

Book cover of Shia Learns showing a young black girl in a pink tutu

Learning From A T1D Sibling, Who’s Now A Diabetes Educator

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15903752/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_322_Final_Shia_Learns.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”15903752″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] When Shaina Hatchell’s little brother was diagnosed with type 1 at age nine, she knew her life – and her life’s goals – had changed forever. She decided she would teach everyone about diabetes when she grew up. Now…

The cast of Netflix's The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club & Type 1 Diabetes in Media

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19785479/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_317_Final_Babysitters_club_Suarez_Book.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”19785479″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]The Baby-Sitters Club comes to Netflix! The beloved series features a character who lives with type 1 diabetes. How did the show do portraying life for a 7th grader with T1D? We talk to New York Times Bestselling author and…