Laurie Harper as a toddler, holding a stuffed animal, and in her 60s, on the beach

“I’m going to enjoy life”- Joslin medalist Laurie Harper has lived with T1D since 1955

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/22674212/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_467_Final_Laurie_Harper_Joslin.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”22674212″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]It’s always a privilege to talk to one of the Joslin Medalists. This week you’ll hear from Laurie Harper. She was diagnosed as a toddler in 1955 and will mark 67 years with type 1 later this year. She shares…

JDRF CEO Aaron Kowalski

“I think we have an answer” – JDRF’s CEO explains the plan for non-profit insulin

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/22582436/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_465_Final_JDRF_Civica_Insulin.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”22582436″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]There’s a new plan to manufacture and sell insulin at a much lower list price. The company behind it is non-profit Civica RX, which has support from JDRF. Stacey talks to JDRF CEO Aaron Kowalski about what their role is…

ViaCyte's Dr. Manasi Jaiman

Stem Cells as a T1D Cure: Hope vs Hype with ViaCyte

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/22513547/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_463_Final_ViaCyte_Jaiman_.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”22513547″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]There’s been a lot of excitement recently about stem cell transplants and progress toward using this as a functional cure for type 1. There are a few separate groups working on this, this week we’re talking to ViaCyte to get…

The Eversense sensor, transmitter and phone display

Eversense E3: The 6-Month CGM

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/22279472/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_457_Final_Eversense.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”22279472″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] In February, the FDA approved the Eversense E3 for 180 day wear. That means you could have a CGM working – with no sensor changes needed – for up to six months. That’s been available in Europe for a…

Lauren Bongiorno with her omnipod showing on her abdomen

When a “Star” Patient Isn’t Happy – How Lauren Got Her Diabetes Groove Back

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/22201889/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_455_Final_Bongiorno_Coach.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”22201889″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Lauren Bongiorno was diagnosed with type 1 as a child and growing up, she showed every sign of success. She was a division one athlete, playing soccer in college and achieved the lowest A1C her endo had seen in a…

Sigi Logo and Pump

In the Pipeline: Sigi Pump System

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/22130681/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_453_Final_Sigi_pump.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”22130681″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Last fall, Sigi pump received Breakthrough Device Designation from the US FDA. Although it’s still a long way from being released, Sigi is very intriguing; it uses some of the best parts of existing pump systems. Pim Von Wesel is…

Omnipod 5 system

Omnipod 5 gets FDA Approval – Insulet’s Medical Director Answers Your Questions

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21989750/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_449_Final_Omnipod_5_approved_Ly.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”21989750″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]The US FDA has approved Insulet’s Omnipod 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System. This system was submitted more than a year ago but has been delayed due to COVID 19. Stacey talks to Dr. Trang Ly, Senior Vice President & Medical…

Joanne Milo and her two dogs

“Nobody’s Talking About It” – The unique issue of getting older with T1D

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21803144/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_445_Final_Joanne_Milo_Savvy.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”21803144″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Diagnosed almost 60 years ago, Joanne Milo loves technology and helped start the popular Loop and Learn group. She’s also passionate about diabetes and aging. It’s hard to believe now, but many people diagnosed in the 1960s and 70s were…

Dexcom products with phones

“Different every step of the way” – A Dexcom G7 Update (and more) with CEO Kevin Sayer

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21745997/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_443_Final_Dexcom_Sayer_Jan_2022.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”21745997″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]This week, Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer spoke to the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference about the G7 and beyond. We talk about information from that presentation and get to as many of your questions as time allows. This interview took place…

TV set with remote

(Un)Doing Diabetes Representation: What the media gets wrong (and what we can do about it)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21664781/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_441_Final_UnDoing_Diabetes_Walker_Deroze.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”21664781″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Diabetes on TV and in movies is rarely anything close to accurate. Turns out, those media misconceptions can be real-life harmful. This week, Stacey is joined by Dr. Heather Walker, the co-author of (Un)Doing Diabetes: Representation, Disability, Culture and Dr.…