Diabetes Forecast Magazine’s Kelly Rawlings / Surgery For Type 2

Diabetes Forecast magazine’s Kelly Rawlings shares the American Diabetes Association’s message for November. Kelly also talks about how, as someone with T1D, she balances bringing news for and about people with all kinds of diabetes. In our Community Connection, Stacey interviews syndicated radio host Ramona Halloway about her family’s struggle with type 2 and her decision to…

“A Mile in My Shoes” – Therapist Joe Solowiejczyk on Family Dynamics & Diabetes

“A Mile in My Shoes,” is a fun, interactive project by diabetes nurse educator and family therapist Joe Solowiejczyk. Joe’s been living with type 1 diabetes for 50 years. The Community Connection this week features Will’s Way, which helps families with health insurance pay for diabetes supplies. We talk with Lisa, who started the non-profit after…

The College Diabetes Network

Going to college is stressful enough for most students and diabetes just adds another challenge. Stacey talks to Mindy Bartleson from the College Diabetes Network about resources to help students, families and even roommates. In the Community Connection, you’ll hear from a sophomore student-athlete who explains what advice he’d give himself as a freshman. And…

Friends For Life

16 years ago, Laura Billetdeaux logged onto a diabetes chat room and asked if anyone wanted to meet up with her family during their vacation in Florida. That action sparked what would eventually become Friends For Life, the largest diabetes family conference in the world.  Stacey talks to Laura about what happens at the annual gathering…

Diabetes Camp

Stacey talks with Justin Thomas, the director of Camp Carolina Trails, an American Diabetes Association camp and Galen Horton, a staff member at the camp who works with Animas Corp. Both men were campers at the program  (Galen was Justin’s counselor once upon a time) and have a lot to say about why the experience…