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“If You Need Help, We’re Here to Help You” – The Mission of Mutual Aid Diabetes

When they’re out of options, people who use insulin are turning to Go Fund Me accounts and other online crowd-sourcing ways of raising funds. Mutual Aid Diabetes (MAD) is a new organization that hopes to help. Their mission is “to ensure every member of the diabetes community has access to adequate diabetes supplies, medications, sustainability…

Jerry the Bear toy

“Educational, Comforting & Really Fun” – The Story Behind Jerry the Bear (Classic Episode)

You may know Jerry the Bear as part of Beyond Type 1. But this learning and companion toy for children with type 1 diabetes got his start as a college project. Ten students from Northwestern University entered the first every DiabetesMine Design Challenge back in 2009 and won the most creative design. A few of…

Molly McElwee Malloy with her Tandem pump

Tandem’s Control IQ at One Year: “The Real-World Data is Even Better Than the Clinical Data”

It’s been a year since Tandem Diabetes Care released their Control IQ software, hybrid closed loop technology to help increase time in range. What have they learned about how people are using the system? Molly McElwee Malloy, Manager of Clinical Outcomes at Tandem Diabetes Care, is back on the show to answer your questions and…

Four health care providers get vaccinated

“It’s Like a Huge Drop Of Hope” – Health Care Providers with T1D get the COVID Vaccine (Bonus Episode)

Let’s start off 2021 with some hope! This week you’ll hear from five health care providers who received a COVID vaccine in late December 2020. They all live with type 1 diabetes and share their experiences leading up to the vaccine and how they felt after getting it. These folks all got the first round of…