Diabetes Connections Extra: Selected transcriptions from the award-winning podcast.

Dive deeper into the issues of diabetes management with insight from healthcare professionals. 

As an adult with type one diabetes, you’ve done the work. You’ve read the books, cycled through a doctor or two, experimented with technology, maybe even joined a support group.

Maybe, you’re a parent of a child with T1D and you’re starting to dig deeper into understanding what it’s like to live with type one diabetes so that you can best support your child’s growth.

Either way, you’re not new to the T1D life, but you still have unanswered questions and concerns about diabetes management.

Diabetes Connections Extra is a FREE Ebook developed from transcripts of the award-winning Diabetes Connections podcast. 

This almost 200 page Ebook offers concrete advice and tips from top healthcare experts and professionals specializing in diabetes. These conversations dive deep and uncover detailed questions about how to navigate life with diabetes. 

The book covers conversations like:

  • The important things you need to know about ketones

  • Best practices on using a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

  • The latest research on T1D and new diabetes management technologies.

  • Mental health for families managing type one diabetes, and much more.

About Stacey Simms and Diabetes Connections


Stacey Simms serves the diabetes community with a weekly news and interview show – think NPR’s “Fresh Air” but for people who use insulin. After her son was diagnosed with T1D in 2006 a month before he turned 2, she started blogging about her family’s experience. She launched the award-winning Diabetes Connections podcast in 2015, educating and inspiring audiences with stories of connection through Type 1. The podcast now has more than 1,000,000 downloads. Stacey’s 2019 book, “The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom” is a memoir of her parenting philosophy of “not perfect, but safe and happy”. Stacey was named Diabetes Forecast Magazine “12 People to Know,” and honored as one of “Forty Under 40” by the Charlotte Business Journal. Stacey lives near Charlotte, NC with her husband, two children, and Freckles, the dog.