Erik Douds has big plans for the next few weeks. First, a 100 mile bike ride through Death Valley next week and then the New York City Marathon. Douds says these events take on a new – unexpected layer when you have type 1: it becomes about community.

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Erik is partnering with Scott Johnson on the JDRF Death Valley Ride, we’ll talk about how the popular community leader got involved.

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00:00 Show Open: What’s on this week

1:20 Stacey Welcome: Stacey is recording on the road from a women’s podcasting conference. She talks about Benny’s recent injury he’s okay – they thought it might be an ACL tear, but it’s just a bad knee strain – and what happened with blood sugar. Book update as well! Pre-orders have gone out!

6:20 Snippet of Scott Johnson ride video

8:20 Interview with Erik Douds

41:30 Tell Me Something Good: college scholarships for people with diabetes?

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45:30 Stacey’s on the road! Look at her schedule and request that she come to your event here. 

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