JDRF’s Children’s Congress kicks off this week and we’re talking to three really incredible delegates. Meet Jack, Hannah, and Kabir who will all tell their stories to legislators. You’ll also hear from Stacey’s local advocacy chair to find out what Children’s Congress is all about and how to apply next time around.
Our Community Connection this week is all about getting diabetes gear to stick in the hot sweaty summer. We’ve got advice from parents of little swimmers and adults who take hot yoga.
Scroll to the bottom to see a list of items/products mentioned during this episode.
In Tell Me Something Good, we’ll talk about a trip of a lifetime as a 16 year old travels to the remote Yukon with a school group.
This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider.
Stacey Welcome – Find out more about Project 50 in 50
JDRF Children’s Congress Greater Western Carolinas Chapter Delegates
Community Connection Getting Gear to Stick:
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This list is full of brand name and generics. I’ve linked to a website when the brand has one. You may also want to try Amazon or ask your medical supply provider. Just as everyone’s skin is different, so is our health insurance. It’s possible that what works for you may actually be covered. Stranger things have happened.
I expect to edit & add to this list in the weeks and months to come. Hope it helps!
These make the skin a bit tacky in order to give the material you put on top a better hold.
Skin Tac wipe or liquid
IV Prep wipe
Stoma Care wipe w/aloe
Hollister skin gel
Tegaderm film dressing
Opsite Flexifix transparent film
Hypafix dressing tape
RockaDex Dexcom patches
GrifGrips adhesive patch
Kinesiology Tape (Includes brand names KT Tape, Rock Tape, Vara Tape)
Rash Guard/Swim shirt (cut to fit)
EK Tools Tag Punch Classic (Dexcom-sized hole punch)
Dexcom & Libre Rash (Public Facebook Group)