Carl Armato was diagnosed with type 1 as an infant, he’s now the CEO of Novant Health, a large hospital system. But Carl didn’t share his diagnosis with many people – partly because of a reaction he got from a coach in middle school – who cut his playing time when he found out. Now very open about his T1D, Carl has written a book, A Future With Hope, that tells the story of his diagnosis, growing up in the days before home meters and how his family rallied around him.

Plus, this week marks World Diabetes Day! Ever wondered why the symbol is a blue circle? We’ll explain. 

And Stacey gives a sneak peak of her new project: Club 1921!

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1:40 Stacey welcome, talks about recent Facebook issue with podcasts. If you listen via Facebook please consider switching over to a podcast app or the homepage 

6:00 Interview with Novant CEO Carl Armato

57:33 The Blue Circle explained

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