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Minisode #8: When A Child With T1D is Afraid to Get Back in the Game

When a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, most of the time the parents are told that T1D won’t stop them. People with diabetes play sports, climb mountains, pursue acting and singing careers and much more. But what happens if a young child is scared to get back in the swing of things? Stacey…

“Mastering Diabetes” Author Robby Barbaro Talks Fruit, Fat, & Insulin Resistance

This week, a look at a way of eating for all types of diabetes that sounds – frankly – really hard to do. But the guys behind it say it’s the key for lowering insulin resistance for all types of diabetes. Check out Stacey’s new book: The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom! Robby Barbaro, MPH is…

Minisode #7: Spare a Rose / What Can We Do About The Price of Insulin?

Two big topics for this mini-espidoe. Stacey talks about Spare a Rose and talks to the leaders of Patients for Affordable Drugs. Check out Stacey’s new book: The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom! Spare a Rose is an initiative to get insulin and other vital diabetes supplies to children in the developing world. Learn more here …

Ask The D-Moms: Driving, Independence and “Holding Hope in our Hands”

Ask the D-moms is back! We’re tackling leaving kids home alone, keeping perspective when you’ve been in the diabetes community for a long time and driving with T1D. Moira’s daughter was behind the wheel before CGMs and Stacey’s son just got his permit. Check out Stacey’s new book: The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom! Stacey mentions…

Minisode #6: Whose Graph Is It Anyway? (A D-Parent’s Struggle)

Watch your language! That’s what Stacey is trying to tell herself this week. When you’re a parent of a child with a chronic condition, it’s hard not to say things like “our diabetes” and “our CGM graph.” But it’s not “ours” exactly, so how do we better talk about this? Check out Stacey’s new book:…

What Is Monogenetic Diabetes & Why Should You Care?

This week.. what is monogenetic diabetes and why should we – on a mainly type 1 diabetes podcast – care about it? The majority of people with monogenic are misdiagnosed as type 1. People like Kristin Skiados who thought she’d lived with type 1 for 38 years and her daughter Ava, was also misdiagnosed. MODY…