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“I Tell Them I’m a Cyborg” – Talking To My 15-Year-Old Son About Type 1 Diabetes

In-depth with a teenager who lives with type 1.  Stacey interviews her son Benny, who was diagnosed just before he turned two. They talk about Control IQ, explaining what diabetes is to people who don’t know and what he does these days for sports and other activities. Check out Stacey’s new book: The World’s Worst…

Dr. Natalie Strand: Chronic Pain, Type 1 Diabetes & Looking Back at “The Amazing Race”

Dr. Nat Strand is an anesthesiologist who lives with type 1 and a mom of two young children. She just contributed to a paper all about pain management guidelines in this difficult time, when many people can’t see their doctors to face to face. You also may know her as the winner The Amazing Race…

The World’s Worst “Book to Clinic” Program!

Earlier this year, I spoke to a terrific group that gave me a great idea. The Maine P-PODS (Parents and Providers of Diabetic Children) invited me to talk about being The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom. As many groups do, in lieu of a speaker’s fee, they bought books to give away at the event. As…

“Stargirl” actor Brec Bassinger Talks Type 1 Diabetes and More

There’s a new superhero coming to the popular CW network lineup. Stargirl features actor Brec Bassinger, who lives with type 1 diabetes. We first spoke to Brec a couple of years ago, just after her run on Nickelodeon’s “Bella and the Bulldogs.” She shares what’s changed with her diabetes management since then, advice about speaking…

Where Was Your Diabetes in 2015? A Look Back After 300 Episodes

We started the show in Summer of 2015. This week, Stacey takes a look back at what was happening in diabetes technology at that time. Tandem had just announced you’d be able to upgrade without getting a new pump, Dexcom gave up on the Share cradle an Bigfoot & Beyond Type 1 were just coming…

Chris Wilson: Helping People With Diabetes Stay Connected On Facebook & Beyond

Chris Wilson helps run some of the largest diabetes technology groups on Facebook. He’s also always on the lookout for the latest news from these companies and very involved in clinical trials. Chris also shares his diagnosis story, inside scoop on Facebook groups and even talks about bowling in sandals. Yikes. Check out Stacey’s new…