Spare a rose logo and photos of Scott Johnson, Kerri Sparing and Bennet Dunlap

Spare a Rose and a Game Show! (Classic Episode)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/17901803/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_351_Final_Classic_Spare_a_Rose.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”17901803″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] Spare a Rose has become an annual tradition in the diabetes community. The idea is simple: this Valentine’s Day buy eleven roses, rather than the traditional dozen, and donate the money you save to the campaign. The cost of…

Invincible kids logo - a group of doctors, teachers and families in cartoon form

“We’re All Figuring This Out Together” – Improving School Care For Children With Type 1 Diabetes

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15460043/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_316_Final_Invincible_Schools.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”15460043″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Back to school is stressful for families touched by diabetes, even without this year’s incredible and unique challenges. There’s a new service in development to help make it just a little easier to let someone else take care of your…

Headphones with the headline "why I love my pump"

Minisode #10 – “Why I Love My Insulin Pump” – Listeners Weigh In

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15299885/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_313_Final_Pump_Listeners.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”15299885″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] Why do you love your pump? We asked listeners to give us short reviews of the systems they use. This is sort of a companion piece to our last episode – when we went through how to choose a…

Kevin and Melissa Lee

“You Can Either Help Us or Understand We’ll Do It Anyway.” One Couple’s Story in the DIY Diabetes Movement

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/14638808/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_304_Kevin_Melissa_Lee.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”14638808″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Melissa and Kevin Lee played an important role in what we know now as NightScout and the DIY movement.  Their interest was initially sparked because they wanted to have children. Melissa lives with type 1 and Kevin has an engineering…

She Is Not Waiting: Carson & DIY Omnipod Loop: / Baseball GM Dave Peterson

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11176529/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_249_final_Carson_Omni_Loop_Peterman.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ libsyn_item_id=”11176529″ /] Would you ask your teenage daughter to be among the first to try a new DIY diabetes method? Carson’s family did. She’s been Looping with Omnipod since last fall; as far as we know, she’s the first teenager to do…