The Fox TV show “The Resident” takes on type 1 diabetes and gets it right! This week’s episode “The Prince and the Pauper” features two plot lines about diabetes. Stacey speaks with the co-executive producer Andrew Chapman on why this issue and why now.
Chapman lives with LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults) also known as type 1.5. He tells Stacey there are two other people with diabetes on the writing staff.
See Chapman’s play 99 Tropes in Seattle later this year!
Learn more about LADA in previous episodes:
The DIYPS (LADA featured in the Community Connections) Also features information about the start of OpenAPS
Disney Channels’ Jennifer Stone Shares Her Story
Game show episode: Wait Wait Don’t Poke Me! (From July)
When TV & Movies get diabetes wrong (Beyond Type 1 article)
Also this week, what researchers are learning about OpenAPS – the do it yourself closed loop – from Twitter conversations! Read the study write up here.
1:25 Stacey Welcome
5:00 Interview with Andrew Chapman
35:00 Movie & TV T1D Mistakes (other shows and movies)
36:30 OpenAPS and Twitter: a new study (and Stacey shares her social media policy)
41:40 Stacey will be in Syracuse middle of October
42:40 Stacey shares field trip stories (Benny is on one this week) —— Sign up for our newsletter here Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!