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This is Type 1: Real-Life Type 1 Diabetes

This is Type 1: Real-Life Type 1 Diabetes

Author: Colleen Mitchell

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Type 1 Diabetes is challenging, frustrating, and life-changing. Each Tuesday, join Colleen Mitchell and Jessie Tuggey, life-long diabetics, as they talk about real life with Type 1, discussing the impact it makes on their lives without defining them. If you have type 1, know someone with type 1, or just want to learn more about this incurable condition, this podcast is for you.
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When you hear "brittle diabetes" you might think "fragile" or "easily broken". Find out the real meaning of brittle diabetes and tips on how to manage it.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode42Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet Coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Sometimes, the only diabetes someone knows is diabetes in animals. Why do some pets get type 1? What does it look like? How does one take care of a diabetic pet? In this episode, we answer these questions and more.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode41Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Doris Hobbs, marketing expert, Glamorous Diabetic, and T1D advocate, joins us to discuss her diabetes story and how she's created the life of her dreams.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode40Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet Coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Ep. 39: Alcohol & T1D

Ep. 39: Alcohol & T1D

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How do you handle alcohol and type 1 diabetes? Find out how Colleen reacts to alcohol and tips for safe drinking while also dealing with diabetes.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode39Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet Coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Understanding the effects the environment has on diabetes care could mean the difference between great control and terrible control. What affects BGs?Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode38Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Ever wonder what the glycemic index is, or what glycemic load means? We break it down for you and clarify why it's important to know what they both are.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode37Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Meet Lonny Stormo, founder of POPS! Diabetes Care, a diabetes startup that's focused on enabling people to Own Their Life®. It's not your standard test kit! Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode36Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet Coached: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Type 1 diabetics are NOT more at risk for contracting COVID-19. We are social distancing. Find out how this pandemic is affecting our lives as diabetics.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode35Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet coaching: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
We've heard of mentors and coaches before, but why do you need a diabetes coach? Find out more about coaching in general and how it helps control T1D.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode34Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comGet Coaching: www.inspiredforward.com/coachingSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
How much insulin is too much? Listen as we discuss some tricks to find out if you're using too much insulin and what you can do to naturally reduce your dose. My favorite is actually a super simple math problem!Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode33Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show: www.inspiredforward.com/kofiSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Faith and diabetes. Do you blame God for your diagnosis? Or do you praise Him? Listen to our conversation with Pastor Seth Bode on how his faith affects his T1D. He's actually the second in his family to get T1D, and the clergy runs in his blood. Seth shares some deep thoughts to ponder about our relationship with God in the context of an incurable disease that we didn't "do" anything to get.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode32Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport on Ko-fi: www.inspiredforward.com/kofiSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Wondering what diabetes camp is? What benefits they offer? Can you go to one as an adult if you don't want to volunteer? Diabetes camps give kids with T1D the opportunity to enjoy themselves with others their age. It's an equalizer and lets kids be kids.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode31Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
What are basal rates? This is phrase for the constant stream of background insulin that keeps blood sugars stable. T1Ds need to program our own.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.comPodcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Have you ever encountered diabetics in the wild? We're hard to spot, but we like talking to other PWDs because they're tangible proof we're not alone. Meeting someone else in the real world with the same disease can be an incredible bonding experience, as long as both people are open to talking about diabetes! I love being the diabetic in the wild.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode29Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Molly Johannes is Hugging the Cactus—embracing all the prickles of type 1 diabetes. She's lived with it for over 20 years and has great insight to share.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode28Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
The diabetes community is wherever diabetics gather to talk about diabetes, their gripes, their insights, the cool things they're doing with their tech, who they've met with T1D, and learn more about this disease.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode27Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
Diabetes burnout is a mental state where you just don't want to deal with it anymore. It looks different for everyone, and everyone manages it differently. Listen in to find out how to recognize diabetes burnout, and some tips to help manage burnout.Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode26Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
In pop culture, diabetes is a dramatic plot point. It usually misses the whole picture and reinforces negative stereotypes. Movies and TV shows that depict diabetes usually do it without any real research or understanding as to what we go through on a daily basis. And because T1D is an invisible disease, that makes it more difficult to portray properly. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode25Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
In this episode we sat down with Rob Howe, the founder of the Diabetics Doing Things podcast. Rob is a former professional basketball player, an entrepreneur, and passionate about helping just one more person with diabetes understand that they’re not alone. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode24Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
How and why should you tell someone about your type 1 diabetes? There are lots of reasons you should even if it feels uncomfortable at first. In this episode we talk about why you should tell others about your T1D, how and when to do it based on who you're talking to, and how to deal with being self-conscious about your T1D. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode23Podcast page: http://thisistype1.comSupport the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)
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