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Sugar Mama's Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes

Sugar Mama's Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes

The Sugar Mama's Podcast is designed for parents and caregivers of children living with type 1 diabetes. Hosted by Katie Roseborough, a T1D mom, the show features heartfelt and insightful conversations with other T1D parents as well as influential members of the type 1 community. Each episode aims to equip, encourage, empower and entertain those raising children with type 1 diabetes. Get ready to learn a ton and gain a new perspective as Katie and her guests discuss the ins, outs, ups, downs and all arounds of caring for a type 1 warrior.

Host, Katie Roseborough, was recently featured as JDRF's Caregiver Spotlight 


Recent Episodes

#70 Metformin use in kids with Type 1 Diabetes

May 11, 2022

While preparing for the upcoming Think Like a Pancreas Book Club series that launches this summer (June 2022), I read a lot about medications (other than insulin) that are often used to manage blood sugars in both type 1 and…

#69 Living in Freedom with Type 1 Diabetes; a chat with Lauren Bongiorno, founder and CEO of Risely Health

May 4, 2022

Meet Lauren Bongiorno! Founder and CEO of Risely Health, a diabetes health coaching company that is passionate about empowering those living with type 1 diabetes. Lauren was diagnosed with T1D when she was 7 years old and, a…

T1D Research

#68 When Your Kid is in a HUGE Clinical Research Trail for Teplizumab: an interview with my buddy, Shannan

April 27, 2022

This is episode 68 of the Sugar Mama’s Podcast and today I am chatting with my very good friend, Shannan Critzer. Shannan is a 5th grade teacher, mom to a truly amazing young lady living with type 1 diabetes, and she is jus…

#67 Diabetes Sucks and You Can Handle It with Mark Heyman

April 20, 2022

Mark Heyman is a clinical diabetes psychologist and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) who has been living with type 1 diabetes for about 23 years. Mark has dedicated his practice to helping other T1D…

Guest: Mark Heyman

#66 Touched by Type 1 with founder, Elizabeth Forrest

April 14, 2022

This is episode #66 of the Sugar Mama’s Podcast and today I get to chat with the lovely and gracious Elizabeth Forrest who is the founder of Touched by Type One. Touched by Type 1 (TBT1) is a non profit organization that is …

#65 Sleepovers and Type 1 Diabetes

April 7, 2022

Let's talk sleepovers and type 1 diabetes! Things to consider, what to pack, how much education to provide and how to deal. My daughter, Sarah, has successfully made it through 4 recent sleepovers, not including several with…

Newly Diagnosed Series

#64 The Trauma and Grief of a Type 1 Diagnosis with Brooke Giordano

March 30, 2022

Today's topic, is not one that is talked about often but one that I and my my guest, Brooke Giordano, think is very important to acknowledge. Trauma and grief are words often associated with horrific events, major accidents …

#63 Is My Best Friend a Robot? An Interview with Mandi Franklin

March 23, 2022

Today's episode features the super sweet Mandi Franklin; author, blogger, pediatric nurse practitioner and type 1 warrior. Today we get to hear about Mandi's life with T1D, how she's been able to use her type 1 experience to…

Recent Blog Posts

Christmas Gift Ideas for your Child with Type 1 Diabetes

The holidays are right around the corner and if you have a kid with type 1 diabetes, you may want to get them a gift or two this Christmas that will enha…

Must-haves after Receiving a Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

This post will introduce you to five, awesome must-haves to make your life easier after receiving a Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis for you or your loved one.

About the Host

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Katie Roseborough

Host / Mom / Author / Content Creator / Physical Therapist

Katie Roseborough is the host of the Sugar Mama's Podcast, a show designed for moms and caregivers of type 1 diabetics. She lives in Northeast Florida with her wonderful husband, three awesome kids, and one, over-sized emotional support dog.

Katie holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Florida. In addition to producing the podcast, Katie works from home as a contract Physical Therapist for a telehealth platform that helps those suffering from musculoskeletal dysfunction.

Katie is also a children's book author and just published her first title, There's a Mermaid in My Pool, in the summer of 2021.

Her hobbies, likes and interests include enjoying the great outdoors, coming up with ridiculous ways to make people laugh, exercising, listening to audiobooks and podcasts, creating shirts to sell on Amazon, spending time with friends and family, and anything having to do with Mexican food!