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Sept. 24, 2022

#86 Omnipod 5 Update: Our experience thus far after 2 months

You asked so I answered! So many listeners wanted to know how our experience on Omnipod 5 has been going so I thought it would be…

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Sept. 10, 2022

#84 Summer 2022 in Review: Travel, illness, swimming and summer camp

This episode is all about our summer of 2022. We had such a busy but FUN few months with, of course, type 1 diabetes tagging alon…

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Aug. 23, 2022

#82 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 10: Resources for Everything and An…

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the tenth episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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Aug. 18, 2022

#81 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 9: Taming the Highs and Lows with S…

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the ninth episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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Aug. 11, 2022

#80 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 8: Meeting the Challenges of Daily …

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the eight episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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Aug. 4, 2022

#79 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 7: The Art and Science of Bolus Cal…

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the seventh episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and tod…

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July 22, 2022

#78 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 6: Basal Insulin Dosing with Shannan

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the sixth episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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July 14, 2022

#77 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 5: The Basal/Bolus Approach with He…

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the fifth episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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June 30, 2022

#76 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 4: The Three Keys to Better Control…

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the fourth episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and toda…

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June 23, 2022

#75 Think Like a Pancreas, Chapter 3: Beyond the Basics with Miranda

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the third episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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June 16, 2022

#74 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 2: Glucose Control, Y'all, What is …

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the second episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and toda…

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June 9, 2022

#73 Think Like a Pancreas Chapter 1 with author, Gary Scheiner: Time …

Who's ready to think like a pancreas?! This is the first episode in our 10 week, Think Like a Pancreas Book Club Series and today…

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May 18, 2022

Episode #71 Part 2: The 411 on the 504 with Leigh Fickling

The 504 plan! What is it? What's in it? And how can we make sure our children living with type 1 diabetes are cared for and safe …

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May 11, 2022

#70 Metformin use in kids with Type 1 Diabetes

While preparing for the upcoming Think Like a Pancreas Book Club series that launches this summer (June 2022), I read a lot about…

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May 4, 2022

#69 Living in Freedom with Type 1 Diabetes; a chat with Lauren Bongio…

Meet Lauren Bongiorno! Founder and CEO of Risely Health, a diabetes health coaching company that is passionate about empowering t…

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April 27, 2022

#68 When Your Kid is in a HUGE Clinical Research Trail for Teplizumab…

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 5t…

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April 20, 2022

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

Mark Heyman is a clinical diabetes psychologist and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) who has been livin…

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April 14, 2022

#66 Touched by Type 1 with founder, Elizabeth Forrest

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…

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April 7, 2022

#65 Sleepovers and Type 1 Diabetes

Let's talk sleepovers and type 1 diabetes! Things to consider, what to pack, how much education to provide and how to deal. My da…

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March 30, 2022

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

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 …

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March 23, 2022

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

Today's episode features the super sweet Mandi Franklin; author, blogger, pediatric nurse practitioner and type 1 warrior. Today …

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March 16, 2022

#62 TEEN SERIES Part 10: Invincible Kids Network with Bob Weishar

It's the last episode in the series for parents of T1D teens and today's guest is Bob Weishar, founder of the Invincible Kids Net…

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March 10, 2022

#61 TEEN SERIES PART 9: Eating Disorders and Diabetes with Joe Solowi…

Family therapist and Diabetes Nurse Educator, Joe Solowiejczyk, is back for today's episode to talk about diabetes and eating dis…

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March 3, 2022

#60 TEEN SERIES Part 8: Drinking and Diabetes with Rachel Halverson, …

Today, Rachel Halverson (RN, CDCES), and I are talking about drinking, diabetes and the effect that alcohol has on blood sugar. W…

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Feb. 23, 2022

#59 TEEN SERIES Part 7: T1D Teens and Driving with Moira McCarthy

I'm back today with Moira McCarthy, fellow type 1 mama and author of the book Raising Teens with Diabetes: a Survival Guide for P…

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Feb. 17, 2022

#58 TEEN SERIES Part 6: The College Diabetes Network with Molly Johan…

Even if your child with type 1 diabetes is a toddler, it's never too early to start planning for those future college years! Toda…

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Feb. 10, 2022

#57 TEEN SERIES part 5: T(een)1D Podcast with Jacqueline Lynch

The T(een)1D Podcast is a type 1 diabetes podcast hosted by a T1D teen. Pretty amazing, right?! In todays episode, I get to talk …

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Feb. 3, 2022

#56 TEEN SERIES part 4: Giving your Teen more Independence with Stace…

Stacey Simms is the host of the very successful T1D news podcast, Diabetes Connections and the author of the book The World's Wor…

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Jan. 27, 2022

#55 TEEN SERIES part 3: Teen burnout and rebellion with Joe Solowiejc…

Join me today as I speak with Diabetes Nurse Educator and family therapist, Joe Solowiejczyk, as we discuss how to handle burnout…

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Jan. 19, 2022

#54 TEEN SERIES part 2: Insulin Needs in Teens with Rachel Halverson,…

Episode 54 features Rachel Halverson, CDCES . If you remember, Rachel is the trooper that joined me for ALL 10 weeks of the newly…

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Jan. 13, 2022

#53 TEEN SERIES part 1: Raising Teens with Diabetes with Moira McCart…

This is episode 53 of the Sugar Mama’s Podcast and the very first in our series for parents of T1D teens. I just want to encourag…

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Jan. 5, 2022

#52 Myabetic with Kyrra Richards

Episode 52 features Kyrra Richards, owner, founder and CEO of Myabetic. If you don't already know, Myabetic sells chic and fashio…

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Dec. 23, 2021

#51 The Omnipod 5 Clinical Research Trial

Today I had the pleasure of talking to Skiy Berglund whose daughter, Vera, has been participating in the Omnipod 5 (OP5) Clinical…

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Dec. 16, 2021

#50 Dexcom 101 and How to Read the Dots, not the Arrows

We love our Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitor! However, before we got on it, we had A TON of questions and were pretty nervous…

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Dec. 8, 2021

#49 Holiday Gift Ideas for your Kid with T1D

The holidays are literally right around the corner! This episode highlights some good gift and stocking stuffer ideas for you chi…

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Dec. 1, 2021

#48 Stimuli Responsive Glucagon and T1D Research with Dr. Matthew Web…

Episode 48 of The Sugar Mama's Podcast features Dr. Matthew Webber, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineeri…

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Nov. 23, 2021

#47 Type 1 Diabetes THE MUSICAL

I am, and have always been, one of those people who goes around singing songs that match whatever circumstance I find myself in. …

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Nov. 17, 2021

#46 Children with Diabetes and Friends for Life with Marissa and Leigh

This week on Episode 46 I had the pleasure of chatting with Marissa Town and Leigh Fickling, two women who have been involved pro…

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Nov. 10, 2021

#45 Fostering to Adopt Type 1 Diabetes with Sarah Vaughan

In episode 45, Sarah Vaughan tells her beautiful and heartwarming story of fostering to adopt a daughter with type 1 diabetes AND…

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Nov. 3, 2021

#44 Glowcose, the awesome T1D Gadget with Kevin

Does your type 1 diabetes management need a glow up? Well, let me introduce you to Glowcose, quite possibly the coolest type 1 di…

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Oct. 27, 2021

#43 Our relationship with and Mindset Towards Food with Amanda, T1D N…

Amanda Ciprich is a registered dietician and the founder of T1D Nutritionist where she helps type 1 diabetics and their families …

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Oct. 20, 2021

#42 Mr. Brooks: Child Actor with Type 1

Episode 42 features Hannegan, mom to Mr. Brooks Roseberry the child actor who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 3 years ago. THI…

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Oct. 13, 2021

#41 Teddy Talks with Vanessa Messenger

Today I got to chat with super mom, Vanessa Messenger! Vanessa was diagnosed with T1D as a young adult at the age of 24. She is a…

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Oct. 6, 2021

Episode #40 Making Diabetes Work for You with Tori

In this episode I had the pleasure of chatting with Tori, a soon-to-be mother of three whose first child, Jax, was diagnosed with…

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Sept. 22, 2021

#38 Low carb, homeschooling, DIY Loop and more with Adrienne!

In this episode I have the pleasure of chatting with Adrienne, mother of a sweet, 7 year old girl named London who was diagnosed …

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Sept. 15, 2021

#37 Pinpricks with Singer/Songwriter Jordan Micheal Peterson

Bust out the tissues, parents of type 1 diabetics, because this song, Pinpricks, by Jordan Micheal Peterson will have you crying …

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Sept. 8, 2021

#36 The Glycemic Index with Andi Balog

The Glycemic Index (GI). What is it? Why do we need to know about it in the world of Type 1 Diabetes Management? In short, the Gl…

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Sept. 1, 2021

#35 Type 1 Perks: The Disney DAS Pass and Legoland HERO Pass

Did you know there are actually perks to being a Type 1 Diabetic?! That's right! And today's episode is all about one of the most…

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Aug. 26, 2021

#34 Mindset Matters with Raquel from Type One Together

Do you feel that mindset matters when it comes to managing Type 1 Diabetes? I know I do! Joining me today is Raquel Baron, owner …

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Aug. 18, 2021

#33 NEWLY DIAGNOSED SERIES Part 10: The Top 5

Are you a newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic? Are you the mom or caregiver of a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic child? Are you start…

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