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The Not-So-Terrible Truth About Diabetes Self-Management

The Not-So-Terrible Truth About Diabetes Self-Management

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United States

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The Not-So-Terrible Truth About Diabetes Self-Management

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English


Episodes

“War of the Diabetes Worlds” or “A Celebration of Diversity”? – DE003

8/6/2019
Episode 3 of Diabetes Exposed: The Not-So-Terrible Truth Today's show is all about the reason to celebrate our individuality and collective diversity in diabetes self-management strategy rather than engaging in a full-scale "War of the Diabetes Worlds." We type 1s are a group of souls with different tastes, preferences, and tolerances, and each of us has been shaped differently through our own personal experience with diabetes. But despite our differences, I believe we share far more...

Duration:00:32:00

Recognizing Our Best Diabetes Advocate – DE004

8/16/2018
Episode 4 of Diabetes Exposed: The Not-So-Terrible Truth Today's show is all about taking responsibility for our diabetes self-management. We often don’t want to engage in any self-analysis or have any responsibility placed on our shoulders, so we place the full burden of our bodies on our physicians. But sometimes we forget that medical science is imperfect and that diagnosing and treating many conditions isn’t as easy as diagnosing and fixing a car’s transmission problems. Sometimes we...

Duration:00:23:20

Nixing Negativity in Diabetes Online Discussions – DE003 - Diabetes Exposed: The Not-So-Terrible Truth

6/23/2018
Episode 3 of Diabetes Exposed: The Not-So-Terrible Truth Today's show is all about the pervasive negativity found in diabetes online discussions and the damaging effect it can have on one's confidence and belief in our ability to achieve good control. Venting websites, blogs, and Twitter are all part of an arena in which a symphony of hopelessness, despair, and a passive contentment for failure are openly played for all who are ready to listen. Our own human tendencies make us vulnerable...

Duration:00:25:23

One Fact a Day Can Change your Life – DE002

5/4/2018
Episode 2 of Diabetes Exposed: The Not-So-Terrible Truth Today's show is all about diabetes education. It’s a topic that’s very near and dear to my heart, and I’m very passionate about it. I’ve always argued that good diabetes self-management starts with knowledge of diabetes in general and how diabetes affects the average person. Then, once we have that down, we have to learn about our diabetes and how diabetes is affecting us because each of us is different. Although we share a lot of...

Duration:00:36:40

Me, the Mission, and My Hero – DE001

4/22/2018
Episode 1 of Diabetes Exposed: The Not-So-Terrible Truth The mission of this show is to dispel myths and false preconceptions and to find excellence in diabetes self-management by fighting the troubling trend of low expectations. Whether it comes from a fellow PWD, negative website, blog, or social media posts, the idea that we can’t succeed in our diabetes self-management is a sentiment constantly echoed and sometimes is just stated outright. At the risk of making some enemies, I’m going...

Duration:00:11:32