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This is Type 1: Real-Life Type 1 Diabetes

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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.

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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United States

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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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English

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Episodes

Ep. 152: You've Been Diagnosed... Now What?

7/12/2022
So you've been diagnosed with T1D... Now what? For the newly diagnosed people with diabetes, use this episode as a reference for what you might encounter in the first day, first week, first month, and first year of diagnosis. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeFollow us on Instagram: @thisistype1podFollow us on TikTok: @thisistype1Follow Colleen on Instagram: @inspiredforwardFollow Jessie on Instagram: @jj_crystalkatGo straight to our podcast page to find all...

Duration:00:23:59

Ep. 151: The Fast Life, with Lucie Fisher

7/5/2022
Lucie Fisher, host of The Fast Life with Diabetes, shares her experience from being diagnosed at 17, all the way through intermittent fasting. Lucie interviews T1Ds and T2Ds about their experiences with fasting and all the health benefits that come from it. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeFollow us on Instagram: @thisistype1podFollow us on TikTok: @thisistype1Follow Colleen on Instagram: @inspiredforwardFollow Jessie on Instagram: @jj_crystalkatGo straight...

Duration:00:35:25

Ep. 150: Announcement! Changes Coming to This is Type 1

6/28/2022
Announcement! We're making some changes to the podcast, using episode 150 as our marker. For the first 149 episodes of This is Type 1, we've been flying by the seat of our strategic pants! Now, after almost 3 years of podcasting, Jessie & I sat down to discuss where we want the podcast to go. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeFollow us on Instagram: @thisistype1podFollow us on TikTok: @thisistype1Follow Colleen on Instagram: @inspiredforwardFollow Jessie on...

Duration:00:22:57

Ep. 149: T1D Mental Health, with Ben Shabad

6/21/2022
Ben Shabad, a T1D Licensed Professional Counselor, shares firsthand knowledge and training in psychotherapy to help other T1Ds. Having grown up with T1D, Ben knows how stressful, challenging, and demanding it is to manage. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program designed for you to take back control...

Duration:00:44:12

Ep. 148: Jessie’s First Year in College

6/14/2022
Jessie shares lessons learned from her first year in college. With T1D, college can feel extra stressful and overwhelming, especially if you've never been on your own before. Jessie uses this episode to set herself up for success in the years going forward, by recording what worked / what she liked, what didn't work, and what she plans to do differently. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes &...

Duration:00:24:57

Ep. 147: From Fintech to T1D Nonprofit, with Molly Johannes

6/7/2022
Molly Johannes, our first repeat guest (!), joins us to talk about her transition from fintech to a T1D non-profit, specifically the College Diabetes Network! We could talk with Molly all day, and had a blast with this conversation. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program designed for you to take back...

Duration:00:50:22

Ep. 146: How to Love Type 1 Diabetes

5/31/2022
Most people with type 1 diabetes do not love the condition. A lot of the time, it's a relationship filled with resentment, anger, frustration, confusion, and over time it feels exhausting. One of the most difficult questions we ask guests is "what's your favorite thing about T1D?". Most of us don't love it, and in this episode I'm challenging the status quo of hating on the 'betes. I believe we can learn to love the diabetes, to release the blame, and think about it the same way we think...

Duration:00:15:55

Ep. 145: Ice Cream & Insulin, with Devin Ortiz-Hoffman

5/24/2022
Devin Ortiz-Hoffman, known as @icecremandinsulin on the interwebs, joined us to share her experience being diagnosed with T1D in 2019. She sums up being diagnosed as an adult pretty succinctly with this: “T1D is not a death sentence for the life you used to know.” Devin nails it on the head here. If you've listened to us for any length of time, you know that we believe T1D is not a reason to stop doing the things you love. Listen for Devin's perspective! Read the show notes and find all the...

Duration:00:38:41

Ep. 144: How Diabetes Impacts Productivity

5/17/2022
The highs and lows of diabetes impact work and productivity, both in an employment setting and in school. In this episode, we discuss what that looks like, things within a company’s or school’s control to help T1Ds, and ultimately what you can do for yourself to be as productive as possible with type 1 diabetes. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn...

Duration:00:45:01

Ep. 143: Montana Youth Diabetes Alliance, with Tonya Fuhrmann

5/10/2022
Diabetes camps are near and dear to our hearts! Tonya Fuhrmann, the director of Montana's only summer camp for kids with type 1 diabetes, joins us to share her story. Montana Youth Diabetes Alliance (MYDA) is a 501(c)3 organization started in 2019 to meet the needs of Montana's type 1 diabetes community. If you're a Montana T1 family, check out this episode to find out how you can get involved with MYDA. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our...

Duration:00:27:42

Ep. 142: Solo Road Trip w/ T1D

5/3/2022
I took a 12-day solo road trip that spanned 4000 miles. Find out how my blood sugars did! I talk about my TIR, lows, highs, and how I handled food, insulin, and being out of routine for that long. You'll also hear how I got stranded in Wyoming thanks to weather! Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program...

Duration:00:23:34

Ep. 141: Chase Your Dreams, with Praachi Nagpal

4/26/2022
Praachi Nagpal, India's first national pageant winner with type 1 diabetes, talks about her experience with T1D. She is on a mission to show young girls that T1D does not have to keep you from chasing your dreams! Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program designed for you to take back control of your...

Duration:00:47:46

Ep. 140: Diabetes Circumstances

4/19/2022
Learn why the facts or "circumstances" of diabetes are not in control of your feelings... even though it seems like they are. Our true power over our emotional lives with T1D is in how we think about the circumstances of it. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program designed for you to take back control...

Duration:00:21:55

Ep. 139: Health & Fitness Goals, w/ Taja Cato

4/12/2022
Taja Cato, health & fitness coach, teaches type 1 diabetics how to lose fat. She joined us to talk about her healing journey through disordered eating. She also spends months at a time abroad, and shares how she manages her supplies while abroad. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program designed for...

Duration:00:31:15

Ep. 138: Stress Management 2.0

4/5/2022
Take a deeper dive into stress management 2.0 with us! Jessie & Colleen discuss different techniques for handling the stressors of type 1 diabetes. These tips are less about the actions we take (see episode 18) and more about starting with how we think about the circumstances we're stressing about. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about...

Duration:00:55:27

Ep. 137: Mental Health Essentials, with Allison Nimlos

3/29/2022
Allison Nimlos, the Diabetes Therapist, shares about mental health essentials for type 1 diabetics. She has a LOT of wonderful advice for people feeling distressed and burned out with the ‘betes. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence, the coaching program designed for you to take back control of your life from type 1...

Duration:00:57:07

Ep. 136: Confidence with T1D

3/22/2022
Without confidence in yourself to handle anything T1D throws at you, your experience of the condition can turn into a blame game. Learn how to build self-confidence in this arena, even when it feels like the roller coaster is running your blood sugars and your emotions are dragged along for the ride. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about...

Duration:00:18:03

Ep. 135: Beansbetes, with Laura Bean

3/15/2022
Laura Bean from @beansbetes joins us to talk about her experience with T1D. I've been following Laura for a while on IG and she has such a larger than life personality. She embodies strength and resilience with T1D, and it's clear that humor plays a big part in her life with it. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes & relevant T1D links and resourcesWant to learn more about Type 1 Confidence,...

Duration:00:34:59

Ep. 134: The Perfect Diabetic in Social Media

3/8/2022
How does social media impact your self-image as a person with type 1 diabetes? Not great, it turns out, if you're focusing on the idealized image of the "perfect diabetic". In any social media network, our attention is the product. Listen in to hear our ways to cope with the negative feelings that could crop up when we compare ourselves to others. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode show notes &...

Duration:00:38:28

Bonus! Type 1 Kickstarter with Noah Averbach-Katz

3/2/2022
Noah Averbach-Katz, actor on Star Trek: Discovery, launched a Kickstarter in February 2022 to fund the production of Type 1, a dystopian short film focusing on a couple searching for diabetes supplies in a post-apocalyptic world. Noah joins us for this special bonus episode to talk about the project! Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeBack the Kickstarter before it ends on March 24th, 2022!Follow Noah on TwitterClick here to access the free video on exiting...

Duration:00:29:19