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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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3606203950


Episodes

Ep. 28: Hugging the Cactus, with Molly Johannes

2/25/2020
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/episode28 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:54:01

Ep. 27: Join a Diabetes Community

2/18/2020
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/episode27 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:19:17

Ep. 26: Diabetes Burnout

2/11/2020
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/episode26 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:26:36

Ep. 25: Type 1 Diabetes in Pop Culture

2/4/2020
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/episode25 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:24:33

Ep. 24: Diabetics Doing Things, with Rob Howe

1/28/2020
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/episode24 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:48:29

Ep. 23: How to Tell Others You Have T1D

1/21/2020
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/episode23 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:37:12

Ep. 22: How to Handle Restaurants

1/14/2020
Eating at restaurants with type 1 diabetes often feels like a major challenge. We have to understand all the extra steps and precautions that goes into it. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode22 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:21:35

Ep. 21: Setting Diabetes Goals

1/7/2020
Setting diabetes goals gives you a metric or end-point to shoot for. What gets measured gets managed... So what are you going to measure in 2020? Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode21 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:19:13

Ep. 20: Celiac & T1D, with Alexa Brenner

12/31/2019
Celiac happens in about 20% of people with type 1 diabetes. Alexa Brenner comes on to talk about her experience dealing with both, and offers some advice. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode20 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:32:26

Ep. 19: Working Retail with Type 1 Diabetes

12/24/2019
Working retail is difficult. Jessie walks us through what she's learned in her retail job about how to best handle her diabetes and be her own advocate. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode19 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:29:23

Ep. 18: Handling Stress as a Type 1 Diabetic

12/17/2019
Handling stress as a type 1 diabetic is tricky because diabetes itself is stressful. Listen for tips to reduce stress—whether you're diabetic or not. We all need some stress reduction tips nowadays. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode18 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:28:04

Ep. 17: Emergency and Backup Kits

12/10/2019
What extra supplies should you have on you at all times? What things do you need to bring to work, school, or on vacation? T1Ds should have emergency backup kits all over the place. In this episode, we talk about where to keep them, what goes inside, and tracking expirations. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode17 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:36:24

Ep. 16: What Police Officers Should Know About Diabetes, with Aaron Holyfield

12/3/2019
Officer Aaron Holyfield talks about what police officers need to know about type 1 diabetes. The best thing is to tell the officer that you're diabetic! Knowledge is the first line of care for us as diabetics. Throughout this interview, it was clear that the best way for diabetics to help police officers in the course of their duties is to inform them up front that we're type 1 diabetic. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode16 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show...

Duration:00:50:34

Ep. 15: Managing Holidays with T1D

11/26/2019
With the holidays approaching, managing T1D can feel daunting and impossible. What do you do when the table's full of all this food you don't normally eat? Or when your drunk aunt keeps pestering you about how badly she thinks you're taking care of your blood sugars? What do you do when you just want to strangle everyone gathered around the turkey? Listen to this episode for some tips on how to handle this fun but stressful season. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode15 Support the...

Duration:00:15:00

Ep. 14: How to Manage Long-Term Control

11/19/2019
Long-term control for type 1 diabetics is still relatively young. Insulin's only been available for less than 100 years! How does a T1D avoid complications? Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode14 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:22:09

Ep. 13: T1D Bad Habits

11/12/2019
Every type 1 diabetic has bad habits—things like giving too much insulin and not rotating infusion sites, among others. What T1D bad habits do you have? Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode13 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:22:13

Ep. 12: Insulin & Hormones, with Alex Vickers

11/5/2019
Insulin and hormones play a major role in T1D. In this episode, I talk with Alex Vickers, a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator, about it. Show notes: inspiredforward.com/episode12 Podcast page: thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:34:37

Ep. 11: Air Travel with T1D

10/29/2019
Embarking on some air travel with type 1 diabetes? Listen in for some tips on going through security, packing supplies, and in-flight management. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode11 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:15:49

Ep. 10: Losing Weight as a T1D

10/22/2019
Losing weight as a type 1 diabetic is frustrating and hard. Learn our methods for losing weight when dealing with insulin, which influences weight gain. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode10 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:36:00

Ep. 9: What to Eat as a Type 1 Diabetic

10/15/2019
Food is a key driving factor for blood sugar and how much insulin we need. Most diabetics grow up learning that they can eat whatever they want, as long as they give insulin for it. This is a mindset that drove my weight up, frustrated me endlessly, and affected my blood sugars in a bad way. In this episode, we talk about how low-carb or keto is the best type of food for diabetics. Show notes: https://www.inspiredforward.com/episode9 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:32:39