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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. 34: Why You Should Have a Diabetes Coach

4/7/2020
We've heard of mentors and coaches before, but why do you need a diabetes coach? Find out more about coaching in general and how it helps control T1D. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode34 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Get Coaching: www.inspiredforward.com/coaching Support the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)

Duration:00:24:08

Ep. 33: How to Tell If You're Taking Too Much Insulin

3/31/2020
How much insulin is too much? Listen as we discuss some tricks to find out if you're using too much insulin and what you can do to naturally reduce your dose. My favorite is actually a super simple math problem! Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode33 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show: www.inspiredforward.com/kofi Support the show (https://www.inspiredforward.com/kofi)

Duration:00:19:21

Ep. 32: Faith & Diabetes, with Pastor Seth Bode

3/24/2020
Faith and diabetes. Do you blame God for your diagnosis? Or do you praise Him? Listen to our conversation with Pastor Seth Bode on how his faith affects his T1D. He's actually the second in his family to get T1D, and the clergy runs in his blood. Seth shares some deep thoughts to ponder about our relationship with God in the context of an incurable disease that we didn't "do" anything to get. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode32 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support on...

Duration:00:56:51

Ep. 31: Why You Should Attend Diabetes Camp

3/17/2020
Wondering what diabetes camp is? What benefits they offer? Can you go to one as an adult if you don't want to volunteer? Diabetes camps give kids with T1D the opportunity to enjoy themselves with others their age. It's an equalizer and lets kids be kids. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode31 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:12:21

Ep. 30: Basal Rates & Long-Acting Insulin

3/10/2020
What are basal rates? This is phrase for the constant stream of background insulin that keeps blood sugars stable. T1Ds need to program our own. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:16:35

Ep. 29: Diabetics in the Wild

3/3/2020
Have you ever encountered diabetics in the wild? We're hard to spot, but we like talking to other PWDs because they're tangible proof we're not alone. Meeting someone else in the real world with the same disease can be an incredible bonding experience, as long as both people are open to talking about diabetes! I love being the diabetic in the wild. Show notes: www.inspiredforward.com/episode29 Podcast page: http://thisistype1.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thisistype1)

Duration:00:26:04

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