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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.

Language:

English

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3606203950


Episodes

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 TwitterSupport the show...

Duration:00:29:19

Ep. 133: SkirtMyPump, with Erin Calhoun-Dulaney

3/1/2022
Are you frustrated trying to figure out where to put your tubed insulin pump when you're wearing a skirt or dress? Erin Calhoun-Dulaney, inventor of the SkirtMyPump slip, joins us to talk about how she came up with this unique solution to pump placement. 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:00:23:07

Ep. 132: Feeling Alone with T1D

2/22/2022
Do you feel alone in your type 1 diabetes? Like there's no one else who understands what you're going through, even though the entire DOC is out there with the same condition? If you're feeling alone, it's not your fault. It's natural to feel like that when the people around you don't have the same experience you do. Listen in to learn how to manage feeling alone. Read the show notes and find all the links discussed in the episodeGo straight to our podcast page to find all the episode...

Duration:00:27:34

Ep. 131: Misdiagnosed, with Candace Chambers

2/15/2022
Candace Chambers shares her experience as an African American woman being misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetic during her PhD program. Candace is full of tips for graduate students dealing with health difficulties and how to self-advocate. She also has an AMAZING diagnosis story involving alligators. 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:00:27:13

Ep. 130: College Drinking Culture

2/8/2022
Jessie is in the thick of college and has noticed a lot about the drinking culture on campus. In this episode, we talk about how type 1 diabetics can navigate that culture in college, especially if you're underage and feel pressured to drink when you don't want to. 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...

Duration:00:27:30

Ep. 129: Risely Health, with Lauren Bongiorno

2/1/2022
Lauren Bongiorno, Founder and CEO of Risely Health, talks about the health coaching company for T1Ds that is disrupting the healthcare system. She shares the summary of her "three lives" with T1D, and her journey from obsessing about having the perfect blood sugars to being at peace with how her body works. 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:00:41:27

Ep. 128: Victim Mindset and T1D

1/25/2022
In this episode, we're talking about victim mindset and how it shows up when you have type 1 diabetes. We’ll also talk about how to get yourself OUT of victim mindset, and why it’s not something to beat yourself up over. 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...

Duration:00:22:22

Ep. 127: Time in Range, with Dr. Jennifer McVean

1/18/2022
Learn more about time in range in kids with Dr. Jennifer McVean, Medtronic's Medical Affairs Director and pediatric endocrinologist. She shares about the new trial getting kids on pumps within a month of diagnosis. Their hypothesis? That getting on pump/CGM early can save beta cells. 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...

Duration:00:54:11