PODCAST: Thriving with Type 1 Diabetes, with Blair and Colleen
In this latest podcast episode, I sat down with Blair and Colleen, who have lived with Type 1 diabetes for most of their lives.
They raise awareness about and explain what Type 1 Diabetes is and how it differs from Type 2 Diabetes.
They discuss their work on behalf of this community and they provide advice for leading a good life while living with Type 1 Diabetes.
Coaching website https://www.inspiredforward.com
Podcast website http://thisistype1.com
Book website https://talahm.com
Main Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inspiredforward
Podcast Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thisistype1pod
Main Facebook https://www.facebook.com/inspiredforward
Podcast Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thisistype1
Resources from Blair:
Tandem Diabetes Care Blog: https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/blog
Control-IQ Technology User Stories: https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/patient-stories
Back to School with Tandem Diabetes Care: https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/back-to-school
Connected in Motion (experiential diabetes education, adult programming): https://www.connectedinmotion.ca/
Diabetes Camps: https://www.diabetescamps.org/find-a-camp/
Regarding the medical devices mentioned in this podcast:
RX ONLY. The t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology is indicated for patients with type 1 diabetes, 6 years and older. BOXED WARNING: Control-IQ technology should not be used by people under age 6, or who use less than 10 units of insulin/day, or who weigh less than 55 lbs. For full safety information, visit tandemdiabetes.com/safetyinfo. The Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) is sold separately.
Discussion Questions: 1) Do you know someone with Type 1 Diabetes? How can you learn from them and how might you support them?