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This is Type 1: Real-Life Type 1 Diabetes

A Health, Fitness and Education podcast
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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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Recent Episodes

Ep. 8: Mom Perspectives with Denise Tuggey
In this episode, we sit down to talk with Jessie's mom, Denise, on her perspectives as a parent to a Type 1 Diabetic. She shares her experience going through Jessie's diagnosis and shares some wisdom for listeners.Show notes: the show
Ep. 7: Insurance
Every diabetic's bane is insurance, whether it's good or bad. Why do we need it? Why is it so expensive? What does it even cover? In this episode, we talk about the pieces of insurance, including deductibles, premiums, copays, and that annoying thing called "non-medical switching." Show notes: the show
Ep. 6: Insulin
In this episode, we talk about what insulin is, how it works, and why it's so important. We also talk about insulin resistance and summarize the symptoms of type 1 diabetes, which we forgot to do in a previous episode. The gist? Insulin is a hormone that is one of the few things humans cannot survive without. Without insulin, we're dead.Show notes: the show
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Aug 18th, 2019
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Oct 1st, 2019
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