Type 1 Diabetes Parenting Podcast

About the show

Alicia and Josh talk about taking care of their type 1 diabetic son, Charlie, and his brother, Sam.

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  • The Basic Life Stuff

    November 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 18 secs
    basics, science, support

    For World Diabetes Day 2018, we made a show you can share with friends who want to learn what type 1 diabetes is, what it's like to care for a kid with it, and how they might offer a little support.

  • Cinnamon Tangent

    November 6th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  24 mins 59 secs
    cgm, cinnamon, experiments

    What's it like to wear a CGM? Can wearing one yourself help you understand what it's like for your kid? Alicia tried it and shares some thoughts.

  • Report Card

    October 30th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  26 mins
    a1c, control, science, support

    The bad news: We see our kid's A1C as our report card. The good news: We got a pretty good grade.

  • The Peanut Butter Chocolate Gene

    October 16th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 35 secs
    dosing, food, halloween

    Our game plan for trick-or-treat is coming together. We think we should try a superbolus or two.

  • Limited Real Estate

    October 2nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  19 mins 4 secs
    cgm, insulin pump, site rotation

    Charlie wants his Dex on his forearm. What could go wrong?

  • Bed of Pokey Things

    September 25th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 34 secs
    insertions, shots, technology

    Toddler drool took out our PDM. We fell back to our fallback. Also, we have some tips for doing insertions and shots on kids.

  • We Should Probably Write This Down

    September 18th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 23 secs
    dosing, pizza, trialnet

    We ate pizza and slept on the same night. Also, baby Sam is T1D-antibody-free. Yay!

  • Dose Through the Wall

    September 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  19 mins 33 secs
    dosing, failure, technology

    We had a rough evening. Then we had a pod fail.

  • Wave at the Dex

    August 28th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 52 secs
    dosing, food, mealtime

    How do you dose insulin for a meal when you don't know how much your kid will eat?

  • A Little Brain Blowing Up

    August 20th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 3 secs
    fat, protein, research

    Alicia read some research papers about protein and fat dosing.