Just Talking With Parris Lilly

As the end of 2014 approaches, Parris Lilly joins me to talk about the year in super hero movies, Destiny, GamerTag Radio, and being a football dad. There were plenty of other tangents, segues, and one-off mentions as well – at this point, it’s par for the course. Enjoy.

Follow Parris on Twitter @vicious696, and check out gamertagradio.com to catch up on the latest in independent video game podcasting.

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Just Talking with Chris Sparling

This week Chris Sparling returns to the podcast to discuss his career as a filmmaker. This includes writing – Sea of Trees and The Atticus Institute will be out next year – the complexities of directing, and the various roles a producer can have on a specific project. Plus, I learn what it scenario best warrants calling M. Night Shyamalan for a consult. Enjoy.

Follow Chris on Twitter @chrissparling, and check out p4dc.com to learn more about the Spare a Rose campaign.

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Just Talking about the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit

This week is all about the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. After completing its fourth year of gathering a wide range of perspectives to talk about the future of diabetes care, Amy Tenderich, editor in chief of DiabetesMine sets the stage for the rest of the podcast. Also featured are three recipients of scholarships to attend the summit – Neal Ulrich, Rosy Karna, and Cooper Galvin – their takeaways from the day-long summit, and their perspective on including the patient in health care conversations. Enjoy.

Special thanks to all of my guests:

  • Neal Ulrich – nmulrich at stanford dot edu
  • Rosy Karna – rkarna at stanford dot edu
  • Cooper Galvin – coopgalv at stanford dot edu

For more information about the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit, visit diabetesmine.com, check out the presentations from the summit on Slideshare, and see the DiabetesMine Patient Voices 2014 video.

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Just Talking with Jeff Hitchcock

Jeff Hitchcock, President of Children with Diabetes, Inc., is my guest this week. We cover the origins of childrenwithdiabetes.com, the massive popularity and growth of the Friends for Life conference, keeping up with diabetes news and technology advances, and the simultaneous feeling of fear and freedom that comes with running a non profit organization. I also learn which movie best depicts the work culture of the CIA, because I can segue from, and to anything. Enjoy.

Visit childrenwithdiabetes.com for diabetes resources and more information about upcoming conferences.

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Just Talking About Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction

This week I spoke with Rick Johnson, Director of Healthcare Practice at JD Power and Associates about the recently released Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Survey. We also discussed the mechanics behind the survey, conclusions, and the general state of diabetes technology. Enjoy.

More information about the Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Survey can be found at jdpower.com.

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Just Talking with Stephen Reid

2K’s Director of Community and Customer Service, Stephen Reid, is my guest this week. While Stephen has had a lengthy career in and around the video game industry, we focus on his time as Editor in Chief of PlayStation.com in Europe, his philosophy on community management and interaction, and life at 2K during a busy holiday, and launch season. We also discuss his adventures co-hosting the podcast Nerds Who Wait, and their show’s magical ability to compel breaking news from Hollywood every time a new episode is published. Enjoy.

Follow Stephen on Twitter at @rockjaw and listen to Nerds Who Wait at nerdswhowait.com.

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Just Talking With Colleen Young

This week I’m joined by Colleen Young to discuss her keynote panel at Stanford Medicine X, her work as a health community manager, the origins of the weekly #hcsmca chats, and the care required to moderate a community about end-of-life, loss and grief. Enjoy.

Follow Colleen on Twitter at @colleen_young and her blog at colleenyoung.com.

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