Just Talking about Clinical Trials

This week I’m joined by Mary Rooney to discuss being the first participant in a T-Reg Clinical Trial. Don’t worry if you don’t understand what that is, as Mary does a great job of explaining the trial, how she learned about it, her results, and how others can learn about clinical trials relative to their personal interests. We also talk a bit about Mary’s diabetes diagnosis, moving to San Francisco, and her promising career as a child psychologist. Enjoy!

For more information about clinical trials, you can visit trialnet.org and clinicaltrails.gov.

You can contact Mary at mary dot rooney at ucsf dot edu

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Just Talking about the Bionic Pancreas

Last month Wendy Rose took her daughter to a diabetes camp so she could participate in a trial for the Bionic Pancreas. This week Wendy, and her daughter, join me to talk about their experiences. Learn about the Bionic Pancreas, the experience of not caring about type 1 diabetes for a week, and the realization that the future of diabetes technology is upon us. Very exciting times. Enjoy!

You can follow Wendy on Twitter @MrsCandyHearts and candyheartsblog.org.

And, keep up with the latest information on the Bionic Pancreas at bionicpancreas.com

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Just Talking with John Costik

This week John Costik joins me to talk about his son’s diabetes diagnosis, balancing his son’s diabetes with among everyone in his family, and the impetus behind hacking his son’s continuous glucose monitor – starting a data liberation movement within the diabetes community. Enjoy!

You can follow John on Twitter @jcostik and hackingtype1.com.

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Just Talking with Tabatha Muntzinger

I’m joined by Tabatha Muntzinger this week as we recap her experiences at BlogHer ’14. In doing so, we also discuss her notable BlogHer moments from the past two conferences, being recognized for one of the Selfies of the Year, the evolution and impact of social media in her life, and the lengths to which one person will go for a bright red bath tub. Enjoy!

You can follow Tabatha on Twitter @tabulous and sotabulous.com.

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Just Talking About HelpAround

Yishai Knoble, Founder and CEO of HelpAround is my guest this week. We discuss his years living in Massachusetts and working at the Microsoft Startup Labs, early conversations around the development of the iBGStar, finding strength in the diabetes community, and his app HelpAround. Enjoy!

Note: The editing and transition around minute 15 was approved by Yishai.

You can follow Yishai on Twitter @HiYishai or contact him directly at yishai at helparound dot co. You can learn more about HelpAround at helparound.co, @HelpAroundApp.

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Just Talking with Kim Vlasnik

This week I’m catching up with Kim Vlasnik and chatting about life illustrated by animated gifs, life with a garden, life as a mother, Friends for Life 2014, the You Can Do This Project, and her upcoming Ignite Talk at Medicine X. Enjoy!

You can follow Kim on Twitter @txtngmypancreas, textingmypancreas.com, youcandothisproject.com, and diabuzzfeed.tumblr.com.

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Just Talking with Stacey Simms

This week Stacey Simms joins me to discuss her career in broadcast journalism – from Middle School, to radio, and to television. We also cover her new position as a Health Reporter for Time Warner Cable News. And, we discuss her son’s diagnosis with type 1 diabetes and the value she finds through the diabetes community on social media. Enjoy!

You can also follow Stacey on Twitter @staceysimms, and staceysimms.com.

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