Extreme Endurance Athlete Sebastien Sasseville

Sebastien Sasseville was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 22. Since then, he has climbed Mt. Everest, finished multiple IronMan races, run across the Sahara Desert and, last year, completed an incredible run across Canada. It took 9 months and equalled 180 marathons. We talk about his motivation (he says he’s not really an … Continued

7 Marathons – 7 Days – 7 Continents: Eric Tozer’s Story

It’s called the World Marathon Challenge: 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. And Eric Tozer did it all with type 1 diabetes: We talk about the path that led Eric to this amazing accomplishment and Stacey asks why anyone would even want to do something like this! We find out about blood sugar … Continued

WNYC’s Sugarland/ Off to Work With Diabetes

Take a look behind the scenes of WNYC’s Sugarland. This radio series, podcast and comic made headlines around the country when it was first published. We’ll talk to the Mary Harris, editor and host of WNYC’s health unit and Dr. Cheryl Olson who has a son with T1D and who contributed to the series.   Gavin … Continued

Doris Hobbs: Living Glamorously with Type 1 Diabetes

Doris Hobbs is all about style and glamour. A fashion writer, model and blogger, she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as an adult, as was her sister. Their father has lived with T1D since age 2. Doris talks about where her fashion sense comes from, why she loves vintage looks and clothing and how … Continued