T1D Parenting Advice From Stacey & Moira McCarthy / Katie DiSimone on Tidepool-Loop

Get diabetes parenting advice from two D-Moms you know and trust: Stacey & author/speaker Moira McCarthy.  In a brand new monthly segment, they answer your questions about kids and T1D. Moira is an award-winning travel writer, the author of many diabetes books and articles including “raising teens with diabetes,” and mom to Lauren, diagnosed 21 … Continued

JDRF Honoree Moira McCarthy Stanford, Her Daughters, and “The Dress”

Moira McCarthy Stanford and her husband, Sean Stanford, were recently honored by the New England Chapter of JDRF at the Boston One Night Gala. Moira is an author, speaker, dedicated diabetes advocate, mentor and educator. When her daughter, Lauren, was diagnosed 18 years ago, Moira jumped into the diabetes community and hasn’t looked back. Stacey … Continued

JDRF Honoree Moira McCarthy Stanford, Her Daughters, and “The Dress”

Moira McCarthy Stanford and her husband, Sean Stanford, were recently honored by the New England Chapter of JDRF at the Boston One Night Gala. Moira is an author, speaker, dedicated diabetes advocate, mentor and educator. When her daughter, Lauren, was diagnosed 18 years ago, Moira jumped into the diabetes community and hasn’t looked back. Stacey … Continued

Talking to Teens About T1D with Jill Weissberg-Benchell

We’ve got a parent’s survival guide when it comes to teenagers and type 1 diabetes this week. What to do when your child doesn’t want to hear about diabetes anymore and hears your helpful advice as just plain nagging. Jill Weissberg-Benchell has a PhD in psychology and is also a certified diabetes educator. We discuss … Continued

Wait Wait Don’t Poke Me! The Diabetes Game Show

It’s our very first show on the road, taped in front of an audience. Nothing serious. In fact, it was a game show – with trivia questions, limericks and more! Play along at home and see how you stack up against our contestants. Our panelists are: Rodney Miller, founder of Bolus and Barbells, Christel Aprigliano, … Continued

Singer-Songwriter Eric Paslay / The Betes Bros

Eric Paslay is a Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter. Diagnosed with type 1 when he was ten, he says diabetes has helped him in unexpected ways. Stacey talks to Eric about growing up type 1, knowing he wanted to be a musician as a teenager and what it’s like now that those dreams are coming true. … Continued

The Women of Type 1 – A New T1D Conference

Next month, women from all over the southeast will gather in Columbia, SC for a unique JDRF retreat. The Women of Type 1 is a new conference for all women touched by type 1 diabetes: adult T1D women, teens with type 1, moms or grandmothers of kids with type 1 and women who are spouses … Continued

Best of 2015

Wrap up 2015 with a look back at our top 5 episodes of the year. Listen to excerpts from interviews with Nightscout co-creator John Costik, Nightscout Foundation President James Weddington & contributor Kate Farnsworth. You’ll hear from Moira McCarthy, the author of Raising Teens with Diabetes, Richard Vaughn, who marked 70 years of living with … Continued

100 Miles of Courage, Determination & Guts: A Mother-Daughter JDRF Ride

Speaker & author Moira McCarthy shares an emotional experience from a recent JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. Moira has been on several JDRF rides but this was the first with her daughter, Lauren (diagnosed T1D at age 6). Stacey also talks to Kady Helme, who works at JDRF and recently took part in an artifical … Continued

100 Miles of Courage, Determination & Guts: A Mother-Daughter JDRF Ride

Speaker & author Moira McCarthy shares an emotional experience from a recent JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. Moira has been on several JDRF rides but this was the first with her daughter, Lauren (diagnosed T1D at age 6). Stacey also talks to Kady Helme, who works at JDRF and recently took part in an artifical … Continued

Raising Teens with Diabetes

Moira McCarthy is the author of Raising Teens With Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents. She speaks frankly about the challenges she and her daughter faced, after years of being a “model” diabetes family. This episode also features an adult with type 1 who looks back at her self-described rebellious teen years. Plus, what I … Continued