Category Archives: podcasts

Allie;s Voice – Episode 1

Recently diagnosed, challenged, or confused with Diabetes?

Diabetes can be overwhelming. Your medical team guides you on the clinical treatment of diabetes but the emotional support is paramount to the success of diabetes management. Having lived with diabetes since 1985, I can offer support to condition your way of thinking … Continue reading

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Immune Vulnerability and Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers have been able to identify what children may be at a higher risk for developing Type 1 diabetes. Given the higher risk predisposition, why is it some people develop T1D and others do not? Dr. Jessica Dunne, Senior Scientist … Continue reading

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Diabetes Can Impair the Response to Exercise

American Diabetes Association grant winner, Dr. Lauren Sparks, is an investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. She tells me about her work to understand the mechanism of exercise in the body and how diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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Game-Changing New Bsal Insulin

The “holy grail” of basal insulin analogues would have vast duration, a gently rolling profile, and natural beauty in delivery. Peglispro is a novel basal insulin analog that may wear the crown. It is being studied for the treatment of Type … Continue reading

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Osteoclast Function in Diabetes

Bones are important for support, protection, and mobility of the body. Diabetes can affect the body, including the bones. Dr. Shannon Wallet, Associate Professor at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, speaks with me about her work, funded by … Continue reading

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GlucoTrack Non-invasive Glucose Device

People with diabetes are victims of circumstance when it comes to blood glucose testing. To possibly rescue the bloodshed for all people with diabetes, Avner Gal, the CEO of Integrity Applications speaks with me about GlucoTrack, a noninvasive device to … Continue reading

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SENSUS Pain Management System

The pain of diabetic neuropathy has yet to be effectively treated with a non-pill therapy. SENSUS Pain Management System is a non-invasive, electrical nerve stimulator designed to alleviate the chronic pain of diabetic neuropathy. We speak with the founder and … Continue reading

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Biliary Tree Stem Cells

A Type 1 diabetes cure is conditional on finding a reliable source of islet cells. Stem cells have been mentioned as a potential source but not all stem cells can become insulin-producing cells. Researchers have identified that stem cells harvested … Continue reading

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Stimulated Insulin Secretion in T1D

The common belief of people with Type 1 diabetes is that they cannot produce insulin. Based on the findings in a study out of University of Exeter Medical School, 75% of people with T1D can stimulate insulin production. We speak … Continue reading

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Minimed 530G with Enlite

The Mimined 530G with Enlite is the first insulin pump system in the US that offers superior glucose control by integrating a continuous glucose monitor that it is designed to stop delivering insulin when the sensor glucose drops to a … Continue reading

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