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Failed infusion sets? Continuous glucose monitor screaming at you in the middle of the night? Then you’ll find this show super-relatable. It’s by people with type 1, for people with type 1, and we talk about it how it is - like every day is a science experiment! Each episode we share personal stories, tips and tricks, the latest news, and talk about how to manage type 1... so that it doesn’t manage you!

Life in Beta: A Type 1 Diabetes Podcast Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Failed infusion sets? Continuous glucose monitor screaming at you in the middle of the night? Then you’ll find this show super-relatable. It’s by people with type 1, for people with type 1, and we talk about it how it is - like every day is a science experiment! Each episode we share personal stories, tips and tricks, the latest news, and talk about how to manage type 1... so that it doesn’t manage you!

    "I'm a Nude [Patch] Gal"

    "I'm a Nude [Patch] Gal"

    Would you take a once-a-week basal insulin if it was available? Carly has some... passionate thoughts on this. We discuss the recent decision by the US Food and Drug Administration to reject this new insulin for people with type 1 diabetes.
    Benjamin's has a tip for preventing CGMs and Omnipods from being accidentally ripped off, and Carly offers a humorous yet insightful story about mistaken hypoglycemia during pregnancy.
    We also explore the intriguing idea proposed by an American clinician to reclassify diabetes into five different types... In the end though, we just decided to rename type 1 as "spicy diabetes".
    Tune in for a blend of news, personal stories, and practical tips, all aimed at making life with Type 1 diabetes just a bit more manageable.

    • 39 min
    Nerds in Riot Gear

    Nerds in Riot Gear

    Welcome to Life in Beta, where we navigate the everyday realities of living with type 1 diabetes. In this episode, we discuss the unfortunate news that Libre 3 won't be arriving in Australia this year and the change.org petition advocating for Medicare to cover automated insulin delivery systems.
    We also dive into the sometimes messy world of hypo treatments... Have you had to deal with melted lollies or chalky glucose tablets? Carly has some suggestions to help you avoid both!
    Whether you're newly diagnosed or a seasoned type 1 veteran, there's something for everyone in this episode of Life in Beta.
    Here's the link to the change.org petition we mentioned: https://www.change.org/p/make-automated-insulin-delivery-affordable-for-all-australians-with-type-1-diabetes

    • 43 min

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