30 episodes

Welcome to the Embrace podcast. A place for Diabetics to connect, learn and interact. Hear me talk about topics, advice, and tips that I’ve learned through my 16 years of being a Type 1 Diabetic. Sit back, grab a diet soda and enjoy.

The Embrace Podcas‪t‬ Embrace Movement

    • Education

Welcome to the Embrace podcast. A place for Diabetics to connect, learn and interact. Hear me talk about topics, advice, and tips that I’ve learned through my 16 years of being a Type 1 Diabetic. Sit back, grab a diet soda and enjoy.

    Drop the Victim Mentality: A Tough Love Episode

    Drop the Victim Mentality: A Tough Love Episode

    Today we discuss a few things; how we can learn from others, embracing our reality and using Diabetes to our advantage. Things I’ve learned over my 18 years of having Type One Diabetes. theembracefoundation.org / IG: embrac3movement

    • 19 min
    Mental Health & Diabetes

    Mental Health & Diabetes

    People with type 1 diabetes are at a heightened risk for mental health issues, including diabetes distress, depression, anxiety, and disordered eating. Here’s what we can do and how we can get our mind right. ⚠️Motivational Speech Ahead⚠️
    Also a little update on where we’re at with the organization. Important stuff discussed today. Thanks for tuning in. BL

    • 19 min
    A conversation about anti racism with Anita Brown [Listener Discretion Advised]

    A conversation about anti racism with Anita Brown [Listener Discretion Advised]

    A Conversation about Anti Racism with T1D Anita Brown. Contains strong language.

    Petitions to sign:

    http://lil.ms/4rdr/6qncrl

    http://www.justiceforbigfloyd.com/#petition

    http://www.runwithmaud.com/#petition

    http://www.standwithbre.com/#petition

    http://bit.ly//FundCommunity

    Email / Text

    - City of Minneapolis PD
    police@minneapolismn.gov

    - Office of Police Conduct Review
    policereview@minneapolismn.gov

    - Minneapolis 311
    minneapolis311@minneapolismn.gov

    - Text JUSTICE to 668366
    You will need to provide your zip code

    Call

    - Governor Tim Walz
    612-201-3400

    - Mayor Jacob Frey
    612-673-2100

    - Mike Freeman
    612-348-3550

    - Police Chief Arendondo
    612-673-3550

    - Minneapolis PD
    612-673-3000

    - MPD of Int’l Affairs
    612-673-3074

    - Minneapolis Dept of Civil Rights
    612-348-3744

    - Sheriff Dave Hutch
    612-348-3744

    Don’t know what to say?
    These websites will walk you through it:
    www.justiceforbigfloyd.com/make-calls
    www.runwithmaud.com/call
    www.standwithbre.com/call

    Donate
    -NAACP Legal Defense Fund
    Legal organization fighting for racial injustice

    -The American Civil Liberties Union
    Provides legal assistance wherever civil liberties are at risk

    -Fair Fight
    Ensures fair elections and combats voter suppression

    -Know Your Rights /camp
    Provide resources for black/brown communities, including hiring defense attorneys for anyone arrested protesting police brutality

    Resources to Read
    - White Fragility / Robin DiAngelo
    - Me and White Supremacy / Layla F. Saad
    - Woman, Race, & Class / Angela Y. Davis
    - So You Want to Talk About Race / Ijeoma Olua
    - The New Jim Crow / Michelle Alexander
    - Six Ways Asian-Americans Can Tackle Anti-Blackness in Their Families / Article by Kim Tran


    Anita Nicole Brown

    Instagram: @anita_nicole_brown
    Facebook: Anita Nicole Brown
    Twitter: @AnitaNBrown

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Exclusive Interview w/ Rasheed “Sugarsheed” Johnson

    Exclusive Interview w/ Rasheed “Sugarsheed” Johnson

    Rasheed Johnson has had Type 1 Diabetes for over 20 years. Rasheed is a professional boxer and is here to share his advice on how he manages both effectively. Rasheed embraces T1D.

    • 31 min
    Frequent High Blood Sugars in the Morning? Here’s Why. The Dawn Effect Explained

    Frequent High Blood Sugars in the Morning? Here’s Why. The Dawn Effect Explained

    I’ve been waking up with a blood sugar of over 200 the past few days, so I did some research. If the same is happening to you, it may not be your fault. It may be the Dawn Effect. Find out what the ‘Dawn Phenomenon’ is, and what you can do to prevent it. ALSO! listen in on what companies are doing to cope with COVID-19 as well as what Brandon’s been doing to pass the time. @Embrac3movement on Instagram

    • 41 min
    When’s the Best Time to be Diagnosed with Diabetes?

    When’s the Best Time to be Diagnosed with Diabetes?

    Is it better to be diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes earlier or later in life? Would you rather know a life without Diabetes or know nothing but life with Diabetes? Which one is easier? More advantageous? Find out today on this episode of The Embrace Podcast. Follow us on Instagram & Twitter @Embrac3movement

    • 18 min

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