Living with diabetes is hard. How do other folks cope with the daily challenges? How is technology changing the way we manage the disease? Who's not letting diabetes stop them from living their best life? The Diabetes Dish, produced by OnTrackDiabetes.com (OTD), and hosted by OTD Editor Ann Gault, has something for everyone. Whether you're managing type 1 or 2 diabetes, or prediabetes, you'll learn, laugh and be inspired by our guests.
Quinn's Caravan to Canada
In this 20-minute conversation Quinn explains why insulin prices are so high in the US and what you can do to keep pressure on big pharma and the government. Plus why she and others can't use the low-cost insulin sold at Walmart.
All About Afrezza
Hear how a type 2 patient manages his diabetes with Afrezza Inhalable Insulin.
Tech Innovations for People with Diabetes
Dexcom Chief Technology Officer, Jake Leach, shares news of recent technological breakthroughs designed to improve life for people with diabetes.
Learn how you can get your blood glucose levels in real time by using a new app to "ask Siri" for the information.
Could this groundbreaking technology eliminate finger pricks forever?
How to Make Permanent Behavior Changes to Help You with Weigh Loss
Losing weight isn't easy and unfortunately, there's no quick fix. In this frank discussion, diabetes nutrition expert and author Hope Warshaw, explains why changing unhealthy habits can be so challenging and what you need to do to be successful at losing weight.
You'll also learn why the most difficult aspect of weight loss is often maintaining it! Her simple tips may inspire you to start making small but meaningful changes today.
Eating Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes
If you are a certified diabetes educator (CDE) or the parent of a child living with type 1 diabetes, you'll want to listen to this informative conversation between Quinn Nystrom, a type 1 who also battles bulimia and Jenaca Beagley, a nurse who treats the condition at Center for Change in Utah.
The two recently conducted research that tells us more about this complicated problem that has severe and often irreversible complications if left untreated. The good news is, recognizing and treating the problem properly can make a difference.
Randy Jackson Raises Awareness About Type 2 Diabetes and Oral Health
Randy Jackson has lived with type 2 diabetes for nearly 2 decades. Ignoring advice from his dentist who had noticed signs of diabetes in Randy's mouth, the award-winning producer and former American Idol judge landed in the ER with a blood sugar over 500 mg/dL.
Today, thankfully, his diabetes is well controlled. Randy has teamed up with Colgate toothpaste to raise awareness about diabetes and the link between blood sugar and gum disease. For more information about the "Everyday Reality" of living with diabetes and the campaign, follow the #EverydayReality conversation on Instagram @Colgate and @AmDiabetesAssn.
Expected a more informative podcast
There are so many good podcast available for diabetics. I was hopeful, but this just didn’t provide enough market or product knowledge for me. Came across as uninformed.
The podcast is informative and well done. Glad I found it!