The purpose of The Phunky Diabetic Podcast is to share the struggles, achievements, insights and opinions of diabetics, their loved ones, and the medical professionals who treat, support, and guide them along the way. Episodes will feature stories and discussions that will hopefully inspire, dissuade, entertain, and educate. My hope is that each episode will leave you with some degree of comfort, camaraderie or empathy, whether or not diabetes has touched your life in any way thus far. You should know that none of the statements made within this podcast should be construed as medical or legal advice in any way. Any changes made to your diet or diabetes management should be made only after consulting with a medical professional.
Thanks for listening! -Kate
Episode 5 – A Caregiver’s Perspective, with Mary Alice Johnston, R.N.
Happy 2021, everyone! We did it! We made it through 2020! To kick off the new year, I invited a very special guest onto the podcast: my mom, Mary Alice Johnston, R.N.! Episode 5 of The Phunky Diabetic Podcast focuses on a caregiver’s perspective to type 1 diabetes, and quite honestly, even I learned new […]
Episode 4 – Discussing Diabulimia with Melany Gray
Happy Holidays, everyone! I think we can all agree it’s a good thing this year is finally winding down. But before we say goodbye to 2020, I wanted to share Episode 4 of the podcast! Trigger Warning: This episode covers the topics of diabulimia, disordered eating, disordered thinking, eating disorders, addiction, diabetes burnout, and diabetes-related […]
Episode 3 – Talking Type 1 with Daniel Newman
After a bit of a health-induced summer hiatus, I’m back and ready to talk more type 1 diabetes! And what a perfect way to do so by interviewing podcaster and diabetes advocate Daniel Newman of the award-winning Talking Type 1 podcast! I learned a bit about Daniel’s story after seeing him on a Beyond Type […]
Episode 2 – ¡Viva La Revolución!
Check out Episode 2 of The Phunky Diabetic Podcast, where I interview Dr. Victor Montori of the Mayo Clinic, the Patient Revolution, and the book, Why We Revolt
Episode 1 – T1D and COVID-19
In Episode One of “The Phunky Diabetic Podcast,” I explain why I decided to create the podcast, why I spell funky with a “ph-,” and what I envision for future episodes. I also share my experience with contracting COVID-19, and explain why the virus can be a lot more dangerous to a diabetic’s health. For […]