sara moback diabetes eating disorders

The T1Dialogues – Ep.18: Sara Mobäck

Did you know that it is twice as likely to develop an eating disorder when having type 1 diabetes? In our latest T1Dialogues episode we had the pleasure to meet Sara Mobäck. We talked to Sara about diabetes and eating disorders. She was diagnosed with Anorexia a few years ago and she is am a board member of Diabulimia Helpline. […]

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New Libre 2 sensor – How is it different than the first

Is there a Libre 2 sensor? Yes, there is a Freestyle Libre 2. The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the FreeStyle Libre 2, The NHS in the UK has also approved the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, as has the TGA in Australia, it’s also in Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Finland. The […]

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The T1Dialogues – Ep.16: Dana Roseman – Pregnancy and T1D, tech advancements in diabetes management

Our guest this month is Dana Roseman. Dana is a Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist and Registered Dietitian. She holds certifications in insulin pump therapy and obesity interventions for adults. It was such a pleasure speaking to Dana. Not only is she full of great insights when it comes to diabetes management but she also […]

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Dexcom G6 vs Freestyle Libre [My Personal Experience]

Dexcom G6 vs Freestyle Libre: I wore a Dexcom G6 & a Freestyle Libre for 7 days and this is how it went! Let’s start with the disclaimers because they’re important and influence the results.       I’ve been wearing the Freestyle Libre CGM for several years and I am a big fan.  It’s improved […]

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jack trigger type one diabetic sailor

The T1Dialogues – Ep.15: Jack Trigger – Solo Offshore Sailing with T1D

Our latest podcast guest is Jack Trigger who has a very impressive background. But probably the most exciting part is his love for sailing. He started sailing when he was 6. He’s a solo offshore sailor learning to pursue his passion while managing his diabetes as well.Jack has a very impressive and inspiring mindset. Listen […]

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kate hall diabetes athlete

The T1Dialogues – Ep.14: Kate Hall – Celebrating an inspiring T1D athlete and her remarkable courage

This month we’re joined by Kate Hall Kate Hall-Harnden who was diagnosed with type one diabetes at age 10. She took control from day one when she told the nurse that she was going to give herself her first-ever shot of insulin. Kate was never afraid of having diabetes and all that it entailed, but […]

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The T1Dialogues – Episode 13: Greta Ehlers, Social media and T1D – raising awareness and creating a constructive platform, Sweden

This month we’re joined by Greta Ehlers who has been living with type one diabetes since the age of 9 and founded her Instagram account @gretastypeone to raise more awareness about this chronic condition. On her Instagram, Greta shares personal aspects of everyday life with type one diabetes as well as research and scientific facts about […]

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The T1Dialogues – Ep. 12: Dr. Gretchen Good – How to live with diabetes for 50 years

Our guest this month, Dr. Gretchen Good, is a senior lecturer in Disability and Rehabilitation Studies at Massey University in New Zealand. Her teaching and research focus on diabetes, vision impairment and blindness, disability advocacy, and disasters and disability. Mum to two young children who both live with complex disabilities, Gretchen has lived with type […]

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The T1Dialogues – Episode 11: David Ahn, Endocrinologist & Program Director of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center

In this month’s episode, we will have a captivating talk with Dr. David Ahn, Endocrinologist and Program Director of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Ahn’s passion for Endocrinology and diabetes technology was first kindled after reviewing the first iPhone-compatible glucose meter as an editor for He is […]

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The T1Dialogues – Episode 10: Saro Arakelians, VP Pharmacy Operations

Our dialogues series got a revamp!  Keeping the interesting topics and our amazing guests, our beloved series “The Dialogues” is changing its name to “The T1Dialogues”!  To kick off with the brand-new name, we have Saro Arakelians over for a delightful chat. With over 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Saro is providing […]

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The T1 Dialogues – Ep. 9: Christel Oerum, founder of Diabetes Strong

Happy New Year everybody!  We kick off our year with a delightful talk with Christel Oerum. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1997, Christel is the author of the diabetes book “Fit With Diabetes” and the main content creator on Diabetes Strong. Tune in to discover  Christel’s adventure and the motivation behind Diabetes Strong.   […]

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Renza diabetic interview

The Dialogues – Episode 8

Follow our lovely talk with Renza, diabetes advocate, and activist, who is promoting a person-centered approach to healthcare. As a Program Manager for Type 1 Diabetes and Communities at Diabetes Australia, our discussion will revolve around mental health and the stigma associated with diabetes. Find out more about how media behavior with diabetes is affecting […]

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The Dialogues – Ep. 7: Dr. Calvin Wu

Board-certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, and adult endocrinology, our guest for this episode, Dr. Calvin Wu is currently the lead endocrinologist at Steady Health, a completely virtual full-service diabetes clinic. Dive in for an in-depth talk about the healthcare system and how the integration of technology can create a better experience for patients and providers […]

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How exercise affect blood glucose?

Type 1 diabetics are always told that exercise can help them control blood glucose levels, but what most healthcare practitioners fail to explain is how to manage blood glucose while performing different types of activity. Having good glucose levels during your workouts will massively improve your mental wellbeing, confidence, and overall happiness. To understand how […]

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The Dialogues – Episode 6

In this episode, happy-go-lucky Jackson, with a different take on life and diabetes thanks to growing up in a family of T1Ds, is taking us on his crazy journey with diabetes. Find out how within a time frame of 2 years, more than a quarter of Jackson’s family discovered they have diabetes. Moreover, Jackson is […]

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The Dialogues – Episode 5

A technology entrepreneur, Henrik and has been a Type 1 diabetic for 20 years. After getting a CGM a few years ago, he realized there is a better way to deliver diabetes care in the US. Therefore, in 2019 he launched Steady Health – A digital diabetes clinic that delivers virtual care and specializes in […]

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World of CGM evolving – October news

Hello Lovely Patchers and Happy Diabetes Month!!!   The technological world of diabetes has dramatically transformed, not only helping people in managing their blood glucose levels and disease prevention but also allowing them to understand their trends so that they can take positive measures to minimize adversities. Continuous glucose monitors are one of the best […]

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56th Virtual EASD Meeting Highlights

According to the research study presented at the 56th virtual European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), held from 21-25th of September 2020, suggest that “real-time continuous glucose monitors (rt-CGM) can contribute to improving blood sugar control in people with type 1 diabetes whether they use an insulin pump or multiple daily injections (MDI).” […]

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