Episode 20: Words Matter in Diabetes

In this episode Corinna Cornejo and guest co-host Stephen Shaul (you may know his blog happy-medium.net or his Diabetes by the Numbers podcast) discuss how the words we use have an impact on the lives of people living with diabetes.

Emily Coles interviewed Jane K. Dickinson, a nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator, who has been living with type 1 diabetes for 40 years. In 1993 Jane gave her first talk on the importance of considering language when working with people who have diabetes, and she has been interested in the impact that words have on our diabetes experiences ever since. Jane oversees the (online) Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management Program at Teachers College Columbia University (www.tc.edu/diabetes) and incorporates discussions on using patient-centered and strengths-based language into each of the courses she teaches. Jane also provides diabetes education to patients, families, and health care professionals in northwest Colorado.

In March 2015 Jane began researching the effect of words on diabetes. In this live interview Jane will share the results of the focus groups she conducted, including the virtual focus group that was held here on tudiabetes. Jane’s own experience with words and diabetes, as well as her research  findings, have prepared her to work with diabetes professionals and patients alike. Jane’s goal is to help people adopt more empowering words when speaking or writing about diabetes and those who live with it.

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Episode 17: Gastric Bypass Surgery

In this episode Corinna Cornejo and Emily Coles discuss gastric bypass surgery, also known as bariatric surgery. What does this treatment for morbid obesity entail? And how did one person make the decision to undertake bariatric surgery?

Type 2 diabetes accounts for approximately 95% of all cases of diabetes, with obesity being the primary cause. Current approaches to managing type 2 diabetes include lifestyle intervention (weight loss, food choices, exercise) and medications. Registered Nurse Heidi C. Hartmann-Rothe will highlight how bariatric surgery can be a powerful tool for weight loss for appropriate candidates. Gastric bypass surgery may improve type 2 diabetes, and may enable some people with type 2 diabetes to go off certain medications. Heidi will share her own journey with type 2 diabetes and life after bariatric surgery.

Heidi C. Hartmann-Rothe has been a Registered Nurse for more than 15 years, is a Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach, and is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Diabetes Education and Management at Teachers College Columbia University. She volunteers for Health and Hospitals Corporation in the Diabetes TeleHealth Program and is working toward becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator. Heidi also volunteers at Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership, a free medical clinic run by medical students for the uninsured/underinsured/homeless in Harlem, where she is providing diabetes education and building a Diabetes Education Program. Heidi lives in midtown Manhattan, New York, with her husband and two very spoiled cats.

Make a donation to Diabetes Hands Foundation by going to: https://www.diabeteshandsfoundation.org/donate

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Episode 16: Type 2 Blame & Shame with Susan Guzman

Have you ever felt blamed for your diabetes? Embarrassed to tell people you have diabetes? Do you feel that on some level having diabetes is your fault? In this episode, Corinna Cornejo and guest co-host Melissa Lee of Diabetes Hands Foundation will discuss the shame and blame that so many people with type 2 diabetes feel, diabetes awareness month initiatives, and then listen to what Dr. Susan Guzman and Emily Coles tell us about what we can do to combat it. Join us!

Make a donation to Diabetes Hands Foundation by going to: https://www.diabeteshandsfoundation.org/donate

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Episode 11: Completing Our Mission

This week Mike and Corinna talk about “Completing Our Mission” and play a talk Emily Coles, Head of Communities at Diabetes Hands Foundation gave at #MasterLab last July.

Emily was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 3 and has a background in public health and holds degrees in Biology and Epidemiology. She is committed to outreach and actively fundraises for causes related to AIDS, women’s health, and diabetes, having recently ridden her bike from San Francisco to Los Angeles in the AIDS Lifecycle ride to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS.

#MasterLab is a day of advocacy held in conjunction with CWD’s Friend For Life conference in Orlando, Florida every summer. If you’re interested in joining us next summer visit: http://www.diabetesadvocates.org/MasterLab

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Episode 4: Eating Out

It’s summer, and many of us are avoiding a hot kitchen. If you’re eating out with diabetes, there are a few common pitfalls that you can learn to avoid to make the experience better.

In this episode we interview Hope Warshaw RD CDE about her book Eat Out, Eat Well: The Guide To Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant.

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Episode 3: Adventure

This week we talk about ADVENTURE and we play an interview we did with Erin Spineto who is the founder of the Sea Peptide Academy and the authro of Islands and Insulin: A Diabetic Sailor’s Memoir.

After talking about our own commitments to start adventure, Corinna and Mike play the interview with Spineto who talks about the step-by-step guide that she’s launching that will help people choose, plan and execute an adventure and will hopefully also alleviate the stress that comes with diabetes.

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Episode 1: Advocacy

This is the first episode of Everybody Talks: A Diabetes Hands Foundation Podcast. Each week we publish a conversation between Mike Lawson who lives with type 1 diabetes and Corinna Cornejo who lives with type 2 diabetes. The topics revolve around things that are important to people touched by diabetes and include interviews from our archive from experts in these fields.

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TuDiabetes Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE: April Fools’ "Fact or Fantasy?"

In this talk we’ll focus on diabetes facts and fantasies! Will inhaled insulin replace injections and pumps? Is there a working artificial pancreas system that the FDA is holding back from approval? Can a low carb diet “cure” type 2 diabetes in people who don’t take insulin?
Bring all the rumors, whispers and conjecture you can think of. We’ll discuss what’s fact and what’s fantasy!
Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist. He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association, American Diabetes Association, and Setebaid diabetes camps; and serves on the faculty of Children With Diabetes. Gary teaches and art and science of blood-glucose balancing to people with diabetes throughout the world from his private practice, Integrated Diabetes Services as well as through his online school of higher learning for insulin users, Type 1 University.

Join us on the homepage of TuDiabetes for a live presentation and question-and-answer session with Gary Scheiner, founder of Integrated Diabetes Services and author of Think Like a Pancreas, The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting, and now Until there is a Cure: the Latest and Greatest in Diabetes Self-Care.

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Uploaded by: Diabetes Hands Foundation
Hosted: youtube


TuDiabetes Live interview with Brian Mowll, CDE, SweetLife Diabetes Health Centers

Dr. Brian Mowll is the founder and medical director of SweetLife® Diabetes Health Centers and serves clients worldwide as The Diabetes CoachTM. He is a certified diabetes educator (CDE) and was one of the first doctors to be certified to practice functional medicine by the prestigious Institute for Functional Medicine.

Since 1998, Dr. Mowll has been helping people with all forms of diabetes properly manage their complex health conditions. Additionally, with type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, his goal is to not just manage, but to reverse these conditions using a natural, personalized lifestyle approach.

Dr. Mowll has spent over 20 years studying and applying clinical nutrition, physical activity, lifestyle management, functional medicine, and diabetes self-management education. He is the host of the popular “Diabetes World Summit”, as well as a prolific writer, blogger, and speaker.

In addition, he has written hundreds of articles about diabetes and natural health, and has been a featured speaker and contributor on diabetes. Dr. Mowll treats clients locally in the greater Philadelphia area and nationally through his acclaimed Diabetes CoachTM program.

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Uploaded by: Diabetes Hands Foundation
Hosted: youtube


Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE

Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist. He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association, American Diabetes Association, and Setebaid diabetes camps; and serves on the faculty of Children With Diabetes. Gary teaches and art and science of blood-glucose balancing to people with diabetes throughout the world from his private practice, Integrated Diabetes Services as well as through his online school of higher learning for insulin users, Type 1 University.

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Uploaded by: Diabetes Hands Foundation
Hosted: youtube


TuDiabetes Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE "Things we’re thankful for"

Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist. He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association, American Diabetes Association, and Setebaid diabetes camps; and serves on the faculty of Children With Diabetes. Gary teaches and art and science of blood-glucose balancing to people with diabetes throughout the world from his private practice, Integrated Diabetes Services as well as through his online school of higher learning for insulin users, Type 1 University.

Join us on the homepage of TuDiabetes for a live presentation and question-and-answer session with Gary Scheiner, founder of Integrated Diabetes Services and author of Think Like a Pancreas, The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting, and now Until there is a Cure: the Latest and Greatest in Diabetes Self-Care.

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Uploaded by: Diabetes Hands Foundation
Hosted: youtube


TuDiabetes Live Interview: Lisa Shapiro presents Broken Sleep Patterns

Lisa Shapiro, RD, will be discussing the effects of fragmented sleep patterns on insulin and serum glucose levels, the most common conditions that lead to fragmented sleep patterns in people living with diabetes, and helpful tips to help encourage a restful night’s sleep.

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Uploaded by: Diabetes Hands Foundation
Hosted: youtube