Juicebox Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes
Juicebox Podcast: Type 1 Diabetes
Scott Benner
The Juicebox Podcast is from the writer of the popular diabetes parenting blog Arden's Day and the award winning parenting memoir, 'Life Is Short, Laundry Is Eternal: Confessions of a Stay-At-Home Dad'. Hosted by Scott Benner, the show features intimate conversations about living well with type I diabetes.
#412 Turkey Tutorial
Prepare for Thanksgiving—or any day—with Scott as he applies all the core principles of the podcast to this potentially anxiety-producing holiday. He discusses tried-and-true concepts like being bold with insulin, bumping and nudging, using increased temp basals and extended boluses to provide a “blanket” of insulin to help make the grazing and unusual mix of food associated with the day easier.
Nov 25
26 min
#411 Juicebox Assistance
Scott provides “the 4-1-1”—a helpful user’s guide for all the elements of the Juicebox Podcast— explaining how it can be utilized in different ways: for some, start to finish; for others, by focusing on specific management series like Quick Start (#4, 11, 29, 37, 44, 62, 100, 105, and 121), Defining Diabetes (starting at #241), the ProTip series (starting at #210), or Ask Scott & Jenny (starting at #262). Explains the difference between the public and private Facebook groups, and more.
Nov 24
26 min
#410 Best Hug
Quincy is the husband of a a type 1 diabetic and he's here to share his perspective.
Nov 23
1 hr 23 min
#409 Fort Matthias
Chad is a young father of a newly diagnosed type 1.
Nov 20
1 hr 7 min
#408 Defining Diabetes: Insulin Sensitivity Factor
In this Defining Diabetes episode, Scott and Jenny explain insulin sensitivity factor (ISF)—or correction factor—which is how many points one unit of insulin will drop your blood glucose level. They discuss how the ISF is initially determined, that it does not necessarily remain the same throughout the day, and the importance of considering modifications to the ISF value for hormonal or other changes along with other setting changes.
Nov 17
17 min
#407 Erika Forsyth, MFT, LMFT
Erica is a licensed marriage and family therapist who herself has had Type 1 diabetes for over 30 years and who specializes in working with people with diabetes and their families and caregivers—from those newly diagnosed to those experiencing it for decades. She and Scott discuss burnout, emotions surrounding diagnosis, and dealing with diabetes distress and constructive ways to prevent it from impairing one’s function.
Nov 16
1 hr 15 min
#406 Patrolling with Type 1 Diabetes
Sean is a Police Officer living with type 1 diabetes.
Nov 13
1 hr 6 min
#405 How We Eat: Plant Based
Matt is a type 1 who eats a plant based diet for strictly health reasons.
Nov 11
1 hr 24 min
#404 How would you help a newly diagnosed friend?
When a member of the private Facebook group asks the best way to help a friend with a newly diagnosed (type 1 diabetes) child, the truly special nature of the FB group becomes apparent as useful tips, tricks, and suggestions pour in from other members eager to help—so much so that Scott decides to to share these essential suggestions for how to help a friend by reading them in this episode of the podcast.
Nov 9
32 min
#403 Hiking the FOMO Trail
John is a teacher, a traveler, a husband and an adult living with type 1 diabetes.
Nov 5
1 hr 13 min
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