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.
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.
Quincy is the husband of a a type 1 diabetic and he's here to share his perspective.
1 hr 23 min
Chad is a young father of a newly diagnosed type 1.
1 hr 7 min
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.
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.
1 hr 15 min
Sean is a Police Officer living with type 1 diabetes.
1 hr 6 min
Matt is a type 1 who eats a plant based diet for strictly health reasons.
1 hr 24 min
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.
John is a teacher, a traveler, a husband and an adult living with type 1 diabetes.
1 hr 13 min