Real Life Diabetes

Real Life Diabetes


Latest Episodes

Podcast 114: Defining Progress in Daily Diabetes Management, Part #2 | Insulin Pump Therapy Leaders
December 03, 2021

  Imagine a future where diabetes is the last thing on the mind of people living with it – that is progress! In part #1 we got an inside look at how the insulin industry is spurring each other on to m

Podcast 113: What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg – Diabetes & OCD? | Brett Ryan Stewart
November 23, 2021

I’ve joked, and/or compared my diabetes management to OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), but hadn’t met anyone living with both conditions until interviewing Brett Ryan Stewart. Brett is a Nashville

Podcast 112: Defining Progress in Daily Diabetes Management, Part #1 | Insulin Pump Therapy Leaders
November 10, 2021

The world of diabetes management is growing at an expeditious rate, so how do we define progress in this space? Great question, and one I couldn’t resolve myself so I brought in past podcast guest and

Podcast 111: “Sacrifice the Weak, Re-open Tennessee” | Madison Thorn
October 27, 2021

It’s time to get rid of the word ‘weak’ when talking about people navigating chronic illnesses. In reality, we are some of the strong, unique and resilient people in the world, and Madison Thorn is sp

Podcast 110: Avoiding the Self Pity Track | Ginger Vieira
October 17, 2021

Ginger Vieira learned quickly that it turns out there is a whole lot you can still do even while dealing with diabetes when you approach yourself kindly rather than getting stuck in self pity. She is

Podcast 109: Slow Down the Forward Progress | Charles Mattocks
September 22, 2021

When Charles Mattocks was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, he was given little to no education on how to manage this disease so he took matters into his own hands. After getting his own health back on

Podcast 108: We Don’t Need a New PlayStation, We Need a Solution | Kayla Mattingly
August 26, 2021

People living with diabetes don’t just need the latest and greatest tech, they need real solutions to unique problems! Kayla Mattingly always knew she wanted 3-4 kids from the start, but never imagine

Podcast 107: Sometimes You Just Have to Step Back | Kristina Loskarjova
August 18, 2021

To all those who need to hear this – yes you can! This is the lifelong motto of Kristina Loskarjova, a woman who sets her mind to something and makes it happen while living her best life with T1D. She

Podcast 106: Diabetes Might Have Put Us on the Defensive | Tim White
July 28, 2021

While getting the diabetes diagnosis tends to put us on the back foot, we can choose to deal with it and refuse to let it define us. Tim White is a diabetes veteran who has been managing his diabetes

Podcast 105: Type 1 Diabetes Is A Family Affair | Jermaine Hargrove
July 03, 2021

What does someone who was thrust into the world of diabetes with no preparation do? They make animations of course! Jermaine Hargrove is the co-founder of Small Town Animation Studios, where he and hi