S4Ep13: The Type 1 Unkown
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
**TRIGGER WARNING** Eating Disorders This week on the podcast I discuss the topic of Eating Disorder and Diabulimia with my new friends Edie and Ronan. Edie is our Type 1 this week and was recently made an ambassador for the Eating Disorders Association of Northern Ireland before realizing she had gone through Diabulimia as a teenager while attending boarding school. Ronan is Edie's Partner and our Type None for this conversation and was there during Edie's realization of her experience with Diabulimia. Ronana tells us about the perspective he gained on his own mental health through helping Ed ..read more
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S4Ep12: The Cost of Anything
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
Oh hey Type 1s and Nones! Diabetes Awareness Month might be over but that doesn't mean there aren't still more Diabetes conversations to be had. And this week on Ask Me About My Type 1 we're busting the oldest of Type 1 Myths because it's about time someone did (again)! We're talking about the old betes adage, "You can do anything with Diabetes!". And to help me talk about how true this statement IS NOT, I have with me Abbie and Anna. Abbie is our Type 1 guest for a second time this month and tells us more about how Type 1 kept her from the career in music that she had grown up dreaming of. In ..read more
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S4Ep11: Type 1 in the Movies
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
ANOTHER EPISODE?!?!? That's right Type 1ers and Noners. Ask Me About My Type 1 is here for the second time in just as many days and we're going to the movies!!! This week is all about the very bad and kinda of good but mostly bad portrayals of Diabetes in tv and film. And to talk with me about the not good, the bad, and the really really ugly of Diabetes tv and film I have on Kelsey and Lucy, writers and actresses themselves who are doing their part to cure the industry of their terrible Diabetes portrayals. Kelsey has written a feature comedy script inspired by her life with Type 1 and friend ..read more
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S4Ep10: Chronically Illing
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
Hey again Type 1s and Nones!!! Ask Me About My Type 1 is back for a second episode this week and we're continuing the conversation around identity and how it relates to Queerness and Chronic Illness. I sit down with Mallory again, who some of you may remember as a Type 1 guest from all the way back in Season 1 Episode 3, and Amanda, our Type None guest who just so happens to live with Ehlers-Danlos Sydnrome. Mallory and Amanda share what they've been able to learn about themselves as people navigating the world as both Queer and Chronically Ill. Mallory's IG Amanda's IG  Sex Ed Made Easy ..read more
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S4Ep9: Being Type 1 and Queer
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
Hey Type 1s and Nones! National Diabetes Awareness Month is winding down but before it ends I wanted to feature another community within our own Diabetes community and as you might have guessed it's the Queer Type 1 Community! To do that this week I have on Greta and Amrei to discuss how Type 1 and Queer identity can intersect, the parallels between the two experiences, and the importance of language when talking about them. Greta tells us about how what came about from her search for Queer Type 1s like herself online  and Amrei asks about Greta's experiences being a double minority. Gret ..read more
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S4Ep8: Pay Or Die
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
SURPRISE!!! Ask Me About My Type 1 is back with a second episode for Type None week Type 1s and Nones!!! This time I'm joined by Scott and Rachael, the Type 1 and Type None director team behind the currently in production feature length documentary Pay Or Die. Pay Or Die The Documentary is an inside look at how the soaring price of insulin in America is threatening—and even taking—the lives of people living with Type 1 Diabetes. Scott shares with us his take on directing a film about the dire cost of the insulin affordability crisis in the United States as a Type 1 and Rachael, our Type None g ..read more
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S4Ep7: The Type None of it all
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
Hey Type 1ers and Type Noners!!! Ask Me About My Type 1 is back and this week it's about the Nones! I finally have a Type None guest on during National Diabetes Awareness Month and she did not disappoint. This week on the podcast I have Antoinette from Diabaddie Organization back on along with her Type None friend and Diabaddie marketing coordinator, Artrice to share with us the truly amazing things that can happen when Type 1s and Type Nones join forces. Because frankly, it's about time we brought those people with fully functioning pancreases we call Type Nones in on all the advocating and a ..read more
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S4Ep6: The 3c and MODY Types
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
Happy Week 2 of National Diabetes Awareness Month Type 1s and Nones!!! And in honor of the month Ask Me About My Type 1 is taking a break from all the Type 1 talk and getting to know some of the other Types of this thing we all call Diabetes with my guests this week Jen and Kylie. Jen lives with Type 3c Diabetes and Kylie lives with a genetic form of Diabetes known as MODY and the three of us get into the 3c and MODY of it all as they tell me all the things they'd like the Diabetes community to know. Because as we'll be learning on this episode, Diabetes is much much bigger than just the 1s an ..read more
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S4Ep5: HAWT Type 1 Takes Part 2
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by Walt Drennan
10M ago
We're back Type 1s and Nones!!! And with the hawt hawt takes about the evils of pharma money and what they seem to be doing to our beloved Diabetes Orgs. Abbie, Maddy, Sierra and I, continue to tell the all the orgs, who I am positively sure are totally listening to this, exactly what we think of the current state of Type 1 advocacy in addition to sharing even more about the extensive influence that the Pharmaceutical Industry has in the US government and where we see the Diabetes community going from here. Because it's National Diabetes Awareness Month: do you know what your Diabetes Orgs are ..read more
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S4Ep4: HAWT Type 1 Takes
Ask Me About My Type 1
by Walt Drennan
10M ago
Happy National Diabetes Awareness Month Type 1s and Nones! And OH MY, do I have just the episode to celebrate it with!!! This week it's all about the spiciest topic I've discussed on the podcast to date: whether or not diabetes advocacy groups should be taking money from the insulin manufacturers?  Now personally I don't see there being much of a debate with this topic SO I decided to just talk about why I don't think diabetes groups should be taking pharma money and invited some Type 1s on to talk about it with me. On this ALL Type 1 guest episode of Ask Me About My Type 1 I have on Abbi ..read more
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