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Type 1 Diabetes is challenging, frustrating, and life-changing. Each Tuesday, join Colleen Mitchell and Jessie Tuggey, life-long diabetics, as they talk about real life with Type 1, discussing the impact it makes on their lives without defining them.

If you have type 1, know someone with type 1, or just want to learn more about this incurable condition, this podcast is for you. 

I'm Colleen Mitchell, a life coach, author, and engineer. I've had type 1 diabetes for over 26 years and am a major advocate for educating others about this disease. I'm not shy about talking about how it's affected my life and what I hope for in the future.

My co-host, Jessie Tuggey, is Tim's and my pseudo-daughter from Panther Camp. I've known her since she first came to Panther Camp at age 9, after diagnosis at age 8. She's pursuing engineering at Montana State University and loves being outdoors. Jessie's also excited to make diabetes education more accessible, especially for her friends that don't know it very well.

John Robert Wiltgen, author of “The Candy in My Pocket” and residential design legend, joins us to share some highlights from his 50+ years with type 1 diabetes. What struck me most is how positive he’s stayed despite numerous health complications related to T1D, and how he’s using his story to show that we can … Read More

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Episode 156: The Candy in My Pocket, with John Wiltgen

What happens when your pancreas is removed? Jen M. joins us to talk about Type 3C Diabetes, which occurs after a pancreatectomy (among other times).

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Episode 155: Type 3C Diabetes, with Jen M.

Heading to the water this summer? Make sure you’re staying safe with your T1D with those summer water activities! Listen in for tips on what to bring with you and ways to keep yourself and your tech safe.

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Episode 154: Summer Water Activities with T1D

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