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This is Type 1 Podcast

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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, engineer, and author. I've had type 1 diabetes for over 25 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 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.

Jessie started college! After taking a month off from recording, Jessie shares life lessons and overall excitement for this new chapter.

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Episode 110: Jessie Started College

Kyrra Richards, founder of Myabetic, joined us to talk about her journey to running an ecommerce company.

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Episode 109: Inside Myabetic with Kyrra Richards

Eye health for type 1 diabetics is SO important. If you don’t have good control over the long term, you could end up with complications to your eye health.

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Episode 108: Eye Health for T1Ds

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Blog Posts on Type 1 Diabetes

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What Is a Low Carb Diet and Why Does it Work?
What I’ve Learned from 20 Years at Panther Camp
Why I Hate That Health Insurance Controls My Life
What Burnout Looks Like in a Type 1 Diabetic
World Diabetes Day is About Visibility
What is Type 1 Diabetes and Why You Should Care
25 Truth Bombs to Make You Re-Think Type 1 Diabetes
The Stress Associated with Type 1 Diabetes

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