Season 1, episode 3: DiabeteSpeaks is a special project of T1D Exchange and the Glu community--join us and become part of type 1 diabetes research today: visit www.myglu.org. Steve Richert talks with Fatima, who is studying for a master's in public health. Her perspective on research is that the voice of people with type 1 is essential in order to improve outcomes--diabetes is far more than numbers--behavioral and psychological aspects must be factored in as well. "Diabetes is more than a set of symptoms and what you see on your meter. There’s a lot more that goes into it: what a person’s routine is, what scares them about their maintenance, what drives them to take care of diabetes, day to day, meal to meal."
Season 1, episode 2: DiabeteSpeaks is a special project of T1D Exchange and the Glu community--for more info visit www.myglu.org. In a trip to Baltimore, host Steve Richert talks to Shereef, an oncologist whose parents are from Egypt. In addition to sharing his own story, Shereef talks about the importance of finding emotional support and getting involved with communities as a volunteer. “Getting together with other people with diabetes will have a profound effect on people’s lives. I’ve seen this running support groups. People have such a diversity of experience to share with others. It encourages people to be civically involved.”
Season 1, episode 1, of DiabeteSpeaks presented by Glu (www.myglu.org). Millions of stories, one community. Host Steve Richert shares his diagnosis story, and talks about the evolution of the DiabeteSpeaks program. " I accidentally found type 1 diabetes in the public space. I didn’t think I had anything to offer anyone when it came to diabetes."