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Lunch Break #5: The Dynamic Duo

Brec Bassinger (Stargirl) and Cameron Gellman (Hourman) fight together on-screen to save the world on Stargirl and they fight together off-screen against type 1 diabetes. Brec and Cameron …

Lunch Break #4: Two For One

Keary Cheney was in Uganda with her husband to adopt a boy when she started feeling sick. After flying back to the US and getting diagnosed with type …

Lunch Break #3: Diabetes Under Lockdown

Sarah Fletcher, who is living abroad in Madrid, Spain, and Apoorva Gomber, the co-founder of Diabetes India Youth in Action who lives in New Delhi, India, talk about what it's like to live …

Lunch Break #2: Overcoming Weakness

In the latest issue of Esquire, Editor-in-Chief Michael Sebastian and Editor-at-Large Dave Holmes discuss being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as …

Lunch Break #1: Chasing Perfect

Kate Hall holds the high school national record and two NCAA championships in long jump. She talks about being a college athlete, her training for …

The 3s #6: Achieving Our Goals

Roz has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 23 years and has been training as a powerlifter with her coach Steve for the last six. Since that first session together, Steve has learned …

Out of Range #027: Quarantined (And It Feels So Good)

Our heroes Craig, James, and Laura are quarantined. Is one of them infected? Will their internet connection hold up? What will they talk about? Tune …

Thicker Than Water #13: Time Flies When You Have Diabetes

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time. In this episode, we check in with Aunt Laura …

The 3s #005: Growing Up Normal

Carol had all the responsibilities that a 13 month old brings when her daughter Kristi was diagnosed with type 1. She had to balance the management …

Beta Cell #025: Unthankful

It’s that time of year when we're told to think about the ways we’re thankful for type 1 diabetes. But we all have lots of stories of when we were …

Beta Cell #024: Matt Vande Vegte

Matt was on the varsity rowing team at San Diego State University when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. A year and a half later, his little sister was diagnosed with type 1 as well. …

Beta Cell #023: Jordan Laiche

After he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Jordan started playing hockey to force himself to keep his blood sugars controlled. Even though the …

The 3s #004: The Luxury of Forgetting

Most of the dialogue about type 1 diabetes is between people who have it, but what about those close to us who are affected by T1D too, the endearingly nicknamed “Type 3s?” The 3s offers …

Out of Range #024: Live from Los Angeles

Brec Bassinger, Jennifer Stone, and Andrew Slyfox joined Craig and Laura in front of a live audience in Los Angeles along with an opening by Dave …

Thicker Than Water #12: The Seven Stages

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time. In this episode, we look back at the first …

Thicker Than Water #11: An Extra Unit

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time. In this episode, Aunt Laura gives an extra …

Thicker Than Water #10: The Joke

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time. In this episode, Aunt Laura hears her first …

Beta Cell #022: Abbey Brau

Abbey had been a competitive swimmer in high school, but after she was diagnosed with type 1 at 22 years old, it took a while to relearn how to swim, …

Out of Range #020: Take A Hike

Dave Holmes and James Mansfield stop by the studio to discuss the mental gymnastics of living with type 1 diabetes. Plus Dave tries Afrezza while on …

Thicker Than Water #9: The A1C

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, Aunt Laura …

The 3s #003: Cheating On My Wife (With Junk Food)

Most of the dialogue about type 1 diabetes is between people who have it, but what about those close to us who are affected by T1D too, the endearingly nicknamed “Type 3s?” The 3s offers …

Beta Cell #021: Lisa Hepner

Lisa Hepner was studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. While she never hid the fact that she had T1D, she didn't open up …

Thicker Than Water #8: Unfollowed

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, Aunt Laura …

Thicker Than Water #7: The Good, the Bad and the Dexcom

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, Aunt Laura …

PREVIEW After Dark #004: Just Be Smart

Our most requested topic ever is finally discussed: drinking with diabetes. Plus the very first "Quick Tips with Craig and Laura."

Listen to the full …

Thicker Than Water #6: The Trip

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, Craig meets …

Thicker Than Water #5: Ready For Takeoff

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, Laura is …

Thicker Than Water #4: Stop Talking

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, just three …

Thicker Than Water #3: A New Tribe

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. In this episode, one week after …

Thicker Than Water #2: Oh Blank

Laura has been waiting a week for the test results that will show if she has type 1 or type 2 diabetes. She finally gets them.

You can support Thicker …

Thicker Than Water #1: Symptoms

In February 2019, Laura was feeling weird and went to her doctor to see what was wrong. After testing a fasting blood sugar of 300, they knew she had a type of diabetes but weren't sure …

The 3s #002: The New Orleans Story

Most of the dialogue about type 1 diabetes is between people who have it, but what about those close to us who are affected by T1D too, the endearingly nicknamed “Type 3s?” The 3s offers …

Thicker Than Water Trailer

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 60 years old, we follow the story of Craig’s Aunt Laura in real time, week by week. Listen to Thicker Than Water in …

Beta Cell #020: Georgi Goldman

Georgi Goldman, a documentary and television producer, talks about camps, knishes, and what happens if you're certified to scuba dive, but afraid the …

Beta Cell #019: Anastasia Brien

When you think of genes, you usually think of parents passing things down to their children. But what would happen if it went the other direction? …

Beta Cell #018: Cassidy Robinson

In the summer 2017, the non-profit Beyond Type 1 put together a team of 20 people with type 1 diabetes from around to world to bike from New York to San Francisco over 10 weeks in an effort …

The 3s #001: A Day in the Life of Craig

Most of the dialogue about type 1 diabetes is between people who have it, but what about those close to us who are affected by T1D too, the endearingly nicknamed “Type 3s?” In the third …

Beta Cell #017: Dave Holmes

As a 38 year old triathlete, Dave was confused when he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes just days after completing the 2009 New York City Marathon. …

Beta Cell #016: Jasmine Fouts

As a kid, Jasmine hid the fact that she had T1D. She wasn't ashamed or afraid of being judged but was doing it so that other people wouldn't worry …

Beta Cell #015: Deanna Paolantonio

After being diagnosed with T1D at 25 years old, Deanna had to figure out how to make it fit into her life of dance and fitness. She talks about …

Beta Cell #014: Will Pericak and Jordan Morris Talk T1D as Professional Athletes in Seattle

Will Pericak of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Jordan Morris MLS player on the Seattle Sounders talk about not letting T1D stop them from playing and excelling at the sports they love. This …

Beta Cell #013: Type 1 Diabetes: Do You Ever Hit Your Stride?

Blogger and playwright Jessie Bear talks about how an initial diagnosis with type 2 diabetes 2 ½ years ago has taken her on a journey of self-discovery, self-love, and even self-loathing. …

Beta Cell #012: Every Advance Counts: Lessening the Burden of T1D

On World Diabetes Day this special “T1D Looks Like Me” episode of Beta Cell, features JDRF Chief Mission Officer, Aaron Kowalski talking about the differences between type 1 and type 2, the …

Beta Cell #011: Sending Isa to School

In this first special “T1D Looks Like Me” episode of Beta Cell, Greg and Kristina Dooley, proud parents of six year old triplets, share their story …

Beta Cell: The First Year

In the first year of Beta Cell, we had conversations with some truly inspiring people living with type 1 diabetes. We recap some of our favorite …

Beta Cell: T1D Looks Like Me Trailer

For National Diabetes Awareness Month, Beta Cell has partnered with JDRF to produce a 4-part "T1D Looks Like Me" podcast series. Every Monday this month we’ll release a new episode on a …

Beta Cell #010: Grace Bonney

Grace Bonney is the founder of the popular design blog Design*Sponge. In January of 2016, at 35 years old, Grace was misdiagnosed with type 2 …

Beta Cell #009: Trevor Torres Bonus Clip

Kids are heading off to college for the first time and, in addition to all the normal college anxieties, people with T1D have to figure out how T1D …

Beta Cell #009: Trevor Torres

Trevor Torres was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in his freshman year of high school. He started calling himself the "Diabetes Evangelist" because he …

Beta Cell #008: Libby Russell

Libby Russell was diagnosed at 17 years old in 2005. While being a teenage girl is already pretty hard, adding type 1 diabetes made it that much more …

Beta Cell #007: Robin Arzon

Robin Arzon is a corporate lawyer turned "Ambassador of Sweat." She is a running coach, cycling instructor, and ultra-marathoner. So it came as a …

Beta Cell #006: Jim Natal

Jim Natal was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 30 years old in 1978. 38 years later, he still struggles with maintaining the balance between …

Beta Cell #005: Cindy Goldstein

Like many people who develop type 1 diabetes later in life, Cindy Goldstein was initially diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. She struggled keeping her …

Beta Cell #004: Rachel Zinman

Rachel Zinman was diagnosed with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) at 48 years old. Being a yoga instructor for two decades, her diagnosis …

Beta Cell #003: Craig Stubing

At 13 years old, Craig Stubing started experiencing the symptoms of extremely high blood sugar. Without any experience with type 1 diabetes, his …

Beta Cell #002: Amanda Bar

Amanda Bar was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was just 2 years old. Like many young people with T1D, she struggled with wanting to fit in …

Beta Cell #001: Doris Gilbert

Doris Gilbert first learned about type 1 diabetes when her daughter Laurie was diagnosed in 1974. Years later, after looking at the blood work from her own physical, Doris realized she had …

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