The Talking Type 1 Podcast

13. Sonja and Pete: Delivering that first injection as parents is an experience we will never forget

August 14, 2020 Daniel Newman Season 1 Episode 13
The Talking Type 1 Podcast
13. Sonja and Pete: Delivering that first injection as parents is an experience we will never forget
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13. Sonja and Pete: Delivering that first injection as parents is an experience we will never forget
Aug 14, 2020 Season 1 Episode 13
Daniel Newman

In this episode, I speak to my good friends Sonja and Pete who are type 1 parents to Kat. 
Kat was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in November 2016 however her symptoms started in 2015. In my conversation with Sonja and Pete, we talk about aspects of life as a type 1 parent including: 

  • Kat's diagnosis story
  • life as type 1 diabetes parents and how doing their own research put them in good stead
  • the difference diabetes technology had made in helping to manage Kat's type 1 diabetes
  • the many challenges they have had to face as a family with the education system in Australia and much more

Sonja and Pete were open in sharing their own individual and shared perspectives of their type 1 diabetes journey. You can find Kat on social media here and Sonja here.

Useful links
DANII Foundation: Home
Diabetes Australia

If you would like to ask a question or be a guest on the show then you can email Daniel at [email protected]. I read all my messages and might include your question in a future episode. You can find Daniel on Instagram: Dan | Type 1 Diabetes Blogger (@t1d_dan) and Twitter: Dan (@t1d_dan)

A bit about the show and host

The Talking Type 1 podcast by Daniel Newman brings to you interviews from members of the diabetes community sharing their journeys of the ups and downs of living with type 1 diabetes. You’ll hear from those who live with type 1 diabetes, provide care to those living with type 1, healthcare professionals and experts in their field. 

The interviews will be an open and honest insight into life with type 1 diabetes that you can relate to and also provide the opportunity to learn more about the condition. Daniel will share his insights into his life living with type 1 diabetes. Daniel has lived with the condition along with for over 23 years. He also lives with diabetic retinopathy and received a kidney transplant in 2018. 

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Show Notes

In this episode, I speak to my good friends Sonja and Pete who are type 1 parents to Kat. 
Kat was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in November 2016 however her symptoms started in 2015. In my conversation with Sonja and Pete, we talk about aspects of life as a type 1 parent including: 

  • Kat's diagnosis story
  • life as type 1 diabetes parents and how doing their own research put them in good stead
  • the difference diabetes technology had made in helping to manage Kat's type 1 diabetes
  • the many challenges they have had to face as a family with the education system in Australia and much more

Sonja and Pete were open in sharing their own individual and shared perspectives of their type 1 diabetes journey. You can find Kat on social media here and Sonja here.

Useful links
DANII Foundation: Home
Diabetes Australia

If you would like to ask a question or be a guest on the show then you can email Daniel at [email protected]. I read all my messages and might include your question in a future episode. You can find Daniel on Instagram: Dan | Type 1 Diabetes Blogger (@t1d_dan) and Twitter: Dan (@t1d_dan)

A bit about the show and host

The Talking Type 1 podcast by Daniel Newman brings to you interviews from members of the diabetes community sharing their journeys of the ups and downs of living with type 1 diabetes. You’ll hear from those who live with type 1 diabetes, provide care to those living with type 1, healthcare professionals and experts in their field. 

The interviews will be an open and honest insight into life with type 1 diabetes that you can relate to and also provide the opportunity to learn more about the condition. Daniel will share his insights into his life living with type 1 diabetes. Daniel has lived with the condition along with for over 23 years. He also lives with diabetic retinopathy and received a kidney transplant in 2018. 

Remember to hit subscribe.