The Talking Type 1 Podcast

23. Jo Rangeen: Beating the stigma of living with type 1 diabetes in India

November 23, 2020 Daniel Newman Season 1 Episode 23
The Talking Type 1 Podcast
23. Jo Rangeen: Beating the stigma of living with type 1 diabetes in India
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The Talking Type 1 Podcast
23. Jo Rangeen: Beating the stigma of living with type 1 diabetes in India
Nov 23, 2020 Season 1 Episode 23
Daniel Newman

In this episode, I speak to Jo who’s been living with type 1 diabetes for 5 years. Jo lives in India and we talk about her diagnosis story and the challenges she faced after her dad was diagnosed with cancer six months after she was diagnosed with type 1. 

In India, there is a stigma and societal myths around living with diabetes and Jo shares how she is breaking the stigma and myths at work, with her family and friends and inspiring others living with type 1 diabetes. 

Jo is also an international diabetes advocate and talks about the importance of community as a place of support and education. 

You can find Jo on Instagram her handle here.

Links to other mentions in the episode:
League of Diathletes - Instagram
League of Diathletes - Website
Diabetes in Style - Instagram
Young Leaders in Diabetes
Beat It Productions - Youtube

In this episode when talking about glucose levels we use miligrams per decilitre. If you use mmols to measure your glucose levels per then divide the number by 18 to convert. 

If you would like to ask a question or be a guest on the show then you can email me at [email protected] I read all my messages and might include your question in a future episode. You can find Daniel on Instagram and Twitter

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 24 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 Jo who’s been living with type 1 diabetes for 5 years. Jo lives in India and we talk about her diagnosis story and the challenges she faced after her dad was diagnosed with cancer six months after she was diagnosed with type 1. 

In India, there is a stigma and societal myths around living with diabetes and Jo shares how she is breaking the stigma and myths at work, with her family and friends and inspiring others living with type 1 diabetes. 

Jo is also an international diabetes advocate and talks about the importance of community as a place of support and education. 

You can find Jo on Instagram her handle here.

Links to other mentions in the episode:
League of Diathletes - Instagram
League of Diathletes - Website
Diabetes in Style - Instagram
Young Leaders in Diabetes
Beat It Productions - Youtube

In this episode when talking about glucose levels we use miligrams per decilitre. If you use mmols to measure your glucose levels per then divide the number by 18 to convert. 

If you would like to ask a question or be a guest on the show then you can email me at [email protected] I read all my messages and might include your question in a future episode. You can find Daniel on Instagram and Twitter

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 24 years. He also lives with diabetic retinopathy and received a kidney transplant in 2018. 

Remember to hit subscribe.