The Talking Type 1 Podcast

40. Support from other mums with type 1 helped me after giving birth

January 14, 2022 Daniel Newman Season 1 Episode 40
The Talking Type 1 Podcast
40. Support from other mums with type 1 helped me after giving birth
Show Notes

In this episode, I’m joined by Michelle. Michelle has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 23 years. In our conversation we discuss:

  • Michelle using Encarta to diagnose her type 1 diabetes
  • how Michelle navigated her teenage years and the responsibility of living with type 1
  • the highs and lows and in-betweens of Michelle’s pregnancy journey 
  • the importance of peer support after her pregnancy from T1D Sugarmummas 
  • how Michelle finds joy and positivity when living with type  1 diabetes

It’s an open and honest conversation and some topics we discuss may cause upset. We do discuss Diabulimia and eating disorders please take this as a trigger warning. 

Useful links:

Michelle on Instagram

Type 1 Diabetic Sugar Mommas (@t1dsugarmommas) • Instagram photos and videos

T1D Sugarmamas on Facebook

Daniel on Instagram

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A bit about the show and host

The Talking Type 1 podcast is a diabetes podcast by Daniel Newman. Daniel 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 25 years. He also lives with diabetic retinopathy and received a kidney transplant in 2018. 

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