#diabeteschat – Dr Tom Crabtree


In this #diabeteschat podcast, our host Tom Dean is joined by Dr Tom Crabtree. Dr Tom Crabtree is a Diabetes & Endocrinology registrar and ABCD research fellow working at the University Hospitals of Derby. Tom is the current chair of the YDEF committee. His interests include diabetes technology, type 1 diabetes and lessons from [...]

#diabeteschat – Dr Tom Crabtree2024-01-03T13:00:36+00:00

#diabeteschat – Ginger Vieira


This week joining our hosting duo of Mary and Flipper was Ginger Vieira as our #diabeteschat guest speaker. Ginger Vieira has lived with type 1 diabetes since 1999, along with Celiac, fibromyalgia, and hypothyroidism. Ginger is the Associate Director of Communications at T1D Exchange which works to improve the care and quality of life [...]

#diabeteschat – Ginger Vieira2024-01-03T13:02:06+00:00

#diabeteschat – Verity Pitts


In this podcast episode of #diabeteschat we caught up with guest speaker Verity Pitts. Our hosting team Gary and Claire got to know Verity with our quick fire questions and we heard about her diagnosis stories and journey with her diagnosis during the COVID pandemic. We will talked about her travelling and her time [...]

#diabeteschat – Verity Pitts2023-10-26T12:24:07+00:00

#diabeteschat – Duke Al Durham (18/9/23)


On this #diabeteschat episode Flipper spoke to Duke about his diabetes diagnosis and journey, OCD, mental health and peer support. We also spoke about Duke's career as a poet and did a live performance reading his poems. You can also listen on Twitter spaces: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1mnxepyyANAJX/peek

#diabeteschat – Duke Al Durham (18/9/23)2023-10-26T12:28:00+00:00

#diabeteschat – The Type 1 Club and Parent chat (5/6/2023)


On this #diabeteschat episode we were joined by parents of the Type 1 Club. We heard all about the amazing group and how it all started, the events they do and all the amazing fundraising they do to support children and their families. We spoke to Edelle, Gayle and Kelly and learnt how [...]

#diabeteschat – The Type 1 Club and Parent chat (5/6/2023)2023-08-24T14:29:29+00:00

#diabeteschat – Mental Health chat (15/5/2023)


Mental Health Awareness week commenced Monday Monday 15th May 2023. On the #diabeteschat we talked about mental health and peer support and were joined by the GBDoc community to discuss this very important topic. You can also listen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1OwGWwkqoQpGQ and use the hashtag - #diabeteschat

#diabeteschat – Mental Health chat (15/5/2023)2023-08-25T11:19:39+00:00

#diabeteschat – Jacq Allan (1/5/2023) – Eating disorders in Type 1 Diabetes


On the 1st of May 2023, Jacq Allan joined the #diabeteschat as our guest speaker. Jacqueline Allan is a diabetes psychologist who is also an associate lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, and has been in this role since January 2022. She has worked at King's College London as a trainee clinical psychologist [...]

#diabeteschat – Jacq Allan (1/5/2023) – Eating disorders in Type 1 Diabetes2023-08-25T11:21:24+00:00

#diabeteschat – Kes Fuller (24/4/2023) – Social care & Diabetes in the community


On the 24th of April 2023, Kes Fuller joined the #diabeteschat as our guest speaker. Kes originally wanted to join the Royal Navy as this had always been something that she wanted to do from her time with the sea cadets. As time went by Kes was unable to do this as she [...]

#diabeteschat – Kes Fuller (24/4/2023) – Social care & Diabetes in the community2023-08-25T11:22:29+00:00

#diabeteschat – Natalie Balmain (17/4/2023) – Mental Health & Tech equality


On the 17th of April 2023, Natalie Balmain joined the #diabeteschat as our guest speaker. Introduction: Natalie is a lady of many talents. She describes herself as a broadcaster, designer & Campaigner. She founded her company Type 1 Clothing back in 2017 based on a novel idea of being able to inject or access [...]

#diabeteschat – Natalie Balmain (17/4/2023) – Mental Health & Tech equality2023-08-25T11:23:33+00:00

#diabeteschat – Sam Brand (6/3/2023)


Sam Brand is a British professional cyclist from the Isle of Man who was diagnosed with type 1 at 10 yrs old. Growing up Sam played many sports & competed in thriathlon, qualifying to race in the ITU World Championships. Sam was spotted by Team Novo Nordisk, a team whose athletes all live with [...]

#diabeteschat – Sam Brand (6/3/2023)2023-08-25T14:22:38+00:00
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