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The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom, with Stacey Simms

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The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom – Featuring Stacey Simms

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES® - THE PODCAST! ...With Expert Endocrinologists Living with T1D, Drs. Steven V. Edelman & Jeremy Pettus

Join Dr. Steve Edelman in this candid episode of "Taking Control of Your Diabetes" podcast, featuring special guest Stacey Simms, author of The World's Worst Diabetes Mom. Dive into an open and honest conversation about the challenges, triumphs, and lessons learned from parenting a child with Type 1 diabetes

Questions We’ll Cover in This Episode:
  • Who is Stacey Simms? 
  • What led Stacey Sims to shift from being a broadcast journalist to becoming a vocal advocate for managing her son Benny’s diabetes? 
  • How does diabetes affect family dynamics, especially regarding sibling relationships and Benny’s extroverted personality? 
  • What lessons has Stacey Sims learned from real-life mistakes in managing her son’s diabetes?
  • What inspired Stacey to write ‘The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom’ and how does it aim to support other parents? 
  • How has Stacey Sims fostered independence in Benny while managing his diabetes, especially in college preparation? 
  • What impact does social media have on parenting a child with diabetes, and how has therapy benefitted Stacey’s personal and parenting life? 
  • What initiatives, like ‘Mom’s Night Out’, has Stacey developed to support mothers of diabetic children, and what advice does Dr. Edelman offer for young adults with diabetes living independently? 

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