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Episode 80: Empowered Voices with Val: Restricted & Over-managing to Food Freedom and Flexible

EP 80: Empowered Voices with Val: Restricted & Over-managing to Food Freedom and Flexible

January 11, 2023

In this episode, Emily shares her T1D journey and her experience inside of our signature program, Keeping It 100! Emily shares how she went from over-managing  and restriction in her T1D management to having more space to live and enjoy the things she loves by ditching the “all or nothing” mindset and shifting into a mindset fuelled by freedom, choice and intention!

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Episode 79: Empowered Voices: How Fatima Lowered Her A1C From 7.4 to 5.7 Navigating T1D & Her First Year in College

In this episode, Fatima joins us to share her T1D journey and experience going through our signature program, Keeping It 100. Fatima shares how she lowered her A1C from 7.4 to 5.7 while navigating her first year in college, trying out new workouts and expanding her mindset and relationship with diabetes. 

EP 79: Empowered Voices with Val: How Fatima Lowered Her A1C From 7.4 to 5.7 Navigating T1D & Her First Year in College

January 4, 2023

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Episode 78: Empowered Voices with Val: Savannah's T1D Journey - Newly Diagnosed, Empowered & Unstoppable

EP 78: Empowered Voices with Val: Savannah’s T1D Journey – Newly Diagnosed, Empowered & Unstoppable

December 28, 2022

In this episode, Savannah joins us to share her journey with T1D as a newly diagnosed adult and her experience inside of our signature program, Keeping It 100!

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Episode 75: Empowered Voices with Val: Fostering Connections & Community in the Outdoors

“Breathing fresh air into diabetes education,” how good does this sound? This is exactly what the Canadian charity and diabetes education group, Connected in Motion, is doing. “Breathing fresh air into diabetes education,” how good does this sound? This is exactly what the Canadian charity and diabetes education group, Connected in Motion, is doing.

EP 75: Empowered Voices with Val: Fostering Connections & Community in the Outdoors

December 14, 2022

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Episode 69: Empowered Voices with Val: First Year Diagnosed as a T1D Adult & Living Van Life

EP 69: Empowered Voices with Val: First Year Diagnosed as a T1D Adult & Living Van Life

November 9, 2022

Has van life or long term travel been on your bucket list? In this episode, Val sits down with Nora Lewis to chat all about her first year being diagnosed as a t1d at age 34 and her inspiration for taking her new diagnosis and life on the road. From chatting about how she prepared the van to her biggest tips to how she was able to get supplies on the road – this episode is inspiring and full of laughs! Nora’s journey is inspiring, motivating and truly tells the story of what is possible beyond our diagnosis.

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Episode 65: Empowered Voices with Val: What it Means to Live Cyclically with T1D

What is a cyclical approach and how does it relate to living with diabetes? As people who menstruate, our approach is very different than just living by a routine on a day to day basis. Inside this episode, Lissie and Val sit down and discuss how they take a cyclical approach in their nutrition, exercise and blood sugar management – and how you can too.

EP 65: Empowered Voices with Val: What it Means to Live Cyclically with T1D

October 17, 2022

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Episode 57: Empowered Voices with Val: Added Support to Blood Sugar Management - Using a Diabetic Alert Dog

EP 57: Empowered Voices with Val: Added Support to Blood Sugar Management – Using a Diabetic Alert Dog

August 24, 2022

Have you ever considered added a diabetes alert dog into your T1D management? After this episode, I am 100% interested and inspired.

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Ep 55: Empowered Voices with Val - Beverage Inclusivity for the T1D Community

Have you ever heard of the term ‘beverage inclusivity’ or wondered if your health was being considered when alcoholic beverages are being made? In this amazing and unique episode, I sit down with Zeke Bronfman, Co-founder and CEO of XED Beverages, to answer what beverage inclusivity means inside the core of their company.

Ep 54: Empowered Voices with Val – Beverage Inclusivity for the T1D Community

August 10, 2022

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Episode 49: Empowered Voices with Val - Going the Distance with T1D

EP 49: Empowered Voices with Val – Going the Distance with T1D

July 6, 2022

The way we go beyond our diagnosis looks different for everyone! It may be trying a new food, traveling to a new place or jumping on a bike and riding 50 miles. Inside this episode, Briana Kuta, T1D of 16 years and coach inside Needles & Spoons, shares how she goes the distance and continues to push past fears as she shares about her most recent cycling adventure.

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Episode 46: Empowered Voices with Val - Access to Care and Education with Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes affects us all differently because access to care looks very different to each person. Access to healthcare, education and supplies is what allows us to be successful in our management. 

EP 46: Empowered Voices with Val – Access to Care and Education with Type 1 Diabetes

June 22, 2022

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