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The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom, Real-Life Stories of Parenting a Child with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Raising a child with type 1 diabetes is full of challenges, but you are not alone! Join the honest and witty Stacey Simms for real-life stories of T1D parenting. Stacey’s son was diagnosed just before he turned two. He’s now in high school! In her new book, Stacey shares how mistakes and mishaps can actually be a diabetes parent’s secret superpower.

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About Stacey


Stacey is an award-winning broadcaster and speaker. She produces and hosts Diabetes Connections, a weekly podcast, and contributes a daily health segment on WBT radio’s Charlotte’s Morning News. Stacey has been named to the Charlotte Business Journal’s Forty under 40 and as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Mecklenburg County by the Mecklenburg Times.

Stacey is a well-know and highly rated speaker, addressing groups on topics including diabetes, parenting and media. Read her reviews here.

For more than a decade, Stacey hosted Charlotte’s top-rated morning radio news show. She worked as a TV anchor and reporter in Charlotte at CBS affiliate WBTV and in Syracuse and Utica, New York. She won several Associated Press awards in her time as a TV medical reporter.

Her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in December of 2006, one month before he turned two. Stacey began writing about diabetes one month later and is now a community blogger & speaker for Animas Corporation (part of Johnson & Johnson). She is very active with the Charlotte Chapter of JDRF and donates all profits from her award-winning cookbook, I Can’t Cook, But I Know Someone Who Can, to JDRF.

Find Stacey on Facebook and Twitter, where she was named one of the top ten locals to follow by the Charlotte Observer.

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Read Stacey’s blog covering her family’s life with type 1 diabetes,behind the scenes of the podcast and whatever’s on her mind.