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Type 1 Wins, Hospital Grins, Banter & Bacon Sandwiches

Mike and Jack kick off with some classic banter, including a surprise intro from Mike’s son, Riley, who hilariously takes over his dad’s hosting duties. The episode dives straight into their weekly wins and struggles. Jack shares his triumphant…

Listener Laughs, Hypo Mishaps & Crunchy Snacks

This week, the lads are in high spirits, sharing banter that will have you chuckling along. From Mike’s David Attenborough impression to Jack’s Michael Caine quips, the episode kicks off with a laugh. Diving into the outtakes, the duo discuss…

Type 1 Dads: Poetic Wins, Gym Gains & Food

This episode kicks off with a heartfelt Father’s Day poem from Mike, celebrating the strength and support of diabetic fathers and their families. Prepare for an emotional start as Mike expresses gratitude to his wife and children for their unwavering…

Outtakes, Hypo Panics & Jelly Baby Overload

Join Mike and Jack as they share some of your incredible stories and a few of their own hilarious outtakes. Trust us, some of these outtakes are just too good to keep to ourselves. The episode kicks off with some classic banter and a few…

Type 1 Troubles: Jack and his basal

Join Mike and Jack as they dive into another candid and humour-filled episode of We Are T1D. This week, they discuss the importance of understanding your own body and the frustrations that come with following medical advice that doesn’t always fit…

Outtakes, Pumps and OnlyFans Confessions

We start with some classic outtakes, including a hilarious debate on how to pronounce HbA1c. Is it Hab one c or HBA one c? We finally get there in the end, but not without a lot of laughs. Our outtakes also feature some classic banter about blood…

T1D Diabetes Unscripted: Eggs, Cocktails & Life Lessons

Mike and Jack dive into the highs and lows of their diabetic journeys with their usual blend of humour and candidness. Discussing the challenges of alcohol-induced insulin resistance, this episode is packed with relatable moments and insightful…

Midweek Madness: Outtakes and Wedding Day Drama

The episode kicks off with the guys sharing some candid moments, from Jack’s sweet tooth dilemma to Mike’s hypo-induced antics. The outtakes reveal the unfiltered side of living with Type 1 Diabetes, including a surprise appearance by Zoe, who…

Bank Holiday Banter: Festival Fun and Diabetes Rants

Jack kicks things off with his win of the week – celebrating his fifth wedding anniversary with a weekend full of food, drinks, and live music at Pub in the Park. From enjoying performances by Boyzlife and DJ sets by Vernon Kay and Kimberly Wyatt,…

Lidl T1D Problems: Where is Mike??

As our hosts battle their simultaneous hypos, Jack serenades us with an impromptu song, and Mike tries to keep up with the banter, we’re reminded that managing diabetes is a shared journey—complete with its ups, downs, and unexpected moments….

The Power of Self-Respect: Needles, Noodles, and New Beginnings

Get ready for another heartfelt and humorous dive into the world of Type 1 Diabetes with your hosts Mike and Jack on ‘We Are T1D’. This week, Mike opens up about conquering his fear, while Jack shares his painful run-in with a fence post – a stark…

Playing the diabetes card on a night out

Prepare for belly laughs and a healthy dose of T1D camaraderie in this midweek special of the ‘We Are T1D’ podcast! Mike and Jack bring you an uproarious collection of outtakes that didn’t make the cut but definitely deserve a spotlight. From the…

Fitness Goals and Food Talk with a Diabetes Admin Check

Dive into the trials of Mike returning to the gym, the unexpected spikes and drops in blood sugar levels, and the importance of finding a balance in their fitness routines. Mike shares his struggles with post-pizza highs and the determination it took…

The Unfiltered Truth of Living with T1D: Jonsel Gourkan Unleashed – Part 2

Warning: This episode is not for the faint of heart or those easily offended. It’s raw, it’s real, and it’s a bit naughty. You’ve been warned. Brace yourselves for the long-awaited and unabashed Part Two of the Jonsel episode on ‘We Are T1D’ – the…

The Unfiltered Truth of Living with T1D: Jonsel Gourkan Unleashed – Part 1

This week, they’re joined by the multi-talented Jonsel, whose journey with Type 1 Diabetes is as diverse as his career spanning from music to professional football, and even to the silver screen. Jonsels candid storytelling transports us from his…

We Are Type 1 Diabetes: Get To Know Us

Living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is a full-time job that doesn’t come with a manual. But what if you had two friends who could guide you through the highs and lows? Enter Mike and Jack, hosts of the ‘We Are T1D’ podcast. Mike was diagnosed with T1D…

Jack is sick! and It’s Mike’s Birthday

Mike and Jack take us on a journey through the bustling streets of Camden, all while keeping their blood sugars in check. Jack boasts a triumph with a day of indulgence that miraculously stays ‘in range’, while Mike recounts his own culinary…

We Are T1D : Type 1 Diabetes Trailer

This is We Are T1D.  Join your hosts, Mike and Jack, as they peel back the curtain on the raw and real-life experiences of living with Type 1 Diabetes. Diagnosed at ages ten and thirty, respectively, these two mates bring a wealth of personal…

Gusts, Glucose, and Great Discoveries: A T1D Tale of Weathering the Storm

Jack revels in a rare lazy Sunday, achieving the elusive ‘all day in range’ victory while feasting to his heart’s content. Meanwhile, Mike shares a harrowing night battling ketones and the importance of putting health first, reminding us that…

Bowling and Bolusing: Striking a Balance with T1D

The duo dives into the challenges of managing T1D while indulging in the joys of life, from a raucous night out to the simple pleasure of a Sunday roast. Jack recounts his lively experience at the Staying Relevant podcast live, navigating the tricky…

From Ketoacidosis to Community: Maria’s Story (@t1d_mariagreenwood)

In this heartwarming episode of We Are T1D, Mike and Jack sit down with Maria, a familiar voice from the community who always engages with the podcast’s wins and struggles. Maria, a healthcare assistant and a Type 1 diabetic, shares her story of…

Cake, Calculations, and Carb Confessions: Celebrating Our Sweet T1D Anniversary

In this special anniversary episode, Mike and Jack celebrate a year of living loud with T1D. They’re not just marking the occasion with a cake (which they may or may not weigh), they’re also inviting you to join in the festivities and reflect on a…

The 25% Rule for Fats and Proteins: T1D Mealtime Strategies

Mike and Jack bring the real talk and real laughs, diving into the world of Type 1 Diabetes with their usual London charm. They remind us that they’re not doctors, just two ordinary blokes sharing their T1D journey to ensure no one feels alone. …

Birthday Binges! The food recipe of success or disaster?

Jack kicks things off with a birthday bash that’s a win for the soul but a bit of a battle for blood sugar levels. From indulgent feasts to sensor sabotage at the bowling alley, the guys share the ins and outs of navigating life’s celebrations with…

Bonus: Bleeding, Stubborn Highs, and Shalom Alarms!

Discover how your fellow listeners tackle the highs and lows of diabetes, and share a laugh with our latest podcast episode. From stubborn blood sugars to personal victories, we’re covering it all, along with some unexpected outtakes that prove even…

Don’t Stereotype! Slimming world, Control, Rain Discoveries and Funny RANDOM FACTS!

In this episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, hosts Mike and Jack are back with their signature blend of humor and honesty, tackling everything from the triumphs of diabetes management to the tribulations of tech troubles. Mike kicks off with a…

Bonus: T1D Wins, Woes and Witty Outtakes but what happened to Nan?

In this uproarious midweek episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, Mike and Jack ditch the script and dive headfirst into the real-life struggles and victories of the T1D community. From spiking sugars to emergency pump changes, the hosts empathize…

From Chicago Suburbs to T1D Champion: Sammi’s Story of Strength (@type1samfit)

In this heartwarming and eye-opening episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, hosts Mike and Jack welcome Sammi, a Type 1 warrior from the Chicago suburbs, for a cross-continental chat that’s as enlightening as it is entertaining. Sammi shares her…

Bonus: Madness, Meows and the Diabetic Goalie’s Lucky Save

Prepare for a whirlwind episode where Mike, Jack, and the cheeky cameo from Ashleigh dive into the trials and triumphs of Type 1 Diabetes. They kick things off with a daughter-sized roast, proving that even the closest family members aren’t safe…

T1D Roller Coaster: Moods, Rants and Banter

Strap in for an episode that takes you on an emotional roller coaster through the highs and lows of living with Type 1 Diabetes. Mike and Jack are your candid guides, sharing their personal wins, like Mike’s wrap revelation and Jack’s late-night…

Bonus: Syringes, Struggles, and Stadium Sprints

Mike and Jack take a dive into the lighter side of life with T1D, sharing outtakes, listener interactions, and the quirky challenges of managing diabetes. From ketchup cravings to emergency department visits, the duo keeps the conversation as…

“No Bread-ruary” Breakthroughs and Ketchup Cravings

Mike and Jack are back to share their personal victories and hurdles, all while keeping the banter lively and the T1D insights flowing. Join the duo as they celebrate the small wins, like Mike’s commitment to a breadless Feb and Jack’s triumphant…

Bonus: Morning Glories and Cereal Conundrums

Dive headfirst into the hilarious chaos of this midweek filler episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, where Mike and Jack let loose with candid outtakes, listener struggles, and wins that will have you both laughing and nodding in solidarity. Brace…

The “Mate” Debate: T1D Forfeits and Frustrations Unveiled

In this heart-pounding episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, Mike and Jack are back with a new linguistic hurdle – can they steer clear of the word “mate” for the entire episode? With the listeners’ vote leading to this verbal gymnastics, the…

Laughter and Control: Diabetic Hysterics

In this week’s episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, Mike and Jack face off with a new challenge: to avoid saying the word “man” throughout the entire show. With a potential forfeit looming over their heads, the stakes are high, and the tension is…

T1D Adventures: From Discrimination to Dream Getaways

Mike and Jack grapple with the ever-evolving challenges of blood sugar management and the unpredictability of life with T1D. From Jack’s triumphant booking of a much-needed holiday to Turkey to Mike’s new trainers for work, the pair celebrate their…

No Bruvs Allowed: Riley’s Perspective on diabetes (Guest Episode)

Join us on an extraordinary episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, where we introduce our very first guest of 2024, Mike’s son Riley. As we experiment with adding guests to the mix, Riley steps up to the plate, proving that humor and insight can…

Back with a Bang: Tackling Type 1 Diabetes Together

In this week’s unmissable episode of We Are T1D: Type 1 Diabetes, Mike and Jack return with the kind of authenticity and humor that only two Londoners living with T1D can deliver. From the highs and lows of blood sugar levels to the cheeky banter that…

Cat-astrophic Start: A Type 1 Diabetic’s New Year

As the clock struck midnight and we welcomed the new year, many of us set resolutions hoping to improve our lives. But for those living with type one diabetes, the turn of the year doesn’t just bring new goals; it brings the continuous challenge of…

Blood Sugars & Brotherly Banter

As the holiday season twinkles out, take a moment to unwind with the latest episode of our podcast, where Mike and Jack, two Londoners living with Type 1 Diabetes, share their festive stories and the realities of managing their condition over the…

Jingle Bells & Blood Sugar Tells: A T1D Holiday Special

As the snow settles and the Christmas lights twinkle, the We Are T1D Podcast brings you a special Christmas Eve episode that’s as warm and comforting as a mug of hot cocoa by the fire. This isn’t just any holiday podcast; it’s a gathering of friends…

Covid and Diabetes: Back In Range

Just when Mike thought he had a normal cold, along comes COVID to crash the party! At least 50 units of basal are there to help keep him going (Yes 50!!). Here’s to tackling cornavirus one basal at a time!  Who knew surviving a pandemic could…

Sickness and Ketones with Type 1 Diabetes

Tune in to this week’s episode as Mike and Jack share their real-life experiences and valuable insights on how to combat illness. From practical tips to key information, you won’t want to miss out on their knowledge! Stay informed and take charge of…

Laughing With Diabetes

Get ready for a side-splitting episode! Mike and Jack may be the most unprofessional duo, but it totally works. Their unpredictability is just like type 1 diabetes – you never know what’s coming next, so tune in to the latest episode of the We Are T1D…

The Hungry Diabetics

Tune in to our latest podcast episode for a wild ride full of food, cooking, diabetes, and more food. We’re talking about going high, going low, and everything in between. Plus, Mike even managed to sort out Jack with a PC – multitasking at its…

1 Year With Type 1 Diabetes (Jack Special)

Celebrate with Jack as he marks a significant milestone in his journey! It’s been a whole year since he embraced life as a type 1 diabetic, and this special episode is all about honoring the courage, resilience, and triumphs along the way. Join us in…

Listener Wins and Worlds Diabetes Day

This podcast episode is all about your wins as listeners for WORLD DIABETES DAY and, of course, a whole lot of waffle, chicken, and Kit Kats with Mike and Jack!  Wins and Struggles still get an appearance though as you stay up to date with Mike…

Diabetes Month Quiz Time

Curious about diabetes? It’s Diabetes Awareness Month and Mike and Jack are putting their knowledge to the test! Who will be crowned the ultimate diabetes guru? Let the quizzing begin, folks! Let’s see who knows their glucose from their insulin! …

Holidays and Mental Reset

Taking care of our mental health is crucial especially when faced with a 24/7, 365 chronic condition like type 1 diabetes, and Mike knows exactly how to hit the reset button! On his holiday, he let go of his diabetes control, indulged in delicious…

Diabetes Is Emotional

Can you imagine experiencing a roller coaster of emotions while learning about diabetes? Brace yourself for laughter and tears as they take you on an emotional journey!  Can you guess what’s got Mike in stitches this time? Jack tries to explain…

Adrenaline, Lift Glucose and Power

From the roar of the crowd to those intense dodgey looks on the train, watching Arsenal vs Manchester City was a football experience Jack will never forget! And speaking of unforgettable scenes, did anyone else catch that “pathetic diabetic” moment in…

Diabetes On The Frontline

Jack talks of an old lady collapsing on TV program 999: on the frontline during a hypoglycemic episode, what happens next Mike can’t believe!! A genuinely shocking story! Do you feel that our perception of diabetes might be all wrong? TV, you’ve got…

Stepping Up Your Game

Jack’s 10 Mile walk for Diabetes UK took an unexpected turn with an injury messing up his levels, and something alarming happened on the train to London! Meanwhile, Mike is fighting against retinopathy and maculopathy, but his control recently has…

Take Action, Be Active and Be Better

Forget the struggles as we focus on the wins while Jack avoids milkshakes and clowns for Mikes diaversary! (Should not be missed) We’re excited to announce that we are planning a charity boxing match for the diabetes community, but we need your help!…

Diabetes, Diet and Consistency

A consistent routine in what you do, when you inject, and what you eat. Does it help diabetes? Does it help your life style? Does it help with your mental health? Of course it does. Jack and Mike take different paths with their consistency in this…

Food & Self-Discipline with Diabetes

This episode is jam packed with talks of food, yes it’s Jacks favourite thing to talk about.  Well that plus work haha!  Self-Discipline is a major part of Type 1 Diabetes to maintain that blood glucose control.  Type 1 Diabetics can…

Self Belief / Dexcom Vs Libre Review

In order to become a better version of ourselves, we must believe in ourselves, be motivated, take control, be disciplined, and drink enough water. Our goal is to help you take control of your diabetes and your life in general. In this episode, you…

Diabetes Comic / Positive Mind Set

Jack is having a few spikes this week, while Mike is actually caring a bit more and is actually living in green (libre users will get this, sorry grey dexcom people lol)… We start creating diabetic characters who would be perfect for a diabetes…

Carbs, Units and Diabetic Honeymoon Period

Mike is back off holiday! So we are back to the normal giggles and waffle.  This episode Jack think his diabetic honeymoon period is over (RIP that pancreas), Mike had a bad time with alcohol on holiday, drinking wayyyy too much and destroying…

Diabetes Questions and Answers

We have a question and answers special (edited by Jack) as Mike went on holiday.  You the listerners had the chance to submit any question you liked which are mainly based on type 1 diabetes, but some just personal haha.  Some of it is…

Day Trips with Diabetes

Day trips with diabetes, public injection anxiety, getting lost in london, eating street food, caravan breaks and more.  This episode is packed with Mike and Jacks weekly activities including all the usual wins and struggles, jack’s discovery and…

Down with diabetes (burnout)

Mike is really struggling this week, having to take time off work, due to a 4 hour low, struggling with the mental stress of diabetes (still).  Its just one of them weeks.  Jack on the other hand is doing amazing!! A massive win with his…

Libre 2 Update (CGM)

In this week’s episode Mike and Jack talk about the Abbots Freestyle Libre 2 Update on both android and iphone! (sorry apple users – you have to wait). Mike finally got his sugars right after dinner, but he struggles with always falling asleep if…

Mental Health & Type 1 Diabetes

In this weeks episode we are just having a bad week (but it happens to all of us right?)  Hear about diabetic rage, lows, jack and his ketchup (haha!), losing focus when high, fitness (jacks boxing), calorie deficit, mental stress and everything!…

Type 1 Diabetes and Hollyoaks

In this week’s episode we take a look at the hollyoaks story line and how Rory Speed (aka Joel Dexter) and hollyoaks portrayed type 1 diabetes within the episode. Was it accurate? Did we like it? Also continuing is Jack and Mike’s wins and struggles…

Oh My OmniPod

Join Mike and Jack this week for talks about the omnipod (will they make the switch?) and also covered in this episode, Jack having his first pint, Mike’s new dislike for alcohol (what happened?), sensor problems, fitness and more! Also A BRAND NEW…

NHS & Diabetic Weekenders

In this weeks episode Mike and jack talk about weekends away with type 1 diabetes, as well as touching on other subjects such as NHS Budget, Takeaways messing up sugars, alcohol, time in range, jacks discovery, listener wins and loads more.

Diabetes, Sun and Fitness

In this week’s episode we talk about the struggles of type 1 diabetes in the heat, miscalucating carbs, reconnecting with family.  We also talk about fitness such as boxing, walking etc and also included are our Time In ranges for the week, jack…

Diabetes, Nights and Pancreas People

In this week’s episode Mike is having a real hard time with night shifts, his mental and everything is down… Jack has discovered pancreas people and the sun.  Tune in and listen to all the ups, downs, stresses, giggles, banter and wins of Mike…

Diabetics, Coffee and Caffeine

In This week’s episode Mike and Jack do some research on Dawn Phenomenon aka Morning Glory and how it occurs.  Research into how coffee, energy drinks and caffeine affect your blood sugars. Introduced this week, Mike and jack expose their Time In…

Diabetes, Confidence and Eating

In this week’s episode Mike and Jack talk about food – Eating out and Takeaways are always a struggle for a type 1 diabetic. We also cover jack doing the 100 push up a day challenge for DiabetesUK other subjects covered are Split bolusing, 180…

Night Shifts and Diabetes Fundraisers

In this week’s episode Mike has been having a nightmare working night shifts.  Talks about We Are T1D Fundraisers for Diabetes UK.  Journey planning for a trip when diabetic and so much more.

Daughter Talks Diabetes with Ashleigh

In this week episode we have a very special guest. Mike’s daughter Ashleigh is here to talk about what it is like living with a Dad who has Type 1 Diabetes.  How does it make her feel? Is she knowledgeable? Find out all in this episode!

Steroids, sensors and diabetes control

In this episode we talk about how steroid injection’s mess with diabetes control, faulty sensors and more! Oh and nice biscuits or if your Jack Neeece biscuits haha! Lots of giggles in this one! 

Diabetic Hypo Stories

Mike and Jack share the stories of their weirdest, wildest and scariest hypo’s that they have had as a Type 1 Diabetic.  Prepare yourself for shocks and giggles, as this light hearted t1d duo bare all for the listeners. Keeping it real as always.

Driving with Type 1 Diabetes

In this week’s episode (sorry it’s delayed) we talk about driving, great snacks, our wins and struggles and life in general with a lot of humour.

Not all diabetics are the same (Type 1 and Type 2)

In this episode we give our update of the week past week and talk about the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.  How to deal with going low at work, drinking alcohol as a type 1 diabetic and how to deal with it.  We also give…

Becoming type 1 diabetic – diagnoses story

In the first episode of this candid We Are T1D Podcast, join Michael and Jack as they take a deep dive into their personal journeys with Type 1 Diabetes. From the initial shock of diagnosis to the daily nuances of managing their blood sugars, these…