• 01:04

    DSMALive 'Rents: Forming a Local Support Group with Stacy Mitchell

    in Health

    Stacy Mitchell joins Loraine and Bennet to chat about building local, in real life support.

    Stacy is the mom of 5 year old kindergartner Caden James.  Caden James was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in April 2011, two days after his second birthday.  Completely unaware of the disease or anyone currently living with type 1, Stacy reached out on social media to find other diabetic families. 

    Within a month of Caden James' diagnosis, Stacy became active with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Alabama chapter and worked to create a local outreach group called the Bolusers of Birmingham.  The Bolusers of Birmingham now have over 140 families affected by type 1 diabetes.  Caden James wears an Animas Ping insulin pump and a Dexcom G4 continuous glucose meter.  Nightscout, the CGM in The Cloud initiative, is also part of Caden James' apparatus.   Stacy and her family reside in Birmingham, Alabama.  

  • 00:33

    Live With MJ! Welcomes Back NBA Champion Trent Tucker

    in Sports

    Tune in to Live With MJ! as she interviews NBA Champion Trent Tucker on Wednesday, November 12th at 3:30pm EST. Trent will discuss his job as the Director of District Athletics for the Minneapolis Public School District, his upcoming charity bowling event and NBA All-Star Weekend in NYC.  

    Be sure to follow Trent on Twitter and Facebook: 





    For more information about the Trent Tucker Celebrity Bowling Event on Saturday, February 14, 2015, visit: 


  • 01:00

    JDRF Walk Participant Jessica Cass shares her day with us

    in Caregiving

    This special Thursday morning discussion about Last Sunday's JDRF Walk  in LA with Jessica Cass & whoever else joins us on the air today with be enlightening as light before the Big Thansgiving week so Please don't Miss it!!! Recipe of the week will of course be pumpkin something & food is always one of our Topics. Follow us on Facebook and share this with everyone you know!!

  • 01:03

    DSMALive 'Rents: CGM in the Cloud

    in Health

    John and Laura Costik talk with Lorraine and Bennet about life with diabetes and parenting with CGM in the cloud. We hope to talk about the technology and beyond, how NightScout can be used to enhance kids' freedom and parents confidence.

    Laura Costik, is an Engineering Manager with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics with degrees in Packaging Science, Industrial Engineering & Business from RIT. Laura is the Advocacy chair for the Rochester (Chapter) JDRF. 

    John Costik, is a Programmer/Analyst with Wegmans Food Markets with a degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from RIT. John authored the original Android Uploader app & Pebble watchface for use with the Dexcom G4.

    Both have dedicated their time and talents to helping their son manage type one diabetes, and sharing & supporting others with similar needs.

    Join the Community on Facebook:


    Nightscout info


    Read more at the Wll Stree Journal online:




  • 01:00

    JDRF Walk on 11/11/12 Parents of Type 1 Teens to discuss!

    in Caregiving

    Join us for another episode of The Blood Sugar Wizard Show with Parents of Type 1 Teenagers. Some participating in the  participating in the JDRF Walk on 11/11/12!!! Join in on the discussion if you are a Diabetic-Love one- know one or care about one. Raising funds help keep complications to a minimum and help get us closer to the cure
    Call in to join us on the air. Want to be in on the discussion?
    Call me to set it up.

  • 01:01

    DSAMLive 'Rents: Bionic Pancreas and More - With Fred and Joanne Cunha

    in Health

    Listen in and hear Fred and Joanne share their family's experience with the Bionic Pancreas this summer at the Clara Barton Center. 

    Fred and Joanne Cunha have been married for 14 years and have three children; 7-year-old Elise (diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 12 months), 4-year-old Mattias and almost-2-year-old Lucas. They currently live in Dallas after living in San Francisco and Vancouver. Fred was born and raised in Lisbon and Joanne was born in Montreal but grew up in Vancouver.

    Fred started Team Elise (www.teamelise.com) two weeks after Elise’s diagnosis and over the last 5 years they have had over 800 people walking for Team Elise in the United States, Canada, Portugal and Mozambique and have raised over $70,000 for JDRF.

    Joanne started Death of a Pancreas (www.deathofapancreas.com) two months after Elise’s diagnosis where she blogs about type 1 diabetes. She also created the animated “What NOT to say to the parent of a type 1 diabetic” video.

  • 01:00

    Molly Dillon from the Reno JDRF joins us to chat

    in Health

    Having just moved here to Carson City, I am so thrilled to have connected with the Director of the JDRF in Reno. Molly Dillon will be joining us tomorrow to chat about upcoming events, stress and diabetes, and anything else we feel like chatting about. Join us.

  • 00:32

    The Recovery Room: JDRF

    in Lifestyle

    For our charity(zakat) this week we are talking to Hasan Shah of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation about the awesome work they are doing and how YOU can help! 

  • 00:24

    NYC Musician Carrie Lane

    in Entertainment

    NYC based musician Carrie Lane stops by Artists On Demand to talk about her music, working with 2-time Grammy Award winner Jarret Zellea, her support for the JDRF foundation, and doing music while attending NYU. 

  • 00:24

    Gloria Loring Talks New Movie "Heavenly"

    in Entertainment

    Media Nite Radio welcomes back daytime and singing legend Gloria Loring. 

    A consummate singer and entertainer, Gloria Loring is the recording artist of the #1 hit song "Friends and Lovers," co-composer of television theme songs for Diff'rent Strokes(1978) and The Facts of Life (1979), an audience favorite from daytime TV's Days of Our Lives (1965), spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the author of seven books, a keynote speaker, one of the few artists to sing two nominated songs at the Academy Awards, and is the mother of world-wide singing sensation Robin Thicke.

    The film "Heavenly" is Gloria's newest project. 


  • 00:31

    FREEDOM FRIDAY - Special Guest - Dominick Domasky

    in Motivation

    Dominick Domasky is a loving father of two beautiful children and a
    devoted husband from a small town named Greensburg, right outside of
    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Dominick is a graduate of the University of
    Pittsburgh in business management, a supporter of JDRF, an inspirational
    author, a motivational speaker, and a successful cold calling, door
    knocking commercial insurance salesman. The loves of his life are his
    family, business, telling stories and basketball.
    Mr. Domasky arrived at inspirational story writing and motivational
    speaking with a unique background. As a boy Dominick learned the value
    of hard work pulling weeds and doing odd jobs in the fields of his father’s
    landscape company. He took that knowledge, placed it into his passions,
    and carried it throughout everything in his life from basketball to business.
    The only problem was he failed, over and over.
    In 2002 Dominick quit his job to fulfill his lifelong dream of owning a
    restaurant. Three years later he was nearly a half a million dollars in debt,
    jobless and wanted by the law (business related of course). His wife was
    pregnant with their first child, that his family had struggled to have for
    years, and he couldn’t afford to feed them.
    Dominick rebounded from this setback. With ever present persistence and
    no sales experience he was able to find a job in sales. Lack of experience
    meant nothing because Dominick believed in himself all along. Dominick
    found joy in meeting and helping new people in turn his numbers were
    great and he had soon found himself a career he loved.
    The sales company he worked for was big on writing your goals and in a
    tiny spiral notebook he began to put his pen to the pad. Soon goals became
    sentences, and sentences became paragraphs. Before long Don’t Double
    Bread The Fish was born.

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