Think Like A Pancreas – A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin

As part of our Diapoint Virtual Diabetes Series, it was such an honor to interview Gary Scheiner, author of Think Like A Pancreas.

This book was a game-changer for our family when my son was first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I wrote about Think Like A Pancreas and how amazing it is right here.


Gary Scheiner diabetes expertGary Scheiner

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump user and trainer, and exercise physiologist. His mission is to improve the lives of those with insulin-dependent diabetes. He is the owner and director of Integrated Diabetes Services.

In 2014, Gary was named Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

He is the award-winning author of six books and serves on the board of directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Science – Exercise Physiology. He serves on the advisory boards of multiple organizations, diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.

Gary has Type 1 Diabetes.


In this interview, we discuss:

  • The outstanding content in Think Like A Pancreas and Gary’s other books
  • Tried and tested tips for managing diabetes
  • How to get the most out of your Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)
  • Improvements in diabetes technology in recent years
  • Hypoglycemia symptoms and management
  • Staying in your “happy zone” of blood sugar
  • Differing accuracies of different meters
  • “Compression lows” and sensor placement/pressure
  • Q&A segment with our live audience
  • and SO MUCH MORE!


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What Do The Godfather and Diabetes Have In Common? Listen to the Gary Scheiner Interview to Find Out!


What Do The Godfather and Diabetes Have In Common? Watch the Gary Scheiner Interview on YouTube to Find Out!


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