Simms, Stacey: - Stacey Simms hosts the award-winning podcast Diabetes Connections. Her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006, one month before he turned 2 years old, and Stacey started blogging about her family's experience with T1D a few weeks later. For more than a decade, she hosted Charlotte's Morning News on WBT-AM, the city's top-rated morning radio news show. Stacey has been named to Diabetes Forecast magazine's People to Know, the Charlotte Business Journal's 40 Under 40, and Mecklenburg Times' 50 Most Influential Women. She lives near Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband, two children, and their dog, Freckles.