#38: Kim Boaz-Wilson, CDE | Own Your Diabetes Journey

When seeking diabetes healthcare, it’s rare to find a person who delivers advice that he or she has felt. In speaking with Kim, you know she lives and breathes every word of her life lessons with a no fear philosophy. Ryan and Amber went to school.

Fortunately for us, she’s also a CDE (certified diabetes educator). Diagnosed at 5 years old with type 1 diabetes, Kim found her calling as a CDE (and RN) with Diabetes Solutions Oklahoma. As the Executive Director Kim manages new family education for type 1 diabetes, pump therapy training, and ongoing patient consultations. During the podcast, she answered a question over text about what to bolus for a certain number of carbs–she’s committed.

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Kim helped Amber put on her first Dexcom after the show. Here’s the result (spoiler: she survived):