The Diabetic Show

Mark and Dobie

The Diabetic Show is a show that is dedicated to covering the world of Diabetes with a humorous twist. Hosted by Radio personality Mark Fillwet (Type 1 Diabetic) and Comedian Dobie Maxwell (Type 2 Diabetic.)

Dobie Maxwell
Dobie Maxwell

Dobie Maxwell is a nationally touring standup comedian, veteran morning radio personality and first time author with his new book, “Monkey in the Middle”. Dobie was diagnosed with Type Diabetes on Father’s Day 2011. He’s been trying to make an insurance claim on his pancreas ever since.

Mark Filwett
Mark Filwett

Mark Filwett was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1987. Up to that point, Mark lived the 1980’s & 1990’s On-Air Radio Dream, being terminated from some of the BEST Radio Stations in the country.  His Radio trail ended in 2002 when a co-worker almost killed him — by accident, of course. Mark has been married to his beautiful and talented wife Jackie for 25 years. They have one son, Paul, who works for Apple.


July 27, 2019

Hosts Mark and Dobie welcome Dr. Maria Muccioli, staff writer at Diabetes Daily. For more info visit

June 22, 2019

Dobie and Mark discuss a new DexCom system changing Mark's experience with Diabetes. 

March 23, 2019

Nancy Radke, Pancreas Transplant Program Coordinator at UW- Madison