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  1. The Basics of T1D: Autoantibodies


    Glu, we have a problem. As you may already know, tests for islet autoantibodies—molecules made by your own immune system that attack insulin producing cells—are being used in a few different ways. For example, services such as TrialNet screen family members of those with T1D to determine if they are also at risk for developing […]

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  2. Teenagers Are So Unpredictable…

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      At age 9, our amazing summer intern, Ben, learned he had type 1 diabetes. Ben’s younger sister Lilly was diagnosed as a toddler, so Ben understood life as he knew it was about to change. What Ben and his family didn’t anticipate: the tricks adolescence plays on diabetes. “I’m a sixteen-year-old kid. I have […]

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  3. Meet Gary Hall, Jr., the Newest Member of Our Team!

    Gary Hall Portrait

    My diagnosis was not uncommon, or ceremonious. Meter in hand, the family physician squirmed as he sheepishly delivered bad news, instructing me to seek out an endocrinologist immediately. An appointment was set for that afternoon. I left the office with a blood glucose meter, a vial of Humalog, and a head full of white noise. […]

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  4. A Glu Panel on T1D and Nutrition


    Food is probably a central point of every diabetes-related discussion at some point. Here at Glu Headquarters in Boston, we have a pretty diverse range of dietary approaches—some based on personal diabetes management and others based on parenting a child with type 1. We thought it would be fun (and hopefully useful!) if we got […]

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