1. A Cry for Help: When Diabetes Strikes, Friends Turn to GluMom

      “My step-sister’s six-year-old daughter was just diagnosed with diabetes (literally diagnosed last night and is in MGH PICU). Although my family is familiar with diabetes I know that you are a wealth of CURRENT information! Any advice, articles, or websites that I can give to her would be so helpful! Thank you!” “I have […]

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  1. Insulin for Life’s Hurricane Relief Effort

      T1D Exchange reached out to Dr. Mark Atkinson and Carol Atkinson, who have been working around the clock to get insulin and supplies to people affected by the hurricanes. Carol Atkinson, Director at Insulin for Life USA, speaks with T1D Exchange’s Dr. Alicia McAuliffe-Fogarty about the current needs of Insulin for Life to help […]

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  2. Medtronic Issues Urgent Device Recall Information for MiniMed Infusion Sets

    Medtronic has become aware of recent reports of potential over-delivery of insulin shortly after an infusion set change. Over-delivery of insulin can cause hypoglycemia and in extreme cases, death. Medtronic has received reports of hypoglycemia requiring medical intervention potentially related to this issue. Are your MiniMed infusion sets part of the recall? We urge you […]

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  1. Ooops! Did you have trouble accessing Question of the Day recently?

    Hello Glu Community! Many of you reached out to us at info@myglu.org over the past weekend because you experienced a technical issue. We have since fixed the issue, and you should be able to access Question of the Day via email without problem. If you experienced this issue, you may have received a prompt that […]

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  2. Medicare and CGM Coverage: A New Landscape

    Background: Medicare was virtually the last large insurer not to cover CGM The type 1 diabetes community achieved a long sought and hard fought victory on January 12, 2017, when the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would cover Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM). This came after a decision from the Food […]

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  3. DiabeteSpeaks: Responsibility and Research

    Meg’s story begins with a planned trip to Africa as part of a public health program at Johns Hopkins University. Shortly before her departure, she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. In this interview for the DiabeteSpeaks podcast, Meg talks about being the third of four daughters to be diagnosed with T1D, and shares her […]

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  4. Reducing Glucose Variability through a Decision Support System

    Dear T1D Community, The University of Virginia’s Center for Diabetes Technology is seeking individuals with type 1 diabetes ages 15 and older who use multiple daily injections (MDI) using either insulin pen or syringe therapy to participate in a research study. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of a Decision Support […]

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  5. Limiting Low and High Blood Sugars During and After Exercise

    Exercise can be amazing, empowering, and uplifting, but it can also sometimes be a frustrating experience. If you live with diabetes and your blood sugars just won’t cooperate when working out, you know what I’m talking about. Not cool! But can you imagine a world where you felt comfortable exercising, knowing that your exercise, food, […]

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