1. Did You Know? Celiac Disease More Common in People with Type 1 Diabetes

    This is the first of a three-part series on celiac disease (CD) and type 1 diabetes (T1D), researched by Glu summer intern, Ryan Brennick (GluRyan). Ever wonder what your providers are testing for when they are doing blood tests? Testing for celiac disease is popular for those with T1D, since symptoms often go unnoticed and […]

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  1. Citizen Scientists at Friends for Life 2016

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    Big thanks to all of our friends and colleagues who visited our booth or attended our talk on Citizen Scientists at Friends for Life in Orlando last week!  Dr. Henry, GluAnna and I were delighted to share our mission to advance research and improve outcomes for all who live with type 1 diabetes. If you […]

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  2. DiabeteSpeaks, Episode 11: Making It Count

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    “During high school my family had no insurance. So I wasn’t checking my blood sugar and I was just taking shots here and there, whenever I could.” In this episode of our podcast, we talk with Adriana, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 4. We talk about the challenges of […]

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  1. Motivation and Good Health Choices Survey

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    What motivates you to make the best choices for your health? What aspects of your life factor into your sense of well-being? We’re seeking to understand the connection between personal motivation and how it may influence type 1 diabetes. In this short survey, we ask about setting goals and activities that are important to you. […]

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  2. You Told Glu: Managing Blood Glucose and Exercise

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    Last summer, we asked the Glu community to weigh in on exercise and type 1 diabetes. This survey, a collaboration between T1D Exchange and Drs. Jordan Pinsker and David Kerr of the William Sansum Diabetes Center, provided valuable insight with respect to how people manage their blood glucose before, during and after exercise. Here is […]

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  3. Out and About with Glu: Summer 2016

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    I’ve always loved traveling, even as a kid. While my 8-year-old sister was reading Beverly Cleary books in the backseat, I at 10, was browsing AAA guidebooks finding the top-rated restaurant for dinner and studying topography of our next day’s adventure. So I always love hitting the road with the Glu team, and this summer […]

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  4. Tell Us about Your Type 1 Diagnosis

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    One of the most emotional types of news stories that circulate the diabetes online community is about misdiagnosis. Parents bring a child to the emergency room and are told it’s likely the flu. Later, the child returns to the hospital in DKA. Or an adult who is showing symptoms is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes […]

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  5. Insulin Timing Matters: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry

    I recently attended the annual T1D Exchange clinic investigators meeting and was lucky enough to attend several research presentations. One particularly interesting presentation, summarizing work by Dr. Karishma Datye, MD, MSCI at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, focused on the timing of insulin around meals and its relation to health measures. While GluJill nicely summarized these […]

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