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Two Minnesota Insurers Move to Cap or Eliminate Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for its fully insured customers, while UCare will cap the costs at $25 a month.

FDA Gives Medtronic Investigational Approval for Weeklong Infusion Sets

Medtronic now will launch a pivotal trial of the experimental infusion sets, not pictured here, with the aim of bringing them to market.

The Quest to Develop a Sesame-Seed Sized CGM

How the founder of Integrated Medical Sensors was motivated to develop better blood sugar monitoring options by his mother’s diabetes diagnosis.

Almost 40 Percent of Pump Users on Medicare Experienced Problems that Changed Their Blood Sugar Management

That was just one of the alarming findings from a study of Medicare recipients conducted, in part, by T1D Exchange Patient-Centered Research.

Asthma Medication Shown to Slow Early Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy in Mice

Researchers recently published promising results from a mouse study on the use of an asthma drug to inhibit the early stages of retinopathy.

excom Announces Plans For Limited G7 CGM Rollout in Late 2020

Dexcom officials shared this news and more details about its pipeline of diabetes technology in a recent earnings call.

Health Care Providers Tout Benefits of CGM Use at AADE Meeting

Presenters, including members of the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative, discussed ways to raise awareness of the upside of CGM use among the patient population.

An Overview of CGMs, with Certified Diabetes Educator Michael-John L. Smith

An overview of this important blood sugar management technology, provided by Michael-John L. Smith, RN, BSN, CCDTC, the Clinical Leader at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Type 1 Diabetes Study Participants Often Mention Lost Sleep, Diabetes Distress

The research, conducted by T1D Exchange Patient-Centered Research, points to the need for greater psychological and emotional support for people with type 1 diabetes.

Connection Suggested Between How Quickly People with Type 1 Diabetes Treat High Blood Sugars and Their Anxiety Levels

The study is part of a growing body of research pointing to the need for emotional and psychological support in blood sugar management.