What’s Happening on Glu

  1. 1-800: Glu’s Insulin Pump Tech Support Survey

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    If you’ve ever called the 1-800 number on the back of your insulin pump with a crisis question or to re-order supplies, or for whatever other reason, then read on. Whether we remember or not, it was part of our initial training, we’re told that if we need to reach technical support, call the 24-hour […]

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  2. What’s Changing on Glu? April 15, 2015

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    It’s been just barely over a week since our last update, and I’m back to give you one more feature that was actually requested by a number of people on Glu. A picture is worth a thousand words! A little over a month ago we added the ability to create a story on your profile. […]

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  3. What’s Your Story?

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    If you’ve been surfing around Glu over the last several weeks, you probably noticed some special projects updates from the road. I’m going out on a limb here and going to assume you’ve read even a couple of those and wondered what in the world is up with all this updating, traveling, and photos of […]

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  4. Help us improve Glu! Take the Glu Survey.

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    10 minutes of your time is all we need.  Glu isn’t just another online community—it’s our community. A place for people connected to T1D to get involved, share, and learn—and drive important research to help improve care and health outcomes. Our team is always looking for new ways to improve the user experience on Glu. […]

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  5. Rock Type1: A Glu Event Recap

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    We don’t all climb mountains with diabetes. Or do we? On March 29th we partnered with Rock Type 1 for an amazing climbing event that brought nearly 100 kids and adults with type 1 together to do just that. It was really refreshing to see everyone just enjoying the social nature of climbing, getting some […]

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  6. What’s Changing on Glu: April 7th, 2015

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    Just a little over a month since our last round of changes and we have two exciting features to tell you about. INTRODUCING ICONS!   First, you will soon start seeing little green symbols next to certain user names.  While I encourage you to get your eyes checked yearly; please note that this is completely […]

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  7. M.D. or M.O.M.: Who Really Knows Best about a Child with Type 1?

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    For my northeastern family and thousands others, the winter of 2015 will go down in history as the winter that cancelled weeks’ worth of school, made commuting to work a nightmare and ruined every bit of fun we had planned on weekends. The City of Boston and nearly all of New England has suffered a […]

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  8. The Dreaded Report Card

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    Every three months, we go to the doctor’s office or lab to find out our A1c. For some of us, we are excited to see if our hard work has paid off, and others know that all those holiday treats are going to cause a disappointment. We are emotionally attached to this number every quarter, […]

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  9. Glu Event Recap & Podcast: Examining Insulins of Today and Tomorrow

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    This event was recorded and is available to stream or download here. Cover the carbs, correct highs, treat lows and don’t correct in under three hours from the last bolus. That, in a nutshell, is what my husband and I have been doing for our son Miles for the past year and a half. Perhaps […]

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  10. Persistence Triumphs: Getting Medicare to Cover My CGM

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    My name is Laura Siner. I am 67 years old and live in Columbia, MD. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in June 1970. When I first diagnosed some 45 years ago, the only tools available to people with type 1 diabetes were a very strict diet and exercise. The only clinic in the […]

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