1. Polls: What Glu Users Struggle to Discuss About Type 1 Diabetes with Doctors

    Diabetes burnout and financial hardship top the list. -Linda Crasco/Linda C When you talk with your medical care provider about your type 1 diabetes, does your discussion go beyond your A1C numbers to talk about the impact diabetes is having on your life? We recently asked the Glu community three poll questions about this, and […]

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  1. DreaMed Diabetes Management AI Software Gains FDA Approval

    The DreaMed Advisor Pro will help healthcare providers make recommendations for changes in insulin pump therapy, and it will be integrated into Glooko software.   By Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig The FDA has approved new artificial-intelligence-based software that will help healthcare professionals make insulin dosing recommendations for people with type 1 diabetes. On June 18, 2018, Israel-based […]

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  2. Take A Survey on Diabetes Disaster Prep

    Help the Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition (DERC) learn more about how better to serve the diabetes community after storms strike. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the worst on record. People living with diabetes who use insulin are vulnerable to any disaster that interrupts access to refrigeration, medication, and supplies. This has led a […]

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  3. Alternative and Complementary Therapies Among Glu Users with Type 1 Diabetes

    We polled Glu members about supplements, meditation, massage, acupuncture, and reiki. By GluColleenG Almost a third of American adults use complementary or alternative medical treatments, according to a 2015 survey from the National Institutes of Health. It’s not surprising, then, that a significant number of people with type 1 diabetes might also opt to try these […]

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  1. FDA-Approved Omnipod DASH System: 13 Facts to Know

    Insulet updates its popular tubeless Pod pump system with a makeover of its PDM. -Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig Insulet’s Omnipod DASH System has received FDA clearance. Here are 13 facts to know about the new pump system: 1) The Pods look the same as with the old system, but the old Pods are not compatible with the […]

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  2. Someday Soon: A Glucose-Responsive Glucagon

      A look at the work of Protomer Technologies, the company that won top honors at the 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge. -Trisha Gura/GluTrisha An innovative California start-up called Protomer Technologies nabbed first place in T1D Exchange’s 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge for its concept of a “smart glucagon” that has the potential to greatly reduce the […]

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  3. Protomer Technologies Takes Top Prize in 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge

    Revolutionary “smart” drug could prevent hypoglycemia in people with diabetes Press Release BOSTON, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Protomer Technologies of Pasadena, CA, will receive $50,000 in cash and up to $150,000 of in-kind support as the winner of the 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge. The Challenge is a world-wide competition run by T1D Exchange to identify, […]

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  4. Blood Sugar Management When You’re Sick to Your Stomach

    A young woman with type 1 diabetes and her father discuss her experience juggling type 1 diabetes and upset stomach. By Marissa Town (Marissa Town), BSN, RN, CDE, and Jeff Hitchcock (Jeff), founder of Children with Diabetes The Parent Perspective (Jeff) When I was a parent of an college-aged child with type 1 diabetes, my […]

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