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Amy is the mother of a 22-year-old daughter who has lived with type 1 diabetes since age 10. She told us how early on, she was eager to enroll her daughter in research studies in the hope that it might lead to a cure for her child.

Freestyle Libre CGM Aided Blood Sugar Management of Homebound Patients with Diabetes

Pharmaceutical giant Abbott Laboratories announced Wednesday that its longtime CEO, Miles White, would be stepping down effective in March 2020, closing out a 21-year tenure at the helm of the 131-year-old company.

In the spirit of resilience and bravery that they exhibit, here's a video of some of the kids we met telling us the one thing that they want people who don't have type 1 diabetes to know about the lifelong chronic condition.

“Having Type 1 is Having A Superpower”

Rodney Miller stopped by the T1D Exchange booth at friends for life to talk about diabetes.

Taking care of your type 1 diabetes can extract a heavy mental toll.

As important, but perhaps less broadly publicized than the financial burden, is the daily mental and logistical toll diabetes exacts on patients and families. Diabetes affects more than simply blood sugars - it also disrupts sleep, work schedules, social life, and more.

Two airline pilots monitoring instruments

The FAA is moving to allow pilots with type 1 diabetes to take command of U.S.-based commercial flights, reports CNN.

Doctor holding blood sugar meter

Unfortunately for young people with type 1 diabetes, we still don't have a straightforward screening or genetic test for the disease, which has both environmental and complex hereditary components. A research team at UVA is working to change that.

Tandem Insulin pump

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) showed promising results for closed-loop insulin delivery systems, the journal and participating manufacturers reported last week.

7 Questions Answered About Driving With Type 1 Diabetes

Julie Kincheloe, RN, CDE, who works with the diabetes team at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, shares tips for arriving safely to your destination.

Older People with Diabetes at High Risk of Mortality After Significant Natural Disasters

A study finds an elevated risk of death for people with diabetes, ages 65 and older, after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.