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  1. Deadpool and the Hero with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

    A recent preview for Deadpool 2 leaves us very confused. -Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig A superhero with type 1 diabetes has finally arrived on the big screen. Or not. Confused? So was I. You see, there’s a recent trailer for Deadpool 2 in which type 1 diabetes gets name-dropped. Unfortunately, the writers of this movie left me […]

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  1. Shameless Mixes Up Insulin with Another Diabetes Drug

    It’s not the first time the show has botched a portrayal of diabetes. When it comes to type 1 diabetes, television and movie scriptwriters are notorious for getting basic facts wrong. It’s not often that a show earns the dubious distinction of botching a portrayal of diabetes more than once. Leave it to the screenwriters […]

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  2. GluAnna is Back…with a Baby…and Some Tips!

    Planning for a pregnancy with type 1 diabetes and enduring all the blood, sweat, and tears (literally) is something I expected and dealt with, plus all the continuous demands of managing type 1. There are dozens of blogs and stories online and social media groups and pages dedicated to planning a pregnancy, even specifically breastfeeding […]

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  1. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Bunny Kasper

    Wrapping up our spotlight series on the patient panelists appearing at this week’s T1D Exchange Annual Meeting, we introduce Bunny Kasper. Bunny is an active diabetes advocate and JDRF volunteer from Hamden Connecticut. As a married mother of three sons and nine grandchildren (two of whom also have type 1 diabetes), Bunny was misdiagnosed for […]

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  2. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Paul Madden

    As we get closer to the T1D Exchange Annual Meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd, we’re introducing those who will sit on our patient panel at the start of the meeting.  Earlier this week, we featured Sandy Brooks and Nick Argento, two active members of the Glu community. Our third panelist, Paul […]

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  3. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Dr. Nick Argento

    This week, the Glu team is prepping for the T1D Exchange Annual Meeting, our signature event each year to bring together patients, clinicians, scientists, payors, innovators, and advocates in type 1 diabetes. We are excited to have four patients participating on our patient panel on aging with type 1 diabetes, and are sharing their stories […]

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  4. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Sandy Brooks

    Here at T1D Exchange, we are gearing up for our 5th Annual Meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The theme for this year is Aging with Type 1 Diabetes. We have a full program planned with an esteemed list of speakers ready to share their insights on research, clinical […]

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  5. A Cry for Help: When Diabetes Strikes, Friends Turn to GluMom

      “My step-sister’s six-year-old daughter was just diagnosed with diabetes (literally diagnosed last night and is in MGH PICU). Although my family is familiar with diabetes I know that you are a wealth of CURRENT information! Any advice, articles, or websites that I can give to her would be so helpful! Thank you!” “I have […]

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