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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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  1. 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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  2. The New Complication: Aging with Type 1 Diabetes

    Update: You can now listen to our Diabetespeaks podcast episode of this event by clicking here: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ny8f7-7e17c9 With incredible breakthroughs in diabetes technology, therapy and clinical care, people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are living longer than ever. But as people age, they take on a whole separate host of challenges that are compounded by […]

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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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  6. Medicare and CGM Coverage: A New Landscape

    Background: Medicare was virtually the last large insurer not to cover CGM The type 1 diabetes community achieved a long sought and hard fought victory on January 12, 2017, when the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would cover Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM). This came after a decision from the Food […]

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