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  1. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in Her Sixth Decade

    Bunny Kasper, who we have featured in T1D Exchange’s Patient Panelist Spotlight, talks candidly about aging with type 1 diabetes. By Shahd Husein/GluShahd Bunny Kasper didn’t know she had type 1 diabetes until she was in her late fifties. Her battle with diabetes began much earlier, however, at the age of 25. While pregnant with […]

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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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  2. 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. 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. 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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  5. Limiting Low and High Blood Sugars During and After Exercise

    Exercise can be amazing, empowering, and uplifting, but it can also sometimes be a frustrating experience. If you live with diabetes and your blood sugars just won’t cooperate when working out, you know what I’m talking about. Not cool! But can you imagine a world where you felt comfortable exercising, knowing that your exercise, food, […]

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  6. National DNA Day and T1D Research

    We’re kicking off a new series with our collaborative science team! As T1D Exchange continues to grow, we’re launching a number of new projects and look forward to sharing more about our research and programs. To start off the science series, we’re celebrating National DNA Day to commemorate the completion of the Human Genome Project […]

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