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  1. Your Questions Answered: The MiniMed 670G System

    In September, the FDA approved a big leap forward in diabetes technology, the world’s first hybrid closed loop system. The MiniMed® 670G system is designed for people with type 1 diabetes who are 14 and older.  Having been diagnosed with type 1 in 1989, when blood glucose meters were bigger than the current larger iPhone, […]

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  1. Promising Innovations in T1D Early Detection Emerge Victorious at Diabetes Innovation Challenge

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      Our recent Diabetes Innovation Challenge, the first-ever, open, worldwide challenge to identify and accelerate transformational advancements in diabetes research and care, awarded Enable Biosciences the top prize in late stage development. This is the second article in our three-part series of winner profiles.  An early diagnosis is one of the most important tools available […]

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  2. Implantable CGM Started as Caltech Graduate Project, Wins Top Prize at Diabetes Innovation Challenge

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    As we’ve been reporting for several months, T1D Exchange recently teamed up with M2D2, a joint venture between the University of Massachusetts Lowell and UMass Medical School, for the Diabetes Innovation Challenge. The Challenge was the first-ever, open, worldwide challenge to identify and accelerate transformational advancements in diabetes research and care. There were two top winners, […]

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  3. Innovation in Diabetes: Seeing Life through a Global Lens

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      The 7.0 earthquake that rocked Haiti in 2010. A Category 5 hurricane that hit the Atlantic island nations this past September. The constant and unrelenting attacks on the war-torn neighborhoods of Aleppo. When news like this travels across the globe, we watch in horror as innocent people suffer the unthinkable. We struggle to understand […]

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  1. Patient-centered Innovations Lighting the Way for Better Diabetes Outcomes

      I have been involved in the fight for better diabetes solutions for almost two decades. Never have I seen more promise in therapies and devices than I do right now. But innovation and improvements don’t happen overnight — and they don’t happen without you, our community of people touched by type 1 diabetes. In […]

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  2. And The Winners Are…

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    T1D Exchange announces the winners of the 2016 Diabetes Innovation Challenge The Diabetes Innovation Challenge 2016 is now in the books, as the Finals competition was held Thursday evening in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This competition was a first-ever, open, worldwide challenge to identify and accelerate transformational advancements in diabetes research and care. T1D Exchange and M2D2 […]

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  3. Diabetes Innovation Challenge: The Semi-Finalists, Pt.2

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      The excitement around the Diabetes Innovation Challenge continued last week, as T1D Exchange and M2D2 hosted the second of two Semi-finals events at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Student Center. As you may recall, we designed this event to seek out and find novel therapies and innovative solutions for all aspects of diabetes research, […]

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  4. Visiting Dexcom: An Inside View of CGM Technology

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    My Uber pulls up to the large, modern building complex and I pause before opening the door. I’ve been invited to Dexcom, the company that makes a little device that has changed the lives of so many living with type 1. In only a few years, this company has grown from one building to four, […]

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  5. Diabetes Innovation Challenge: The Semi-Finalists, Pt.1

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    Did you know that Charles Lindbergh’s 1927 nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, which made the idea of commercial flight safe and available, was sparked by a $25,000 reward for the first person to accomplish the feat? Today, incentive prizes are being used to jump-start solutions to a range of challenges including space exploration, adult […]

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  6. Sleep, Devices and Type 1 Diabetes: A Glu Research Project

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    At Glu and the T1D Exchange, we’ve been focusing on better understanding daily life with type 1 diabetes. We recently published articles on the complicated topic of eating pizza and managing blood glucose, and will be publishing the results of our latest Project Alcohol over the next couple of days. Our next topic? Night life! […]

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