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I am so privileged to be able to take part in the Beacon Hill Bionic Pancreas Study with Mass General Hospital and I thought I’d take the time to share, each day, my personal experiences throughout the study with you, the Glu community! Many in-patient studies on the bionic pancreas have done in the past […]

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Cloud technology has quickly become a mainstay of modern life. We use it to get directions, make restaurant reservations and listen to new music. For those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), cloud technology also offers a way to improve and simplify control in an increasingly mobile world. Traditional blood glucose (BG) monitoring has hampered […]

Technology Through The Years

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My name is Chester Lynn Wickwire (I go by my middle name) and have lived with type 1 diabetes for 68 years, diagnosed in October 1944, at four and a half at the Yale New Haven Hospital. I am now 72, married, with a son and a daughter and two granddaughters, none of whom have […]

Finally, time for a new pump!

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  For me, getting a new insulin pump is like celebrating the holidays, except it only happens once every five years… and instead of time with the family and bad sweaters, you get to deal with the statement of medical necessity, faxing of medical information, and co-pays. Choosing a new pump can be a hard, […]

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A woman diagnosed late in life realizes she has a lot in common with hockey players when it comes to the volume of equipment needed.