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  1. Paving the Road to Automated Insulin Delivery: The Important Role of Nonprofits

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    Over the past decade the type 1 diabetes community has been working together to develop and deliver new solutions that will improve outcomes with type 1 diabetes—while relieving the burden. When it comes to automated insulin delivery (AID), our community has invested a lot – hundreds of millions of dollars, years of research, innovation and […]

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  1. Parenting with T1D and not getting enough ZZZZZs? You’re not alone.

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      Getting quality sleep with T1D is a big issue. In fact, nighttime T1D care was identified in a T1D Exchange study as the ‘most challenging physical task’ in T1D management. Dr. Sarah Jaser, a pediatric psychologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who conducts behavioral research to promote the best outcomes in children with diabetes […]

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  2. What We Learn about Insulin from Glu

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    Insulin—our lifeline, but how do we talk about the role it has in our type 1 lives in just an hour? That topic is so vague! How on earth can you dedicate just one meeting to talking about insulin? Early in 2015 we here in Boston provided a program on insulin that was funded by […]

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  3. Did you Know? An Overview of Gastroparesis

    One of the most insightful aspects of question of the day is getting your questions as responses appear. Because so many of you have weighed in on gastroparesis, our research team went straight to work to give you an overview of this common but not-often-discussed condition. What is Gastroparesis? Gastroparesis occurs when there is a delayed emptying […]

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  1. You Told Glu: More Than 1/3 of T1Ds Diagnosed in Adulthood

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    Filling out your profile on Glu is important for many reasons: when you do so, it helps us better understand the community, and what research projects might be the most relevant and interesting to you. Some information from the profile is available to view on our community stats page. Looking at this page, I recently […]

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  2. 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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  3. Did You Know? Celiac Disease More Common in People with Type 1 Diabetes

    This is the first of a three-part series on celiac disease (CD) and type 1 diabetes (T1D), researched by Glu summer intern, Ryan Brennick (GluRyan). Ever wonder what your providers are testing for when they are doing blood tests? Testing for celiac disease is popular for those with T1D, since symptoms often go unnoticed and […]

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  4. What’s the Big Deal about Data?

    In recent years, there has been a lot of progress in devices and apps for managing diabetes. The race to enhance wearable technology and devices is happening at a rapid pace, and will benefit patients and healthcare providers alike with the ability to integrate data and share it more easily. According to Dr. David Agus, […]

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  5. Glu Insights Support AACE/ACE Statement on the Expanded Use of CGMs

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    On Saturday, February 20th, I attended the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE)’s Consensus Meeting on Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Washington, D.C. As I posted late last week, I was invited to participate in this important discussion on behalf of the patient community, with Henry Anhalt, D.O., Chief […]

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