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Diabetes burnout and financial hardship top the list.

We polled Glu members about supplements, meditation, massage, acupuncture, and reiki.

Glu poll data finds that nearly half of our respondents have seen a mental health provider, but that few have seen one with knowledge about type 1 diabetes. Text by GluCraig and poll figures provided by GluColleen

We take a look at Glu user data and a large longitudinal study to see which month is the most popular to celebrate a diaversary.

We provide an overview of this all-too-common complication of type 1 diabetes. Take a breath and read about it when you’re ready, because it’s important to know what it is. —Danielle Gianferante St. Pierre We know this isn’t a pleasant subject, so we’re going to skip the pleasant intro and go right to the facts. What […]

  Good News! In a Question of the Day, an overwhelming majority (81% of 477) Glu participants indicated that they have been screened for diabetic retinopathy at some point in the past. However, it is important to get screened regularly!   Getting Screened Out of 537 people polled in the Glu community, 33% (175) reported […]

Sick of the cold? It’s that time of year when parents and kids are beginning to think about summer schedules, and plans for diabetes camp may be part of that plan. Whether your child is hoping you get in the same cabin as their best buds from last summer, or you’re still doing research on which […]

One of the most commonly discussed topics on Glu over the years has been about the importance of getting continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) covered by Medicare. Until recently, CGM had been classified as an adjunctive device, meaning that it complemented care, and thus, didn’t fit into a category that Medicare would cover. But in January […]

Glu T1D Exchange diabetes insulin

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 […]

Tired businesswoman in the office

  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 […]