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Two certified diabetes educators discuss how to approach your provider in the most effective way when you have concerns about your diabetes care.

How one father of a girl with type 1 diabetes stood in the way to prevent a grave medical error.

We examine the difference between single-payer healthcare and an all-payer system, which actually has been tried in some states.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is declining to defend several key provisions of the landmark health care law from a lawsuit by 20 states.

We examine a federal policy shift that may affect the diabetes community. Policy News Watch On January 11th, Brian Neale, the director of the Center for Medicaid, sent out a letter to state Medicaid directors informing them that the Trump administration would allow states to impose work requirements for Medicaid recipients. The letter states that […]

Here are three ways the proposed tax overhaul might impact people with diabetes. It seems likely that a Republican-led bill to overhaul the U.S. tax code will pass the Senate; a similar tax overhaul bill has already passed the House of Representatives. If both bills pass, a conference between lawmakers of the two legislative bodies […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medtronic has become aware of recent reports of potential over-delivery of insulin shortly after an infusion set change. Over-delivery of insulin can cause hypoglycemia and in extreme cases, death. Medtronic has received reports of hypoglycemia requiring medical intervention potentially related to this issue. Are your MiniMed infusion sets part of the recall? We urge you […]

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 […]