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  1. The ONE thing We Wish We Didn’t Have To Ask

    When the type 1 community comes together, we’re louder, stronger and more powerful.  T1D Exchange is a unique nonprofit that combines our collective voices to demand better treatments and better care. This week, we are highlighting the various ways in which our community has made a difference…Together One. “What is the One Thing We wish […]

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  1. Together We’re Fighting On Behalf of the T1D Community

    When the type 1 community comes together, we’re louder, stronger and more powerful.  T1D Exchange is a unique nonprofit that combines our collective voices to demand better treatments and better care. This week, we are highlighting the various ways in which our community has made a difference…Together One. “I’ve felt so lonely for all these […]

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  2. Together One: Fighting for Affordable Care

    When the type 1 community comes together, we’re louder, stronger and more powerful. T1D Exchange is a unique nonprofit that combines our collective voices to demand better treatments and better care. This week, we are highlighting the various ways in which our community has made a difference…Together One. In early 2017, with a new administration […]

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  3. For Some Providers, Patient Burden is a Top Focus

    A recent blog post by Riva Greenberg made its way through the DOC (diabetes online community) last week, creating a vibrant conversation between people with type 1 diabetes and patient advocates. The post was in response to a quote by Victor Montori, M.D., who made claims about health care providers ignoring the “work of being […]

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  1. A Glu Milestone Pushes T1D Exchange Research Forward

    Here at T1D Exchange, we are pleased to announce our online patient community Glu has reached a milestone! The number of registered community users reached (and has already passed) 20,000! 20,000 individuals personally touched by type 1 diabetes makes a big difference in our work to improve outcomes and accelerate research. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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  2. T1D Voices Mattered!

    Last week, we asked you to let your Congressional representatives know that people with type 1 diabetes deserve affordable healthcare. More than 1,000 people responded to our request and told Congress that any new healthcare legislation must ensure those with pre-existing conditions have continuing protections and affordable access. Your inspiring stories were heard! The House […]

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  3. CMS Announces CGM Coverage for Medicare Patients; T1D Exchange Data Supported Decision

    The diabetes community is rejoicing over today’s announcement that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have published new criteria for covering the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) system for all people with diabetes on intensive insulin therapy. This decision comes after years of hard work, rigorous studies and advocacy by many […]

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  4. T1D Exchange Calls on Congress to Protect Medicaid; Asks Glu Users to ACT NOW!

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    T1D Exchange has once again partnered with 87 other organizations calling on Congress to take a hard look at the likely significant and life-threatening consequences of the American Health Care Act (ACHA) on millions of patients. The organizations represent Americans with complex health needs who rely on Medicaid for access to care, prevention and treatment. […]

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  5. Art for all Seasons: A Year in the Life with T1D Exchange

      As we look to a brighter future for people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), their families, and those who care for them, we often seek inspiration from the T1D community. We recently curated images from several artists who live with type 1 diabetes to create a 2017 desk calendar, entitled “A Year in […]

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