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  1. Glu and ADA Teaming Up for Mental Health Initiative

    “Emotional support would be very nice right now. As a 19-year old young woman, I like to look forward to my life and my future, not fear it like I do everyday. I hate thinking about what could happen. I hate feeling this way.”  “My anxiety and depression are so profound that I don’t know […]

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  1. Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes: Patient Perspectives

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      There are many things to consider in pregnancy with type 1 diabetes (T1D). What we have learned through Glu is that there is a lack of published literature about how pregnancy has been managed in the past. We hope to remedy this. Based on the level of interest around pregnancy with type 1 diabetes, […]

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  2. Love Diabetes Camp? We Want Your Feedback!

    It might be cold and dreary out your window this time of year, but it’s never too early to start planning for summer! Over the next several weeks, diabetes camps will begin collecting applications and filling up quickly. Today we’re kicking off a series of five questions of the day about camps and sharing some […]

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  1. Trying to Convince Your Child to Care About Their Diabetes? Don’t Bother.

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    An Open Letter to Parents, from Someone Who’s Been There As an adult who works closely with parents and peers, “when did you become independent with your diabetes?” and “when did you start really caring about your diabetes?” are questions I’m asked fairly often. If your child was diagnosed before or during adolescence, managing and […]

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  2. You Told Glu: Diabetes Devices A Double-edged Sword Overnight

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    It’s been well documented that poor sleep quality affects overall health in a negative way. But what if you must wake up at night, in order to manage an existing disease? This is certainly the case with type 1 diabetes (T1D), where people get up at night to correct blood glucose (BG) and/or in response […]

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  3. Visiting Dexcom: An Inside View of CGM Technology

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    My Uber pulls up to the large, modern building complex and I pause before opening the door. I’ve been invited to Dexcom, the company that makes a little device that has changed the lives of so many living with type 1. In only a few years, this company has grown from one building to four, […]

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  4. The Type 3 Perspective: Upcoming Annual Meeting to Feature Caregiver Panel

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    Here at Glu, we rely on you, the people touched by type 1 diabetes, to provide the input we need to drive research. Our Questions of the Day, research surveys, articles and status updates are all ways to begin a conversation around important topics that affect the lives of T1D patients, caregivers and supporters. But […]

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  5. On the Move: Three Ways to Ensure Quality Care When Changing Providers

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    Your Diabetes may vary – this is a phrase that has been etched into my day-to-day routine as well as any diabetes advice I can recall in the last 3+ years living type 1 diabetes (T1D). It rings true in many ways, as everyone has different devices, therapies, ratios used for dosing insulin — the […]

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