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  1. Quality Improvement Requires Even the Youngest Patient Participation

    As a mom of two teenaged daughters, both of whom are living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), my passion of helping to improve medical care has never waned. If anything, witnessing the diagnosis of first, our three-year-old toddler, and then three years later, our eight-year-old grade-schooler, catapulted that desire to make even more positive change. […]

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  1. Patients as Partners in Medical R&D

    Medical devices and therapies must go through a series of rigorous clinical trials in order to prove they are safe and effective for patient use. But more and more companies are looking at patient-reported outcomes (PRO) on a larger scale to ensure the solutions they are developing are sustainable, affordable, and accessible for people living […]

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  2. The New Complication: Aging with Type 1 Diabetes

    With incredible breakthroughs in diabetes technology, therapy and clinical care, people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are living longer than ever. But as people age, they take on a whole separate host of challenges that are compounded by T1D. Many fear they will not have the self-reliance, care, support, or financial resources necessary to manage […]

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  1. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Bunny Kasper

    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 […]

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  2. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Paul Madden

    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 […]

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  3. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Dr. Nick Argento

    This week, the Glu team is prepping for the T1D Exchange Annual Meeting, our signature event each year to bring together patients, clinicians, scientists, payors, innovators, and advocates in type 1 diabetes. We are excited to have four patients participating on our patient panel on aging with type 1 diabetes, and are sharing their stories […]

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  4. Patient Panelist Spotlight: Sandy Brooks

    Here at T1D Exchange, we are gearing up for our 5th Annual Meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The theme for this year is Aging with Type 1 Diabetes. We have a full program planned with an esteemed list of speakers ready to share their insights on research, clinical […]

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  5. Ooops! Did you have trouble accessing Question of the Day recently?

    Hello Glu Community! Many of you reached out to us at info@myglu.org over the past weekend because you experienced a technical issue. We have since fixed the issue, and you should be able to access Question of the Day via email without problem. If you experienced this issue, you may have received a prompt that […]

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  6. How Wearing a Device Made Me Want to Cry!

      A personal story from T1D Exchange co-founder and executive director Dana Ball One year ago I received unexpected news that I had coronary artery disease and needed to have bypass surgery. I remember being told this news after six weeks of appointments, tests, and procedures that reminded me just how depressing and frustrating medical […]

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