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Patch CGM Approved for Use in Europe

Nemaura plans to initially market the SugarBEAT patch CGM, which has predictive glucose alarms, to people with type 2 diabetes.

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One Drop announced its latest Bluetooth blood glucose monitor will transmit readings directly to most Apple Watches, and two other features that may help the diabetes community.

A doctor with type 1 diabetes provides an overview of what hypoglycemia is, and what his recommendations are for treating it.

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On Tuesday, October 28th, JDRF advocates met with Massachusetts State Senator Ed Markey’s Health Aide, Kayla Scire, to ask the Senator to support Bill S. 2689, which would ensure those with Medicare have access to life-saving CGM technologies. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY), have introduced the “Medicare CGM Access […]

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My son, David, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in March 2013. In full-blown DKA, we spent several days in the hospital recovering and learning as much as we could about diabetes—something about which my wife and I knew absolutely nothing. After this very brief introduction, our pediatric endocrinologist told us that while for most […]

Managing Night Shifts

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It has been just over fifteen years since I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and two years since I became a registered nurse. My desire to become a nurse stemmed from many things, but most influential in my decision was my experience with T1D. Now two years into my career, it turns out the […]

The First Summer

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The summer of 2013 was the first summer I ever had to think about food and drink consumption and activity levels. After 37 prior summers of “absolute carefree freedom,” it was eye-opening, mind-numbing, and so many other things. Early in my diagnosis last year, I began to see that you can’t control what you don’t […]

Why Can’t We Use It?

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I take care of adults with type 1 diabetes and have become a strong advocate for improvements in their care. Besides the fact that is has become harder and harder to get enough test strips for my patients, it particularly annoys me that once patients reach the age of 65 years, their continuous glucose monitors […]

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GluBill and GluAnna interviewed Steve Pacelli, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Dexcom, to get his perspective on the news about FDA approval for use of the G4 Platinum sensor on pediatric patients. What will be the biggest benefit for families with children living with type 1 diabetes in using this newly […]

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On September 3, 2013, the Helmsley Charitable Trust (HCT) announced a $4 million dollar grant to Dexcom in order accelerate the development of their new Gen6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM). The Community Managers of Glu, Bill Woods and Anna Floreen, took time to talk with Program Director Eliot Brenner and Trustee David Panzirer to learn […]