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Colorado Caps Insulin Co-Pay Costs at $100 a Month

The new law doesn't addressed those who have to pay list price for insulin, however.

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You can sign an e-birthday card to the scientist who brought insulin therapy into the medical world, and you can help try and break a Guinness World Record for greeting card signatures, thanks to this fun campaign by our friends at Beyond Type 1.

Help the Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition (DERC) learn more about how better to serve the diabetes community after storms strike.

  T1D Exchange reached out to Dr. Mark Atkinson and Carol Atkinson, who have been working around the clock to get insulin and supplies to people affected by the hurricanes. Carol Atkinson, Director at Insulin for Life USA, speaks with T1D Exchange’s Dr. Alicia McAuliffe-Fogarty about the current needs of Insulin for Life to help […]

Dear Glu Community, We are deeply saddened by the aftermath of the recent hurricanes. We wanted to make sure that you know where to donate supplies or access them if you or a loved one are in need. Below, we have compiled a list of resources. To donate supplies: To donate insulin click here (Insulin for […]

Medicaid is a crucial source of coverage for patients and consumers with serious and chronic healthcare needs, including type 1 diabetes. But proposals to phase out Medicaid expansion and implement per capita caps or block grants, like those included in the American Health Care Act (AHCA), HR 1628, threaten the ability of Medicaid to provide […]

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 […]

One of the most commonly discussed topics on Glu over the years has been about the importance of getting continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) covered by Medicare. Until recently, CGM had been classified as an adjunctive device, meaning that it complemented care, and thus, didn’t fit into a category that Medicare would cover. But in January […]

diabetes clinic wait times

It is clear that many people living with or loving someone with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are frustrated — not only with the challenges of managing their diabetes day-to-day, but also with insurance coverage and costs, access to high quality medical care and compassionate support by their care team. In 2014, the American Diabetes Association […]

As 2016 winds down, and you finalize your philanthropic commitments to charities that are meaningful to you, I’d like to share a personal story that has deeply impacted my life and my life’s work. As co-founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization T1D Exchange, I’ve spent 15 years dedicated to people living with T1D, […]

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Earlier this month, we launched a very important survey to learn about our community’s diagnosis experiences. By gathering feedback from parents of and people with type 1 diabetes, we hope to understand where health care providers are falling short and provide credible evidence of the need for blood sugar testing whenever flu-like symptoms are presented. […]