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Life with the DIY Loop

About a year ago, I started DIY “looping” with my Omnipod tubeless pump and a Dexcom G6. DIY looping basically means hacking your insulin pump with a single-board computer, such a Raspberry Pi or Riley Link, to make it communicate with an existing continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to make basal adjustments accordingly.

Tandem t:slim X 2 pump with control IQ technology

Last month, the FDA approved the Tandem Diabetes Care update to its t:slim X2 insulin pump Control-IQ technology, clearing the way for the first automated and interoperable insulin dosing system on the U.S. market.

Omnipod with app.

Insulet will now be able to market their continuous insulin delivery system as an integrated insulin pump.

Insulin Pumps for Beginners

Insulin Pumps for Beginners

An overview of insulin pump therapy, with Diabetes Care and Education Specialist Ashlee Ernst.

Almost 40 Percent of Pump Users on Medicare Experienced Problems that Changed Their Blood Sugar Management

That was just one of the alarming findings from a study of Medicare recipients conducted, in part, by T1D Exchange Patient-Centered Research.

Insulin Onboard - Traveling with Diabetes 101

We provide 11 tips for staying safe while on the go with type 1 diabetes, as well as research on travel with type 1 diabetes.

Beta Bionics Secures Funding for Pivotal iLet Bionic Pancreas Trials

We talk with CEO Ed Damiano about the final stages of development to bring this device to market.

New Light Shed on Timing of Large-Scale Medtronic MiniMed Voluntary Recall

The move was made just a week after the FDA met with hackers who created an app to expose the vulnerability of the older insulin pumps, according to a Wired report.

Cam Med’s Bandage-Thin Evopump Makes Progress in Development

The company has gained big backers for its innovative insulin pump design, including JDRF and Johnson & Johnson, and the device is currently being tested on pigs.

Medtronic 670G Pump Users Experienced Optimal Blood Sugar Range 71 Percent of the Time

The medtech company unveiled CareLink data showing that the automated basal delivery feature of the pump system helped people with type 1 diabetes experience improved Time in Range.