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This pioneering effort provides a mobile-friendly platform for people throughout the U.S. to participate online and share information about their type 1 diabetes in order to help researchers develop more targeted and effective approaches to treating and living with the disease.
A recent multinational collaboration found that the percentage of children over the age of 6 years living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use insulin pumps is higher in the US than in England, Wales, Germany, and Austria, and in all of these countries, HbA1c levels were lower among pump users. In this collaboration, investigators […]
A new approach to emergency glucagon delivery for the treatment of diabetes-related severe hypoglycemia was recently presented by T1D Exchange at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) international conference in Paris, France. Researchers also presented data that sheds light on those individuals most at risk for complications, with type 1 diabetes perhaps most at […]
If you live with T1D, you have likely heard of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)1. The DCCT was a major clinical study, conducted from 1983 to 1993, designed to investigate whether intensive glucose control, aimed at maintaining near-normal blood glucose levels, would affect the development and progression of diabetes complications over a period […]
You may have a certain image that comes to mind when you think of a clinical trial. But did you know that a study can involve eating pizza? Our friend Scott Scolnick, who has written about being an enthusiastic foodie in the past, recently participated in a study at Joslin to optimize bolusing for pizza, […]
A large T1D Exchange study in 2014 finds roughly 11 percent of women with type 1 diabetes had been diagnosed with bone disease of some kind. The rate is much higher for women over 65 years of age. -Christine Frost T1D Exchange presented findings at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s annual meeting […]