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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 […]

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Largest Study to Date of Residual Insulin Production Proves Such Patients Are Not ‘Exceptional’–Major Clinical and Health Policy Implications According to a first-of-its-kind, large-scale study conducted by researchers from T1D Exchange, about one third of people with type 1 diabetes produce insulin, as measured by C-peptide, a byproduct of insulin production, even upward of forty […]

Access Denied!

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For some people, it’s like receiving a letter saying a grant you spent hours preparing for wasn’t approved. For others, it’s the news your house offer was not accepted, or for eager high school seniors, that thin rejection letter from your first-choice college. For me, however, I experienced something new related to diabetes last week. […]

Insights from the DAWN2 Study

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In 2001, Novo Nordisk partnered with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and a panel of experts and patient advocates to study perceptions about diabetes and better understand the psychosocial aspects and how they affect diabetes management. The DAWN Study (Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes, and Needs) was the largest study of its kind, and was ground-breaking in […]

A Promising Year

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Dear Friends, As 2014 comes to a close, I want to thank you. Through your participation and support of T1D Exchange and Glu programs, you have helped make 2014 one of the most promising years in type 1 diabetes research. At T1D Exchange, we are fortunate to lead and support many research projects designed to […]

A survey of nearly 60,000 children with T1D provides a full picture of how often DKA happens. Researchers have identified important differences in the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Their findings were presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paedeatric Endocrinology in Dublin, […]

A T1D Exchange study finds earlier diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and lower rates of DKA for children and adolescents of parents with type 1 diabetes. Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who have at least one parent with T1D had less diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) at diagnosis and were diagnosed slightly sooner than […]

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Without question, one of the most anticipated devices in the diabetes world is an artificial pancreas. Bill and Anna’s day-to-day reporting on their experience with the bionic pancreas trial is still widely read on Glu. Still, it’s one project of many being developed around the world. Some are a dual-hormone system of insulin and glucagon, […]

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As Diabetes Awareness Month and second anniversary approaches in November, we want to say thank you for being on Glu. Whether you share our articles, participate in the conversations, or take our surveys, you’ve made a difference in advancing research in type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange has grown rapidly. We have more than 20 corporate […]


[As November approaches and we are about to celebrate Glu’s second anniversary along with World Diabetes Awareness Month, we’re happy to be able to share the research that has been done through T1D Exchange since its launch. Thank you for being part of this program!] A retrospective observational analysis comparing insulin pump therapy and hemoglobin […]