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T1D Exchange, the first program of Unitio, has recently presented data at the American Diabetes Association examining diabetes management and glycemic outcomes among twins concordant for T1D. All 64 patient participants are part of the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry, which is funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust. Both identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic) twins were […]


T1D Exchange, the first program of Unitio, has completed a manuscript on a pivotal topic evaluating characteristics, treatments, and outcomes in type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients under six years of age on an international scale. David M. Maahs and his colleagues worry about the challenges faced by this age group and their families. “Children have […]

Risks of Obesity in Youth with T1D

A multi-country study of youth with type 1 diabetes finds that children with type 1 diabetes in the United States are more at risk of obesity than children who don't have diabetes. They also are more at risk of obesity than children with type 1 diabetes in Germany, according to the researchers.

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Several studies to date have found that people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) tend to have celiac disease (CD) more often than individuals in the general population. Research has also shown that T1D is usually diagnosed prior to CD, and that the onset age of T1D is typically younger in those with both diseases. And […]


Thank you to our Glu community for helping to make a global impact! Each day, we work with investigators and researchers from nonprofits and industry to better understand the challenges of living with T1D. Your involvement in Glu and T1D Exchange makes a major impact for all of us working together to improve care and […]

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Over the next three days some of the greatest scientific minds in T1D will come together to discuss research, findings, progress, and outcomes at the T1D Exchange Clinic Network and Investigator Meetings held in Tampa, Florida. We will be sharing some of the highlights from these meetings with you in this live blog. Day 1: T1D […]

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The past year was an inspiring one for Glu and T1D Exchange, and I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for making Glu so vibrant. Glu membership nearly doubled in 2013. At more than 8,100 members, our community is comprised of 5,510+ people with type 1 diabetes, 2,420 parents and guardians, and 330 […]

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Who works behind the scenes in T1D Exchange’s Clinic Network? How does the network and the biobank connect with the Glu community? We interviewed Dr. Michael Haller, a pediatric endocrinologist affiliated with the Diabetes Center of Excellence at the University of Florida, who serves in several roles to advance research in type 1 diabetes, including […]

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On December 2, 2013, The Type 1 Diabetes Program of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced its Automated Insulin Delivery Initiative (AIDI), through which it will provide up to $30 million in grants over the next three years to accelerate the development and regulatory approval of new technologies that will automatically […]

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We’re pleased to share an amazing video from Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Type 1 Diabetes Program that features the Bionic Pancreas in action at the Clara Barton Camp in North Oxford, Massachusetts. The T1D Program at the Helmsley Charitable Trust aims to accelerate the development of tools and devices to ease the burden of living with […]