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As part of our year in review, we’re sharing some results from studies that have been done. Glu was used to query patients about injectable glucagon, as part of a study sponsored by an emerging biotech partner interested in improving usability of injectable glucagon through alternative modes of administration. In only ten days data were […]

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On September 3, 2013, the Helmsley Charitable Trust (HCT) announced a $4 million dollar grant to Dexcom in order accelerate the development of their new Gen6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM). The Community Managers of Glu, Bill Woods and Anna Floreen, took time to talk with Program Director Eliot Brenner and Trustee David Panzirer to learn […]

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I really love sleeping with the Bionic Pancreas. Actually, let me rephrase that; I love waking up with my blood sugars in range thanks to the Bionic Pancreas. It does an amazing job overnight and into the morning, while I sleep, regulating my blood sugar levels. I woke up in the middle of the night […]

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Blind dates are tough, especially when they are with the Bionic Pancreas. So was this a match made in heaven?  In my day 1 article I talked about patience and that, my friends, was the key takeaway from day 2. First, let’s set some expectations. The Bionic Pancreas needs to get to know me.  Yesterday […]

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Alcohol and diabetes is such an important topic but, from the results of our question of the day, a large percentage of you that responded reported that you haven’t had this discussion with your doctor. 49% of responders who drank alcohol said they haven’t talked with their doctor about it. I’m among the group who has […]

Community Insights: Sensors

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On average how long do you wear a sensor? I’ve heard stories of people wearing sensors for over 21 days. At the AADE 2013 in Philadelphia, I learned of a study were someone wore a sensor for 81 days!  The recommended length of time sensors should be worn, based on your device, is between 3-7 […]

Community Results

During the months of June and July, we conducted our very first Glu Research study to learn more about the relationship between duration of infusion set use and blood glucose (BG) levels. For our infusion set study, a total of 325 insulin pump users enrolled, of which 222 (68%) completed all 14-days of data collection. […]

Dads and Diabetes

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My name is Bill, Billy, William, Woodsy or Daddy. Each name is someone different; a different role I play. Bill is my more professional and adult self, Billy is my childhood family name, William is my given name, and my sports buddies and close friends call me Woodsy, but my favorite name of all is […]