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Diabetes Awareness Month is nearly over, and we wanted to thank everyone who shared their videos for our #SmashDiabetes campaign. It was great to see so many videos and photos out there! We searched the web for some favorites, and it’s time to vote for yours. Click on this link to make your selection, or […]


This weekend, there was a fantastic display of videos and photos for #SmashDiabetes! A big thank you to everyone who has participated so far, and there’s still plenty of time to do so as Diabetes Awareness Month continues over the next few weeks. Now that the ghosts and goblins have left your porch and your jack-o-lantern’s […]

Homebase Gourds

Almost three months ago, I joined the T1D Exchange team as a clinical research manager. I continue to be impressed with the passion and level of commitment among my colleagues to improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Recently, our team has been working on an important campaign to #SmashDiabetes. When the […]

Get Ready to Smash Diabetes!


Ever feel like diabetes is that ghost following you around? Constantly in the background, whispering in your ear? Halloween is just around the corner, so get ready to grab a pumpkin to Smash Diabetes to kick off Diabetes Awareness Month in November! Most of us dread the daily grind of pricking a finger, changing a […]

dana plain

I started my career in type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2002 alongside Lee Iacocca as executive director of the Iacocca Foundation. Since my first day of work, I have been committed to improving the lives of those affected by T1D by funding the most promising research, development, and perhaps the most importantly, patient care and […]