Weekly Coronavirus Resources for People with T1D – 6/26/2020

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Everything you need to know this week about type 1 diabetes and coronavirus updates, in one easy-to-read place!

Researchers, advocates, clinicians, and organizations around the country and across the web have been hard at work, creating resources for people living with T1D to better handle the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

We’re taking the opportunity each week to share some of those resources that may help people get through this challenging time with the help of partners and experts.

We will be sharing the most recent, most relevant behavior change content from Beyond Type 1, JDRF, and more!

Take a look! 

This week, we’re focusing on legislation that has the potential to help keep our community safe until we’re all safe, and resources to help our community weigh and mitigate risks as they head back into society.

Here are some of the stories to keep an eye on this week.

Check out these articles:

  • Check out this fun video inviting the T1D Community to remember to put on their masks, on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.
  • Protect Us All Wear a Mask.

Here are a few of the most exciting and important resources that we’ve seen about this topic in the last few weeks — we’ll be updating the list regularly as time goes on!

Check out these articles:

MedScape

  • New preliminary data from the T1D Exchange suggest that although hyperglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) are common in people with type 1 diabetes who develop COVID-19, many are still able to manage the illness at home and overall mortality is relatively low.  Click here to read more insights into how half of those with COVID-19 and Type 1 diabetes manage the virus at home.  

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