1. T1D Exchange Calls on Congress to Protect Medicaid; Asks Glu Users to ACT NOW!

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    T1D Exchange has once again partnered with 87 other organizations calling on Congress to take a hard look at the likely significant and life-threatening consequences of the American Health Care Act (ACHA) on millions of patients. The organizations represent Americans with complex health needs who rely on Medicaid for access to care, prevention and treatment. […]

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  2. Art for all Seasons: A Year in the Life with T1D Exchange

      As we look to a brighter future for people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), their families, and those who care for them, we often seek inspiration from the T1D community. We recently curated images from several artists who live with type 1 diabetes to create a 2017 desk calendar, entitled “A Year in […]

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  3. Act Now to Protect Affordable Healthcare for People with Type 1 Diabetes

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    Ensure pre-existing condition protections are included in any changes to the Federal Healthcare Act   The 115th Congress and the Trump Administration has made repealing the Affordable Care Act a top priority. For an estimated 3 million Americans living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and millions of other patients, both children and adults, this would be […]

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  4. Tiny Miracles: Glu Studying Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

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    Not too long ago, women with type 1 diabetes were told they should never get pregnant – that it was too difficult to manage blood sugar, and therefore, too risky for both the mother and unborn child. Today, thanks to advanced therapies and technologies, women with type 1 diabetes can and do have healthy pregnancies […]

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  5. You Told Glu! Six-Word Memoirs about Life with Type 1 Diabetes

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      We know you love answering our Question of the Day.  It’s obvious from the hundreds of responses and lively discussions that follow each and every day, 365 days a year.  While this patient-driven real-world information helps drive research in various ways (including highlighting areas that warrant more in-depth study, assisting member companies developing new […]

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  6. More Awareness, Better Treatment Needed for Diabulimia

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    As part of our Mental Health Collaboration Efforts with the American Diabetes Association, one of our key focus areas is around nutrition and disordered eating. Ann Goebel-Fabbri, a clinical psychologist and published author based in Boston, recently talked with us about the important issue of eating disorders in diabetes and the journey of recovery. Eating […]

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  7. Did You Know: Disordered Eating Common in Teens with T1D

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    Obsessive thinking is practically required in successfully managing T1D: Did I count my carbs accurately? Did I bolus at the right time? The list of food and insulin related obsessions goes on. You can do all of the right things, and still somehow have fluctuations in your blood glucose, especially when eating particularly tricky foods. […]

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  8. Paving the Road to Automated Insulin Delivery: The Important Role of Nonprofits

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    Over the past decade the type 1 diabetes community has been working together to develop and deliver new solutions that will improve outcomes with type 1 diabetes—while relieving the burden. When it comes to automated insulin delivery (AID), our community has invested a lot – hundreds of millions of dollars, years of research, innovation and […]

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