1. The Future of Healthcare

    In mid-December, we posted an open letter to the incoming Trump administration about the need for a reliable and affordable healthcare system. As one of 72 disease organizations signing the letter, we are closely following news about potential changes to the Affordable Care Act and other issues related to health insurance for all Americans. While […]

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  2. Glu Events & Appearances

    Glu will be presenting, attending, and/or networking at several upcoming events focused on type 1 diabetes.  Here’s where you can catch us in 2017! ONE: The Ultimate Conference and Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes San Diego, CA June 23-25, 2017 Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Annual Conference Orlando, FL July 4-9, 2017 American […]

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  3. Who’s Who on Glu? Meet the Team!

    Glu Staff Boston Team

      Every day, Glu gives you a question to ponder, opportunities to drive research, articles that teach or inspire, and a community of nearly 20,000 individuals who just “get it” — life with type 1 diabetes. But do you know who is behind the scenes, reading your comments, brainstorming new topics to explore, writing articles […]

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  4. Glucagon Survey

    What’s new in Glu Research? Together with Zealand Pharma, we’re studying emergency glucagon kits for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia. Your experience will help us understand their current usage and how to improve the emergency kits. Whether you’ve filled a prescription for glucagon or not, your insight is valuable! What challenges you may face—from out-of-pocket […]

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  5. What Can Glu Do For You?

    Welcome to Glu, an online community of people touched by type 1 diabetes. Whether you’re looking for support, inspiration, tips and tricks on managing your or your loved one’s diabetes, or the opportunity to make a difference, you’ve come to the right place. Glu is made up of nearly 20,000 individual people either diagnosed, caring for or […]

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  6. Our Research & Initiatives

    T1D Exchange, Glu’s parent organization, was founded on the belief that improving outcomes in type 1 diabetes (T1D) requires a new approach—one that helps researchers conduct better research faster. Better because it’s patient-driven and more informed. Faster because T1D Exchange provides researchers with access to resources they need to conduct clinical studies that advance therapies […]

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  7. Jerry the Bear Wins People’s Choice at Innovation Challenge

    Interactive stuffed animal helps young T1D patients develop good self-care habits Our recent Diabetes Innovation Challenge, the first-ever, open, worldwide challenge to identify and accelerate transformational advancements in diabetes research and care, awarded Sproutel the People’s Choice award. This is the third article in our three-part series of winner profiles.  Families, caregivers and clinicians guiding children […]

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  8. Parenting with T1D and not getting enough ZZZZZs? You’re not alone.

    Tired businesswoman in the office

      Getting quality sleep with T1D is a big issue. In fact, nighttime T1D care was identified in a T1D Exchange study as the ‘most challenging physical task’ in T1D management. Dr. Sarah Jaser, a pediatric psychologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who conducts behavioral research to promote the best outcomes in children with diabetes […]

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  9. T1D Management and Quality of Life Survey

    We all know managing diabetes has its challenges—and Glu has a new opportunity to get involved in research! In this month-long study, we aim to understand the connection between how you take insulin and how blood glucose levels influence your quality of life. Whether you use an insulin pump or daily injections, we’ll be gathering […]

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