[Published on diaTribe. To view original post, please click here.] By Nicole Kofman and Kelly Close Twitter Summary: Learn how you can donate your unused diabetes supplies to help save peoples’ lives around the world: donate at this link. Before insulin was discovered in 1921, a diabetes diagnosis was often a death sentence. Nearly 100 […]

We provide an overview of this issue and take an in-depth look at the autoantibody research of Dr. Anette-Gabriele Ziegler, Chair of Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes at the Technische Universität München School of Medicine. —Amy Bevan–GluMom, GluDanielle; GluAmy; and Dr. Henry Anhalt   Prof. Dr. Anette-Gabriele Ziegler, Chair of Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes at the Technische Universität München School […]


How we—you and T1D Exchange—played a role in advancing intranasal glucagon We want to congratulate two of our member companies, Lilly and Locemia Solutions, on some exciting news! Lilly has acquired Phase III Intranasal Glucagon from Locemia Solutions. Intranasal glucagon is a potential treatment for severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes who use insulin and […]

Bevan Family

In the nearly two years since my son Miles (8) was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, my wife, Amy (GluMom), and I have done as much as possible to educate ourselves, advocate for awareness and support others with T1D. One of our priorities was to participate in a clinical trial program called TrialNet, which explores […]

  Never did I imagine I’d be in a room with 30 other women with type 1 and their partners, let alone my husband as one of them, discussing planning a pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. The event, which took place on September 28, was a resounding success: questions and tips and tricks from women […]


It’s well-known that if both mom and dad have pre-existing type 1 diabetes, the chances are higher that their children may develop it. But what is it like when you’re a parent and those all-too familiar symptoms start to present themselves in your child? We recently had the chance to talk to two moms with […]

Learn about how these biological markers might help researchers advance efforts to diagnose type 1 diabetes long before it poses a health risk. —Danielle Gianferante–GluDanielle Tests for islet autoantibodies—molecules made by your own immune system that attack insulin producing cells—are being used in a few different ways. For example, services such as TrialNet screen family […]

As a sophomore in college at the University of San Diego, I was arrested and at the mercy of the San Diego police department. It was a scary, humbling, and shameful experience. On a fall Friday evening after a full day of class, my roommates and I got ready to go to a fraternity mixer. […]


Here at Glu and T1D Exchange, we’re big on innovation. In fact, it’s at the heart of our patient-centric model, which combines a Clinic Network of more than 70 clinics across the US, a Clinic Registry with data from 26,000+ people with T1D, a Biobank housing a collection of biosamples, and Glu, our patient/caregiver online […]

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An intriguing film was shown at this year’s ADA Scientific Sessions in Boston. Journey of a Miracle: Freedom from Insulin tells the story of several families who had children who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but actually had monogenic diabetes. Dr. Louis Philipson of the University of Chicago introduced the film to the standing-room-only […]