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T1D Exchange, the first program of Unitio, has recently presented data at the American Diabetes Association examining diabetes management and glycemic outcomes among twins concordant for T1D. All 64 patient participants are part of the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry, which is funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust. Both identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic) twins were […]

The Unwanted Wedding Guest

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Thanks to one of the places I’m registered at, I’m reminded that in a month, I’ll be walking down the aisle in something white. Yes, that’s right—GluAnna is getting married! I think what is most nerve-wracking to me the about my wedding day isn’t the all-eyes-on-me part, messing up whatever I’m supposed to say to […]

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T1D Exchange, the first program of Unitio, has completed a manuscript on a pivotal topic evaluating characteristics, treatments, and outcomes in type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients under six years of age on an international scale. David M. Maahs and his colleagues worry about the challenges faced by this age group and their families. “Children have […]

Lantus and Medtronic

A man with type 1 diabetes describes how he became only a part-time insulin pump user, and how it allowed him the freedom to enjoy his active lifestyle.

Risks of Obesity in Youth with T1D

A multi-country study of youth with type 1 diabetes finds that children with type 1 diabetes in the United States are more at risk of obesity than children who don't have diabetes. They also are more at risk of obesity than children with type 1 diabetes in Germany, according to the researchers.

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Several studies to date have found that people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) tend to have celiac disease (CD) more often than individuals in the general population. Research has also shown that T1D is usually diagnosed prior to CD, and that the onset age of T1D is typically younger in those with both diseases. And […]

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We asked a certified diabetes educator this pointed question. She shares what is recommended, and what actually happens in real life. —Anna Floreen–GluAnna We spoke with Karen Cullen, CDE, nurse clinician, and research coordinator in pediatric endocrinology at UMass Memorial Health Care about lancets. Here is what she had to say: What can happen if you don’t change […]

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If I can sum up my Children with Diabetes Friends for Life conference this year with two words, I’d say it was emotional and educational. What makes this conference like none other is that the focus is on the people touched with diabetes on a more personal level. It’s about improving lives with a holistic […]

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  What kind of name is “Friends for Life” for a conference? Well, I’ll tell you that the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life conference is just like it sounds! It’s for families and adults of individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes to come together for six days and truly leave making new friends for […]

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By Alexander J. Wolf, Nancy Liu, and Adam Brown, www.diaTribe.org Click here to view the original article on diaTribe.  Twitter summary: Lots of updates in #t1d at #2014AD–an evolving artificial pancreas, more efforts at finding a cure, & the first position statement ever. Short summary: In June, we attended the 74th annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, the largest […]