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CrossFit Controversy

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  Exercise to me has always been something I’ve enjoyed—for both the physical benefits and mental aspects, whether it’s a walk in the park, or a track work out, I just feel good. With type 1 diabetes, exercise can pose a challenge in planning and executing because of timing of the insulin and food intake […]

A World of Apps

We all know that diabetes management is a 24/7 job. But for smartphone or tablet users, there are several mobile apps available to help us do that job. Through a recent Question of the Day, we asked the Glu community for your favorite apps and online tools, and nearly 75 of you responded with your […]

A1c by Age T1DX

T1D Exchange Clinic Registry data find a stagnant situation as little has changed in 25 years; underscores need for new technologies to help teens manage their disease In a sweeping analysis assessing the current state of diabetes treatment in the U.S., T1D Exchange researchers conclude that there remains considerable room for improving treatment outcomes in […]

I’ve attended my fair share of conferences. But the biggest diabetes conference in the world—ADA’s Scientific Sessions? It didn’t really sink in until I checked in at the press room and picked up the materials—the program alone was 450 pages, and the book listing the summaries of the 2,000+ abstracts being presented was massive. My […]

Anne Peters MD

[Editor’s note: several months ago, we ran an article after Dr. Anne Peters of the University of Southern California reported some patients who took SGLT-2 inhibitors like Invokana off-label experienced diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) while ill and even having evidently normal blood glucose levels. Our friends at diaTribe have posted an update after the FDA recently […]

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What goes into funding research in type 1 diabetes? We had the chance to talk with Gina Agiostratidou, PhD, MBA, who is the senior program officer of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Type 1 Diabetes Program. In this role, she oversees the research grant portfolio, and identifies and validates new research […]

Ben Tzeel

I was fortunate enough to be selected as one of the 10 individuals to participate the bionic pancreas trial at the Chapel Hill clinical site! Given that I’ve had a few weeks to reflect on my experience, I’ll try to run through the highlights to give you a sense as to what my experience was […]

It can be compared to a giant science fair. The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions is an annual conference that brings together nearly 18,000 participants from around the world. More than 3,000 original presentations are available over the course of five days, from panel discussions and symposia to poster presentations. The conference is right around […]

Preparing for Pregnancy

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When I was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 6 years old, my biggest concerns were making sure I had a snack in my lunchbox and that my Barbie dolls were dressed in their best outfits for the day. Oh right, then there was pricking my finger and helping my mom count out 22 […]

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Many people are familiar with the autoantibody tests that help predict the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D), but these tests have limitations. While they show a risk of development of T1D, they can’t tell us about the actual progression of the disease. The presence of autoantibodies only gives an indirect measure of what is […]