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A doctor with type 1 diabetes provides an overview of what hypoglycemia is, and what his recommendations are for treating it.

A large T1D Exchange study in 2014 finds roughly 11 percent of women with type 1 diabetes had been diagnosed with bone disease of some kind. The rate is much higher for women over 65 years of age. -Christine Frost T1D Exchange presented findings at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s annual meeting […]

Rock Type 1

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Four years ago, we were in Red Rock Canyon, outside of Las Vegas. We were enjoying the sunshine, the warm red rock, and our first taste of desert climbing. We were also figuring out how to use our son’s brand new insulin pump. Liam had been diagnosed with T1D four months before our trip. We […]

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Do you know whether you ever been prescribed medication “off-label”? Each prescription drug has a label that describes its FDA-approved uses, which are based on well-designed clinical trials that carefully determined the risks as well as the benefits of the medication. Using a drug “off-label” means that the drug is being used for a condition […]

A Type 1 diabetes advocate discusses how it has sometimes been hard to admit that insulin pump therapy didn’t work for him. —Steve Richert–GluSteve During the course of my work as a diabetes advocate I have had the privilege to speak at various events to pretty diverse groups of people. My favorite part of presenting is […]

T1D-EXCHANGE in Times Square

Largest Study to Date of Residual Insulin Production Proves Such Patients Are Not ‘Exceptional’–Major Clinical and Health Policy Implications According to a first-of-its-kind, large-scale study conducted by researchers from T1D Exchange, about one third of people with type 1 diabetes produce insulin, as measured by C-peptide, a byproduct of insulin production, even upward of forty […]

Access Denied!

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For some people, it’s like receiving a letter saying a grant you spent hours preparing for wasn’t approved. For others, it’s the news your house offer was not accepted, or for eager high school seniors, that thin rejection letter from your first-choice college. For me, however, I experienced something new related to diabetes last week. […]

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I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was 16 years old—16 years ago. I’d like to think that I’ve been pretty successful with my diabetes management. I don’t live in the shadow of my condition—in fact I have thrived because of it. It has taken me some amazing places that people with diabetes, […]

Insights from the DAWN2 Study

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In 2001, Novo Nordisk partnered with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and a panel of experts and patient advocates to study perceptions about diabetes and better understand the psychosocial aspects and how they affect diabetes management. The DAWN Study (Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes, and Needs) was the largest study of its kind, and was ground-breaking in […]

A Promising Year

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Dear Friends, As 2014 comes to a close, I want to thank you. Through your participation and support of T1D Exchange and Glu programs, you have helped make 2014 one of the most promising years in type 1 diabetes research. At T1D Exchange, we are fortunate to lead and support many research projects designed to […]