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Too Sweet

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I remember a few years before I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I was riding in an elevator, minding my own business and enjoying a Snickers bar. The doors opened a few floors before I had to get off, and an older gentleman walked in, took one look at me, and said, “If I […]

Steve Edelman

It has been 20 years since I had the idea that the most important messages about living a long and healthy life with diabetes should go directly to the people most affected by this condition—the folks living with diabetes. It began a long time ago, but I will make the story a short one! My […]

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Without question, one of the most anticipated devices in the diabetes world is an artificial pancreas. Bill and Anna’s day-to-day reporting on their experience with the bionic pancreas trial is still widely read on Glu. Still, it’s one project of many being developed around the world. Some are a dual-hormone system of insulin and glucagon, […]

Get Ready to Smash Diabetes!

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Ever feel like diabetes is that ghost following you around? Constantly in the background, whispering in your ear? Halloween is just around the corner, so get ready to grab a pumpkin to Smash Diabetes to kick off Diabetes Awareness Month in November! Most of us dread the daily grind of pricking a finger, changing a […]

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I started my career in type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2002 alongside Lee Iacocca as executive director of the Iacocca Foundation. Since my first day of work, I have been committed to improving the lives of those affected by T1D by funding the most promising research, development, and perhaps the most importantly, patient care and […]

AmyB and family

Hello! It’s a pleasure to introduce myself to you as the newest member of the T1D Exchange team. My name is Amy Bevan, or GluMom, and I working on the Glu team here at T1D Exchange. I am very excited about this role, as it allows me to combine my personal experience with type 1 […]

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[Last month, Ginger Vieira joined us to talk about why it’s important for people with T1D to get tested for celiac disease. Her post continues this month with living the gluten-free lifestyle.] As a teenager, I resisted the gluten-free lifestyle, and I was lucky that my symptoms were very subtle…so I could get away with […]

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As Diabetes Awareness Month and second anniversary approaches in November, we want to say thank you for being on Glu. Whether you share our articles, participate in the conversations, or take our surveys, you’ve made a difference in advancing research in type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange has grown rapidly. We have more than 20 corporate […]

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[As November approaches and we are about to celebrate Glu’s second anniversary along with World Diabetes Awareness Month, we’re happy to be able to share the research that has been done through T1D Exchange since its launch. Thank you for being part of this program!] A retrospective observational analysis comparing insulin pump therapy and hemoglobin […]

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[As November approaches and we are about to celebrate Glu’s second anniversary, we’re happy to be able to share the great research that has been done through T1D Exchange since its launch. Thank you for being part of this program!] Diabetes research has shown that the hallmark of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the presence […]