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Taking care of your type 1 diabetes can extract a heavy mental toll.

As important, but perhaps less broadly publicized than the financial burden, is the daily mental and logistical toll diabetes exacts on patients and families. Diabetes affects more than simply blood sugars - it also disrupts sleep, work schedules, social life, and more.

Two airline pilots monitoring instruments

The FAA is moving to allow pilots with type 1 diabetes to take command of U.S.-based commercial flights, reports CNN.

Doctor holding blood sugar meter

Unfortunately for young people with type 1 diabetes, we still don't have a straightforward screening or genetic test for the disease, which has both environmental and complex hereditary components. A research team at UVA is working to change that.

Tandem Insulin pump

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) showed promising results for closed-loop insulin delivery systems, the journal and participating manufacturers reported last week.

7 Questions Answered About Driving With Type 1 Diabetes

Julie Kincheloe, RN, CDE, who works with the diabetes team at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, shares tips for arriving safely to your destination.

Older People with Diabetes at High Risk of Mortality After Significant Natural Disasters

A study finds an elevated risk of death for people with diabetes, ages 65 and older, after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.

One Drop Meters Now Being Sold at Walmart

Walmart becomes the second major retail outlet to sell the One Drop product line.

Dexcom Receives FDA Approval For G6 Pro CGM

The device, similar to the G6 on the market, is intended for use by clinicians that want their patients to test out the device.

Freestyle Libre CGM Aided Blood Sugar Management of Homebound Patients with Diabetes

Two U.K. case-based studies found evidence that use of the devices helped uncover bouts of low blood sugar among frail, elderly patients.

Omnipod with app.

Insulet will now be able to market their continuous insulin delivery system as an integrated insulin pump.