• INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Author Looking for Type 1 Diabetes Art
    My name is Susan Baumgartner, and I am writing a nonfiction, guided journal for people like me who live with Type 1 diabetes. By including art and illustrations created by those with Type 1 diabetes. I’m not looking for professional artists, and I am not looking for straight diabetes-themed art. Some images might overtly depict diabetes, but that’s not a requirement or the point. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Medical Waste
    The following is an excerpt from Susan Baumgartner’s upcoming book, Diabetes Warriors, a guided journal for people with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Warriors’ letters are molded into containers emblazoned with far more letters than Hester’s; they warn of the dire consequences of messing with the items within. Diabetic Warriors have a near-invisible condition. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Time-in-Range: What’s an Achievable Goal with Diabetes?
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes 670G A1c Abbott blood glucose/sugar level continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom freestyle insulin libre low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medtronic time in range
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Ten Things People Do for Insulin
    As a result, many individuals with Type 1 diabetes have had to rely on their own ingenuity to obtain the drug and make it last. The script doesn’t save on cost (copay still applies after the deductible, which every type 1 is guaranteed to hit),” but it creates a buffer in case of holiday or other unforeseen circumstances. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Homicide Charge for Father Who Refused to Learn About Son’s Diabetes
    Another parent has been charged with homicide after a child died from complications related to Type 1 diabetes. Records showed that he had contradicted hospital staff when told that he needed to learn about diabetes care. Extreme thirst is a symptom of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA). Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Low Blood Sugar Kits for Theatre and Other Activities
    This article is reprinted with permission from D-Mom Blog. Find the original article here. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes activities diabetes at school juice low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low blood glucose/sugar kit parentingSummary: For theatre tech week and performances and for other activities, we create low blood sugar kits that are easily accessible. My daughter Q is very active in local theatre and music.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Language Recommendations: How To Avoid Judgment and Stigma
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Emma Ryan ADA and AADE publish guidelines for healthcare professionals on word choices that empower people with diabetes Last month, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) released new recommendations to improve communication in diabetes care and education.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Is the Public’s Lack of Empathy to Blame for Increased Insulin Costs?
    It’s the last item that seems to have most excited the diabetes online community. The tight-knit relationship between manufacturers, PBMs, and insurers negatively impacts all patients, but it has been especially detrimental for individuals with diabetes. This perverted pricing scheme is definitely deserving of attention from those within and beyond the diabetes community. She responded by citing the generalization of diabetes as the first problem.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Separating Fact from Fiction
    By Adriana Valencia, RD, CDE Low-calorie sweeteners are a hot topic right now, especially as they pertain to people living with diabetes. The subject seems to pop up on the news, on social media, in articles, and in magazines. As a registered dietitian (RD) and certified diabetes educator (CDE), I get great questions about low-calorie sweeteners […]. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes artificial sweeteners U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes and Animal Research
    How long have you had Type 1 Diabetes? Are there viable alternatives to animal testing in diabetes research? A chip model for diabetes patients joins the intestine and pancreas. Finally, there is increasingly more human-based research on diabetes, thanks to scientists’ realization that the symptoms and outcomes of the disease significantly vary from one person to the next. What else should readers know about diabetes and animal research?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Why Congress Needs to Renew the Special Diabetes Program
    Rapp and Bohlen address the need for Congress to renew the Special Diabetes Program. Insulin Nation readers can take action at www.JDRF.org/SDPnow to urge Congress to renew the Special Diabetes Program. Congress needs to finish the job and renew the Special Diabetes Program. Congress had the foresight to create the Special Diabetes Program to address the growing burden of diabetes on millions of American families and our nation’s economy. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Is Technology Helping or Hurting Research for a Cure?
    There is no question that technology is transforming diabetes care for those fortunate enough to have access to it. In fact, technology is transforming diabetes care at such an accelerated pace that some professional medical organizations can’t keep up. This year, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced that it will update its Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes throughout the year to stay current with research and technological developments.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Five Young Diabetes Advocates to Watch
    On December 9, 2017, an 11-year old with Type 1 diabetes set a world record when he became the youngest person to cross America on foot. Noah Barnes trekked 4,240 miles– from Key West, FL to Blaine, WA– to draw attention to diabetes and fundraise for a cure. Hannah Grace, who has had Type 1 diabetes since 11 months olds, sells bath bombs for her business BeYOUtiful , and she gives 20% of sales to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] The Evening Meal
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes dinner gluten-free healthy eating low-carb diet recipe rotisserie chicken salmon vegetables zoodlesBy Catherine Newman Mix-and-match dinner components for healthy, relaxing meals, featuring slow-roasted salmon, rotisserie chicken, zucchini spaghetti, and more! Dinner is a mystery to me.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] College And Type 101: Telling Roommates About Diabetes
    Since roommates share such a small space, it’s likely that a roommate will become part of many of the diabetes routines that were once performed by family members. For this reason, it’s important to prepare for the arrangement by having a conversation about Type 1 diabetes. Some of my “diabuddies” (buddies with diabetes) have had friendships with roommates destroyed because diabetes got in the way. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Eye and heart complications are tightly linked in type 1 diabetes
    People with chronic kidney disease have much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for those with type 1 diabetes. In a new article researchers demonstrated that the eye condition known as proliferative diabetic retinopathy also is independently associated with cardiovascular disease
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] #insulin4all: A Global Healthcare Movement
    T1International is a global nonprofit that works to improve life-saving access to insulin, supplies, and healthcare for individuals with Type 1 diabetes around the world. Their mission is to support local communities by giving them the tools they need to stand up for their rights so that access to insulin and diabetes supplies becomes a reality for all. T1International is an organization run by people with Type 1 diabetes for people with Type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] MMA Fighting for a Cure
    Garceau is taking the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)’s mission (“fighting for a cure”) very seriously. But in 1993 at eleven years of age, she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and told to rethink her career goals. But in college, she did not compete in any sports because her diabetes was not well managed. Garceau admits that sometimes diabetes interferes with her training and fighting. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] CGM and Time-in-Range: What Do Diabetes Experts Think About Goals?
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes 670G A1c Afrezza blood glucose/sugar management continuous glucose monitor (CGM) devices Dexcom diabetes burnout exercise freestyle individual inhaled insulin insulin JDRF libre low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low-carb diet MannKind Medtronic T1D Exchange time in range U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] “Spider Web” String Would Replace Insulin Therapy
    A research team at Cornell University has developed a device that could improve management of Type 1 diabetes. In Type 1 diabetes, islet cells in the pancreas are destroyed by the immune system.) The American Diabetes Association, the Cornell Technology Acceleration and Maturation Fund, and the Cornell Stem Cell Program Seed Fund provided funding for the research. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] New Diabetes Charity Will Offer Rx Assistance and More
    After their adult son, Kevin, died from diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), Dan and Judy Houdeshell began advocating for their state and others to pass laws authorizing pharmacists to dispense insulin and other life-saving medications without a prescription. She, too, lost a child with Type 1 diabetes due to DKA. She hated having diabetes.”. Antavia was not her only child with Type 1 diabetes. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Graphic Diabetes: Comics of Life with Type 1 Diabetes
    Curious about the potential of this movement for diabetes care, I did a little research. And it turns out there are many works of “Graphic Diabetes,” some dating back to the 1920s. This list is not comprehensive, but it will give you a sense of the innovative ways in which individuals within the community are using the word-image form to narrate the nuances of life with diabetes. Guy Rainsford’s Comics at the Joslin Diabetes Center. Diabetes Mine’s “Sunday Funnies” .
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Skip the Coverage Gap: Maintaining Diabetes Care While Changing Insurance
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Amelia Dmowska How to navigate changes in insurance with diabetes without losing access to care, whether getting a new job, turning 26, or moving to a new state Changing health insurance plans can be daunting with diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Vegas, New Years Eve, and Diabetes
    It was a new year, and I was still very much a person with diabetes. It was like my Type 1 diabetes was lamenting back to me, “Don’t forget me, don’t write me off!” A few days before, I had my first experience with ketones, and it felt like diabetes was really sending me a wake-up call. I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been pretty lucky with my diabetes care. My small diabetes voice was there too. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] What to Pack in a Diabetes Emergency Kit
    For people with diabetes, it’s important to be prepared for any sort of change of plans – whether that be a delay during your morning commute or getting caught in a rain or snow storm. Whatever the case may be, it’s helpful to have an emergency diabetes kit of essential supplies so that you are prepared to manage your diabetes in a variety of settings. Speaking with Diabetes sat down Heidi Quinn, M.S., SD: When should people with diabetes take the kit with them?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Speech Recognition Software Improves Bolus Calculation, Another Study Suggests
    The study, which was published on January 8, 2018 in the Journal of Diabetes , was conducted by Dr. Piotr Foltynski of the Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering at the Polish Academy of Sciences. The researchers explained that many individuals living with diabetes do not modify meal boluses based on the amount or composition of food products in each meal. The sample group included 54 patients with Type 1 diabetes using insulin pump therapy.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] What if Diabetes Care Providers Still Made House Calls?
    Think back to the first days and weeks after a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. What if you could have brought a nurse or diabetes educator home with you? In the late 1920s, the “ Wandering Diabetic Nurse ,” the ancestor of the Certified Diabetes Educator, helped families to get started. According to the American Journal of Nursing , the first “Wandering Diabetic Nurse” was Lovilla E. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Living With Diabetes in Honduras
    I was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 1989 at two years of age. It was very scary for my whole family, since at that time, very little was known about diabetes. But there are still many challenges of living with Type 1 diabetes in this country. Living with diabetes is kind of like living with HIV years ago. Many still think people have acquired diabetes from eating too much sugar, even after I tell them my age of diagnosis.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Tech on the Horizon – New Insulin Delivery Systems Coming in 2018
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Maeve Serino and Adam Brown Learn about what’s new and what’s coming soon in Smart Pens, automated insulin delivery, pumps, and more Diabetes technology moves fast, so to help you keep track, we’ve rounded up some of the latest offerings – […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Artificial Pancreas Withstands Rigorous Exercise in Small Trial
    Another recent study provides more hope that the technology will radically transform diabetes management in the near future—that is, for those who can afford it. teenagers with Type 1 diabetes who used either the artificial pancreas or an open-loop system (traditional pump) while engaging in a five-day ski camp. Breton may be referring to the fact that many individuals with Type 1 diabetes avoid strenuous exercise out of fear of its impact on blood glucose levels.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Painting for a Cure
    “There’s always room for art~ it’s what I do…” These words belong to Amber Hall, a Florida teen with Type 1 diabetes who has found a novel way to raise money for diabetes research. She’s painting to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Hall chose JDRF because of the organization’s efforts to increase awareness of and fund research for Type 1 diabetes. And they’re working to find a cure for diabetes; that’s a plus.”.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Opening Yourself to the World With T1D
    As a person who has managed Type 1 diabetes for 14 years as of this January, I know as well as most long-term managers that being open to others and to the external world while caring for this chronic condition can be tough. Managing diabetes becomes the priority, while other life fillers and experiences assume second-rank. Because of its burdensome daily rituals, Type 1 diabetes can be very isolating, easily leading to depression, anxiety, or increased stress.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Ask Joslin: Lumps Near Injection Sites
    Lipohypertrophy is more common in people with type 1 diabetes than those with type 2, though researchers are still unsure exactly why. Lipohypertrophy itself is not life threatening, but it can make diabetes disease management more difficult. This article was first posted on March 30, 2015. I have weird lumps near my injection sites. What are they? The condition is called lipohypertrophy , which is an abnormal accumulation of fat beneath the skin.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Dear Slate: The Real Cultural “Myth” of Insulin’s Discovery is the Overstated Effects of the Drug
    As the Editor of Insulin Nation and the mother of a young child with Type 1 diabetes, I was very encouraged to come across Slate’s short documentary on “Dr. This makes the publication’s second story on diabetes in a two-week period. (At The tagline for the documentary is this: “A hundred years ago, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes meant certain death for children. It does not and cannot reverse the disease for those with Type 1.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Should I Rely on Loved Ones for Diabetes Support?
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Adam Brown How do I talk to family and friends about diabetes? Are loved ones a “diabetes bright spot” or “diabetes police”? Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes communication exercise family of person with diabetes friends supportIs this MY burden to bear?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Most D-Parents Underestimate Child’s Quality of Life, According to Study
    Good news for parents of children with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes: you may be underestimating your child’s health-related quality of life. In a 2016 SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study , researchers found significant discrepancies between youth and parent ratings of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL). based study included 3,402 participants with Type 1 between ages 5-18 and 353 participants with Type 2 between the ages 8-18, in addition to their parents.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Ten Curious Facts About the Geography of Type 1 Diabetes
    Did you know… 1. Europe has the highest incidence of Type 1 Diabetes among all the continents, with Finland and Sardinia (Italy) reporting the most cases. When children migrate from one country to another, they adopt the risk of their host country with respect to Type 1 Diabetes, which suggests the influence of environment and culture as causal factors. The same is said of Type 2 Diabetes.). Want more Type 1 news?
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] A Little Help from My Friends: Support for the New Year
    But diabetes doesn’t allow hibernation. That is when a support group, telephone support network or even an on-line support club, geared to people with diabetes, can come to the rescue. They can also provide great tips and helpful hints on managing everything from carb counting to find the most stylish pair of “diabetic shoes.”. There, you can get answers for questions from people of all ages with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. 1, 2014.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2018
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Tech Expert Identifies “3Cs” for Diabetes Care
    The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) recently convened in Abu Dhabi, where experts spoke about topics ranging from diabetes care in disaster zones to diabetic foot treatment. One of the most anticipated talks was delivered by Adam Brown , a diabetes technology guru at Close Concerns. In his talk, “Diabetes tools and apps: What’s new, what works, and what do patients really want?” Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] The Magic of Diabetes
    Magic, that was my first impression of diabetes. My grandfather, and the magic he used with his Type 1 Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes” displayed across my laptop screen. I injected insulin with a pen next, and I saw a certified diabetes nurse educator to learn how to carb count. Diabetes felt clunky and heavy. I did not know how to tell others about diabetes, because I barely understood it myself. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Most Promising Technology Developments for Diabetes Care
    million Americans struggle to live with Type 1 Diabetes. This past year ushered in many exciting new technologies aimed at helping persons with diabetes to better manage the disease. Several companies are developing smartwatches capable of routinely monitoring blood-glucose levels, tracking lactic acid buildup during exercise, and even using the wearer’s vital signs to check for specific patterns often found in individuals with diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] BBC Documentary Shows Nuances of Diabulimia, Increases Awareness of the Disorder in UK
    In September of 2017, BBC aired a documentary on diabulimia—the eating disorder that is becoming increasingly common among individuals with Type 1 Diabetes, in which persons withhold or under-administer insulin to control weight. According to the Diabetics With Eating Disorders (DWED) charity, the concept is swiftly gaining currency within clinical communities in the UK. Nor are eating disorders well-known to diabetes care providers. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] ADA’s 2018 Updates to Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
    The American Diabetes Association (ADA) just released its 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Since 1989, the organization has provided annual updates to keep current with research, technology, and treatments for both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. The latest changes reflect an emerging reality for diabetes care in the twenty-first century: data-driven technology is increasingly integral in the management of the disease. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Showing Skin for Type 1 Diabetes
    In 2014, Tara Layman and Kat Reed put their heads together to create “T1D Exposed,” a nude calendar featuring individuals with Type 1 diabetes. These two twenty-somethings launched the project with several goals in mind: to give visibility to diabetes, to connect members of the diabetes community, and to raise money for related organizations. The Finnish calendar also features participants wearing nothing but their diabetes gear. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Holiday Tunes with a T1D Spin
    Here are some lyrics for all to enjoy: The Night Before Christmas with Type 1 Diabetes. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication. We asked our readers to give their favorite holiday tunes a T1D spin.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Insulin Nation’s Naughty or Nice List 2017
    When reality star Kristen Cavallari posted a photo of her and hubby Jay Cutler, who has Type 1 diabetes, enjoying a boat ride in Mexico, users pounced on the not-so-flattering photo of the NFL player in his bathing suit. His diabetes may have also contributed to his mild weight gain, as insulin therapy is known to cause weight to fluctuate. Consequently, denials for the disability tax credit have increased 70 percent in 2017, according to Diabetes Canada.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Automated Insulin Delivery (Artificial Pancreas, Closed Loop)
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes 670G A1c Abbott artificial pancreas Beta Bionics closed-loop system continuous glucose monitor (CGM) devices Dexcom exercise Insulet insulin insulin pumps low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) manufacturers Medtronic Novo Nordisk Omnipod Tandem U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Dear Media: The Way You Talk About Diabetes is Problematic
    My son Peter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2013, just a few days short of his third birthday. We knew very little about diabetes. I still remember the first question I asked my wife when she broke the news: Does he have Type 1 or Type 2? And we see now that confusion about the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes is in fact the norm, not the exception. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Double Tragedy for Family of Manchester Arena Terror Attack Survivor with T1D
    A UK teenager who survived the Manchester Arena terror attack recently died from complications related to her Type 1 Diabetes in her residence hall. Zara was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes before she turned one. Zara’s younger brother, Zak, also has Type 1 Diabetes. However, Zara wasn’t always as forward with her diabetes. Her mother explains that “Zara wanted to be known as Zara not ‘Zara with diabetes.’”
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Meet Insulin Nation’s New Editor
    My family was deported to “that other place” in March 2015, when my daughter, Grace, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Instead, we spent the week at a pediatric hospital, where we got a crash course on diabetes management. And by sharing my family’s Type 1 story, I connected with others. There is no shortage of honesty, wit, wisdom, and compassion in individuals’ stories of diabetes. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus-induced Diabetes
    In Sweden, more than 1 in 200 children suffer from Type 1 diabetes. This is the highest incidence of the autoimmune disease in the world, and it accounts for rigorous research activity on diabetes within the country. As many readers know, Type 1 diabetes occurs when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas are destroyed. Diabetes did not develop in any of the vaccinated mice. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] A 180-Day CGM: Senseonics’ Eversense XL Approved in Europe
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. News Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes continuous glucose monitor (CGM) diabetes devices eversense freestyle insulin libre sensenoics U.S.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] There’s a new diabetes website in town!
    Diabetes Strong is a new health and fitness website for people living with diabetes. It’s the place to go if you’re looking for information and advice on everything from exercise and nutrition to the latest diabetes products and tech. Diabetes Strong was originally created as TheFitBlog in 2015 and is the passion project of Christel Oerum, a fitness professional with type 1 diabetes. appeared first on Scott's Diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] AZ Mother Still Unresponsive Ten Months After Severe Hypoglycemia
    Holly Murphy’s husband had called 911 after his wife, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes since age six, failed to answer her phone for several hours. He’s also encountered many providers who disregard his opinion about diabetes treatment, such as Holly’s dosage of long-lasting insulin. Everywhere we go, every doctor has a different opinion about how to manage diabetes,” Jim says. She is evidence of just “how dangerous and deadly diabetes can be.”
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] What’s a “Normal” A1c? When is it Misleading?
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Adithi Gandhi and Jeemin Kwon Why we use A1c, what values are recommended, and what impacts A1c – everything from anemia to vitamins Hemoglobin A1c (“HbA1c” or just “A1c”) is the standard for measuring blood sugar management in people with diabetes. […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] The Diabetes Dessert Dilemma
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Dessert is one of those pesky diabetes dilemmas. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Apple cookbooks desserts low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low-carb diet low-carb recipesBy Adam Brown 8 tips for tackling dessert: “chocolate drink,” dessert pudding, and more!
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] CGM Improves Outcomes for Pregnant Women and Their Babies
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Emma Ryan and Adam Brown New CONCEPTT trial results show improved newborn health and more time-in-range in women with type 1 diabetes using CGM during pregnancy At the recent European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) conference, we saw exciting new results […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] CGM Can Help People with Type 2 Diabetes on Injections
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Jeemin Kwon and Adam Brown Results from the type 2 diabetes group in Dexcom’s DIaMonD trial show A1c and time-in-range benefits To date, real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) has been thought of as a technology for people with type 1 diabetes. […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Making the Switch to Medicare with Diabetes
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Pearl Subramanian and Jeemin Kwon From enrolling in the four types of plans to what they cover, everything you need to know when making the switch to Medicare with diabetes Despite covering 58 million Americans in 2017, Medicare can be notoriously difficult […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] The Overnight Blood Sugar Conundrum
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Apple basal testing blood glucose monitoring blood glucose/sugar level exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) sleep and diabetesBy Adam Brown How do I stay in range while sleeping?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Gary Taubes on Calories vs. Carbs, The Case Against Sugar, and More
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Adam Brown, Brian Levine, and Kelly Close Best-selling author on why he believes “calories in-out” is not an explanation for obesity, why we need better science, and nutrition recommendations for people with diabetes Over the past 15 years, Gary Taubes has […].
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] 3 Diabetes Things: Predictive Low Glucose Suspend, Flu Shots, Insulin Pricing
    Tandem PLGS Pivotal Trial: A Randomized Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Predictive Low Glucose Suspend Versus Sensor-augmented Pump Therapy in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes. Predictive low glucose suspend is going to be a game changer for people with type 1 diabetes because the pump/CGM will head off low blood sugars by suspending basal insulin well before the blood sugar actually is low.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Defeating the Hypoglycemia Binge
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Adam Brown How to overcome the most frustrating diabetes landmine The “hypoglycemia binge” is easily one of the most frustrating parts of having diabetes. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Bright Spots and Landmines Book insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) overeating
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Lawsuits Allege Invokana, SGLT2 Drugs Unsafe
    Several lawsuits allege a class of oral diabetes drugs called SGLT2 inhibitors cause cardiovascular and urinary tract complications and brittle bones. In May 2015, The Institute for Safe Medication Practices published a brief article summarizing adverse events reported in 2014 from taking canagliflozin. DKA is rare among those with Type 2 diabetes, but more common among the Type 1 population. Type 2 Nation contacted the law firms representing Ms.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Is There a Production of RENT with Diabetes Instead of AIDS?
    It was a sleepy Friday afternoon when personal finance blogger Chelsea Fagan tweeted out this: the other day a bartender told me his high school did a performance of RENT where they couldn’t say AIDS so all the characters had diabetes. for Diabetes mellitus high blood sugar syndrome. — " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> rachel slime " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> (@rachsyme) October 6, 2017.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Is There a Production of RENT with Diabetes Instead of AIDS?
    It was a sleepy Friday afternoon when personal finance blogger Chelsea Fagan tweeted out this: the other day a bartender told me his high school did a performance of RENT where they couldn’t say AIDS so all the characters had diabetes. for Diabetes mellitus high blood sugar syndrome. — " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> rachel slime " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> (@rachsyme) October 6, 2017.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] What Is Insulin Therapy?
    With our “Know Your Drugs” series, we provide you with a snapshot of the different diabetes drugs on the market, and links to additional information. Insulin therapy has long been an important treatment for those with Type 1 diabetes. More recently, insulin therapy is being prescribed for some with Type 2 diabetes. Many with Type 2 diabetes are able to produce insulin, but their bodies don’t produce enough of it or have become resistant to its absorption.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] What Can’t Cure Diabetes
    Spend 5 minutes on the internet and you are bound to come across an article, website, or video promising to “kill your diabetes” with some herb, spice, ritual, or rain dance of some sort. The only problem is– there is no cure for diabetes. There is no cure for type 1. Food Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Apple beta cells cure diabetes diabetes myths exercise insulin
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] FDA Approves Tandem’s t:slim X2 Pump with Integrated Dexcom G5 CGM
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Animas continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom insulin insulin pumps low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) roche t:slim tandem U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Quiz: How Patient Are You About Type 1 Diabetes Ignorance?
    For fun, we’ve whipped up a quiz to determine your personality type when it comes to Type 1 diabetes ignorance. While ringing up your diabetes supplies, the pharmacy tech says, “You’re using too many test strips. You: a) …give a primer about how Type 1 diabetes varies from patient to patient, and how blood glucose control is a uniquely individual process. If you scored 25-30 points on this quiz, you’re a TYPE 1 DIABETES SAINT.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Quiz: How Patient Are You About Type 1 Diabetes Ignorance?
    For fun, we’ve whipped up a quiz to determine your personality type when it comes to Type 1 diabetes ignorance. While ringing up your diabetes supplies, the pharmacy tech says, “You’re using too many test strips. You: a) …give a primer about how Type 1 diabetes varies from patient to patient, and how blood glucose control is a uniquely individual process. If you scored 25-30 points on this quiz, you’re a TYPE 1 DIABETES SAINT.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Dexcom Begins Shipping First Medicare G5 CGM Bundles
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Ascensia continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Contour Next Dexcom health insurance insulin insulin pumps low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medicare U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Advice on Type 1 Diabetes and Retrograde Ejaculation
    Certified diabetes educator Jennifer Smith of Integrated Diabetes Services answers your answers about blood glucose management. Q: I have had Type 1 diabetes for several years and met with my urologist due to impotency and retrograde ejaculation. Many men and women experience sexual problems related to diabetes. Integrated Diabetes Services provides one-on-one education and glucose regulation for people who use insulin. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Are Blood Glucose Meters Accurate? New Data on 18 Meters
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Jeemin Kwon and Adam Brown Results from the Diabetes Technology Society’s Blood Glucose Meter Surveillance Program identifies only six out of 18 meters that passed. The Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) recently revealed long-awaited results from its Blood […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] What Should #insulin4all Do Next?
    It was one of the first physical manifestations of the #insulin4all online activist activity spearheaded by the nonprofit group T1 International and other diabetes activists. You can read a concise write-up of the event by one of its participants at Diabetes Mine here.). The USA Today pre-protest coverage really didn’t have any lines that made my eyes roll, a rarity for mainstream media covering diabetes. Right now, diabetes advocates need to add more people to their ranks.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] A Dangerous Low During Hurricane Harvey
    We’ve been asking readers for photos of life with Type 1 diabetes. Kari Kroll sent in a photo, along with a story that reminds us that Type 1 diabetes doesn’t stop in the midst of a hurricane. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Trying to Stay on the Ice with Type 1 Diabetes
    At 11 years old, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the middle of hockey tryouts. Managing my diabetes became a physical and emotional full-time job, and sometimes I’ve wanted to quit. I hate diabetes.” There’s a saying that when you’re on the ice, nothing else matters, but for me diabetes always matters. Diabetes is my life and I can’t turn it off for hockey. What happens when a Type 1 athlete goes low in the middle of a game?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 Diabetes Can Wear You Down
    Editor’s note: We strive to provide a complete picture of life with Type 1 diabetes. I was six years old when I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. In my case, it is a form known as brittle diabetes, or Labile diabetes. This is a fairly rare form of diabetes that causes wide blood sugar swings without any reason or warning. Diabetes became my Cause. I was an Advocate for Awareness, a Defender of Diabetic Rights.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 Diabetes Can Wear You Down
    Editor’s note: We strive to provide a complete picture of life with Type 1 diabetes. I was six years old when I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. In my case, it is a form known as brittle diabetes, or Labile diabetes. This is a fairly rare form of diabetes that causes wide blood sugar swings without any reason or warning. Diabetes became my Cause. I was an Advocate for Awareness, a Defender of Diabetic Rights.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] How to Talk About Diabetes & Depression with Adolescents
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Lily Wushanley Learn from the experts about how best to support teens with diabetes and engage in difficult health and well-being conversations Managing diabetes is demanding and often feels like an emotional rollercoaster.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] 12 Tips Every Driver with Type 1 Should Know
    When it comes to driving, a teen with Type 1 diabetes needs to understand they are responsible for being in control of their blood glucose levels behind the wheel; this is the only way to be personally safe and ensure the safety of others on the road. For the past seven years, Juvenile Diabetes No Limits Foundation (JDNL) has been conducting Check B4U Drive – a safe-driving program for teens with Type 1 diabetes, to help get this point across.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Novo Nordisk Will Pay Out $60M to Settle Victoza Marketing Lawsuit
    The Justice Department and Novo Nordisk announced yesterday the conclusion of a series of civil actions against the drugmaker to settle allegations of unethical marketing practices connected with the marketing of Victoza, a Type 2 diabetes drug. The lawsuit alleges that Novo Nordisk led an ad campaign promoting off-label use for Victoza as a weight loss treatment for people with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and prediabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] “They told me I’d brought him in just in time.”
    We regularly receive photos from people with Type 1 diabetes and the people who love them. Ben was then diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I have to trust that he can do this and keep control until a cure for Type 1 is found. If you want to share a photo of life with Type 1 diabetes, send it to submissions@insulinnation.com and we’ll publish it on our Facebook page. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Blood Sugars Are Not “Tests”
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Adam Brown How a simple mindset trick transformed how I view blood sugars and use my diabetes data Have you ever had a sense of dread when your glucose meter is doing the countdown (“5, 4, 3, 2, 1”) or when […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes attitude blood glucose/sugar testing diabetes language judgement
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Barred from Joining The Poilce Because of Type 1 Diabetes
    Roth did become a police officer, and has served with distinction, but not for Nassau County; the county’s civil service commission refused to hire him because of his Type 1 diabetes. Roth has worked in public safety his entire adult life, including with the New York City Police Department, but Nassau County officials determined his Type 1 diabetes would be too much of a liability. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Cop with Type 1 Sues Police Force For Employment Discrimination
    Roth did become a police officer, and has served with distinction, but not for Nassau County; the county’s civil service commission refused to hire him because of his Type 1 diabetes. Roth has worked in public safety his entire adult life, including with the New York City Police Department, but Nassau County officials determined his Type 1 diabetes would be too much of a liability. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Help a Mom of a Child with Type 1 After Harvey
    We know there must be hundreds, if not thousands, of people with diabetes in the Houston area who are now struggling with their self-care amidst the chaos of the flooding. On August 30th, CNN interviewed LaQuishe Wright, a mother who had to flee the storm with her two children; one of those children has Type 1 diabetes. Ryan, age 12, was diagnosed with Type 1 when he was 10 months old. 1 pic.twitter.com/2B3vhvUgoQ. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Did a School Illegally Expel Two Children for Type 1 Diabetes?
    A 2016 lawsuit alleging that a child with Type 1 diabetes was one of two children discriminated against by a North Carolina private school has expanded to include the testimony of another child with Type 1 who was allegedly barred from attending the school. If the case is not resolved by mediation or settlement, a trial date is set for March 1, 2018. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] How I Protect and Serve with Type 1 Diabetes
    Some people believe that people with diabetes can’t be police officers, firefighters, or other public safety officers. I hope that my service—and the service of others with diabetes who risk their lives for the public good every day—prove the doubters wrong. To serve as a police officer with Type 1 diabetes, I must take extra precautions on the job. You can purchase the book through his website ; proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Association and JDRF.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] How I Protect and Serve with Type 1 Diabetes
    Some people believe that people with diabetes can’t be police officers, firefighters, or other public safety officers. I hope that my service—and the service of others with diabetes who risk their lives for the public good every day—prove the doubters wrong. To serve as a police officer with Type 1 diabetes, I must take extra precautions on the job. You can purchase the book through his website ; proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Association and JDRF.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Can an Arthritis Drug Save Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes?
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Dalton Price A currently-enrolling trial is investigating a new arthritis medication along with type 2 diabetes drug Victoza, aiming to preserve insulin production in people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes Clinical Trials Identifier: NCT02443155 Trial name: A Clinical Proof-of-principle Trial in Adult Subjects With […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] I Have Type 1 and Have Struggled with Suicidal Thoughts
    Recently, we wrote about a study that documented high rates of suicide and drug use among organ donors with Type 1 diabetes. Aysha Amin responded, and we are sharing her story, with permission, here: I read your article today and it was a huge relief to hear that I’m not alone. My suicidal thoughts aren’t completely related to my diabetes, as I also grew up in an abusive household, which I think heavily impacted my problems. Want more Type 1 news?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Lectured About Her Type 1 Diabetes on the First Date
    A woman with Type 1 diabetes shared a video of a quasi-date that quickly went downhill when the subject turned to diabetes. In a video posted on the “You Know You’re a Type 1 Diabetic when…” Facebook group, Rose Gelin described how the date got off to a rocky start when the man she met noticed her Tandem insulin pump and asked her which type of diabetes she had. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] When Your Date Mansplains Type 1 Diabetes to You
    A woman with Type 1 diabetes shared a video of a quasi-date that quickly went downhill when the subject turned to diabetes. In a video posted on the “You Know You’re a Type 1 Diabetic when…” Facebook group, Rose Gelin described how the date got off to a rocky start when the man she met noticed her Tandem insulin pump and asked her which type of diabetes she had. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Jerry Lewis Had Type 1 Diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes was one of the many ailments that Jerry Lewis dealt with towards the end of his life, and it’s mentioned in multiple reports of the cause-of-death report for the legendary comedian. No online sources appear to discuss Lewis’ diabetes in detail, although he has been very open about some of his other health struggles. Lewis appeared to have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes very late in life. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Author Advances Damaging Myth About Diabetes
    This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. Hirsch Jim Hirsch, diaTribe contributor and bestselling author, weighs in on a damaging diabetes myth: “They’re never going to cure diabetes, because there’s too much money in it.” I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 40 years ago, and I […]. By James S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] The Top 5 Photos of Insulin Nation’s Photo Contest
    At the start of August, we announced a contest for photos of what life with Type 1 diabetes looks like to you, and we got many great photo submissions in response – thank you all! The contest may be over, but if you have a photo you would like to share with us about life with Type 1 diabetes, we always want to see it. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news?
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Putting People Over the Disease in the Care Visit
    Diabetic.” “Non-compliant.” These terms and more are being called out in the diabetes community as a judgmental barrier to improving a patient’s health. An alternate approach called People First Language was suggested in a recent commentary published in Clinical Diabetes written by Melinda Maryniuk, M.Ed., Melinda also discussed this position at the 2017 American Diabetes Association annual meeting. Speaking of Diabetes caught up with Melinda to discuss the paper.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes Forecast July/August 2017
    Summary: Here are three articles from the July/August 2017 issue of Diabetes Forecast which I think may be informative for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Read about sleep, eye exams, and school for children with type 1 diabetes. In the current issue I found quite a few articles about management in T1D kids. More Sleep Improves Kids’ Type 1 Management. ” Three tips from the article: Turn it off.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Article, Type 1 Diabetes] Regina Holliday Paints Patient Stories as Part of the Walking Gallery
    March of this year I read an article about Regina Holliday. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes advocacy art art therapy diabetes awareness diabetes eventsRegina lost her husband to cancer, and also to a medical system that was thoughtless, inept, at times cruel and secretive. Coming back from grief, Regina picked up her paintbrush and painted her sorrow.
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