• INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How Insulin Became So Expensive – A History
    Lipska, a Yale School of Medicine endocrinologist, opened up her presentation on rising insulin costs by sharing the story of a patient with diabetes in crisis. There were a number of desperate patients with diabetes like Leonard Thompson, and they needed (insulin) fast,” she said. More recently, both quicker-action and longer-action insulin formulas became the preferred brands by almost all people with diabetes on insulin therapy. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Edelman Report: Can You Trust Your Diabetes Doctor?
    This time Dr. Edelman, who is an endocrinologist living with type 1 diabetes and Dr. Polonsky, a clinical psychologist specializing in the emotional and behavioral issues in people with diabetes ask and answer the question, “Can you trust your diabetes doctor?” Life with Diabetes News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes dr steven edelman Dr. William Polonsky edelman report talking to your doctor the edelman report
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] WATCH: Your Blood Sugars Look Weird
    Youtuber Diabetic Danica explains the difference between blood glucose meters that read in mg/dL and mmol/L and why it depends on what country you live in. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes blood sugar Diabetic Danica videoIf you ever want to convert your blood sugar one way or the other, she suggests an online blood glucose converter.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Cooking Great Food at a Diabetes Retreat
    25 kick-ass human beings with diabetes got together for a […]. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes events low carb diet low-carbohydrate diet retreatLast week I shared the incredible time I had speaking and participating at Camp Nejeda, and this week I wanted to share the whirlwind of love, fun, and community I experienced at the retreat I spoke at and participated in last weekend in Sun Valley, Idaho!
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetic Complications: Why Blood Sugar Management Isn’t Everything
    Diabetic complications: what most people without diabetes think is inevitable and what most people with diabetes fear the most. Complications from diabetes are a very real part of living with diabetes but there is a lot of misinformation on the topic which can lead to fear-mongering, especially in the diabetic online community.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How 5 People With Diabetes are Rocking Their A1c While Eating 5 Different Ways
    Enter diabetes diagnosis, and the dreaded “report card” we all know too well. Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c diabetes and food diabetes diet exercise gluten-free insulin ketogenic low carb dietWhen I threw my graduation cap up in the air at my college graduation ceremony, I thought I was forever done with testing and grades! I was looking forward to getting a job and getting a yearly review at best.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study: A1c in African-Americans May Not Be Entirely Accurate
    According to a new study, A1c blood tests in black persons may overrepresent their mean glucose which may lead to a diabetes misdiagnosis. Any existing racial differences in the glycation of hemoglobin are an issue due to how diabetes may be diagnosed in part by the result of an A1c test. News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c American Diabetes Association diabetes diagnosis low blood sugar
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Bigfoot Biomedical Aims to Take Multiple Daily Injections to the Next Level with Timesulin Acquisition
    Yes, my friends, Bigfoot is real, and it’s aiming to change the lives of even more people living with diabetes, making and adapting technology that people are comfortable using, rather than focusing on one particular niche. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes bigfoot biomedical insulin insulin pumps Lantus NovoLog timesulin
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How Those Who Love You View Hypoglycemia
    A Western University study suggests that it’s vital to better support spouses/partners and parents/grandparents of adults with Type 1 diabetes because they represent an important frontline in hypoglycemia prevention efforts. The researchers for the study found that while the nuclear family that orbits an adult with Type 1 are willing to do what it takes to prevent and treat hypoglycemia, they often lack the knowledge to be fully effective partners in diabetes management.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Low-Carb Kids: How to Keep It Interesting
    Through an informal survey of families that include children of various ages with type 1 diabetes, all eating low-carb for the management of their child’s T1D, parents expressed the benefits of […]. Food Type 1 Diabetes A1c Dexcom insulin low blood sugar low carb diet low-carbohydrate diet parenting children with diabetes
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Thoughts on the Cost of a Chronic Illness
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes cost of diabetes DBlogWeek diabetes burnout insulinIt’s expensive. Literally and figuratively. Oh, boy! I have all of the thoughts on this subject! I firmly believe in “check your privilege,” so I’d like to acknowledge that as a white, straight, cis-woman (with educated parents who helped build a foundation for me to be able to relate to a lot of things)… […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Why Does Weightlifting Make My Glucose Levels Skyrocket?
    My family has a history of Type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases and I tried to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle in what eventually proved to be a futile attempt to stave off my genetic predisposition. I was profoundly disappointed when, after 63 years of keeping myself in great shape, I developed Type 1 diabetes.* Read more: JDRF rolls out its PEAK program on exercise and Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Tips for Starting a New Exercise Regime
    Sunday, 11th June all the way through to Sunday, 18th June, marks Diabetes Awareness Week here in the U.K. Whilst the awareness of what diabetes actually is is ever growing (I for one am really pleased about this and fully believe social media is helping this massively), having real world day-to-day help is still a […]. Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise exercise with diabetes insulin MyFitnessPal
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Happy Father’s Day to Diabetes Dads
    Fathers are just as important as mothers and on this Father’s Day we want to raise a glass to fathers everywhere, especially those parenting children with diabetes and those living with diabetes. Diabetes dads are encouraging their kids to be all they can be by showing them that diabetes doesn’t stop them from having a family, working hard, […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Healthy Eating in College
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes college food choices healthy eatingBy Meghan Higgins Everyone seems to have a different definition of “healthy eating” these days, so I’m going to let you know what kind of eating makes me feel healthy, and maybe it will work for you too! First off, I believe in really enjoying my food. Life is meant to be enjoyed, and if […].
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Ethan Explains Type 1 Diabetes
    Six year old Ethan Borochoff is interested in many thing and most of them are NOT Type 1 Diabetes! Yet, like most kids with severe disabilities, he knows way more than the average bear about the disease he lives with. Listen in to hear how he makes it through his days
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] LISTEN: The Juicebox Podcast Talks T1International Charity
    Scott Benner talks with Elizabeth who, with her husband, began a charity to advocate for people with diabetes around the world. Elizabeth, who is American, is living in England with her British husband who also happens to have type 1 diabetes. The T1 International website includes a global diabetes map that you can click on […]. Type 1 Diabetes charity insulin Juicebox Podcast T1 International
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Letter to Dr. Bernstein
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c birthday Dr Bernstein inspirationDear Dr. Bernstein, Happy 83rd Birthday! I hope you have a great time celebrating with family and friends today. I wish we could throw a gigantic worldwide party in your honor and you could see how many lives you’ve touched. What an amazing party that would be! It’s even more poignant that today is your […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes camp educates, entertains
    This is certainly true for those dealing with Type 1 diabetes. And that's why Camp Hot Shots has become a favorite get-away destination for hundreds of youngsters ages 6-12 in central Nebraska since 2001
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Oldest Camp for Kids With Diabetes Needs Your Help
    Imagine a place where kids with diabetes could be with other kids who were “like them,” who understood the daily pressures of finger sticks, insulin shots, site changes, and carb counting. Type 1 Diabetes Camp Ho Mita Koda diabetes camp insulinA place that could help them achieve small victories, from something as small as poking their own finger for a glucose test or how […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Should It Really Be Called an Artificial Pancreas?
    Let’s be one million percent clear from the onset: I, like the rest of the diabetes world, would love nothing better but to see a CGM communicate with an insulin pump for better control and to alarm the world when things derail. It would, and will, revolutionize the management of type 1 diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes artificial pancreas bionic pancreas diabetes devices diabetes technology insulin insulin pumps
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The “D” World and What it Means to a Mother of a Child with Diabetes
    By Ashlea Mello When my son Landen was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I had a predisposed idea of what type of people were affected by diabetes and why they were diagnosed. I mean if you look around in America, everything we read is in regards to type 2 diabetes. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes thoughts feelings insulin mother parenting children with diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Almost No One Knows What’s in the Senate’s AHCA Bill
    Since it’s being predicted that the Senate will soon vote on the Affordable Health Care Act, we wanted to give you a quick rundown of how that bill might impact people with Type 1 diabetes. Read more: What the MacArthur Amendment in the AHCA Means for People with Diabetes. “People with diabetes need ongoing care to manage their disease and avoid complications. Read more: What the CBO Grade of the AHCA Means for People with Diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Sharing Your Diabetes Story Can Be Liberating
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes community insulin letter story voice“Silence is the ocean of the unsaid, the unspeakable, the repressed, the erased, the unheard. It surrounds the scattered islands made up of those allowed to speak and of what can be said and who listens. Silence occurs in many ways for many reasons; each of us has his or her own sea of unspoken […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes-Related Distress Leads to Higher A1C Scores
    Sometimes, studies must prove what people with Type 1 diabetes often already know from experience. That was the case of a recent study which revealed a connection between elevated A1C scores and diabetes-related distress in people with Type 1 diabetes. The study sampled 224 people with Type 1 diabetes. Read more: Measuring Parental Distress of a Type 1 Diagnosis. The daily grind of Type 1 diabetes is nonstop.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Medalist Study Searches for Protective Factors
    Complications to diabetes are just that—biologically complicated. Although diabetes complications often occur within 30 years, a significant number of people with type 1 diabetes are free of complications after 50 years or more. If potential protective factors can be identified, perhaps these findings can lead to novel treatments benefiting all patients with diabetes. Some patients have lived successfully with diabetes for more than 75 years. “In
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Ireland Insulin for All
    A few weeks ago, I went to an event in the Diabetes Ireland care centre in Dublin. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes cost of insulin healthcare insulin insulin pumps Ireland joslin joslin diabetes center Lilly Sir Frederick BantingIt was the launch of their 50th year anniversary, which I wrote about here.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Educator Susan Weiner Wants Your Vote for AADE Board of Directors
    Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, is a well-respected diabetes educator who runs her practice in New York and has served as teacher, speaker, and guide for a wide range of national and international events and organizations having to do with nutrition, diabetes, and overall wellness and health. She was named 2015’s AADE (American Association of Diabetes […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] LISTEN: Diabetes By The Numbers Talks with Christopher Snyder about Tidepool
    Truth be told, I look to Christopher Snider as the gold standard for quality diabetes interviews and podcasts. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Christopher Snyder diabetes apps diabetes data podcasts tidepoolI’ve wanted him on this podcast for some time. Now, with that out of the way, let me tell you why Christopher was part of the podcast this week. He has a new role, as Community Manager […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Tips for a Healthy and Safe Summer
    Summer can be tricky for people with diabetes. The heat can also pose challenges when you have diabetes. Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes supplies feet insulin low blood sugar parties summer traveling with diabetes tsaBy Julie Hani, RN CDE You are probably getting used to the fact that summer is here! The kids are out of school and you’re juggling work schedules, camps and travel plans.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Time I Almost Ran Out of Insulin
    Wildcard prompt for 8th annual Diabetes Blog Week: Whether you or your loved one are newly diagnosed or have been dealing with diabetes for a while, you probably realize that things can (and will) go wrong. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes blood sugar management DBlogWeek insulin traveling with diabetes video
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] It doesn't bear thinking what could have been,' Llandeilo mum whose son has Type 1 Diabetes
    Things changed dramatically over a very short period of time and before long, 14-year-old Llew was admitted to Glangwili's Paediatric Emergency Department suffering a life threatening condition, worsened by the fact that the four symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes were missed Llew, of Llandeilo, had just gone through a growth spurt so his mum just put it down to him becoming a young man.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Abbott Freestyle Libre Doesn’t Deserve NHS Coverage
    Recently, Rebecca Barlow-Noone, who has Type 1 diabetes, contacted us about her experience using the Abbott Freestyle Libre, a glucose monitoring device which is available in Europe. In the UK, CGM systems are unavailable on the National Health Service plan, meaning many people with Type 1 diabetes and some with Type 2 diabetes elect to pay out of pocket for the expensive devices. The Libre is not the answer to improved diabetes care.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Five Quick-Takes from the ADA 77th Scientific Sessions
    Here’s a jet-lagged and sleep-deprived look at five of the trends that we saw from the first three days of the conference: 1. Add-ons to insulin are going to be a thing for Type 1 diabetes. It’s no coincidence, then, that there has been renewed interest in looking at other drugs for treating those with Type 1 diabetes. Researchers also presented separate findings on metformin and GLP-1 drugs for people with Type 1 diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Split Dose of Insulin for High Fat Meal With Carbohydrates Lowers Inflammation
    A new study shows that an additional bolus of fast-acting insulin can help lower after-meal triglyceride levels and inflammation after a high-fat meal containing carbohydrates in people with type 1 diabetes. Researchers set out to test an extra fast-acting insulin bolus and its effects on triglycerides, inflammation, and pro-coagulation after such a meal in people with type 1 […].
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Seal oil could help people with type 1 diabetes, research suggests
    Seal oil has the potential to help promote nerve regeneration in patients with Type 1 diabetes, new research indicates
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Learning to Like Tidepool
    In previous blog posts, I have mentioned my frustration with finding a platform where I can download and view data from all of my diabetes devices. Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes Apple CGM data data management Dexcom diabetes app diabetes data diasend google insulin iOS iPhone tandem tidepool
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] When Your Second Child is Diagnosed with Diabetes
    ” Thus started a series of events that would end up with my youngest of three becoming our second child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). General Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosis parenting children with diabetes“Dad, I’m peeing a lot.” You can find many statistics about having two kids with T1D and if you get more than 3 sources that agree on a particular stat, […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] My Husband and I Both Have Diabetes: A Partner in Life Who “Gets It”
    And I always felt isolated and alone in dealing with my diabetes because we all know that you don’t “know” diabetes unless you live with it. I didn’t know anyone who had diabetes, but I knew it wasn’t going to define me! Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes couple family of person with diabetes relationships with diabetesBy Laura Bobik I was diagnosed at the tough age of 14.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Beta Cells vs. Closed-Loop Pumps – Which is Better?
    It was slated to be a good-natured rumble between two futuristic Type 1 diabetes treatments – islet transplantation and closed-loop pump therapy – for the mantle of “the future of diabetes care.” The concept of harvesting working islet cells and transplanting them into people with Type 1 diabetes seems simple enough, he said, but in practice there have been major hurdles. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Patients Speak at WHO Conference from the IDF Stage
    Two weeks ago at the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) said we are not merely in the business of counting people with diabetes – but making people with diabetes count. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Asante diabetes events healthcare idf insulin low blood sugar Medtronic video WHO World Health Assembly
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] When Insurance Gets Turned Down: Appeals Explained
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes appeals Dexcom google health insurance LillyThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Ava Runge, Lynn Kennedy, and Kelly Close It can be extremely distressing if an insurance provider decides to deny coverage of treatment. Fortunately, there are options available for asking the insurance provider to reconsider their decision and for letting them know why […].
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Texting System Benefits Glycemic Control for Teens with Diabetes
    A 2-way text messaging system either maintained or improved A1C levels for teens with type 1 diabetes , presented today at the American Diabetes Association's 77th Scientific Sessions in San Diego. In a year-long trial, researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center randomly assigned 301 teenagers to eitehr a text messaging system, which reminded the teens to check blood glucose, a problem-solving intervention, both of those interventions, or standard care
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Potential mechanism for BCG vaccine reversal of type 1 diabetes
    Interim results from a FDA-approved clinical trial testing the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Gurin to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes demonstrate a potential new mechanism by which the BCG vaccine may restore the proper immune response to the insulin-secreting islet cells of the pancreas
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study finds potential mechanism for BCG vaccine reversal of type 1 diabetes
    Interim results from a FDA-approved clinical trial testing the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guerin to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes are being presented at the 75th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. The data demonstrate a potential new mechanism by which the BCG vaccine may restore the proper immune response to the insulin-secreting islet cells of the pancreas
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Eating Healthy on Vacation with Diabetes
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes diet food choices insulin traveling with diabetesBy Cazzy Magennis When you go on holiday it’s usually an excuse for a well-deserved break, and you don’t really worry about what you’re eating because you’re on vacation. When I travel, I head away for months at a time, which means I need to be careful about maintaining a healthy lifestyle along with healthy […].
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Potential mechanism for BCG vaccine reversal of type 1 diabetes
    Interim results from a FDA-approved clinical trial testing the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guérin to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes demonstrate a potential new mechanism by which the BCG vaccine may restore the proper immune response to the insulin-secreting islet cells of the pancreas
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] LISTEN: Juicebox Podcasts Talks Diabetes and Menstruation
    Samantha and Scott talk about having your period with type 1 diabetes, and how hormones and menstruation can affect blood sugars. Type 1 Diabetes menstruationThis episode is full of euphemisms and good honest information.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Beyond Type 1 To Take Over Diabetes Hands Foundation Programs
    On June 8, 2017, Beyond Type 1 announced in a press release that it will take over the core programs of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) including TuDiabetes.org and EsTuDiabetes.org (for Spanish speakers). DHF was founded by Manny Hernandez, a long time advocate for people living with or caring for people with diabetes. News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Beyond Type 1 diabetes hands foundation hispanics and diabetes
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New Neuropathy Book: Small Nerves, Big Problems
    News Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes complication neuropathyA new book on small fiber neuropathy called Small Nerves, Big Problems has been written by a group of 8 neurologists from across the country in an effort to help educate on the latest information available regarding how to diagnose and treat this common complication. This book states it is “a comprehensive patient guide to small […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study Finds Increased PCSK9 in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes
    News about proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 has largely involved its role in the body's ability to regulate low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Cardiologists welcomed the development of injectable drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors, which reduce LDL cholesterol up to 60
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Camp for Grown Ups – Finding Peer Support as an Adult
    Since I was extremely introverted, suffering from an eating disorder, and depressed during my teenage years, I never wanted to go to diabetes camp even though my mom suggested it several times. I realize now as an adult how incredibly crucial it is to hang out with our peers with diabetes in order to know […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Beyond Type 1 diabetes camp diabetes events Team Bike Beyond
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] An Insider’s Look at Insulin Pump Therapy
    Life with Diabetes Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c AADE basal rate bolus exercise infusion set insulin insulin pump insulin pumps low blood sugarBy Gary Scheiner MS, CDE It’s days like today that make me glad I went on an insulin pump. It’s Saturday, and despite having two little rugrats at home, I was able to sleep until 9:30 (miracles do happen).
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] One Year Anniversary of My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis
    By Camilla Roelants When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last year, it was the end of my world as I knew it. I had just turned 30, I was 10 weeks pregnant with my 4th child, and there was absolutely no history of diabetes in my family. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c beta cells diabetes burnout diabetes diagnosis diabetes journey diaversary family of person with diabetes google insulin low blood sugar pregnancy with type 1 diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Teens with type 1 diabetes head to Washington D.C. to help find a cure
    They are going so they can spread awareness of type 1 diabetes. The Special Diabetes Program expires September 2017 Two Texoma teens are packing for a summer trip to Washington D.C.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Team Novo Nordisk Racers Prove to World What People With Diabetes Can Do
    Get Moving News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes inspiration exercise exercise and diabetes Novo Nordisk phil southerland Team Novo NordiskAn impressive event just wrapped up that we’d like to tell you about. On May 11, 2017, professional cyclists from all around the world took off for a 10-day Tour of California race that stretched from Sacramento to Pasadena California.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Using CRISPR: How Joslin Labs are Probing the Genetics of Diabetes
    Find out more about this cutting edge lab technique and how Joslin is making use of it to fight diabetes. Diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, is a complicated disease involving many genetic variations. Investigator in the Section on Immunobiology at Joslin Diabetes Center is excited about the promise of CRISPR moving experimental models forwards at a rapid pace. “It Director of the Joslin Diabetes Center Genomics Core and C.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Knowing the Signs of Type 1 Diabetes
    By Rachelle Stocum Parents of children with diabetes will hear this question asked a million times. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosis diabetic ketoacidosis google insulin parenting children with diabetes symptoms WebMDAnd each time you tell your story the story gets shorter and shorter. You begin to leave out details. Details that may one day save another child’s life. I wrote this for a couple of reasons.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] De-Clutter Your Environment & Mind Challenge
    Today we are putting the focus on de-cluttering our external environments in order to free up space in our minds and bodies for improving our self-care and diabetes management practices. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes de-cluttering diabetes burnout diabetes management self-care
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] TOADS looks to fill gap left by shuttered West Texas Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    Courtney Warren, right, vice president of newly launched Amarillo nonprofit Type One Area Diabetics Support, or TOADS, with her nephew Bray Jones, 5, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2015. Newly launched nonprofit Type One Area Diabetics Support in Amarillo will provide support, education, outreach and more for families affected by juvenile diabetes
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Is Ezekiel Bread Good for People With Diabetes?
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Ezekiel bread glycemic index insulin product reviewEzekiel bread, which was indeed named after a bible verse, has become popular for the way it offers unique nutrition as well as for the way it makes people feel as a low-glycemic bread option. Most bread is made of flour and sandwich bread often contains added sugar. For many, bread fuels issues like insulin resistance and constipation. […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Medtronic Launches 670G – First Hybrid, Closed-Loop System
    The FDA approved the system for people with Type 1 diabetes ages 14 and older in September 2016. The company recently has endured several issues with its diabetes product line. Medtronic announced the release of the 670G just two days before the American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions is set to begin. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Dexcom Gains FDA Approval for Android Compatibility with G5 Mobile System
    General Technology Type 1 Diabetes Android android dexcom g5 Apple Dexcom dexcom g5 FDADexcom and Android users, rejoice! The (very) long-awaited compatibility of Dexcom’s G5 Mobile system will be available on Android devices later this month, per their investor’s announcement earlier today. “Once commercially available, the new app will make the Dexcom G5 Mobile available on millions of additional phones in the United States. The Dexcom G5 Mobile […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Low-Carb Gluten-Free Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes casseroleDon’t you just love the ease of casseroles? I also love to have the heat of the oven warming the kitchen in the winter. Casseroles are one of my favorite dishes to make. And, this cheeseburger casserole is certainly a winner. As I mentioned in the low carb ground meat recipe round up, my family […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] My One Year Anniversary of Using an Insulin Pump
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes dawn phenomenon insulin insulin pump insulin pumps LantusI’ve now officially passed the one year mark since I began using an insulin pump! It was a huge leap of faith at the time, but one that I knew I had to make for the sake of lower and more stable blood sugar levels. The biggest reason I switched was because I never felt […].
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A life of "probably"
    Type 1 Diabetes is one big fat probably. ouch #denied #devestated pic.twitter.com/q0OheQadT8 — Meri / Diabetes (@our3Dlife) April 27, 2017 Also thankfully, our new Endocrinologist here in Indiana is a fighter and even though it took almost 6 weeks…I’ve received word that the Dexcom supplies have been approved for all three boys. Personal Diabetes Secretary.) I’ve lived in this world of “probably” for the last 19 years. “He’s He’s probably ok.” “He
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] What a Low Blood Sugar Feels Like
    Perhaps you have seen the video going viral on Facebook right now where four amazing women with type 1 diabetes talks about what low blood sugar feels like? Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes beta cells exercise insulin low blood sugarI love this video, and it inspired me to think about what a low blood sugar feels like for me and to put it into words in […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 3 Things Youths With Diabetes Do For a Higher Quality of Life
    Some young people with type 1 diabetes have higher diabetes-related and health-related quality of life measures than others. A new study published in Diabetes Care may be able to show what behaviors or factors help to achieve this. Researchers sought to characterize diabetes-specific health-related quality of life (D-HRQOL) in a worldwide sample of children and young […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] What Really Works is not a One-Size-Fits-All Solution
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Weight Management blood glucose control diet exercise low carb diet triglycerides weight loss Weight WatchersOne thing that we see a lot on the internet is the person who lost a ton of weight with some diet and saw their blood glucose levels revert to normal. Then they write about their diet and imply that it will work for everyone. But it won’t. We need to find the diet that […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Studying People with Type 1 Before They’re Born
    Editor’s note: Scientists have long been trying to determine what environmental factors could increase the risk of developing Type 1 diabetes; they also have been studying how early Type 1 diabetes can be detected. A new study combines these two questions, as researchers examine what environmental factors during pregnancy might influence the risk of a child developing Type 1 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes research and care model expanding
    Building on its pioneering work to better control type 1 diabetes, the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology is using new investment and four new team members to seek better treatments
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Breaking Down the Cost of Diabetes
    Day 2 topic on Diabetes Blog Week: The Cost of a Chronic Illness Prompt: Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. So today, let’s discuss how cost impacts our diabetes care. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dexcom diabetes costs healthcare insulin sleep apneaHere in the US, insurance status and age (as in Medicare eligibility) can impact both the cost and coverage.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 Diabetes Diagnoses, Now and Then
    A two-year-old little boy was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes recently. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes empathy insulin insulin pumps parenting children with diabetesI don’t have permission to share their family’s story, so let’s call him L, and say he was from Minnesota for the purpose of this story. Through a lifetime of twists and turns and people in far away places, L’s dad and another man met […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Be a Part of Team Bike Beyond’s Summer Adventure
    I always say that joining the diabetic online community (DOC) was a game changer for me in this disease. Get Moving News Type 1 Diabetes diabetes advocacy diabetes awareness Team Bike BeyondIt has allowed me to get advice from the real experts, make life-long friends and also helped me land this job that I love! In this instance, it connected me with inspirational people who will never […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Trouble-Shooting Sleep Issues if You Have Diabetes
    Sleep problems are common in our modern society and people with diabetes may be even more vulnerable to various disturbances to the necessary rest we all require. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Dexcom exercise insulin low blood sugar sleep and diabetes sleep apnea
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Free Guide Meter and Lower-Cost Strips with Accu-Chek’s New Simple Pay Program
    I’ve known many who would rather sacrifice accuracy with questionable non-brand meters and strips just to be able to have something to use to help manage their diabetes at an affordable cost. […]. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes accu-chek FDA Guide roche strip savings test stripsIf you are someone who self-pays for their glucose test strips, you know how expensive it can be to pay for your strips.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Simple step to protect people with type 1 diabetes against heart disease
    One additional injection of insulin three hours after eating has been shown to protect people with type 1 diabetes from cardiovascular disease - the leading cause of death among people with the condition. A small preliminary clinical trial published in Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research has found the easy step allows people with type 1 diabetes to better regulate their blood sugar levels
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Children Get Help for Mom with Type 1 During Low
    An Australian mother with Type 1 diabetes might owe her life to the quick-thinking of her two young children, according to a report in the Latrobe Valley Express. Read more: 3 tips for talking to children about your Type 1 diabetes. No one with Type 1 diabetes likes to imagine suffering severe hypoglycemia, and parents with Type 1 diabetes might be particularly reluctant to discuss the possibility of such a low with their children.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Simple step to protect people with type 1 diabetes against heart disease
    One additional injection of insulin three hours after eating has been shown to protect people with type 1 diabetes from cardiovascular disease -- the leading cause of death among people with the condition
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New transplant technology could benefit patients with type 1 diabetes
    Combining a new hydrogel material with a protein that boosts blood vessel growth could improve the success rate for transplanting insulin-producing islet cells into persons with type 1 diabetes. In an animal model, the technique enhanced the survival rate of transplanted insulin-producing cells, restoring insulin production in response to blood glucose levels and curing these diabetic animals
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Missing Type 1 Diabetes in Children Ends Lives
    Lucky girl, she got to give this moving TEDx talk about diabetes. Its beginning caught even me unaware and makes a point, quite dramatically, that we need to teach providers to recognize type 1 diabetes in children. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes doctors TED for diabetes type 1 diagnosisI know Betsy Ray, not well, but our paths have crossed at conferences.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes App by mySugr Passes One Million Registered Users
    By Amelia Dmowska and Adam Brown The most popular diabetes app in the world, mySugr offers coaching and tools to track blood sugar, medications, exercise, and “makes diabetes suck less” Five years after it first launched as a small start-up in Austria, […]. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c accu-chek Android Apple Dexcom diabetes app exercise google insulin iOS Medtronic mysugr
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Sugar-Free Frosted Lemonade
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 DiabetesHello, gorgeous yellow sunshine! It’s been a while since I’ve seen you and you’ve finally decided to hang around for a while. You played peek-a-boo for several months and it was beginning to seem like you would never join us here in the Pacific Northwest. But now that you’re here, we are all doing everything […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] School is Out! Time to Get Back on Track with My Diabetes Care
    I’ll also admit it’s difficult for me to manage my diabetes during the school year. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes management exercise summer vacation workBy Sue Rericha I am a first-grade teacher in a small rural school district. I love what I do, my coworkers, and my students. However I miss my own kids during the day (even though they’re at school, too).
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Affordable Insulin Project and NDVLC is Advocating for You
    The Affordable Insulin Project is leading a charge of advocacy on behalf of people with diabetes who rely on insulin to stay alive and healthy. This is being run by the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC), which is headed by Christel Marchand Aprigliano and advocates for people with diabetes as well as facilitating advocacy roles by […]. News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Diabetes Association cost of insulin diabetes advocacy DPAC insulin NDVLC
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Nurse Pleads Guilty to Murdering Eight with Insulin
    Some of her victims had diabetes, while others did not. Wetlaufer carried out these crimes undetected at two nursing facilities over a period of seven years, and only quit nursing when she was slated to begin working with children with Type 1 diabetes at a third health care facility. Read more: Mother Accused of Giving Child with Type 1 Too Much Insulin. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Supply Subscription Services – A Comparison of Choices
    Obtaining diabetes supplies can be quite the process. Our diabetes is not going away anytime soon, […]. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes accu-chek Android Apple dario Dexcom diabetes supplies Diathrive Good Glucos iOS iPhone livongo low blood sugar One Drop roche
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Tips for Alleviating Sore Spots from Dexcom Sensors
    Technology Type 1 Diabetes Animas Dexcom diabetes devicesI’m really excited to share the first guest post on my blog. It’s written by one of my closest and oldest friends. We met at Camp Kudzu in 2003, and even though she moved to PA, we stayed close. I’ve thought about guest posts, but once she shared these tips with me when I asked […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 4 Easy Yoga Poses for Diabetes
    After last weeks passionate blogging for diabetes blog week, it’s time to return to the main reason I’m blogging here in the first place: To help you get motivated and inspired to incorporate yoga into your daily diabetes management plan. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes insulin insulin sensitivity yoga
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Researchers find new way to block type 1 diabetes
    Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory, Cyteir Therapeutics and collaborating institutions have found a way to protect beta cells from destruction -- achieving a longtime, elusive goal that could lead to therapies preventing type 1 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Alberta doctors pushing for in-school support for students with.
    Gabriela Holko was four years old when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. A few months later, her mother had to send her to kindergarten to manage her blood sugars on her own
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Amazing Story of Larry Kim, Founder of Team Live Your Dream
    Larry Kim, a 26 year old Consultant living in Washington DC developed type 1 diabetes after surviving liver failure which all started with a medical treatment gone wrong when he was 17 years old. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes dario diabetes inspiration exercise low carb diet story type 1 diabetes
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How to block type 1 diabetes
    Disrupting the AID/RAD51 axis protects nonobese diabetic mice from type 1 diabetes, report scientists
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Building Mental Strength with Positive Inner Talk
    How do you quit, no, how do you shut down, that little nagging voice telling you that you can’t achieve your goals, that you’ll never figure out your diabetes, that you will never drop those 10 lbs., Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c exercise insulin
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] JDRF and ADA Blast Trump Budget Proposal
    Three major diabetes-related advocacy organizations have released statements in opposition to the federal budget proposed by President Donald Trump. JDRF, the American Diabetes Association, and the Endocrine Society all expressed concern that proposed cuts to the budgets of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will greatly impact diabetes research and Type 2 diabetes prevention programs.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Cost of a Chronic Illness
    Prompt for Diabetes Blog Week on May 16: Cost of a Chronic Illness Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. So today, let’s discuss how cost impacts our diabetes care. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes bayer cost of diabetes DBlogWeek health insurance Humalog insulin insulin pumps Lilly Medtronic
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Perfect Storm of High Blood Sugar and Ketones
    I was out of town for a couple of days this week for work, and I’m pretty sure that I was this close to ending up in DKA (diabetes ketoacidosis) again. I think it was one of those “perfect storm” type of events. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetic ketoacidosis traveling with diabetes work
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Jenna Phillips Ballard: Coach, Trainer, and Self-Love Teacher Living With Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c insulin interview self-worth type 1 diabetesJenna Phillips Ballard is a ray of sunshine for many who have had the pleasure to meet her. She started her career in 2006 working as a certified personal trainer and life coach for celebrities like Ben Stiller, Jeremy Piven, and Emilia Clarke and has been featured on Dr. Phil and The Doctors. At some point she […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Help Needed for Woman with Rare Type 1 Complication
    The family of a woman with Type 1 with a rare condition called Charcot foot has started a GoFundMe fundraiser to help raise money for a custom wheelchair ramp. 1) Okay, so I know nothing about Charcot foot. What causes it in the small subsection of people with Type 1 diabetes? It is a very rare complication that affects only 1 percent of people with diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] I Admit: I Love my Endocrinologist
    Endos are sometimes a source of dread, or frustration, and some people wind up having to explain a lot about newer technology or drug developments to theirs because, let’s face it, diabetes changes sometimes move faster than their doctor. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c Apple Dexcom insulinI like my endocrinologist. There, I said it.
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