• SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Getting in Exercise Beyond the Traditional Sports
    Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise passionStarting Out At the start of 2017, I was in pretty poor shape. It wasn’t always this way though, five years ago I was pretty fit and healthy. This gave me the confidence needed to go straight back into the gym and start a training plan. This isn’t the case for a large proportion of […].
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] These Pancreatic Cells Can Be Made into Beta Cells
    Every path in the search to find a cure for type 1 diabetes leads to beta cells. Type 1 occurs because an autoimmune attack has destroyed the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas — a cure cannot happen until we find a way to replace or replenish the body’s own insulin-producing capability. But while there are many different kinds of cells with different functions, they all start as a basic cell type – called a pancreatic progenitor cell.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 3 Easy to Make Desserts That Are Diabetes-Friendly
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes cake low-carb recipe recipe roundupI was approached by Barbara of the Village Bakery, which looks like a really great cooking resource. Barbara and Joe Hughes started the Village Bakery in 2011 to share their knowledge of home-style cooking, tips, techniques, and recipes. The site has since grown into a very large, engaged, and sharing community. Barbara asked if she could share a […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How Has Type 1 Diabetes Affected Your Sex Life?
    Study after study finds that Type 1 diabetes can impact your sex life, but many people – Type 1 or not – may be shy about discussing this issue. Complete our survey on sex and Type 1 diabetes by September 30th and you may win one of two $25 Amazon.com gift cards. Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] High Fat Diet Lowers Death Risk and Excess Carbohydrates May Raise It
    Food News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes dietary fat healthy eating low-carb diet saturated fatA large 18-country study published in the prestigious journal, The Lancet shows that high fat intake is not responsible for raising one’s risk of death. Researchers instead indicate their findings suggest too many carbohydrates are actually raising our risk for early death.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Being a Force for Positive Change
    Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes challenge diabetes burnout exercise mindfulness stress yogaFor most of my life, I’ve wanted to be a force for positive change. Instilled in me by my grandfather, he would often remind us how important it was to speak our minds and to question. He taught me to be respectful, to be thoughtful, to give back, and never ever to take privilege for […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] I Am Greater Than My Highs and Lows
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c choice data management inspiration tattoosBy Ben Tzeel The symbols on this tattoo are hieroglyphics to some, but they are our warrior’s call. The tattoo means “I am greater than my highs and lows.” We Are More Than Numbers People have a fascination with numbers; they gather data; they compare data; they manipulate data into saying all sorts of things. People […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How to Take Care of Your Diabetes at the Football Game
    Whether you go to a game and tailgate or watch from home with a table full of snacks, you might want to prepare a strategy for managing your diabetes in the midst of so many delicious and exciting distractions. Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes beer Football insulin low-carb diet sports and diabetesFootball season is upon us!
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Listen: Trust Your Gut When You Don’t Agree With Medical Advice
    Michelle, mom of two, one of which has type 1 diabetes, talks with Scott about what to do after their doctor gave advice that they felt wasn’t correct. Michelle and her family were able to make light of the bad advice they received, knowing that their personal experience with diabetes gave them the right perspective. Type 1 Diabetes counseling mental health podcast support
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Garrett Allen Campaign to raise money to find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
    When Garrett Allen is playing baseball there's a process for managing his Type 1 Diabetes. We check his blood sugar before the game and then disconnect his pump so it doesn't get damaged
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] If You’re a Young Adult You May Not Know if You Have This
    News Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Heart Association (AHA) high blood pressureA recent study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension states that young adults with high blood pressure in the United States are often not even aware that they have hypertension. This lack of awareness means a lack of necessary and timely treatment in order to mitigate harm caused over time. High blood pressure happens […].
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Letter to the editor: Funding the Special Diabetes Program
    The Special Diabetes Program , a $150 million annual federal research effort at the National Institutes of Health, enjoys bipartisan support, but it will expire on September 30 if Congress fails to renew it. The program directly affects millions of Americans who struggle with diabetes, including type 1 diabetes
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Abundance of Heart: Harvesting Self-Care
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes gratitude mental health self-careBy Kelly Griffith A healthier body leads to a happier mind and life. Self-care encompasses many things and with the competing activities of life, it is easy to be bogged down in daily minutia and abandon our needs and desires, which leads to starvation of spirit. When you think about a healthy body, nutrition and […].
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Are Blood Glucose Meters Accurate? New Data on 18 Meters
    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 […]. This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Dealing with Type 1 diabetes
    Whether six year-old Nicholas VanKessel is settling into a new school year, jumping into the sports he loves, checking out an excavator or racing around a farmyard, there is always a calculator running. It is in his mother Angie's head and it is synched with the $8,000 insulin pump Nicolas wears day and night
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study: Low-Carb Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Health
    Food News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Weight Management heart health low-carb diet mediterranean dietIn a recent study, researchers compared a Mediterranean low-carb diet with a low-fat diet in moderately obese individuals to find that the low-carb diet was better for heart health. Over the course of 18 months, 80 participants were randomly assigned one of the two diets–a Mediterranean style low-carbohydrate diet plus 28 grams of walnuts per […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetic Danica: Lows at Work & Dosing off of a Dexcom
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom Diabetic Danica insulin insulin pumps videoDanica answers questions from followers on SnapChat (which is totally weird because it can change your face and your voice). In this video she discusses her choice in insulin pump and CGM, if she likes her CGM or pump more, using her CGM to dose insulin, and handling lows at work.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Walk draws hundreds to raise awareness
    Abigail Buford had to test her blood sugar before she could take a walk around Jones Park for the 2017 Diabetes Walk. The 8 year old from Ocean Springs was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on May 31. Since then, she has learned about sugar levels, test strips, and insulin shots - she needs seven of them each day
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes & Hospital Care: What You Need to Know & What Are Your Rights
    Hospitalizations happen and there are special considerations when you are hospitalized with diabetes. Whether you’re admitted to the hospital for diabetes-related reasons, for surgery, delivering a baby, having a routine outpatient procedure, or other health reason, it’s important to know your rights and what to ask for to best control your health while in the […].
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] CGMs improve outcomes for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes
    Researchers have found that the use of continuous glucose monitors during pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes led to significantly better health outcomes for mothers and babies. One in two babies born to mothers with type 1 diabetes has complications related to high blood sugars, including premature birth, stillbirth, the need for intensive care after birth, higher than average birth weights, and higher than average rates of pre-eclampsia and cesarean section for mother
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Is Sitting the New Smoking?
    Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise inactivity sedentary lifestyle sitting downMake no mistake: sitting less time overall is a good idea for myriad health reasons, but is sitting as bad for you as some would suggest? Is it really the new smoking? In 2017 alone, a slew of new research studies has looked at various health detriments associated with prolonged sitting, even in adults who […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Growing Up With a Parent Who Has Type 1 Diabetes
    Although Miranda Haynes 23, of Toledo, Ohio, doesn't have Type 1 diabetes , the condition shaped her childhood. When she was 6, her father, then 42, was diagnosed
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Basal Testing to Prepare for Holiday Fasting
    When fasting with diabetes, whether for a day or much longer, special consideration come up. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes basal insulin basal testing exercise fasting insulin insulin pumps metformin (Glucophage There are several holidays which include various degrees of fasting during observation. So, how does one fast safely while maintaining optimal blood glucose control? For those who use insulin, a lot comes down to basal dosing and rates.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Letter: Utah's delegation is right to support the Special Diabetes Program
    This year marked the 20th anniversary of my son's Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. We quickly learned how to test blood sugar, count carbohydrates, inject insulin and other lifesaving tips that would become our new normal
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Healthy Living: Busting myths about diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes is more common in children and adolescents, but there has been a recent rise in children and adolescents with Type 2 diabetes. Although the signs and symptoms are the same, they are caused by two different factors
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Being Open and Honest About Diabetes and Menstruation
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes emotions Diabetes Online Community (DOC) endometriosis menstruation PCOS period shameBy Mindy Bartleson Would you believe it when I say that at one point, I’d barely talk about my period? That if I did, it would be in hush-hush tones, with code names, with shame, and only to a few close friends (barely even wanted to talk about it to my doctors!). But yes, it’s […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] What’s the Dang Diddly Point?* Short-Term Benefits of Managing Your Diabetes
    Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) blood glucose/sugar control diabetes emotions driving exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) sick days sleep and diabetes sports* paraphrasing Ned Flanders from The Simpsons By Gary Scheiner MS, CDE Picture this. You show up for your regular appointment at the doctor’s office.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How to Give and Get Help After Hurricane Irma
    As with Hurricane Harvey, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), JDRF, and Insulin for Life USA are working together to coordinate donations and help those affected by Hurricane Irma. General Simply Cooking Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) disaster relief donations Insulet insulin insulin for life JDRF Lilly Novo Nordisk Omnipod
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 Diabetes Risk for Atrial Fibrillation and How Blood Sugars Matter
    In this study, the risk for atrial fibrillation in men with type 1 diabetes was found to be slightly higher whereas it was 50 percent higher in women and higher depending on blood sugar levels and kidney complications. Researchers noted in their study abstract that we know type 1 diabetes is linked to a higher […]. News Type 1 Diabetes A1c atrial fibrillation diabetes complications exercise heart health Novo Nordisk
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [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.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Is Disruptive
    Last night’s OzDOC chat on diabetes disruptions really put my mind to work. I can’t say that I think of diabetes as being disruptive all that often. Diabetes is disruptive. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes emotions diabetes thoughts disruption low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia Yet as I began to answer some of the chat questions, it became pretty clear to me that it was.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] D-Kid Blog: Interview With Musician Crystal Bowersox
    She visited diabetes camps over this past summer. Crystal answers questions like if diabetes ever gets in the way of performing and what a day in her life is like. -Q. “Ever wonder what a day at diabetes camp is like? Come along with Nashville recording artist and Lilly Diabetes ambassador, Crystal Bowersox, as she visits her hometown diabetes camp in Sylvania, Ohio. D-Kid: Does diabetes ever get in the way of performing?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Why Do I Keep Fighting for Diabetes Awareness?
    This is the question I asked myself as I looked at the many attendees at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting who stopped in to the presentation of the incredibly knowledgeable Susan Weiner and myself at our missed diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) diabetes advocacy diagnosis Medtronic misdiagnosis motivation
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Astra's Farxiga results may open up type 1 diabetes opportunity
    FRANKFURT: AstraZeneca's Farxiga was shown to help type-1 diabetics when added to standard insulin therapy, possibly opening up a additional market opportunity for the type-2 diabetes drug, the British drugmaker said in a statement on Thursday.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Drug for type 2 diabetes provides significant benefits to type 1 diabetic patients
    A majority of patients with Type 1 diabetes who were treated with dapagliflozin, a Type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant decline in their blood sugar levels, according to a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. The results are being presented today by the University at Buffalo researcher who led the study at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Lisbon
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Skipper's big arrival: 4-year-old with Type 1 diabetes gets alert dog
    After nearly a year of waiting, Nathaniel Dale and his family now have a better way to monitor the 4-year-old's Type 1 diabetes - not to mention a new best friend. Skipper, a diabetic alert dog, was brought all the way from Las Vegas to his new home in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Tuesday
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] H1N1 swine flu may play a role in triggering type 1 diabetes
    Infection with H1N1 influenza (also called swine flu) may put individuals, particularly children, at greater risk of subsequent type 1 diabetes, suggests new research
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New oral diabetes drug shows promise in phase 3 trial for patients with type 1 diabetes
    Sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes, research indicates. Sotagliflozin has shown promise in improving glucose control without any increase in severe hypoglycemia or diabetic ketoacidosis compared to insulin alone
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] What if a Teen with Type 1 Isn’t Taking Diabetes Seriously?
    Certified diabetes educator Jennifer Smith of Integrated Diabetes Services answers your answers about blood glucose management. First, it’s important for parents to remember that managing diabetes is a 24/7 condition; there is no break, no vacation, and the inner monologue of “what do I need to do?” Want more Type 1 news? <ahref=”[link] If not, start leveling them up with short lessons that tackle one aspect of Type 1 diabetes management at a time.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study: New oral drug helps control glucose, reduces need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes
    A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes. Principal results were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine of a global Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with sotagliflozin
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New oral diabetes drug shows promise in phase 3 trial for patients with type 1 diabetes
    CU Anschutz research finds sotagliflozin may be first to improve glucose control without weight gain or increase in severe hypoglycemia A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes. Principal results were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine of a global Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with sotagliflozin
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] We’re Watch-ing Apple for Even More Dexcom CGM Integration
    Our daughter was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. News Technology Type 1 Diabetes Apple Apple Watch continuous glucose monitor (CGM) DexcomDear Mr. Cook. The integration of her glucose monitor with her Apple Watch lets us make sure her blood sugars don’t go to dangerously low levels. Back on June 5, 2017 Apple shared news that Dexcom would be soon integrated with the Apple Watch. You can […].
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study advances efforts to screen all children for Type 1 diabetes
    Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the University of Florida report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for type 1 diabetes in young children and making populationwide screening practical.
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study advances efforts to screen all children for Type 1 diabetes
    Researchers report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for type 1 diabetes in young children and making population-wide screening practical
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Weight and Exercise Woes
    Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes emotions exercise insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) weight lossOver that last number of years, I’ve put on weight! I’m not overweight…yet! I don’t feel overweight but my clothes are tight and I feel frumpy. I’m frustrated because I’m eating less and less, still fairly active but I’m still gaining weight. I’ve cut down a lot of my carbs. I’m not willing to go […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Celebrating Our Fuzzy Heroes During National Service Dog Month
    Type 1 Diabetes diabetic alert dog (DAD) low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia This month is National Service Dog Month and I thought a perfect time to pay homage to these creatures we all know and love! They live to serve, protect and assist their owners, and they have the potential to save a life every…single…day. They also offer companionship and provide the confidence that some may need […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] DiabetesSisters Welcomes Karen Graffeo as New Program Manager
    DiabetesSisters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and education of all women touched by diabetes has chosen Karen Graffeo as their new Program Manager. News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes DiabetesSisters karen graffeo women with diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [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. 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
    [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?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] BeyondA1c: Consensus
    Type 1 Diabetes A1c American Diabetes Association (ADA) CGM data continuous glucose monitor (CGM) diabetes events joslin Joslin Diabetes Center low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) U.S. Last Friday, I was able to take the day off from work and go down to Bethesda, Maryland for another in the series of #BeyondA1c meetings staged by The diaTribe Foundation. There were 100 or more participants in the room, nearly all of them smarter than me.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Could modifying gut microbes prevent or delay type 1 diabetes?
    Autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes are controlled by our genes. While researchers are eager to find out what other factors could contribute to this disease, a new study published by Yale researchers provides direct evidence that environmental factors, such as microbes that inhabit our intestines, may influence the incidence of the disease
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Listen: Katelyn Prominski Dances Professionally With Diabetes
    Katelyn was diagnosed with type 1 in her late twenties after a couple of years of being misdiagnosed. Type 1 Diabetes dance Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) misdiagnosis podcastKatelyn Prominski is a professional ballerina who shares her story and details about her day to day management.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] PRODUCT RECALL: Medtronic MiniMed Infusion Sets
    News Technology Type 1 Diabetes infusion set insulin insulin pumps low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medtronic recall U.S. Medtronic has announced a voluntary recall of their Medtronic MiniMed Infusion Sets. There have been reports of over-delivery of insulin following infusion set changes. These occurrences of over-delivery of insulin can cause hypoglycemia, some cases being extreme and needing medical intervention.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks, Diabetes Edition
    The diabetes community is diverse in background, experience, unique needs, and length of time lived with the condition. Over time, living with diabetes is something we just do without thinking about the daily accomplishments it takes to get through weeks, months, and years. Like anything else one does for a long period of time, our […].
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Rucker will join American Diabetes Association Youth Ambassadors in making gifts
    WHAT: Arizona Defensive End Frostee Rucker and American Diabetes Association Youth Ambassadors in the Phoenix area will team up with Fleece & Thank You to make blankets and videos for kids diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on Tuesday, Sept
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Advocates Protest at Eli Lilly About Insulin Prices
    On Saturday, September 9th, 2017 a group of diabetes patient advocates organized by T1International and People of Father for Access to Medicines (PFAM) showed up in front of Eli Lilly’s Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana to protest rising insulin prices. Life with Diabetes News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes cost of insulin diabetes advocacy Eli Lilly Humalog insulin Lilly Novo Nordisk Sanofi T1 International
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Finding the Will to Practice Self Care While Traveling
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes guilt mental health self-care traveling with diabetesBy Cazzy Magennis This is a post that’s very close to my heart, in that I am currently traveling and at times my ability and patience to keep going when things get tough have been tested. I am currently on the beautiful island of Ko Samui in Thailand and I am surrounded by beauty, but whilst […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [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
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How to Talk About Diabetes & Depression with Adolescents
    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. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes depression diabetes burnout mental health National Suicide Prevention Lifeline suicide support teens with diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [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.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Compartmentalizing Emotions to Make Life With Diabetes Easier
    Checking blood sugar, finding time for exercise, giving attention to kids and spouse, taking diabetes medications, healthy meal planning and preparation, and focusing on work. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes distress diabetes motivation emotional aspects of diabetes exercise feelingsIt’s important not to ignore your feelings.
  • THE DIABETIC'S CORNER BOOTH  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Speaking Up on the Insulin Pricing Crisis
    I've been living with type 1 diabetes since I was five years old, more than 30 years now. Without insurance, I'd have to pay $1173 a month just to get the two different types of insulin I need to survive. As I've shared , I took part in a protest recently in front of the Eli Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis, aimed at drawing more attention to the serious issue of insulin pricing in America.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] After More Than Six Years, Back to Novolog
    Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Apidra insulin insulin pumps NovoLog OmnipodCaleb started using Apidra when he was seven years old after about four years of pumping Novolog. I noticed immediate change in Caleb’s blood glucose control with Apidra. There was less of a need to prebolus. Seemingly never ending insulin tails were eliminated. We could safely be more aggressive with corrections and get him into range quicker. […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Medicare and CGM Coverage: Swirling Emotions
    Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes Apple continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom Dexcom G5 diabetes devices durable medical equipment (DME) insulin insulin pumps iOS iPhone JDRF Medicare mysugr retinopathy senior citizens tandem Tidepool
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New treatment on the horizon for type 1 diabetes sufferers
    Patients suffering from type 1 diabetes may soon have access to improved approaches to treat the disease, courtesy of new research out of Sydney's Westmead Institute for Medical Research. The team of researchers, led by Professor Jenny Gunton, discovered that pancreatic islets transplants delivered into the quadriceps muscle work just as successfully as the current clinical practice of transplanting islets into a patient's liver via the portal vein
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes & Alcohol: What You Need to Know
    Alcohol should be avoided at all costs by diabetics and should be added to the list of forbidden things people with diabetes can’t have including sugar, pizza, thoughts about carbs, cake, and fun. If you didn’t catch the flagrant sarcasm above, diabetes is probably the least of your worries in life.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Tandem Launches T:Lock Connector for Pump Cartridges and Infusion Sets
    Tandem Diabetes Care has announced the launch of their t:lock Connector for their insulin pump cartridges and infusion sets. News Technology Type 1 Diabetes insulin insulin pumps tandem Tandem Diabetes CareTandem, the maker of the only touchscreen insulin pump in the US will now have available insulin pump cartridges and infusion sets with their new t:lock Connector which is made and supplied by Unomedical a/s, a […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Watch: Thinking Differently About Type 1 Diabetes
    In this TEDx video “Every 1 Welcome: Thinking Differently About Type 1 Diabetes,” Lucinda McGroarty, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 10, talks about why her view of managing type 1 diabetes — that you should be independent and completely self-manage — may have been wrong.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The power of me too and “There’s More to the Story” by Mindy Bartleson
    I’ve greatly benefitted from the power of me too when it comes to diabetes. In college, I changed how I looked at all of these things- including diabetes and life. After diabetes burnout in college, I started posting more about the good and the bad of diabetes and mental health, but of course other things- of course- life. The post The power of me too and “There’s More to the Story” by Mindy Bartleson appeared first on Scott's Diabetes
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Best Supplements for People With Diabetes
    Are you looking to add some supplements to your overall diabetes wellness plan or are you concerned about a deficiency? Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c diabetes and vitamin d deficiency metformin (Glucophage) neuropathy supplements vitamin c vitamin dThere are a few things you should know. First of all, it is wise to talk to your healthcare provider about what you’re planning on taking and how much.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Exercise: What Is It? What’s the Point?
    Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes burnout exercise gym insulin insulin sensitivity motivationExercise is many things to many people. Personally, I am really into the gym and running, not everybody’s cup of tea, but I love it. Lots of people avoid exercise in the gym because they worry about what other people may think of them, don’t. If people in a gym are judgmental that is saying […].
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 15 Things We Learned from the 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report
    An estimated 10 percent of the United States population has diabetes, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control. million people have been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. likely have diabetes without knowing it. The report did not differentiate between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but with 90 to 95 percent of diagnosed diabetes being type 2, the statistics presented are more representative of the type 2 population.).
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fitbit and Dexcom to Develop Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Experience for People Living With Diabetes
    News Technology Type 1 Diabetes Android Apple continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom fitbit iOS Nightscout wearable technologyFor some time, people wanting to see their continuous glucose monitor (CGM) data on any device other than the receiver itself, were tied to Apple products. An alternative method was to create a connection with a Pebble watch using Nightscout, a task which, for many, requires help from those who have already done it. The […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] “I Think She’s Drunk.” I Wasn’t, I Was in Severe Hypoglycemia.
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes self-management exercise google insulin livongo low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) support symptoms tipsIt was 10:00 p.m. and I was weaving on the boardwalk. Are you okay? Are you okay?” my acquaintance Susan asked several times. I couldn’t respond. My brain wasn’t working. Like a firefly it was flitting on, off, on, off, refusing to hold its light. I was still looking at Google Maps on my phone. […].
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Viral "cleanliness" ties to type-1 diabetes in groundbreaking new.
    Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease in which a patient's own immune system attacks and destroys the cells needed to produce insulin to control blood-sugar levels. Doctors often diagnose this type of diabetes in childhood or early adulthood
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Bike Beyond’s Successful Finish Biking Across the United States
    Beyond Type 1’s “Bike Beyond” team of type 1 diabetic cyclists from all over the world recently ended their 10-week ride from New York City all the way to San Francisco and raised over $750,000 for Beyond Type 1. Beyond Type 1 was founded by Juliet de Baubigny, Nick Jonas, Sarah Lucas and Sam Talbot. News Type 1 Diabetes Beyond Type 1 biking Dexcom insulin nick jonas Omnipod Team Bike Beyond
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Support Kickstarter Project: Coming of Age With Chronic Illness & Mental Health
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes book Kickstarter project mental healthI have a lot of emotions right now. The first thing I’ll usually say right now is that I am excited and terrified, but it has been healing. What has been healing for me? What are these emotions about? Writing a book! About two years ago, I noticed something happening in myself. I was applying […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [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.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Grateful I Am Alive in Spite of Diabetes
    Yesterday I did my first presentation for yoga teachers on how to meet the needs of someone living with diabetes in a yoga class. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes acceptance diabetes events public speaking yogaIt was a long and carefully thought out presentation. I wanted to cover a landscape which is unknown, often treacherous and has, to be brutally honest, no happy endings. At the […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Nicole Johnson is JDRF’s First National Director of Mission
    JDRF has created a new position and appointed former Miss America and diabetes advocate Dr. Nicole Johnson their first National Director of Mission. Dr. Johnson first became known after winning the 1999 Miss America contest, which not only raised awareness about type 1 diabetes but showed how people with type 1 diabetes can prove competitive […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [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. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Approaching Mental Well-Being in Diabetes
    A few short days after I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I was visited by the hospital social worker. After a week of exhaustion and severe thirst that led to DKA and a type 1 diagnosis, […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes burnout exercise low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) mental health stigma support
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Medalist Study Shows How Important Blood Glucose Control is in Older Type 1 Adults
    is Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, and Assistant Investigator in the Section on Vascular Cell Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center. People are living longer with type 1 diabetes, and the onset of complications is taking longer,” says Hillary Keenan, Ph.D., a Joslin Diabetes Center Assistant Investigator and co-Principal Investigator on the Joslin 50-Year Medalist Study. Hillary Keenan, Ph.D.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Listen: Christina Roth Founder of College Diabetes Network
    Christina Roth, founder of the College Diabetes Network, joins Scott on this episode of the Juicebox Podcast to talk about the experience in college that led her to start the organization. Christina shares advice for parents who want to be proactive about their college student with diabetes drinking and the effects it may have on […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes college College Diabetes Network (CDN) drinking podcast support
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Review: Liberated Speciality Foods Paleo Pizza Crust
    Pizza is one of the most challenging foods for people with diabetes. Elizabeth's Diagnosis Story Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes carbohydrates gluten-free insulin low-carb dietWhen I was first diagnosed almost four years ago, I was told “you can still eat whatever you want, you just need to dose for it.” ” My guess is that they hadn’t taken pizza into consideration!
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How the Military’s “Embrace the Suck” Can Help You Manage Diabetes
    People with diabetes can benefit from the same mentality. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes coping with diabetes diabetes motivation discipline exercise“Embrace the suck” This term is known to be used in the military to help soldiers, well, soldier on. Embracing the suck means accepting what is and then mobilizing to properly deal with it.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Accepting Diabetes and Embracing It as A “Fun Fact”
    Since being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, self-care has taken on a whole new meaning, a much greater meaning. Living with diabetes presents daily […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes acceptance anger college exercise self-care
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Blood Sugars Are Not “Tests”
    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 judgementThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant
    The transplant was performed July 30 on Anthony Law, a 61-year-old Type 1 diabetes patient Loyola Medicine's solid organ transplant program has reached another major milestone with the successful performance of its first pancreas transplant.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Burton businesses help masquerade ball success for JDRF and Derby Royal Hospital
    Alex Watton, Fabian Kidd, Natasha Ball, Emily Rawlinson, Josh Noakes, Amber-Mae Yates, Charlotte Rawlinson, Becky Thompson, Leigh Reeves, James Wood and Ben Jolley are dressed to impress for the masquerade ball Businesses from across Burton have shown their support for a masquerade charity ball which raised more than 20,000 for diabetes care.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Hypo Hub to Help Healthcare Providers Understand Low Blood Sugar Symptoms
    This November, an educational event for healthcare providers called Diabetes Professional Care 2017 will take place in London and include a Hypo Hub which will provide a simulation of some low blood sugar symptoms. This Hypo Hub is being provided by Novo Nordisk, one of the event’s main sponsors as part of their Changing Diabetes […]. News Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Novo Nordisk
  • BETA BUDDIES  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Eye Protection
    How Joe makes bacon snacks.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Differences & Similarities Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
    “Oh, you have diabetes? Most people have no clue what diabetes is let alone that there is more than one type of diabetes. Type 1, type 2, LADA, MODY, […]. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes beta cells complications diabetes prevention exercise GLP-1 insulin low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) metformin (Glucophage) SGLT-2 symptoms treatment
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Listen: Summertime With Diabetes
    Chris also talks about his experience at the recent Children With Diabetes (CWD) Friends For Life (FFL) conference in Orlando, Florida including a […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes celebrities with diabetes Children With Diabetes (CWD) Friends For Life (FFL) heat podcast
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Interdependence and Diabetes
    ” However, when I think of interdependence, which is another type of dependency, I get a warm fuzzy feeling. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes family of person with diabetes google interdependence marriage support
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How Poor Planning Led to My Epic Diabetes Fail
    So I had what I would consider an epic diabetes fail on Friday. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) family of person with diabetes high blood glucose/sugar (hyperglycemia) insulin ketones mistakes outdoor activities prepareAnd I consider it an epic fail because it was 100% avoidable.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Role of gut bacteria in averting Type 1 diabetes
    It must remain keenly alert to spot and disarm foreign invaders and smart enough to recognize the body's own tissues and organs to spare them from a misdirected attack - a mistaken response known as autoimmunity. Some of the workhorses that keep the immune system in check are tiny proteins on the surface of cells encoded by a set of guardian genes - human leukocyte antigen in humans and major histocompatibility complexes in mice
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Why I Choose Not to Share My A1c Online
    A couple of weeks ago, I saw a photo posted into a closed diabetes Facebook group. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c diabetes thoughts insulin judgement self-worth social mediaThis photo showed an individual’s pathology report, displaying their latest A1c result. It was an amazing, amazing result. I tip my hat. People were expressing their amazement in the comments.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 10 Diabetes Pro Life Tips
    People with diabetes manage in many different ways. Still, there are some things that are known to help many people with diabetes. Here are some of those: 10 Pro Life Tips for People With Diabetes Wash your hands before checking blood sugar. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes management diabetes tips exercise insulin
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