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An Interview with Glance creator Ryan Mason!

For anyone who has a fitbit watch and wants to see their blood sugars on the face, there is an amazing watch face out there called ‘Glance‘. Here is an interview with the creator, Ryan! Thank you so much for doing this! Name​: Ryan Mason Diabetaversary​:March 7, 2007 Are you on an insulin pump? I […]

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Hiatus & Happy Holidays

Sometime life throws curveballs at you…. this is one of those times. I have a bunch of stuff happening, so I will be taking a hiatus from this website. Please note that I will be back, I just don’t know when. I will still post on IG as much as I can. In the meantime, […]

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Veteran overcomes Type 1 diabetes through the help of technology

DAVIS, W.Va. – Jason Syr, an army veteran, was diagnosed with what would usually be considered a career-ending disease while on deployment with his army regiment in Kenya, working alongside Kenyan Special Forces. That disease was Type 1 diabetes and at first, Syr couldn’t believe it because he was in great shape, ate well, and […]

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‘Dear Dr. Banting,:’ Dozens of letters to be featured in exhibit marking World Diabetes Day

The historical site known as the birthplace of insulin is marking World Diabetes Day by launching a virtual exhibit showcasing some of the thousands of letters penned to Frederick Banting, the Canadian scientist who co-discovered the life-saving medication almost 100 years ago. The exhibit, called Dear Dr. Banting, was co-curated by Kat MacDonald, a Western University student […]

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How a Virus Can Trigger Diabetes

According to the World Health Organization, around 1.6 million people worldwide died due to diabetes in 2016. It is estimated that 425 million people are living with diabetes all over the world. By 2045, projections show this number rising to some 629 million diabetics globally. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition where the pancreas […]