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Clinical trial explores new therapeutic for type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic condition in which the body’s own immune system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas. Once the beta cells are destroyed, the pancreas can no longer produce insulin. Currently, there is no cure for T1D and treatment focuses on managing blood sugar levels. Researchers at MUSC, including […]

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Dexcom server outage rocks Type 1 diabetes community

Many users are outraged over what they say is inadequate communication by the company, which is using Facebook as a primary way to update patients. The company’s Twitter account is not active. Carrie Diulus, an orthopaedic spine surgeon and Type 1 diabetic who uses a Dexcom device, told MedTech Dive in an interview Dexcom’s communication to parents […]

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Identical Twin Football Players Fight Type 1 Diabetes

The Holsinger brothers are instantly recognizable on the St. Thomas University campus in Miami Gardens. Being identical twins who play on the football team will get you noticed. Noah plays defensive back, Harrison plays quarterback. “We’re always checking up on each other, did you do this, make sure you do that,” Harrison said. They say […]

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Glucose monitoring technology ‘life or death’ for type 1 diabetes

Like every other kid nowadays, Ava Everson loves her gadgets. But not for their entertainment value. To the eight-year-old Niagara Falls girl, the gadgets she wears and holds can be life-saving technology. Ava has type 1 diabetes, a chronic, dangerous disease that can cause wild swings in blood glucose levels that require constant vigilance for […]

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Happy Birthday to us podcast!

You can listen to Ashley & Sarah talk about almost everything under the sun, but especially @max Domi’s new book, Hawaii, insulin pumps, a specific CGM company, genetic disease, hypoglycemia, flying,  ThediabeticBond.com and so much more! We are also available on many different podcast apps! Look for YesICanEatCake Click here –> Episode 4 – It’s […]

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CGM, Not Insulin Pump, ‘Is What Makes Difference’ in Type 1 Diabetes

BARCELONA — Use of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM) can help improve blood glucose control in people with type 1 diabetes whether they use an insulin pump or multiple daily injections (MDI) of insulin, new research suggests. Three-year data from the Comparison of Different Treatment Modalities for Type 1 Diabetes Including Sensor-Augmented Insulin Regimens (COMISAIR) […]