What It’s Like to Work From Home With Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Julia Flaherty Are you considering working from home with type 1 diabetes or already working from home and trying to maximize your routine? We asked our online diabetes community to share what they’ve noticed and learned about working from home so we can all […]

What’s the Best Insulin Pump? We Asked Our Community

Which insulin pump is right for you (or your loved one)? It’s a very personal decision. While you should lean heavily on your medical team before making a choice, it’s also a great idea to explore the opinions of other people with diabetes. To help, we asked our community and social media followers what they […]

Five Reasons Why I Choose Multiple Daily Injections

Since the day I was diagnosed, I have had people telling me I should consider an insulin pump. Seven and a half years later, I still say no. My A1c has always been in a healthy range, and I am fine with only having one device, the Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitor (CGM), on my […]

Rush for COVID Vaccine Hinders Diabetes Tech Advancements

Modern science is amazing. The COVID-19 pandemic, which is still shaking the world as we know it, is quickly getting controlled due to fast scientific progress and the vaccine rollout (in the United States, at least). Having an effective vaccine come to market within a year of the appearance of a novel disease is unheard of; most […]

Study Compares MiniMed 780G and MiniMed 670G Algorithms

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Albert Cai A new study in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes directly compared two automated insulin delivery algorithms. Medtronic’s newer Advanced Hybrid Closed Loop (built into the MiniMed 780G system) improved glucose management more than the MiniMed 670G, though both systems showed […]

Tech on the Horizon: Where Will Automated Insulin Delivery (AID) be in 2021?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Albert Cai What AID systems are currently available, what can we expect in the next year, and where is AID technology headed? Want more information just like this? Sign Up Now! As we enter 2021, we’re taking a look at what’s ahead for automated insulin […]

Want to Donate Your Unused Diabetes Supplies?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler If you’ve got unused diabetes supplies that you no longer need, don’t throw them away! Here are several easy ways that you can donate your supplies to others. If you’ve recently switched to a new diabetes medication or device, you may have leftover diabetes […]

Tandem’s Control-IQ Cleared for Ages 6-13: Automated Insulin Delivery for Children!

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Divya Gopisetty, Hanna Gutow, and Albert Cai In exciting news, Tandem announced expanded clearance for the hybrid closed loop Control-IQ. The system is now available for children ages 6-13 The FDA cleared Tandem’s automated insulin delivery (AID) system, Control-IQ, for children ages 6-13, last week in the US. […]

The Biggest News in Diabetes Technology, Drugs, and Nutrition: Highlights from ADA 2020

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler, Jimmy McDermott, Matthew Garza, Divya Gopisetty, Frida Velcani, Emily Fitts, Karena Yan, Joseph Bell, and Rosalind Lucier The diaTribe team attended the 2020 ADA 80th Scientific Sessions to share several of the greatest highlights from the virtual conference! The American Diabetes Association (ADA) 80th Scientific Sessions was […]