Connecting Type 1 Diabetes Researchers: The Sugar Science

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Monica Westley As a scientist and a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, I was compelled to fully understand the etiology of the disease. I created a group called “The Sugar Mamas” to connect parents to live, interactive interviews with researchers. […]

New App Uses Artificial Intelligence to Predict Blood Glucose Levels Without a CGM

It’s hard to deny that technology advances are improving the lives of people with diabetes worldwide. From smart insulin pumps that integrate with continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) to various applications with predictive features and alarms, the diabetes tech world continues to evolve rapidly. One company,, has recently announced its new artificial intelligence (AI) platform […]

One Year into DIY Looping

One year ago, I built a DIY hybrid-looping insulin pump, using my Dexcom G6 and Omnipod. For those who aren’t in the know, DIY “looping” is basically “hacking” your insulin pump with a single-board computer, such a Raspberry Pi or Riley Link, to make it communicate with an existing continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to make […]

Automated Insulin Delivery: Six Universal Observations and Understandings

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Laurel Messer Six universal facts about automated insulin delivery systems, and the things you should keep in mind about this revolutionary technology Automated insulin delivery (AID) systems are moving towards the forefront of diabetes management. AID systems combine continuous glucose monitors (CGM) with smart algorithms to automatically adjust […]