Managing Low Blood Sugars as a Mom With Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Julia Flaherty, Wake up, get the kids ready, make their lunches, somehow get yourself fed and ready at the same time, run to the car, get the kids to school, get yourself to work…at what point are moms supposed to have time to […]

We Have the Dexcom Updates You Need

Last week Barcelona hosted ATTD 2022, a major global diabetes technology conference, and Dexcom was there. We had an opportunity to speak to Jake Leach, Dexcom’s Chief Technology Officer, and we’ve got the updates you need. When Will the G7 Launch in the United States??? The long-awaited Dexcom G7—its debut has been significantly delayed by […]

How Can a Professional CGM Help You?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Arvind Sommi CGMs provide information that you can use to improve your blood glucose. If you don’t currently use a CGM, your healthcare team can offer you a “professional” CGM to use for a week or two so that you can see how to increase […]

Having Surgery with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Jewels Doskicz Having a surgical procedure, whether it’s planned or an emergency, comes with added risks when you have diabetes. Learn more about preparing for surgery with diabetes, how to advocate for your needs, why in-range glucose values are important, and how to minimize your […]

Teen Sisters Manage T1D With Sarcasm, Tenacity, and Closed-Loop Insulin Pumps

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Ginger Vieira Audrey Brand was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at only 3 years old in 2009. It wasn’t until she was in the 5th grade that she was able to feel the symptoms of low blood sugars. “She could walk around with […]

The Difference Between a Great Endocrinologist and the Other Kind…

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Ginger Vieira We called her Ann, but her full name is Ann S. Christiano, MS, APRN. While she’s actually a nurse practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology — not a doctor — other healthcare professionals could only hope to be as incredible as Ann. […]

What’s Going on with the Dexcom G7?

Updated: March 14, 2022 The Dexcom G7 has secured CE Mark, which means the next-generation CGM has been approved for sale in Europe. According to a press release, Dexcom “expects to initiate a launch of Dexcom G7 in Europe in the next several weeks.” Dexcom has been hyping the next generation of its groundbreaking continuous […]

Managing Diabetes With a High-Deductible Insurance Plan

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Ginger Vieira For a person with any type of diabetes, a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) isn’t usually a cost-saving option, although they are often touted as such. Instead, HDHPs are ideal for people with minimal healthcare needs including doctor’s appointments, medications, and medical […]

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 […]

How to Manage Diabetes as a High School Athlete

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Krysti Ostermeyer Exercising with diabetes is important, but it does provide some additional challenges. Learn how to navigate being an athlete while managing your diabetes from experts. Picture it: You’ve made it on the junior varsity basketball team after practicing all summer. It’s the first […]