Tackling Type 1 Diabetes – Where Are We on Technology and Research?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Andrew Briskin Andrew Briskin joined the diaTribe Foundation in 2021 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Health and Societies. Briskin is an Editor for diaTribe Learn. At the Milken Institute 2021 Future of Health Summit, leading experts in type 1 […]

Dr. Steven Edelman on Hypoglycemia + Glucagon

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Alexi Melvin Dr. Steve Edelman, MD, is a diabetes specialist as well as the Founder of Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) — an organization focused on empowering those with diabetes and encouraging them to “take a more active role managing their diabetes, and being […]

Drink to That: How to Safely Consume Alcohol with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Cheryl Alkon We’re already thinking about carbs and calories all the time, and adding alcohol into the mix makes things more complex. ­Experts share their best advice on how to safely drink when living with diabetes. People who choose to drink alcohol typically do so […]

Getting Started with Insulin if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Frida Velcani New to insulin? Learn about insulin dosing and timing and how often to test your blood sugar levels if you have type 2 diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes, it is likely that your treatment regimen will change over time as your […]

Zoning in on Sick Day Management: Practical Tips, Strategies, and Advice

By Dr. Francine Kaufman Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Fran Kaufman shares tips for managing illness and diabetes: make a sick day plan, have supplies on hand, log your data, modify your insulin doses, and call your healthcare team.  Everyone with diabetes who takes insulin needs to have a sick day plan. This is something you develop […]

Hypoglycemia Preparedness: How to Know Before You Go Low

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Lorena Bergstrom A new awareness campaign helps people with diabetes recognize and plan for low blood sugar with emergency toolkits, discussion prompts, journaling, and a support network   Low blood sugar can be a scary thing – it often sneaks up when people least expect it, […]

Nasal Glucagon in Action – How I Used Baqsimi to Treat Severe Hypoglycemia

Learn how Baqsimi, a nasal glucagon, can help you treat severe hypoglycemia. Source: diabetesdaily.com

Diabetes Cheatsheet for Family and Friends

This content originally appeared on Blood Sugar Trampoline. Republished with permission. Do you struggle to explain your type 1 diabetes to your friends and family? Or maybe you are just tired of explaining it again and again, and again? Here is a quick rundown of some of the basics that you can share with your […]