How the Omnipod 5 – The Tubeless Closed-Loop Insulin Pump – Plans to Simplify Your Life

Here comes the Omnipod 5! The brand new system, the first tubeless closed-loop insulin delivery system with smartphone control, has been FDA-approved, and is now finding its way to lucky early American customers through a limited market release. It should be widely available in the United States later this year. The new Omnipod syncs directly […]

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 […]

Teenager Builds T1D1 App After Diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes

T1D1 (which stands for type 1 diabetes from day 1) is an app that was created by a newly diagnosed 13-year-old, Drew M, to help people better manage their condition. Determination coupled with being well-versed in coding led Drew to create this app almost immediately after diagnosis. I thought it would be nice to hear […]

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 […]

Best Apps to Manage Blood Sugar

With everyone going high-tech these days, it seems almost intuitive that our blood sugar management would make its way to a screen (remember the days of pen and paper log books?!). Measuring and tracking your blood sugar is easier than ever with the help of apps, right on your smartphone. Here are our top picks […]