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 […]

Be Prepared and Know Your Rights: Your Guide to Protesting With Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. Editor’s Note: It is an extremely personal decision to protest, and Beyond Type 1 neither endorses nor opposes any person living with diabetes’ participation. This guide is to help those who choose to protest do so as safely as possible. Protesting is one of many […]

Driving with Diabetes is a Privelege

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.By Steve Edelman I‘ve done quite a bit of medical legal consulting/testifying in cases involving people with diabetes, and several cases that I reviewed recently prompted me to write this note to all of you folks on a pretty serious topic. The […]