Heart Health Benefits from Diabetes Drugs

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza, Claire Holleman, April Hopcroft, Ashwin Chetty Learn what some of the latest research says about the heart health benefits of diabetes drugs like SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and non-steroidal MRAs. In the past few years, newer drugs such as SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, […]

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 […]

Mounjaro, Newly Approved, Might Just Be the Best Type 2 Diabetes Drug Ever

A brand new drug has been approved for patients with type 2 diabetes. It may prove to be the most effective type 2 diabetes drug ever developed. The drug is tirzepatide (Mounjaro), and it is the innovation of the pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company. It will be available in the United States soon — […]

Updates on Automated Insulin Delivery

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza, Automated insulin delivery systems are becoming more advanced and over time have become more widely adopted within the diabetes community. At ATTD 2022, experts presented updates on this emerging technology including results on the iLet Bionic Pancreas and MiniMed 780G. At the ATTD […]

Women’s Health & Diabetes – The Latest

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Julia Kenney, At ATTD 2022, researchers discussed the latest research on pregnancy, menstrual cycles, and overall health outcomes in women with diabetes. Diabetes technology can be a valuable tool to improve women’s health and empower people with real-time health data. Women’s health was a hot […]

Vertex’s First Patient Is Now Insulin-Free! Big News in the Race for a Type 1 Diabetes Cure

In October, we reported on the remarkable success of the first type 1 diabetes patient in the world to receive a transplant of laboratory-produced islet cells. The new cells secrete insulin in response to blood glucose levels, replacing the patient’s beta cells that lost function decades ago. Vertex released an update this month, and that […]

New Book Alert! “Diabetes Sucks and You Can Handle It” by Dr. Mark Heyman

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Alexi Melvin Having lived with type 1 diabetes for 23 years, Dr. Mark Heyman, PhD, CDCES is no stranger to the ups and downs of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Now, he is proving that two things can be true when it comes to […]

Frustrated With Your Diabetes Goals? Try This Approach Instead

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Ginger Vieira Setting the same old goals year after year without much success? By simply changing that goal statement—and adding a daily focus of your goal—you could change the outcome of your efforts! Too often, our goals are focused entirely on the result […]

What You Need to Know about Diabetes Alert Dogs

Before there was the continuous glucose monitor, there was the diabetic alert dog, or, to use their adorable acronym, the DAD. These highly-skilled furry medical assistants are trained to do something remarkable: they can sense your blood sugar and warn you when it is too low or too high. Diabetic alert dogs have saved lives. […]

How to Eat Pizza with Diabetes

Pizza may be the single most challenging food for people with diabetes—especially if you use insulin with every meal. Here’s the problem: when you eat any food that’s packed with both fat and carbs, the fat slows down the absorption of those carbs, making the glucose rise unpredictable. This is true of many junk foods, […]