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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s the Best Insulin Pump? We Asked Our Community

Which insulin pump is right for you (or your loved one)? It’s a very personal decision. While you should lean heavily on your medical team before making a choice, it’s also a great idea to explore the opinions of other people with diabetes. To help, we asked our community and social media followers what they […]

Five Reasons Why I Choose Multiple Daily Injections

Since the day I was diagnosed, I have had people telling me I should consider an insulin pump. Seven and a half years later, I still say no. My A1c has always been in a healthy range, and I am fine with only having one device, the Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitor (CGM), on my […]

Review of TempraMed VIVI Cap 1: Reusable Insulin Cooler Cap

The TempraMed VIVI Cap 1 is a reusable insulin cap cooler that promises to keep your insulin safe in extreme weather – protecting it from both hot and cold. Your insulin won’t overheat, and it won’t freeze. This is a great tool for the hot summer months or the dead of the winter. Wouldn’t you […]

Spotlight on Artists: Expressing Life with Diabetes Through Art

By Lauren Ziminsky The Myabetic Diabetes Art Show, presented by Medtronic, is a virtual gallery event airing exclusively on Myabetic Diabetes TV on July 17th at 5PM Pacific Time/8PM Eastern Time. Hosted by Michelle Hale (@globaldiabetic), this event will spotlight 16 talented artists from around the world who express their unique experiences and emotions of […]

Teplizumab: Can We Delay the Onset of Type 1?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Dr. Francine Kaufman Provention Bio’s new injectable drug was recommended by an FDA committee for approval on May 25, 2021. Studies show that teplizumab can delay, for people at risk for type 1, the onset of the condition for two years or more. Learn what […]