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 […]

Checking Your Blood Sugar During Pregnancy with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Ginger Vieira Managing your blood sugars during pregnancy is not a simple task — especially if you’re taking insulin. Here, we’ll discuss when and why it’s so important to check your blood sugar levels frequently and how your insulin needs and diabetes management […]

7 Tips for Dealing with Gestational Diabetes, According to Top OBGYNs

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Alexandra Frost Gestational diabetes can be a scary thing, but it’s important to know that you, or your loved one, are not alone and that you can still have a completely healthy pregnancy. Hear tips, tricks, and what to expect when dealing with gestational diabetes […]

High Risk Pregnancy – Mitigating Risks for Type 1 Diabetes + Black Maternal Health Outcomes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Kayla Hui, MPH In 2020, Ariel Lawrence, a diabetes advocate and creator of Just A Little Suga–a storytelling platform that centers people of color with diabetes–found out that she was pregnant. Although Lawrence was excited, she couldn’t help but feel anxious. As a Black woman […]

Be Prepared: Surviving Natural Disasters with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By: Amber Clour Amber Clour was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. Twenty-one days after her eighth birthday, she was rushed to Children’s Hospital where she spent two weeks learning how to live her new life with type 1 diabetes. In 2015 she co-founded DiabetesDailyGrind.com and the Real Life […]

Three Strategies for Heart Healthy Eating

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Constance Brown-Riggs Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN, is a national speaker and author of several nutrition books for people with diabetes. ​Nutritionist and educator Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN, discusses the relationship between food and heart health, and how you can make eating choices […]

Hitting a Nerve: Introduction to Neuropathy

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Cheryl Alkon Cheryl Alkon is a seasoned writer and the author of the book Balancing Pregnancy With Pre-Existing Diabetes: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby. What is neuropathy? And more specifically, what is diabetic neuropathy? What are the symptoms and how can you prevent and treat neuropathy? When […]

Research Trends with Dr. Maria: Beta Cells, Botox, and More

Dr. Maria Muccioli holds degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology and has over ten years of research experience in the immunology field. She is currently a professor of biology at Stratford University and a science writer at Diabetes Daily. Dr. Maria has been living well with type 1 diabetes since 2008 and is […]

Another CGM Approved in Europe for Pregnancy: Dexcom G6 Joins Freestyle Libre

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Divya Gopisetty In Europe, the Dexcom G6 CGM received approval for pregnant women with diabetes Dexcom’s G6 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) received European approval (“CE Mark”) to be used by women with diabetes during pregnancy. This official label is set to launch in spring of 2020 and […]

Pregnancy, Delivery, and Postpartum Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Almost any pregnancy is full of excitement but can be stressful at times. Add in having diabetes and living through a global pandemic, and it can be quite anxiety-provoking. This article summarizes how recent policy changes due to COVID-19 may be affecting women with diabetes who are currently pregnant or have recently given birth. A […]