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’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 […]

Community Table: Women’s Health and Living Empowered with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. During our third Community Table discussion, Beyond Type 1 sat down with a group of experts and community members to discuss women’s health and living an empowered life with diabetes within both the type 1 and type 2 communities, and share helpful resources and […]

Athlete & YouTube Sensation: Elijah

This content originally appeared on Tandem Diabetes Care’s blog. Republished with permission. Elijah is 11 years old and doesn’t let diabetes slow him down — not while pounding the pavement running cross country, and not while playing basketball, football, baseball, or his favorite, golf. Having spent most of his life with type 1 diabetes, Elijah […]

10 Ways to Avoid Overnight High Blood Sugar

My biggest challenge when it comes to managing my blood sugars is the overnight hours. I know it is largely in part to the fact that I am a nighttime eater, consuming most of my calories after 7 pm. But I have also done some investigating and noticed my blood sugars naturally rise around 9-10 […]

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 […]

Tackling Carbs with Tech

Many people who live with diabetes avidly avoid eating carbohydrates, as historically speaking, it has been notoriously difficult to cover carbohydrates appropriately with exogenous insulins. But with access to better, faster insulins and the uptick in the use of patient-friendly technology, things are changing, and people’s diets (and their feelings of freedom) have expanded more […]

Tandem’s Control-IQ Cleared for Ages 6-13: Automated Insulin Delivery for Children!

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Divya Gopisetty, Hanna Gutow, and Albert Cai In exciting news, Tandem announced expanded clearance for the hybrid closed loop Control-IQ. The system is now available for children ages 6-13 The FDA cleared Tandem’s automated insulin delivery (AID) system, Control-IQ, for children ages 6-13, last week in the US. […]

Control-IQ: The Good, the Challenges, and Tips

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. After a month of her daughter using Control-IQ, Katie Bacon reviews the pros and cons of the algorithm and shares her family’s tips and takeaways When the email came through in early April that our daughter, Bisi, could now download the software to run Control-IQ on her t:slim […]

A D-Mom’s Changed Perspective Using Basal IQ

Technology continues to make managing our diabetes easier. Continuous glucose monitors, apps for carb counting and insulin pumps have all alleviated some of the stress of managing our condition. Tandem Diabetes created Basal IQ technology, which allows us to spend less time worrying about going low and let our devices do the work. For a […]