Insulin at 100: An Inspirational but Complicated History

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By James S. Hirsch The discovery of insulin promised a new age for an ancient condition but introduced unexpected challenges. James S. Hirsch explores the riveting history of this miracle drug on its 100th anniversary. PART 1: The Discovery It was hailed as a miracle cure, a […]

Advancements in Treatment: The Use of Adjunctive Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Paresh Dandona and Megan Johnson Read on to learn about the research around GLP-1, SGLT-2, and combination therapy use in type 1 diabetes. Dr. Paresh Dandona is a Distinguished Professor and Chief of Endocrinology at the University of Buffalo, and Megan Johnson is a fellow […]

LADA – Debunking a Common Type 2 Diabetes Misdiagnosis

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Kara Miecznikowski and Divya Gopisetty What is LADA? How is it diagnosed and treated? Read on to learn more and hear from people living with LADA Just like type 1 diabetes, LADA is a form of autoimmune diabetes. This means that the body’s own immune system […]

Diabetes Cheatsheet for Family and Friends

This content originally appeared on Blood Sugar Trampoline. Republished with permission. Do you struggle to explain your type 1 diabetes to your friends and family? Or maybe you are just tired of explaining it again and again, and again? Here is a quick rundown of some of the basics that you can share with your […]