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The insulin your pancreas makes (or doesn't make) is at the center of how the body regulates blood glucose levels. Learn more about how this vital organ works and how...
Are you an adult with type 2 diabetes who is interested in trying oral insulin? If so, see if you’re eligible for this clinical trial studying how an oral insulin pill...
Adam Brown's go-to Bright Spot activity to smooth out blood sugars
For people with diabetes, using a reliable and safe method of birth control is essential in avoiding an unplanned, and potentially dangerous, pregnancy. By understanding...
The Eversense E3 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) has been approved by the FDA and it has received a CE Mark approval in Europe for people with diabetes aged 18 and...
Time in range (TIR) is an actionable metric that captures the highs, lows and in-range glucose values that people with diabetes experience each day. Because TIR shows...
Insulin has come a long way since its discovery over 100 years ago. Learn what new insulin options may be on the horizon that could revolutionize the way diabetes is...
The iLet Bionic Pancreas is currently the closest automated insulin delivery system to a fully closed loop system. At ADA's 82nd Scientific Sessions, a panel of experts...
Every now and then you may take a break from your diabetes technology. diaTribe’s Social Media Manager Eritrea Mussa Khan shares her experience taking a break from...
The insulin pump has come a long way since the first prototypes were developed in the 1960s. James S. Hirsch explores the riveting history of this integral piece of...
How a simple mindset trick transformed how I view blood sugars and use my diabetes data
Sports are a great way for people to engage in healthy habits, and they can contribute to positive mental health outcomes as well. Shawn Laib describes the ways...
Diabetes affects the skin in ways people may not even realize. Read about this connection and learn how to maintain healthy skin.
As a child of a person with diabetes, it can often feel as though the odds are stacked against you and those you love. Terrisha Buckley shares her experience learning...
What do these numbers mean, what’s the target, and how can they provide insight into better diabetes management? Example days included!
At ATTD 2022, several researchers presented on projects aimed at understanding and addressing the impact of hypoglycemia. While diabetes technology is helpful and...
How might exercise affect your blood glucose? The T1-DEXI study hopes to answer this big question with real-world data from over 600 people with type 1 diabetes –...
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
Learn more about how you can participate in this clinical trial from Novo Nordisk, testing whether a new once-weekly insulin injection, when combined with semaglutide,...
Fractyl Health has developed a new technology called duodenal mucosal resurfacing, which can "reset" your gut, leading to improvements in glucose levels and weight and a...

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