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For many people, being responsible for the care of someone with diabetes –be it a child, a parent, a relative, or a friend – can feel overwhelming at times. Every person with diabetes has their own unique story and their own care needs, and thanks to healthcare professionals, new therapies and technologies, and a multitude of resources, helping someone manage their diabetes to live a long, healthy, and happy life is absolutely possible.

But we know it isn’t easy to negotiate the day-to-day challenges, confusing options, and multiple uncertainties of helping a loved one handle the condition. At diaTribe, we strive to provide a diverse array of articles that offer advice, support, and encouragement to all those who are helping someone live well with diabetes.

The MiniMed 770G system has been cleared by the FDA for people two years of age and older with type 1 diabetes. Its Bluetooth-connected pump and smartphone app make data...
As the school year approaches, families with diabetes are trying to determine how to safely navigate returning to school in the time of COVID-19
¿Te diagnosticaron hace poco diabetes tipo 2? La Dra. Francine Kaufman responde algunas de las preguntas más frecuentes para adolescentes con diabetes tipo 2
¿Te diagnosticaron hace poco diabetes tipo 1? La Dra. Francine Kaufman responde algunas de las preguntas más frecuentes
Todo lo que necesitas saber sobre la diabetes gestacional, incluyendo consejos para hacer más fácil la vida con este trastorno
A new consensus report for adults with type 2 diabetes demonstrates the massive benefits of diabetes self-management education and support programs. Read the...
InPen – a reusable, Bluetooth-enabled, smart insulin dosing and tracking pen – is now available for people of all ages in the United States
Por Kerri Sparling Read this article in English. Cuando tuve la oportunidad de compartir por primera vez mis datos de CGM, me sentí emocionada. Y nerviosa. Chris y yo...
La importancia de la comunicación, volver a una “nueva vida normal”, superar el miedo y encontrar una comunidad para un adolescente recientemente diagnosticado
La importancia del sueño para los adolescentes que padecen diabetes. Además, ¡estrategias esenciales de sueño para los jóvenes adultos que conviven con la diabetes!
La transición del cuidado de padres a hijos puede ser un momento estresante para las familias con diabetes: seis estrategias para reducir la presión
The G6 Pro includes several exciting new features and is expected to start shipping next week!
In exciting news, Tandem announced expanded clearance for the hybrid closed loop Control-IQ. The system is now available for children ages 6-13
Everything you need to know about gestational diabetes, including tips for making life with gestational diabetes easier
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
Newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Dr. Francine Kaufman answers some of the most commonly asked questions for teens with type 2 diabetes
Are you newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? Dr. Francine Kaufman answers some of the most commonly asked questions
Diabetes can make breastfeeding more challenging, affecting blood sugar levels and milk supply. With all the health benefits of breastfeeding, here’s expert advice for...
Katie Bacon talks with healthcare professionals, parents, and students about when and how to give children and teens more responsibility in their diabetes management
For some, school cancelations and working from home have added stress that can make diabetes management even more difficult. Here are the perspectives and strategies of...

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