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Type 1 Diabetes News

Type 1 Diabetes is a chronic condition in which your body loses the ability to produce insulin, which is necessary for most cells to convert food into energy and regulate blood sugar levels. 

This currently recruiting study will support FDA submission of Tandem’s Control-IQ hybrid closed loop for children six years of age or older
A bipartisan legislation, which would have protected patients from surprise medical bills, is blocked from passing this year
The importance of communication, returning to a “new normal”, overcoming fear, and finding community for a newly diagnosed teen
By Ursula Biba and Eliza Skoler The new State of Childhood Obesity report and website show that youth obesity is prevalent in the US, leading to high rates of adult...
Regular eye screenings are important for people with diabetes. Learn more about diabetes-related retinopathy screenings from diabetes advocates Renza and Grumpy
The Medicaid expansion provided health insurance coverage to millions of Americans. Learn more about the positive impact of the program and how it supports public health.
The first of its kind, Why WAIT is a creative app-based approach to weight loss and diabetes management
Control-IQ the first AID system with automatic correction boluses and no fingersticks CGM (Dexcom G6); cleared for those ages 14 and older; launch in January 2020
Did your insurance or pharmacy switch your medication, without your medical professional knowing? This is called non-medical switching. Learn what you can do about it
The Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine to help find patient assistance resources for your medications
The new BioSense ketone breath meter offers unlimited, effortless ketone measurements – just blow into the device
Under the 2020 health plan, Walmart employees get an incredible network of high-quality healthcare professionals. Ask your boss if this type of investment in employee...
Maria shares her experiences and strategies for managing blood sugar levels while studying abroad
A rarely used benefit: Medicare covers up to three hours of personal nutrition counseling for people with diabetes and/or kidney disease after healthcare professional...
For now, another SGLT-2 inhibitor pill already approved for people with type 2 diabetes is not approved for people with type 1 diabetes in the US. The drug was recently...
What I've Learned From 70,000 Hours Wearing CGM - A Video Presentation at Thriveabetes 2019
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...
New updates include time-in-range goals, heart health benefits of GLP-1 agonist Trulicity, and recommendation of GLP-1 agonist Victoza for children and teens with type 2...
As we demand more nutritious and sustainable food, big food companies must make adjustments to their products, practices, and marketing
Every February the Spare a Rose, Save a Child campaign raises funds to provide insulin and other diabetes supplies to children with type 1 in under-resourced countries...