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Tandem’s Control-IQ Cleared for Ages 6-13: Automated Insulin Delivery for Children!
June 22, 2020
In exciting news, Tandem announced expanded clearance for the hybrid closed loop Control-IQ. The system is now available for children ages 6-13
Teenager Just Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes: What Do My Patients Ask?
May 28, 2020
Newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Dr. Francine Kaufman answers some of the most commonly asked questions for teens with type 2 diabetes
Breastfeeding with Diabetes: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations
May 4, 2020
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...
Transitioning Care in the Teenage Years
April 15, 2020
Katie Bacon talks with healthcare professionals, parents, and students about when and how to give children and teens more responsibility in their diabetes management
Parenting, Working, and Diabetes During the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 30, 2020
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...
Aging Out of Parent’s Insurance: What Are Your Options?
February 21, 2020
Learn how to navigate different health insurance options after you age out of your parent’s insurance plan. Plus, what to consider that is specific to managing diabetes
FDA Approves Fiasp, A Quick Mealtime Insulin, for Children
January 13, 2020
FDA approval the fast-acting insulin for children means that children will have more flexibility in their mealtime insulin dosing
When Low Carb Meets Real Life
January 8, 2020
A low carb diet can be difficult to follow, especially for children. Katie Bacon explains several ways in which low carb principles can be adapted to real life
Parenting with Diabetes: I Taught My Two-Year-Old Daughter How to Be My Caretaker
December 18, 2019
diaTribe Community Manager, Cherise Shockley, shares the story of her diabetes diagnosis and how that diagnosis affected her family
Onederland: Poems About A Childhood with Type 1 Diabetes
December 16, 2019
Jamie Kurtzig, a high school student living with type 1 diabetes, just published a book of 100 poems that she has written over the last ten years
How to Coach Your Care-Partner on CGM Data
November 12, 2019
By Kerri Sparling Leer este artículo en español. When the ability to share my CGM data came to fruition, I was excited. And nervous. Chris and I talked briefly about...
Four Major Recommendations from RWJF on the State of Childhood Obesity
October 14, 2019
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...
Tandem’s Control-IQ Hybrid Closed Loop Study in Children
September 12, 2019
This currently recruiting study will support FDA submission of Tandem’s Control-IQ hybrid closed loop for children six years of age or older
ADA Makes Important Updates to Standards of Care, Adding Time-in-Range and More
August 12, 2019
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...
JDRF Children’s Congress 2019: Young Leaders Support Special Diabetes Program
July 19, 2019
Children, ages 4 to 17, met with Members of Congress to help them understand what it’s like to live with type 1 diabetes and why research for a cure is so important...
Navigating Your Teenager's Diabetes Diagnosis
July 17, 2019
The importance of communication, returning to a “new normal”, overcoming fear, and finding community for a newly diagnosed teen
GLP-1 Victoza Approved by the FDA for Children and Teens with Type 2 Diabetes
June 28, 2019
Powerful A1C-lowering from Victoza now an option for ages 10-17, in addition to metformin and insulin
JDRF Children’s Congress – Advocating for Action on the Hill!
August 21, 2017
Over 160 children and teens living with type 1 diabetes were selected to travel to Washington D.C. for three days, meeting with politicians and lawmakers to advocate for...
Sleep-Deprived Teens – A Neglected Diabetes Landmine
May 1, 2019
The importance of sleep for teens with diabetes. Plus, key sleep strategies from young adults living with diabetes!
Medtronic MiniMed 670G 2-6-Year-Old Data and Next-Gen Products
April 5, 2019
When will we see a 670G with Bluetooth and remote monitoring? Also, the upcoming MiniMed 780G with automatic boluses, a seven-day wear infusion set, and better Medtronic...