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How I Loop: Fewer Diabetes Interruptions at School
March 22, 2019
How Jamie Kurtzig, a high school student using a DIY automated insulin delivery system, manages her type 1 diabetes
Health Canada Approves Dexcom G6 CGM for Ages 2 and Up
March 13, 2019
In Canada, the G6 is expected to launch in late 2019 with no fingersticks and 10-day wear
Diabetes Care from Parent to Child: Passing the Torch of Care
March 1, 2019
Transitioning care from parent to child can be a stressful time for families with diabetes – six strategies on how to reduce the burden
My Appendix Ruptured: Scary Lessons Learned About Diabetes in the Hospital
October 17, 2018
How I managed my blood sugars after emergency surgery, IV dextrose madness, why CGM is desperately needed in the hospital, the ludicrous cost of fingersticks, and more
New Therapies for Children and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes?
September 28, 2018
A study is enrolling over 100 people with type 2 between the ages of 10 and 18 years, examining Jardiance and Tradjenta
FDA Approves Medtronic MiniMed 670G Hybrid Closed Loop for 7-13 Year Olds
July 13, 2018
MiniMed 670G becomes the first hybrid closed loop system officially approved for type 1 pediatric use; systems are available now. European approval also received for 7...
ADA Day 4 Highlights – Updates on New Diabetes Therapies
June 29, 2018
U500 insulin delivery through Omnipod pump, comparing insulin secretion between Mediterranean and ketogenic meals, a head-to-head with Afrezza and NovoLog, Qtern...
Can We Prevent Type 1 Diabetes By Screening for Infants at High Risk?
May 24, 2018
Funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Global Platform for the Prevention of Autoimmune Diabetes has an ambitious mission
Young People to Use CGM to Improve Diabetes
March 7, 2018
The new CITY trial will enroll 200 young adults with type 1 diabetes to study the impact of CGM use on diabetes, especially when A1c levels are high.The new CITY trial...
One Man’s Odyssey: The Maddening Quest for a Libre
February 23, 2018
Acclaimed author James S. Hirsch on his encounter with a broken healthcare system while trying to obtain FreeStyle Libre for his teenage son
The First Trial to Test GLP-1 Agonists in Adolescents
January 9, 2018
A new trial will test if the once-weekly injectable, Bydureon, is also safe and effective in adolescents.
How to Talk About Diabetes & Depression with Adolescents
August 14, 2017
Learn from the experts about how best to support teens with diabetes and engage in difficult health and wellbeing conversations
Basal Insulin Tresiba Approved for Teens and Kids as Young as One
January 30, 2017
The FDA decision on Novo Nordisk’s basal insulin is based on positive safety and efficacy data of Tresiba versus other basal insulins
American Heart Association: No More Than Eight Ounces of Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Per Week
October 12, 2016
The bold new recommendation for children and their parents
Going Off to College and Have Diabetes? Learn Before You Go – Powered by College Diabetes Network
August 8, 2016
College Diabetes Network’s free “Off to College” booklets on overcoming diabetes challenges during the college transition
Medtronic MiniMed 670G Trial Results: 44% Reduction in Hypoglycemia, 0.5% A1c Improvement
June 28, 2016
Highlights from the first study of a commercial automated insulin delivery device. Plus, Medtronic’s latest software updates!
Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference: Three Companies that are Transforming Childhood Nutrition
May 9, 2016
Revolution Foods, Plum Organics, and Kurbo Health: resources to bring nutrition education and meals to children in need.
American Girl's Terrific New Diabetes Care Kit for Dolls - Now Available!
January 12, 2016
Kit includes a glucose monitor, an insulin pump and pen, glucose tablets, and more.
New Study Suggests Childhood Type 1 Diabetes and Kidney Disease are On the Rise
December 30, 2015
How do the trends compare to childhood type 2 diabetes?
“Elle & Coach” Review
November 2, 2015
How a diabetes dog changed the lives of Stefany Shaheen’s family.