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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 pumping and speaks to another member of the diabetes community to learn more about their experience as well. Continue Reading »

playing basketball with diabetes

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 basketball has helped him manage his diabetes and mental health. He also speaks to others with diabetes to find out how they use sports and physical activity to improve their health. Continue Reading »

Diabetes affects the skin in ways people may not even realize. Read about this connection and learn how to maintain healthy skin. Continue Reading »

child with insulin pump

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 technology and shares his own experiences with this device. Continue Reading »

parent and child family diabetes

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 how to maintain a healthy lifestyle from her parents with diabetes and how she learned not to be scared of diabetes. Continue Reading »

At ATTD 2022, several researchers presented on projects aimed at understanding and addressing the impact of hypoglycemia. While diabetes technology is helpful and effective, it can only go so far. Read about other approaches in minimizing the harm that hypoglycemia can cause. Continue Reading »

once weekly insulin with semaglutide GLP-1 clinical trial

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, can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their glucose levels and lose weight.  Continue Reading »

gut and small intestine type 2 diabetes

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 reduction in medications. Learn more about this technology and its performance in current clinical trials. Continue Reading »