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Highlights from last week’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes’ (EASD) virtual 2020 conference included announcements on the Guardian Sensor 4 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) and the Omnipod 5 Automated Insulin Delivery (AID) system, new data on the importance of time in range, and updated recommendations on SGLT-2s, GLP-1s, and combination therapies Continue Reading »

Professor Thomas Danne and Kelly Close, two leading voices in the beyond A1C movement, came together to discuss the value of time in range for people with diabetes and their healthcare teams Continue Reading »

Chronic kidney disease is a major complication associated with diabetes that can lead to inaccurate A1C measurements. Here we explain why this is and what you can do to manage your blood sugars if you have kidney disease Continue Reading »

The REAL-T clinical trial is currently recruiting – it will provide lifestyle-based telehealth support to young adults with type 1 diabetes to see if it helps improve their diabetes management and overall well-being Continue Reading »

People with diabetes often receive a variety of lab tests to monitor their diabetes management and their risk of complications. Dr. Fran Kaufman breaks down the most common tests, what they measure, and what values you should aim to achieve Continue Reading »

The FDA approved higher doses of the GLP-1 agonist, Trulicity, after powerful clinical trial results showed that the increased medication can help people lower their A1C and lose weight Continue Reading »

Blood pressure is an important force in your body; learn about how to manage your blood pressure, what it means to have hypertension (high blood pressure), and how this relates to diabetes. Continue Reading »

UCSF’s Dr. Robert Lustig explains how we all can reduce our consumption of sugar and processed foods and why it’s important for promoting health Continue Reading »

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