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For many people, being responsible for the care of someone with diabetes –be it a child, a parent, a relative, or a friend – can feel overwhelming at times. Every person with diabetes has their own unique story and their own care needs, and thanks to healthcare professionals, new therapies and technologies, and a multitude of resources, helping someone manage their diabetes to live a long, healthy, and happy life is absolutely possible.

But we know it isn’t easy to negotiate the day-to-day challenges, confusing options, and multiple uncertainties of helping a loved one handle the condition. At diaTribe, we strive to provide a diverse array of articles that offer advice, support, and encouragement to all those who are helping someone live well with diabetes.

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Two studies recently published on the Control-IQ and MiniMed 780G systems show that closed-loop automated insulin delivery significantly improves Time in Range. Continue Reading »

Zegalogue emergency glucagon comes as a pre-filled injection or auto-injector pen and can be used to treat severe hypoglycemia quickly.  Continue Reading »

When can people with diabetes feel normal again following the COVID-19 crisis? When can we stop wearing masks, start seeing friends and family, and comfortably send kids to school? Continue Reading »

This clinical trial is currently recruiting. Families will participate in weekly sessions that focus on topics related to diabetes distress and parent-teen communication, with the hopes of improving Time in Range and lowering A1C levels in the teen with type 1 diabetes.  Continue Reading »

A diabetes diagnosis can be a scary thing, not just for the person who’s diagnosed but for that person’s loved ones as well. How can you support someone through a diagnosis and beyond, and what do people with diabetes need from their loved ones? Continue Reading »

The American Diabetes Association has lowered the A1C target for children to less than 7.0%, aiming to improve long-term health outcomes without increasing hypoglycemic events. Continue Reading »

COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in the United States and in many parts of the world. We’re here to answer questions for people with diabetes. Are the vaccines safe? How do the vaccines work and does it matter which one I get? What are the side effects, and how will the vaccine affect my blood sugar? What can I do after I am vaccinated? Continue Reading »

Data presented at the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes’ virtual conference highlighted increased time in range in children and teens using Tandem’s Control-IQ and Medtronic’s MiniMed 780G Continue Reading »

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