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Caregivers & Parents

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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Dr. Diana Isaacs on CGM, “shared” appointments, and identifying “Bright Spots” and “Landmines.” Plus, how to find a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist near you Continue Reading »

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 CGM Continue Reading »

Loop diabetes review Jamie Kurtzig

How Jamie Kurtzig, a high school student using a DIY automated insulin delivery system, manages her type 1 diabetes Continue Reading »

dexcom g6 health canada

In Canada, the G6 is expected to launch in late 2019 with no fingersticks and 10-day wear Continue Reading »

Transitioning care from parent to child can be a stressful time for families with diabetes – six strategies on how to reduce the burden  Continue Reading »

hospital diabetes lessons

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 Continue Reading »

diabetes kids adolescents

A study is enrolling over 100 people with type 2 between the ages of 10 and 18 years, examining Jardiance and Tradjenta Continue Reading »

Medtronic 670G kids

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 years and up! Continue Reading »

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