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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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ADA 2018 diabetes news

U500 insulin delivery through Omnipod pump, comparing insulin secretion between Mediterranean and ketogenic meals, a head-to-head with Afrezza and NovoLog, Qtern combination therapy results, and more! Continue Reading »

infant screening

Funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Global Platform for the Prevention of Autoimmune Diabetes has an ambitious mission Continue Reading »

diabetes education

Low-cost education services can help you learn new skills to eat well, stay active, and monitor blood sugar levels Continue Reading »

Faith Diabetes Houston CCD

An innovative program in Houston empowers members of faith communities to lead diabetes education, peer support, and prevention efforts in their communities Continue Reading »

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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 will enroll 200 young adults with type 1 diabetes to study the impact of CGM use on diabetes, especially when A1c levels are high. Continue Reading »

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Acclaimed author James S. Hirsch on his encounter with a broken healthcare system while trying to obtain FreeStyle Libre for his teenage son Continue Reading »

Clinical Trial

A new trial will test if the once-weekly injectable, Bydureon, is also safe and effective in adolescents. Continue Reading »

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How do I talk to family and friends about diabetes? Is this MY burden to bear? Are loved ones a “diabetes bright spot” or “diabetes police”? Continue Reading »

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