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The diaTribe team is excited to cover all the latest news in diabetes technology and treatments, attending our first in-person diabetes conference in over two years! Find out what sessions and presenters we are most excited to see. Continue Reading »

Patient with Professional CGM

CGMs provide information that you can use to improve your blood glucose. If you don't currently use a CGM, your healthcare team can offer you a “professional” CGM to use for a week or two so that you can see how to increase your Time in Range. Read more about what a professional CGM is and if it could be right for you. Continue Reading »

The Happy Bob app can make your diabetes data more engaging and rewarding by “gamifying” your glucose values. The diaTribe team tested the Happy Bob app and shared what they liked and what they thought could be improved. Continue Reading »

diaTribe spoke with Dr. Nick Cuttriss, founding director of the ECHO Diabetes Action Network (EDAN), to learn how Project ECHO Diabetes and EDAN use telementoring to address health system failures for people with diabetes in vulnerable communities. Continue Reading »

Spinal cord stimulators are now being researched for the treatment of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a complication of diabetes characterized by chronic, painful nerve damage in the extremities. One system – Nevro HFX – has shown positive results in reducing pain from DPN. Continue Reading »

new features of the dexcom G7

In March 2022, Dexcom announced that its next-generation continuous glucose monitor (CGM), Dexcom G7, took a significant step towards being available for use in Europe. Here is a look at the improvements over G6 and the expected timeline for launch in both Europe and the US.  Continue Reading »

One Drop diabetes and blood pressure programs

An evaluation from an independent, third-party found that One Drop’s multi-condition support program effectively improves the health of people living with prediabetes, diabetes, and high blood pressure. The program could also cut down on annual healthcare costs.  Continue Reading »

Time in Range (TIR) is more than just another diabetes metric; it is a tool that can be used to improve communication with your healthcare providers and empower you both in the doctor’s office and beyond. We sat down with two people with diabetes and their provider to discuss how TIR improves their patient-provider communication. Continue Reading »

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