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Praluent now approved for two specific patient populations. How this drug has the future potential to make a big impact on people with diabetes. Continue Reading »

Seeking to reach over 31,000 older adults with prediabetes over the next two years. Continue Reading »

At the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference this month, I had the incredible opportunity to speak to ~100 teenagers with diabetes. My talk, “10 Tips for Living Well with Type 1,” was a lot of fun to put together, and our team thought diaTribe readers might be interested in seeing it... Continue Reading »


Major organizations make it clear: diabetes education is critical! Continue Reading »

Exercise has been one of four complete gamechangers for managing my type 1 diabetes, but it can frequently be a source of confusion, frustration, exhaustion, and blood sugar unpredictability. I think this is partially why I get so many reader questions on this topic – managing blood sugars during exercise is challenging. Fortunately, it’s not impossible! Continue Reading »


Paving the way to healthier food options and preventing heart disease. Continue Reading »

Pathways Initiative

Starting in 2012, the American Diabetes Association established the Pathway to Stop Diabetes initiative, a $1.6 million grant (paid over five years) to support the research of young up-and-coming scientists who are committed to working on innovative projects in diabetes. The Pathway Award is in many ways a beacon of hope for diabetes researchers navigating the present research-funding climate... Continue Reading »

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

What is DKA, and what can patients do to prevent this diabetes complication? Continue Reading »