Funding the Future of Diabetes Care: It Gets Personal

David Panzirer and the Helmsley Foundation are championing the use of CGM for people with diabetes. Join the movement and help spread the word about this amazing device in order to improve outcomes for more people with type 1 across the county.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors: A Type 2’s Weapon of Mass Instruction

CGMs are a wonderful technology that can help make both your life (and your diabetes management) easier, and there are several great options to explore.

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My Days of Blood Sugar Testing Torture Are Over!

The Freestyle Libre has been a game-changer for a lot of people with type 2 diabetes. If you’ve always hated finger sticks, this may be the device for you!

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A Dose of Dr. E

“Standard Deviation” can sound like an intimidating term, but all it means is how much our blood sugars bounce around from day to day. It can be a really useful tool to help us know what times of day we’re in range, and where we might need to make some adjustments for better control.

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The Hottest Things in Type 1!

Drs. Jeremy Pettus and Schafer Boeder led our Type 1 Spotlight Series in San Diego recently, and they covered trending topics in type 1 from new oral meds to groundbreaking glucagon spray.

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Why I Set My CGM to Alarm Me at 100mg/dL

After studying the human body in medical school and gaining a better understanding of my disease, my CGM now warns me if my blood sugar drops below 100. And my diabetes control has never been better. What? Below 100? 100 is considered low?

Allow me to explain. There have been a number of factors that have lead me to make this change.

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Everybody Hates Pricks!

It’s the end of an era! The Dexcom G6 has made fingersticks a thing of the past for people with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Pettus give their review of the newest version of Dexcom’s CGM with its new sensor, inserter, transmitter and customizable alarms.

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The Newest Fast-Acting Insulins – How Fast Is Fast?

With several new fast-acting insulins on the market, is it still necessary to pre-bolus before meals? How fast-acting are they really? Endocrinologist and type 1 Dr. Jeremy Pettus compares, contrasts, and gives his vote.

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Tips on Glucose Management During and After Exercise
for Type 1s

A ton of research is being done in the field of glucose management during and after exercise, and we asked two top researchers who are also athletes living with type 1, to provide insights into their work and to share their personal training regimens.

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My Detailed Review of the MiniMed 670G from Medtronic

The MiniMed 670G from Medtronic is an insulin pump coupled with a glucose sensor. I decided to try it partially out of professional interest and partially out of personal interest, as my blood glucose control hasn’t been the greatest the past couple of years. Since I started using 670G, my overall blood glucose control is better, but I have to keep reminding myself of this non-consequential fact, because every day I find things about this system that I don’t particularly like.

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