Why I’m excited about Tandem’s X2 Dexcom G5 software update

In late August, the FDA approved Tandem Diabetes’ long-awaited first software update for their X2 Insulin Pump that enables Dexcom G5 integration. With a FREE simple software update performed in the comfort of their own home, thousands of X2 users can now display CGM data (from the Dexcom G5 Mobile System) directly on their Tandem pump screen.

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Five Things You Should Know Before You Work Out

It’s January first again…or six weeks from your class reunion or two weeks before your oldest daughter’s wedding and you’ve decided to work out. Yay! Good for you. I’ll bet you can’t wait to get started. But hold on there sunshine. There’s a few things you ought to know before you lace up your sneakers and get going. Specifically, here are five things that will help keep you healthy, happy and safe as you exercise.

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Meet TCOYD’s New Executive Director!

We’re proud to announce that we have a new Executive Director, Michelle Feinstein! Michelle has worked with TCOYD for seventeen years. She initially started out as the organization’s CPA and later joined the team as TCOYD’s Finance Director and then Chief Financial Officer. Get to know Michelle!

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To Do What We Do, We Need YOU!

Our mission is to educate and motivate people with diabetes to take a more active role in their condition, because every person with diabetes has the right to live a happy, healthy and productive life.

We do our very best to keep our conference registration fees as low as possible, but over 10% of participants rely on financial assistance to attend.  Please consider making a donation that will assist those in financial hardship and help us continue to encourage, empower and support people with diabetes (and those who care for them!) throughout the country.

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Show Some Love to Your Heart: Tips on Preventing Heart Disease

We should all do what we can to keep our hearts healthy and happy. If you have type 2 diabetes, you are at an even higher risk of having heart disease. The good news is there is a lot you can do to prevent it!

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