Your Own Personal Lab in the Palm of Your Hand

Your glucose meter is truly your own personal laboratory in the palm of your hand. Every person living with diabetes should have, and use, a glucose meter! Knowing your blood sugar level in relation to eating, exercising, sleeping, concurrent illnesses, emotional stress, medications, and all of the other many factors that can effect our glucose levels throughout the day and night is invaluable.

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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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