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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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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DIY Looping

Steve and I had the pleasure of going to Vienna, Austria together two weeks ago for the diabetes technology meeting, and while there definitely was some cool stuff presented in the artificial pancreas world, my update comes from my own AP world. As I’ve mentioned before, I started on LOOP about 4 months ago, and I think I’m finally ready to give an update on it.

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Do You Love Someone With Type 1?

iving with type 1 diabetes isn’t just hard for the person living with the disease, but it can be hard for their loved ones as well.  If you have ever wondered how to not have an argument when your spouse is low, or how to suggest foods to eat without nagging or being the diabetes police, then this talk is for you. It’s like diabetes couples therapy.

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Coming Soon: The Artificial Pancreas

We have the panel of all panels regarding all the current developments in the artificial pancreas space. These worldwide leaders and superstars who are on the cutting edge represent and have done research on the multiple AP systems in development: Animas, Tandem, Bigfoot, Medtronic, etc. What the heck will we do with all of our free time if we don’t have to think about our diabetes and being in the zone all day? This technology is so close we can taste it, and it’s delicious!

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The Artificial Pancreas: What Is It and When’s It Coming?

The artificial pancreas will soon be the next best thing to a cure for type 1 diabetes. Collaborations between academic groups and industry leaders are paving the way for automated insulin delivery options for people with diabetes.

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Experimenting with the DIY Artificial Pancreas

At the 2017 Taking Control Of Your Diabetes Conference & Health Fair in San Diego, a group of five gutsy type 1s shared their experiences implementing their own DIY artificial pancreas systems. Here’s what they had to say…

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Recap of an exciting month for diabetes and technological innovation

Fall has come with a flurry of new products, FDA approvals, and announcements from the major players in diabetes technology. Don’t miss out by checking out a quick recap of what matters.

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Why the Medtronic 670G Artificial Pancreas is a huge deal for diabetes

So you’ve read all the headlines about an artificial pancreas and how it’s supposed to change the world for diabetes, but what does it really mean? We understand the skepticism… Remember: Medtronic previously claimed to have released an artificial pancreas system back in 2013.

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