Fiasp, a rapid-acting insulin for people with type 2 or type 2 diabetes, was recently approved for use in insulin pumps and provides another option for people to help improve their post-meal blood sugars.read more →
Companion Medical, makers of the first FDA approved smart insulin pen, recently announced their Bluetooth-enabled InPen is now available in retail pharmacies nationwide. These smart pens offer a variety of benefits with very few downsides.read more →
There are a lot of misconceptions around DKA, or diabetic ketoacidosis. It’s a common but very serious acute complication that develops when someone who is insulin dependent loses access to insulin (your pump line falls out, etc). Drs. Edelman and Pettus explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment.read more →
Inhaled insulin Afrezza is a great option for a lot of people living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes because it doesn’t involve shots and has a rapid on-rapid off effect. The makers of Afrezza just announced a direct purchase program to help people get it for as little as $4 a day.read more →
A new oral medication for T1D is awaiting FDA approval, and it’s shown fewer highs, fewer lows, and more predictable insulin dosing in recent studies.read more →
What happens when you accidentally inject yourself with a big dose of the wrong insulin? Author Sarah Durrand shares how an extreme low blood sugar led her to one of her highest achievements.read more →
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.read more →
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.read more →
We all have them…mistakes we’ve made that we don’t even want to share with our own mother. Dr. Jeremy Pettus puts it all out there and gets real about what recently happened when he took the right dose of the wrong insulin.read more →
Did you know CGMs come out of the box with their repeat low alerts set to “off”?
CGM’s are life-changing and life-saving. Learn how to make the most of yours, and use those bells and whistles to your advantage!