Power from Your Peers

Roni Zeiger, MD – doctor and software developer – built a smarter way to connect patients with personalized peer support online. Now you can easily – and safely – crowdsource your diabetes questions on this unique platform.

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Top 10 Things I’ve Learned from Living with Type 1 for 57 Years

Marc Blatstein has lived successfully with diabetes for 57 years and shares his secrets to living a long and fulfilling life.

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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 My Husband’s Colonoscopy Scared the Crap Out of Me Too

In our house, this year has been a season of firsts, though none of them are things we’d want to post about on Facebook: receiving AARP invites, getting comfortable saying the “F” word in public (“I’m Fifty”) and having mandatory medical exams below the waist.

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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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Dr. Edelman’s Top 10 Tips for Living Successfully with Diabetes!

Packed full of incredible resources, how-to’s, support and advice straight from the doctor’s mouth, these tips will help you live life to the fullest!

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Dose of Dr. E: How to Save a Life with Glucagon

Everyone with type 1 should have a glucagon kit. Glucagon raises blood sugars if you’re having an extreme low. Learn how to use it and hear what new glucagon products are coming soon that will be much more user friendly!

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A Dose of Dr. E: Avoiding Vascular Complications

In this Dose of Dr. E, Dr. Edelman explains the difference between macro and microvascular complications, why it’s important to know the difference, and what you can do to protect yourself.

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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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