The T1D Exchange is the single best source of data on those of us with type 1. Henry will share incredibly interesting and important information, including details, about our type 1 tribe: How old are we? What is our typical age at diagnosis? Does type 1 affect men and woman equally? What therapies are we using?read more →
Aaron will shine a bright light on the incredible history of type 1 diabetes, from where it all began to where you can expect things to go in terms of treatments, research and advancements. Aaron has been intimately involved with JDRF at all levels, but mainly in the area of scientific achievements and he is excited to share his unbeatable 64,000-foot view of the world of type 1 with you!read more →
A rare chance to hear Dr. Steve Edelman’s personal story of life with type 1. You’ll have a few laughs and walk away with memorable tips, tricks and antidotes from this key opinion leader who has truly changed the face of diabetes education and advocacy for people living with the disease.read more →
James Hirsch’s an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, has lived with type 1 diabetes for thirty-six years. Most poignantly, he knows firsthand the toll diabetes can take on parents. In this video hear what he has to say about the diabetic subculture, the urge toward secrecy that many diabetics feel, the glycemic rollercoaster they ride constantly, and the remarkable perseverance—even heroism—required for survival.read more →
Type 1 elite endurance athlete Maggie Crawford offers strategies on how to have fun, stay safe and challenge yourself while exercising with type 1 diabetes.read more →
We mean well. We really do. We only want the best for our loved ones, but sometimes we unintentionally say or do the wrong thing when we’re trying to help. Dr. Bill Polonsky, founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, offers these tips on how best to support someone you care about who is living with diabetes.read more →
Many diabetes-related complications are commonly known and openly discussed, but when it comes to sex, many people still clam up.
Discussing sexual issues with your partner and/or doctor can be awkward at first, but the benefits are well worth it. There are lots of different types of treatment options available which can positively impact not only your sex life, but your overall health as well.read more →
Companion Medical plans to start shipping the InPen, its FDA-approved smart insulin pen, before the year, and I’m excited about this brand new device category. In an age where everything seems to be “smart” or “wireless”, it’s fair to ask the question: why would I want a smart insulin pen? Read on.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!