How to Take a Pump-Cation During Summer Vacation

A Dose of Drs. E+P: How to Take an Insulin Pump Vacation

Beach vacations, pool parties, impromptu cannonballs….sometimes you just need a break from your pump so you can dive into a pool without worry. Or maybe you want to change up your diabetes routine, or maybe your pump fails and you need to go on MDI for a while. Whatever the reason, taking a pump vacation is entirely doable. Drs. E+P explain what you need to know to do it safely and successfully.

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Glucagon Updates You NEED to Know, Including Mini-Dosing!

Dose of Drs E+P on Glucagon

For years and years (and years), the “red suitcase” was the main glucagon rescue kit most people with type 1 diabetes had stashed somewhere in case of emergency. Thankfully, we now have two newer glucagon options that are much easier to administer. Drs. E+P explain how to use each one, and they discuss the research and off-label mini-dose glucagon experiments people are conducting that may be a mirror into the future.

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Watch Dr. E’s Eversense E3 CGM Insertion – We Filmed It LIVE!

Eversense E3 CGM Insertion

Watch Dr. E get the Eversense E3 CGM sensor inserted in real time! The E3 is the only fully-implantable sensor on the market, and it also has the longest wear time of any other sensor – 180 days! We’ll go through the features of the E3, the quick outpatient procedure, and important aftercare. (Emotional support teddy bears optional).

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Words of Wisdom from Drs. E+P to Start the Year off Right!

Dose of Dr. E Witticisms

It’s a new year and a fresh start, so fuhgeddabout any epic fails from the past and join us in kicking off 2023 with positive vibes. We’re sharing a few of our all-time favorite quotes and words of encouragement on living well with diabetes that we hope you’ll carry with you through the year.

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Just Launched! TCOYD’s New Diabetes Access + Resource Center

New TCOYD Resource Center

As people living with diabetes, and doctors who treat hundreds of patients with diabetes, we know how challenging, frustrating, and expensive it is to live with this condition. That’s why we created a new access page on our website, with resources on everything from financial assistance to insurance advice. November may be National Diabetes Month, but diabetes is a 365-day condition, and we want you to be as successful as you can be every day of the year.

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What’s Trending in Diabetes? Trend Arrows and How to React to Them!

Diabetes CGM Trend Arrows

If you’re not utilizing your trend arrows and reacting to them, you’re not getting the most out of your CGM. Drs. E+P explain how to dose (or not dose) in response to the direction your trend arrows are pointing. Here’s their advice on how to adjust for highs and lows, along with a trend arrow cheat sheet.

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