The Upsides of Downward Dog for People with Diabetes

Yoga offers a great stress reduction technique to help with the physical, mental, and emotional stresses of living with diabetes. Anyone at any level can try it, and because it’s always considered a practice, you never have to be perfect.

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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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Tips on Glucose Management During and After Exercise
for Type 1s

A ton of research is being done in the field of glucose management during and after exercise, and we asked two top researchers who are also athletes living with type 1, to provide insights into their work and to share their personal training regimens.

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ONE 2018: The Ultimate Conference & Retreat
for Adults with Type 1

Mark your calendar for TCOYD’s 2nd annual weekend-long conference & retreat…ONE!
Join Dr. Steve Edelman and his amazing team of type 1 doctors, endocrinologists, and diabetes specialists for a full weekend retreat at the picturesque Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, August 17-19th, 2018. Join us!

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Cure-Based Therapies for Type 1s

What the heck are cure-based therapies? Well, the AP is not a cure but a darned good form of therapy that will bridge the gap until there is a cure. This talk will focus on the area of research that is going for the gold…a real cure…from prevention for our loved ones who have tested positive with diabetes-causing antibodies to the implantation of islet cells. This panel of experts has some of the world’s smartest folks in this space and will leave viewers with some real hope…and hope is where it’s at!

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Sugar Surfing

You can’t stop the waves of fluctuating blood glucose levels but you can learn to surf. For those considering or already using Continuous Glucose Monitoring, this talk is for you. Dr. Stephen Ponder, a pediatric endocrinologist and a type 1 himself, takes you beyond the basics and shows you a better way to manage your blood glucose levels. He debunks the myths surrounding classic diabetes management while teaching you a better way. Watch him “Hang Ten”!

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Bolusing: Accounting For Fats & Proteins

The practice of bolusing for just carbs is plain wrong. Yep, we said it! You may not realize that proteins and fats also raise your glucose values but at different rates. Howard will explain to us how different nutrients affect our glucose values and more importantly, how to bolus for them.

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It’s Not Just About Your A1c

What is the best way to know what your average blood glucose has been over the past few months? It is not the A1c test! The A1c test has many faults and, of course, the time in range, glycemic variability, and other measurements for glycemic control are of greater value to those of us with type 1. Irl is an international expert on this topic and will help you demystify A1c.

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A Debate: Pumps vs. Daily Injections

he conclusion of this debate will be that it comes down to personal choice, but Dr. Edelman will be battling it out with Dr. Irl, his type 1 brother. Expect a lively exchange of information on the pros and cons for each form of therapy. It is important to know this is a real debate that will make you think about your choices for how to control your type 1.

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How to Deal: Diabetes Complications

No matter how long you have had type 1 diabetes, complications are something we all fear.  You might be complication free but waiting for that dreaded shoe to drop, or you might be dealing with multiple complications and struggling with the guilt and blame.  This talk is structured as a group therapy session for type 1s that want to talk about what we all are trying to avoid.  Leave your judgment and blame at the door for this emotional ride.

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