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How I Loop: Near-Zero Risk for Hypoglycemia for the First Time in 30 Years

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Kelly Close Read about Kelly’s better quality of life on Loop, as well as the difficulties that ultimately ended her Looping experience; part 2 of a series on a hybrid-closed-loop app to automate basal insulin delivery​ When I heard about Loop, I was dying to try […]

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Weight Loss After Pregnancy with Diabetes

You just delivered your newborn and are wondering how you’re going to go about getting back into shape (or more realistically, you’re just wondering about how you’ll survive the next 24 hours). Parenting (whether it’s your first or fifth) is always an adjustment, and having diabetes throws a unique set of challenges into the mix. […]

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Dawn Shares How She Lost 100 Pounds

I had the pleasure of meeting Dawn almost four years ago through the diabetic online community. I post a “what’s your workout” post every morning on Type 1 Athletes Facebook page to serve as motivation for myself and others. I remember when Dawn first started chiming in. What started as a way for her to […]

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Tested: Book to Inspire People With Type 1 Diabetes into Action

Tim Hoy, an author of several books, has written a book for people with diabetes called Tested. He was diagnosed in 1976 and has lived with type 1 diabetes for 43 years. Tim grew up in a small rural community in New Zealand and in his own words has “gone on to enjoy an amazing […]

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Waking up with Low Blood Sugar at Night

I’m still here and have never experienced a seizure so I know that I always wake up from my low blood sugars. However, sometimes I wake up when my blood sugar is 60 mg/dL and other times I don’t wake up until I’m dangerously low and in the 30 mg/dL range. I wonder about various […]

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How to Care For Your Caregiver

Diabetes, as we all know, is a 24/7 condition, and besides feeling personal burnout from the constant highs, lows, diligent carbohydrate counting, and monitoring, our friends, family, and especially caregivers can sometimes feel that burnout as well. Nearly 29 percent of the adult population is a caregiver (or nearly 65 million people!); caregivers can be […]