Category: Type 1 Diabetes

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5 Diabetes-Friendly Beverages for the Spring and Summer

The warm weather is finally here, and so is the wonderful season of outdoor get-togethers, BBQs, and very soon, laying on the beach! With these events and the heat, come opportunities to make diabetes-friendly choices about the cold beverages we consume. This quick list is sure to help you stay on course with your blood […]

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Review: StayPut Medical Patches for Your Devices

Whether you are wearing an insulin pump, continuous glucose monitor (CGM) or any other type of medical device, you know how important it is for it to stay affixed to your body. For one, it is most important to ensure it is working properly and delivering accurate results. Additionally, these devices are extremely expensive and […]

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Diabetes.co.uk’s Facebook page celebrates 10 year anniversary

On the 19th May Diabetes.co.uk’s Facebook page will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Our Facebook page is a place for everyone to find support, share experiences and ask questions. The page is run by our social media team who communicate directly with members, share content with the wider audience and keep up to date with […]

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Diabetes: 10 Things I Hate About You

Being only 5 and 1/2 years into this disease, I try to keep my complaining to a minimum. I see people with diabetes, who have had it much longer, who seem to have such a positive attitude, so I follow suit. But we are all entitled to have feelings of burnout, fear, and frustration even […]

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Giving emotional and mental health support as a healthcare professional

Emotional and mental health support is too often missing for people living with diabetes. We’re calling on health services in the UK to create national standards for diabetes emotional and mental health support, including: Everyone is asked how they are feeling as part of every diabetes appointment. A mental health professional with knowledge of diabetes […]

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Dear Mom: Nick’s Letter To His Mother

Working as the Program Director for Connected in Motion, I met Nick a few years ago at one of the retreat weekends run by the organization. This past year, I also had the pleasure of meeting Nick’s mom, Janis at the same event. What a pleasure meeting Janis and seeing their story unfold in person!  […]

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How Diabetes Affects My Conscious Thought

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.Ever consider how much you don’t think about consciously? The things that just take place all day long in the body without our awareness or thought to make it work, the body amazes me, honestly. The heart beats, lungs breath, our cells do all the […]

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Diabetes Pro Tip: Mastering the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

This content originally appeared on Arden’s Day and the Juicebox Podcast. Republished with permission.Learn all about continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology from expert Jennifer Smith! Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Biology from the University of Wisconsin. She is a Registered (and Licensed) Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Certified Trainer on most […]

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A window of opportunity to take part in research and stop Type 1 diabetes in its tracks

Have you, or someone you know, just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes? It’s an overwhelming and scary time. But there might also be a unique opportunity. In the first 100 days after your diagnosis, you could be eligible to take part in a clinical trial testing a new type of treatment, called an immunotherapy. […]

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Getting to Know Dr. Robert Vigersky

The Diabetes Group at Medtronic is full of people who are pushing the status quo to help those living with diabetes live healthier lives. Today, we’d like to help you get to know Dr. Robert Vigersky, our Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vigersky plays a leading role for us in leading our clinical work and serves […]