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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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Managing type 1 diabetes with low carb with Dr. Katharine Morrison

29 views How can you manage type 1 diabetes using a low-carb diet? In this interview from the PHC in London, we sit down with Dr. Katharine Morrison to take a deep dive into type 1 diabetes. Katharine answers questions about the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, how you can manage it, […]

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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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It might be about Type 2 diabetes, but DiRECT offers hope for everyone – by Faye Riley

We’ve been shouting about a landmark study called DiRECT recently. Our scientists have shown that a low-calorie weight management programme can help people put their Type 2 diabetes into remission for at least two years. Here’s the latest. It’s an exciting time for Diabetes UK’s research. Not only do the promising findings show that lasting […]

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AskNadia: How Much Alcohol is Too Much for Diabetes

Dear Nadia, I worry about my husband and how alcohol affects his diabetes. He usually has two glasses of wine a night with dinner. Is that too much? Kate Indiana Dear Kate, Alcohol is such a big part of everyday relaxation and celebration for many. From a hard days at work, sport events, birthdays, graduations […]

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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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Former Major League Baseball Pitcher, Jason Johnson, Shares How Wearing an Insulin Pump Changed His Game

Retired Major League Baseball pitcher, Jason Johnson was the first player permitted to use an insulin pump out on the field while playing during a major league game. Jason recently sat down with Great Day, Tampa Bay to share how that shift in how he managed his diabetes gave him a better sense of control […]

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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 […]