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Meet IQcast, the Newest Addition to the Sugar.IQ assistant

Over the last few months, it’s been great to hear the positive feedback from those of you using the Guardian Connect Smart CGM with the Sugar.IQ assistant. Today, the system gets even smarter, with IQcast technology, a new addition to the Sugar.IQ assistant experience. The IQcast feature is like a weather forecast for your diabetes. […]

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How the Guardian Connect Smart CGM can Help with Time in Range

References 1 Nicolucci A, Kovacs Burns K, et al. Research: Educational and Psychological Issues Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs second study. Diabet Med. 2013;30:767–777. 2 Close KL, Wood R. Outcomes Measures for New Diabetes Therapies Beyond A1c. Presented at: FDA; August 29, 2016; Silver Spring, MD. https://diatribe.org/patient-priorities-diabetes-drugs-what-does-success-look. Accessed April 27, 2018. 3 Kaufman FR, Gibson […]

Diabetes Symptoms

Food Insecurity and Diabetes: Seniors Struggle to Maintain Health with Limited Access to Proper Diet [Guest Blogger]

By Lydia Preuss and Shana Alford, Feeding America Applied Research In the United States, millions of seniors ages 60 and older face a diverse set of challenges on a regular basis when trying to secure and prepare nutritious food, which may include food insecurity.  Seniors who are food insecure may experience barriers to accessing food, […]

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How Riding in the Ride to Cure Impacted One Medtronic Diabetes Employee

Medtronic recently kicked-off a 3-year partnership with JDRF by sponsoring a team of riders at the JDRF Ride to Cure in Amelia Island, FL. To help increase awareness and participation, Medtronic invited employees to enter for a chance to join the cycling team in Florida. Over 80 employees applied. Today, we’d like to introduce you […]

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Keeping Mom and Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes [Guest Blogger]

(NAPS)—Gestational diabetes is something to be concerned about after and not just during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. If you had gestational diabetes when you were pregnant, you and your child from that pregnancy have a lifelong risk for developing diabetes, a serious […]

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Introduction – LaShawn McIver, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Advocacy & Community Integrated Health

Thanks to the continued support of over 500,000 diabetes advocates like each of you, we continue to address the barriers faced by people with diabetes in their everyday life. Our fall newsletter outlines important highlights of activities from across the country. We recently celebrated a historic win that was achieved through a legal advocacy victory […]

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Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed his responsibility of conducting patient checks around the 23-acre campus. James’ type 2 diabetes never interfered with this job until […]