Summer is Here: Are You Still Safer at Home?

Social distancing guidelines have become a bit fuzzy. Learn what measures you can continue to take to keep yourself and others safe from COVID-19.

Insulin Access: The Haves and Have-Nots

Reliable and consistent insulin access should not be a luxury reserved for the few. It should be the standard.

Closed Loop Updates: Omnipod Horizon and Medtronic 780G data presented at ADA 2020

Data from four new clinical trials involving Hybrid Closed Loop systems, Medtronic 780G and Omnipod 5 Powered by Horizon was presented at ADA 2020.

Fighting Off Job Discrimination with Type 1 Diabetes During COVID-19

Have type 1 diabetes and being forced to work during the pandemic? Here are the legal resources to know about.

Be Prepared + Know Your Rights: Your Guide to Protesting with Diabetes

Protesting is one of many ways to create change and is a right of all Americans under the First Amendment. But if you have diabetes, there are extra things to consider before attending. 

The Impact of Insulin Rationing on Mental Health

Insulin rationing is an unfortunate reality for people with diabetes and the burden on mental health is something people with diabetes shouldn't have to bear.

Brec Bassinger of ‘Stargirl’ Talks CGMs, Superheroes, and Acting

On the newest episode of Diabetes Connections, host Stacey Simms talks to Brec Bassinger – the star of CW's 'Stargirl.'

Medicare Part D Senior Savings Model Caps Insulin Costs at $35 per Month

The Senior Savings Model caps out of pocket insulin costs at $35 per month for seniors enrolled in eligible plans.

How can we be better allies?

How can white people with diabetes use our experiences with advocacy to be better advocates for black people in the United States?

England’s NHS Releases Study on Risk of COVID-19 for People with Diabetes

This week, the National Health Service (NHS) in England released the first study of its kind, breaking down COVID-19 mortality risk by type of diabetes.

Untreatable: My Life With Chronic Sustained Lows

I know this is terrifying. I take it extremely seriously. My situation is complicated, mysterious, and in many ways dire. It’s something that I’m learning to process and handle as I grow with it.

Yes, you still need to wash your hands. Here’s why. 

Why we still need to wash our hands during COVID-19 (and all the time).

Crashing Low While Riding Up — A Chairlift Emergency

"I have been low on chairlift rides many times and I have used glucagon in an emergency twice… but I have only ever had one scary low while on a chairlift."

My 10-Year Old Can Save My Life

Anyone familiar with Type 1 Diabetes has heard the term hypo or low when discussing blood glucose levels. And, whether you are someone with T1D or someone who cares for a T1D, chances are you have been privy to the dreaded beast that is hypoglycemia.

Hypoglycemia Confessions

I would like to say that I can limit myself to 15g of glucose, but the truth is, when I have a low bloodsugar, things get crazy.