Banting — The Man, the Myth, the Legend

Banting arrived at his eureka moment in 1922, when he injected dog insulin into a human patient. The procedure worked, and suddenly Type 1 diabetes was no longer a death sentence.

Diabetes Empowerment Summit 2017

The reality of traditional healthcare when it comes to living with diabetes (all types) is that the mental and emotional sides of life with chronic disease are almost NEVER addressed.

CGM Proves a Vital Tool in Healthy Pregnancy

The results of a recent international study showed that using a CGM system, as opposed to just a BGM, during pregnancy significantly benefited both mothers with Type 1 diabetes and their newborns after birth.

To Love, Honor and Cherish

Our promise to “love, honor, and cherish” was tested just two months after we officially started our lives together. Diabetes hits the person and everyone they love. Some relationships deal with it from day one. Others, like my spouse and I, are ambushed midstream.

T1D Cardiologist Balances Life with Marathon Running

Running a marathon would usually be an exceptional experience to write about however in this case I am one of a team of athletes with Type 1 diabetes training for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon.

How Type 1 Diabetes prepared me for Marathon Training

How Type 1 Diabetes prepared me for marathon training: From gross glucose tablets to finding your tribe, life with diabetes gave me a running start in the mental training for 26.2 miles.  

Switching from an Animas Pump – Know Your Options

Here are the insulin pumps available on the market in the United States and their defining features to help you chose the best fit for you or your loved one.

Fast-acting Insulin, Fiasp, Gets FDA Approval

Last Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Novo Nordisk’s latest fast-acting insulin, Fiasp, for treatment use by adults with diabetes.

FreeStyle Libre Flash Gets FDA Approval

On Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott Diabetes Care’s FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for public use in the United States, making it the first-FDA approved monitoring device that does not require a fingerstick test for calibration.

Seeking Comfort in a Birthday Diaversary

As people get older, they tend to dread their birthdays. My birthday is a reminder of the day my life changed forever.

Why I’m Running

I am running the TCS New York City marathon because it’s time to educate. It’s time to spread awareness of not only what having T1D means, but also what it doesn’t mean.

Knock Knock. Who’s There? Wedding Season.

So by no means am I a pro, but I think I’ve picked up on the jist of what the whole “wedding guest as a Type 1 diabetic” lifestyle is alllll about.

Type 1 Diabetes and UTIs

While a UTI might typically be something that is easily treated, it can become dangerous for someone with Type 1 diabetes.

What the World Showed our Team Bike Beyond

This summer Bike Beyond showed the world we could do anything as Type 1 diabetics. Now they need your help and your voice.

Tandem Announces Dexcom G5 Mobile Integration for t:slim X2

August 28, 2017 - Tandem Diabetes Care announces FDA approval and commercial launch of the t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump with Dexcom G5® Mobile continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) integration