How accurate are blood glucose meters?

A new independent study reveals that not all BGMs on the market report clinically accurate blood glucose levels.

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

Study Shows CGM Benefits Extend to Those with Type 2 Diabetes

Over 24 weeks, Type 2 patients lowered their HbA1C levels and reported high levels of satisfaction using Dexcom's CGM system.

Immune Therapy Trial Points To Potential T1D Prevention

In a clinical trial for a form of immunotherapy aimed at treating childhood food allergies, British scientists discovered the treatment in fact appeared to stop the immune system from attacking insulin production in those newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Stem Cell-derived Treatment One Step Closer to Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Regenerative medicine company and Beyond Type 1 grantee ViaCyte treats first patients in PEC-Direct stem cell replacement trial for high-risk T1D patients.

Diabetes Tech: How To Keep Up, While Keeping Your Hopes Up

With so much diabetes news flooding our lives, how does one manage his or her hopes and expectations around realizable treatments and technological lifestyle improvements?

T1D Management On The Go: OneTouch Reveal

Earlier this month, Johnson and Johnson released the latest version of their popular OneTouch Reveal mobile app. Here's what you need to know.

Dexcom G5 Mobile Android App Gets FDA Approval

The United States Food and Drug Administration this week approved Dexcom’s G5 Mobile app for Android devices. With federal approval in hand, U.S. Android users with T1D will soon be able to join iOS users in monitoring their blood glucose levels in real time on their phones.

Riding the Loop: Life on the Artificial Pancreas

I tried to seek help from doctors, therapists and friends in my Type 1 community, but nothing people told me could just change my mind about the fear I'd developed over hypos.

Finding Freedom with the Medtronic 670G

After dealing with the highs and lows of T1D for 33 years, the Medtronic 670g is changing how my mind and my body approach my diabetes.

Are CGMs Really Safe for Dosing?

If you’ve been looking to safely ditch pricking your finger 10 times a day in order to confirm your glucose levels, well, your time may have come.

Omnipod Horizon Hybrid Closed-loop System

Insulet Corporation – the company that brought us the tubeless insulin pump, the OmniPod, released some exciting news a couple weeks ago which could drastically shift the future of Type 1 diabetes management as we know it.

Test Strip Subscription Guide

We compiled a rundown of popular companies that offer test strip subscription services and researched each of them to give you some important info.

Clinical Trials and the Type 1 Diabetes Cure

I think the ultimate cure for T1D will be prevention. Why can’t we screen and predict who is at risk, and then prevent someone from getting Type 1 diabetes in the first place? How do clinical trials help?

A Brief History of Insulin

It’s difficult to overstate the direness of diabetes pre-insulin. Though it’s been a known disease since the 16th century BCE, when Egyptian physicians noted that ants were attracted to the urine of certain patients (whose other symptoms would include emaciation, thirst, and exhaustion), for most of human history anyone unfortunate enough to suffer from Type 1 diabetes would almost certainly die.