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About Integrated Diabetes Services

Integrated Diabetes Services is the worldwide leader in one-on-one consulting for people who use insulin. Diabetes “coaching” services are available in-person and remotely via phone and the internet for children and adults.

Effect of Exercise on mental health parallels effect on insulin sensitivity

By | 2018-04-19T16:25:30+00:00 April 19th, 2018|April 2018 Newsletter, Diabetes Bites|

In a recent article published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, researchers did a literature review to evaluate a correlation between stopping exercise and increase in depression.  They found that women had more depressive symptoms than men and that symptoms increased the longer exercise had stopped.   

New Omnipod Hybrid Closed Loop System in Development

By | 2018-03-23T15:44:54+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Diabetes Bites, March 2018 Newsletter|

In February Insulet released results of a hybrid closed loop (HCL) system using their Omnipod insulin pump and Dexcom sensor technology. This initial safety study included patients ages 6-65 with A1Cs from 6-10. read about this new system in development

Flash Glucose Monitoring: The new take on CGM technology

By | 2018-03-22T20:46:58+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Diabetes Bites, March 2018 Newsletter|

The world of glucose monitoring is currently divided into two options, finger sticks, and wearable monitors. The choice here is easy. More information with less discomfort is the clear winner. Studies have also overwhelmingly shown that A1C improves, and hypoglycemia and DKA reduce with the use of worn 24 hour glucose monitoring devices.

Pediatric Insulin Pump Use: A New Study Sheds Light

By | 2018-03-21T21:24:23+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Diabetes Bites, March 2018 Newsletter|

As pump therapy becomes more common for people with type 1 diabetes more of us are starting on pumps earlier and earlier, including pediatric patients. Many parents struggle with making a decision about what is the right method of treatment for their kids.

JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes – 2018 Bike Ride Trips

By | 2018-02-19T16:29:58+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Diabetes Bites, February 2018 Newsletter|

JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes isn’t just a bike ride: it’s an experience where hundreds of riders come together from all over the world to raise money to help end Type 1 diabetes. Here is a list of the 2018 bike ride trips and how to register.

Discount Coupon Codes for Genteel, Myabetic & GrifGrips Diabetes Supplies

By | 2018-02-15T23:31:14+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Diabetes Bites, February 2018 Newsletter|

IDS family: Did you know that you are eligible for discount coupon codes on some of the best Diabetes supplies and products from Genteel, Myabetic & GrifGrips? Learn how to receive up to 15% of your total order at these companies.

New Updates to Omnipod’s Dash PDM

By | 2018-02-15T22:51:36+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Diabetes Bites, February 2018 Newsletter|

Insulet, makers of the Omnipod insulin pump have finally released an update to the Dash touchscreen PDM. This has been eagerly awaited by those who use Omnipod, as an update to the handheld device has not happened in several years.

2018 Exercise and Activity Training Camp for Diabetes!!!

By | 2018-02-16T22:04:00+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Diabetes Bites, February 2018 Newsletter|

Camps have been scheduled for the 2018 year and are a must have in your tool-box of management skills. Learn in an environment with others who have diabetes and from people who also live with diabetes too.

Protein & Fat May Also Effect Blood Glucose Levels

By | 2018-02-15T16:57:29+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Diabetes Bites, February 2018 Newsletter|

Did you know that protein and fat may have an effect on blood glucose. While the effect is not rapid as it is for carbohydrates, the effect of fat and protein can be seen well after the meal for several hours. So what food sources contain protein and fat? And why do Protein and Fat affect BG levels?