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BG control in Type 1 Diabetes Improves with Fast-Acting Insulin Aspart

By | 2017-05-18T18:17:19+00:00 May 18th, 2017|May 2017 Newsletter|

According to a study published online in Diabetes Care on April 11, fast-acting insulin aspart (faster aspart) improved blood glucose control in patients with Type 1 diabetes, as compared to the conventional formulation of the drug, insulin aspart (IAsp). In the United States, insulin aspart is better known as Novo Nordisk's insulin Novolog. In many other countries, it is known as NovoRapid.

My Review of Afrezza Fast Acting Inhaled Insulin

By | 2017-05-24T15:00:11+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, May 2017 Newsletter, Thinking Like A Pancreas Blog|

By avoiding the need to absorb through the fat layer below the skin, Afrezza starts working almost immediately, peaks in about 15 minutes, and in most cases, clears in about 2 hours. Now that’s rapid!

Are Routine ECG checks Warranted for People With Type 1 Diabetes?

By | 2017-04-19T15:20:12+00:00 April 19th, 2017|April 2017 Newsletter, Diabetes Bites|

Based upon some recent research published in Diabetes Care, if you have Type 1 diabetes, you might want to talk to your primary care provider about having routine electrocardiograms.

How to be Reimbursed From Medicare Using Dexcom G5 Mobile

By | 2017-05-01T21:34:11+00:00 April 19th, 2017|April 2017 Newsletter, Diabetes Bites|

People who are covered by Medicare and who use insulin to intensively manage their Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes will now be able to receive reimbursement! However, there is a catch…

Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes: JDRF PEAK Program

By | 2017-03-17T00:11:09+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, March 2017 Newsletter|

How to exercise safely with type 1 diabetes: JDRF PEAK is a program meant to share information about just that! This program is a collaboration of JDRF with researchers around the world meant to address a missing piece in type 1 care and education.

Analysis of accuracy for the Freestyle Libre glucose monitor

By | 2017-03-16T16:52:26+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, March 2017 Newsletter|

How good is the performance and usability of the FreeStyle® Libre™ Flash glucose monitoring system (Abbott Diabetes Care, Alameda, CA) for interstitial glucose results compared with capillary blood glucose results?

Participate in a survey: pregnancy with type 1 diabetes – by Glu

By | 2017-03-16T16:42:54+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, March 2017 Newsletter|

Have you gone through pregnancy with type 1 diabetes? Are you considering a pregnancy? The research and surveys done through Glu surveys up to this point has already shown that there insufficient published literature about past pregnancy management. This new survey hopes to change this.

Are milder climates better for less frequent severe hypoglycemia?

By | 2017-03-16T16:22:40+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, March 2017 Newsletter|

Big news! Tandem announced on March 2, 2017 that they have launched a software update for t:slim insulin pumps purchased prior to April 2015. That's right, it's a software update.

Tandem Diabetes Releases Software Update for Insulin Pump

By | 2017-03-16T16:15:57+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Diabetes Bites, March 2017 Newsletter|

Big news! Tandem announced on March 2, 2017 that they have launched a software update for t:slim insulin pumps purchased prior to April 2015. That's right, it's a software update.