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Running a Marathon with type 1 diabetes

My name is Jacob Seltzer, I am 20 years old, and a Type 1 Diabetic. I was diagnosed with diabetes on my half birthday, November 21, 2011 at the age of 15. I have had diabetes for roughly 5 years and I do not let it get in my way. I am currently going into my junior year of college at Stony Brook University as an athletic training major.

Taming & Controlling Your Morning Blood Sugar

You go to bed and your blood sugar level is perfect....Ahhh. Then you wake up and it's awful?! What happened??. Find out the 4 Reasons Why Blood Sugar Can Be High in the Morning

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems (CGM) Medtronic & Dexcom Review & Comparison

How do the latest Medtronic and Dexcom CGM systems compare?

How to control blood sugar after a high-protein meal

Does protein effect blood sugar after a meal? Is there additional math we need to do for improved control after meals?

Blood Sugar Checks – What Have They Done for You Lately?

By Diane Herbert MSW, LSW, CDE (pending) If you’re living with diabetes, you have been told many times and in many ways – Check your sugar, test, monitor your glucose, [...]

ADA Scientific Sessions Recap

It is with great pleasure that we have a special opportunity to post Dr. Steve Edelman & Dr. Jeremy Pettus's ADA recap from the recent ADA Scientific Sessions in Boston.

Can You Feel The Vibe?

Vibe is the first and only insulin pump to integrate all the features of the Dexcom G4 display module into the pump itself. That’s right! No need to tote around a separate CGM display. I was given a 2-week trial/demo of the Vibe by Animas in mid-December, and promptly wore it on a one-week family cruise vacation and through the holidays. I must say, having the Dexcom CGM data right on the pump gave me a nice sense of autonomy.

The Bionic Pancreas

When I hear the word “bionic,” I can’t help but have the opening theme of the 70s TV show “The Six Million Dollar Man” pop into my head. Then I come back to the 21st century, and ponder the exciting innovations of the bionic pancreas project.

The Pen Is Mightier Than the… Pen (or syringe, or pump for that matter)

Everyone needs an outlet for pent-up energy, frustration and negative emotions. I’m lucky enough to have two excellent catharsises (catharses? catharsisis? you get the idea): Exercise and writing.

Diabetes – A personal journey.

At the ripe age of 40 I was diagnosed with Adult Onset Type 1 diabetes. I had all of the usual symptoms: weight loss, fatigue, frequent trips to the boys’ room. Of course, I never thought it could be diabetes; certainly not Type 1.

Kings and Queens of Carb Counting Share their Secrets

The results are in. Apparently, there is universal interest in the topic, because we received hundreds of entries in our carb counting contest from people as far away as Eastern Europe and Australia. We all think we’re “experts” after years of label reading and WAG counting, but our three winners really showed their expertise and scored high in all three sections of our Integrated Diabetes Carb quiz.

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