Tag Archives: CGM

Is #T1D and #Fasting Really That #Bad?

Remember how when you were a kid, parents and adults told you not to do something and when you became an adult – you did it? Chances are, if that thing you did worked-out well for you, you still do … Continue reading

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Why #Puberty is Challenging for #T1D

All good things come with age, if you look at it from that perspective. However the challenges we all face with puberty are magnified for teens with Type 1 diabetes because of the necessary hormone we know as human growth … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem Covering #CGM @Medicare?

If you’re a person with Type 1 diabetes, who’d argue the necessity of a CGM for you? Those who don’t know, of course. The benefit of a continuous glucose monitor enables the tracking of glucose trends: is my bG falling? … Continue reading

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How Does Diabetes Control Of A T1D Mom Affect Baby’s Brain?

Mothers have a significant impact on their children, but a mother with Type 1 diabetes has more of an impact than meets the eye. A study shows that mothers who have T1D influence the development of their child’s brain. Specifically, T1D … Continue reading

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American Diabetes Association T1D Position Statement – 2014

In June 2014, the American Diabetes Association issued a new position statement for Type 1 diabetes care. Dr. Jane Chiang speaks with me about the new position statement and what it means for the promising prognosis of Type 1 diabetes … Continue reading

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Minimed 530G with Enlite

The Mimined 530G with Enlite is the first insulin pump system in the US that offers superior glucose control by integrating a continuous glucose monitor that it is designed to stop delivering insulin when the sensor glucose drops to a … Continue reading

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The Artificial Pancreas Project

The challenges of diabetes make it nearly impossible to perfectly balance glucose and insulin. The Arterial Pancreas Project is the medical marvel that can help improve blood glucose for a well-balanced life with diabetes. We speak with Dr. Aaron Kowalski, … Continue reading

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JDRF Children’s Congress 2013

Emmie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 2 years old. She has lived half her life with T1D. Emmie’s mom, Kathlin, has had T1D for 30 years. Kathlin speaks with us about life with T1D, the importance … Continue reading

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Glucose-sensitive Gel with Professor Daniel Anderson

A body without diabetes regulates blood glucose by sensing the concentration of glucose and releasing insulin, accordingly. A glucose-sensing gel is being developed in an MIT lab. We are joined by Professor Daniel Anderson PhD to tell us about an … Continue reading

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Wireless Medicine with Dr. Eric Topol

We speak with Dr. Eric Topol about how the digital world is changing the way we manage our health. Dr. Topol is a Professor of Genomics at the Scripps Institute. He is also a practicing cardiologist. He shares with us … Continue reading

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