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You can sign an e-birthday card to the scientist who brought insulin therapy into the medical world, and you can help try and break a Guinness World Record for greeting card signatures, thanks to this fun campaign by our friends at Beyond Type 1.

Help the Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition (DERC) learn more about how better to serve the diabetes community after storms strike. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the worst on record. People living with diabetes who use insulin are vulnerable to any disaster that interrupts access to refrigeration, medication, and supplies. This has led a […]

  T1D Exchange reached out to Dr. Mark Atkinson and Carol Atkinson, who have been working around the clock to get insulin and supplies to people affected by the hurricanes. Carol Atkinson, Director at Insulin for Life USA, speaks with T1D Exchange’s Dr. Alicia McAuliffe-Fogarty about the current needs of Insulin for Life to help […]

Dear Glu Community, We are deeply saddened by the aftermath of the recent hurricanes. We wanted to make sure that you know where to donate supplies or access them if you or a loved one are in need. Below, we have compiled a list of resources. To donate supplies: To donate insulin click here (Insulin for […]

Dear Glu Community, We are deeply saddened by the aftermath of the recent hurricanes. It is hard to be so far away in these times of hardship and distress, and even more difficult to read about the stories of those of us in the T1D community without access to diabetes supplies. We want to make […]

Dear T1D Community, The University of Virginia’s Center for Diabetes Technology is seeking individuals with type 1 diabetes ages 15 and older who use multiple daily injections (MDI) using either insulin pen or syringe therapy to participate in a research study. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of a Decision Support […]

Together with JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, T1D Exchange hopes to better understand perceptions of access to and usage of diabetes-related technology such as insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). The findings of this study will be published and used to inform design strategies and programs aimed at […]

Medicaid is a crucial source of coverage for patients and consumers with serious and chronic healthcare needs, including type 1 diabetes. But proposals to phase out Medicaid expansion and implement per capita caps or block grants, like those included in the American Health Care Act (AHCA), HR 1628, threaten the ability of Medicaid to provide […]

  HBO’s recently released film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, based on Rebecca Skloot’s New York Times bestseller, has brought the issue of research ethics to the public eye. It tells the story of a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells were collected and used over decades to develop the polio vaccine, cloning, genetic […]

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It pains a little to write this. Not because I’m not excited about what’s to come, but still stings knowing what could have been. We type 1s are not only diagnosed with diabetes when we’re often admitted to the hospital or told of our new illness, we’re diagnosed with resilience, strength, and courage. Although worry […]