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A recent multinational collaboration found that the percentage of children over the age of 6 years living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use insulin pumps is higher in the US than in England, Wales, Germany, and Austria, and in all of these countries, HbA1c levels were lower among pump users. In this collaboration, investigators […]


A new approach to emergency glucagon delivery for the treatment of diabetes-related severe hypoglycemia was recently presented by T1D Exchange at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) international conference in Paris, France. Researchers also presented data that sheds light on those individuals most at risk for complications, with type 1 diabetes perhaps most at […]


T1D Exchange presented findings at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s annual meeting this past September showing the bone diseases osteoporosis and osteopenia are common among women with type 1 diabetes (T1D), particularly in those age 65 years and older. Researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the relationship between T1D […]

T1D-EXCHANGE in Times Square

Largest Study to Date of Residual Insulin Production Proves Such Patients Are Not ‘Exceptional’–Major Clinical and Health Policy Implications According to a first-of-its-kind, large-scale study conducted by researchers from T1D Exchange, about one third of people with type 1 diabetes produce insulin, as measured by C-peptide, a byproduct of insulin production, even upward of forty […]

Your Voice Matters

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Your voice matters. Your donation makes a difference As 2014 winds down, it’s a good time for reflection. Personally, it’s been quite a year. I’ve met so many great people as I’ve traveled to spread the word about Glu, and it’s heartening to see our work shared at conferences and other events. People are so […]

Insights from the DAWN2 Study

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In 2001, Novo Nordisk partnered with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and a panel of experts and patient advocates to study perceptions about diabetes and better understand the psychosocial aspects and how they affect diabetes management. The DAWN Study (Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes, and Needs) was the largest study of its kind, and was ground-breaking in […]

A Promising Year

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Dear Friends, As 2014 comes to a close, I want to thank you. Through your participation and support of T1D Exchange and Glu programs, you have helped make 2014 one of the most promising years in type 1 diabetes research. At T1D Exchange, we are fortunate to lead and support many research projects designed to […]


Researchers have identified important differences in the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Their findings were presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paedeatric Endocrinology in Dublin, Ireland. DKA in children and adolescents with established T1D is a major problem with considerable cost to […]

Dana Pazirer and Dana Ball

[Ever wonder about the origins of T1D Exchange and Glu? Starting in April, our friends at diaTribe published a series on Dana Ball, Executive Director of T1D Exchange and CEO of the nonprofit Unitio, and David Panzirer of the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the founding sponsor of T1D Exchange. Part 5 is below, along with the […]


[Several T1D Exchange research projects were presented at the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes meeting this fall—we’re pleased to be able to share out the results of our research with you. Your involvement in the Glu community as part of T1D Exchange is immensely helpful—thank you for being part of it!] Children and […]