Glu is an active and diverse type 1 diabetes online community designed to accelerate research and amplify the collective voice of those living with T1D. Register Now.

Find strength in our numbers


Community users


Community comments


Question answers

  1. What’s Changing on Glu: March 3rd, 2015

    What is Changing on Glu series image

    I know what you are thinking: it has been almost 4 months since the last article about technical updates on Glu, surely things must be changing again. Rest assured, we (the development team behind Glu) are constantly making changes to improve the site; some just aren’t as newsworthy. For example, last month we changed the […]

    read more
  2. Our Reaction to the New York Times’ “Midnight, Three, and Six”

    Kelly Close portrait

    —Kelly Close. To view the original article on diaTribe, please click here. At diaTribe, we are always grateful when diabetes receives coverage in the media. Since it affects so many people, it’s always a mystery to me that it gets so little exposure. That’s why I was excited to see the short documentary “Midnight, Three, […]

    read more
  3. Insulin Pump Use by Children Is Highest in US, Collaboration Found

    Diabetes Supplies-1778-650

    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 […]

    read more
  4. What Is Patient Advocacy?


    Patient advocates use facts, the media, their relationships, and messaging to influence public policy, budgets, regulations, and laws regarding changes they want to bring for themselves and caregivers. They make their voices heard with the public and government officials. Historically, the medical care system placed physicians in a position of authority with patients playing a […]

    read more