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  1. A View Inside: Tandem Diabetes Care

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    Part of my job as the community outreach manager of Glu is to build relationships with other type 1 communities to help them understand the value of Glu. On a recent trip to the West Coast, I not only was able to visit several clinics involved in T1D Exchange research, but I was invited to […]

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  2. A Small World

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    “So Billy, I have this idea—I want to raise money for diabetes research,” my stepmother said to me at a family get-together. My ears perked up as she discussed this grand idea of doing local youth talent show in the town where I grew up. My stepmother is a musical director for many of our […]

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  3. CGM Questionnaire for Adult T1 Pumpers

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    Make your voice heard today by participating in Glu’s questionnaire about continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). We are interested in hearing from registered Glu members who meet the following criteria: Have type 1 (T1) diabetes; Are >18 years of age; and Are insulin pump users Research Details After answering some screening questions to verify that you […]

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  4. A Letter to the New York Times

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    The New York Times series Paying Till It Hurts by Elisabeth Rosenthal recently featured life with type 1 diabetes, and demonstrated the high cost of diabetes management. The reaction from the diabetes online community (DOC) was mixed at best. Many people appreciated the description of life with diabetes and were glad it helped raise awareness. Many […]

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