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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Alta Firman Getman

Our new blog series takes a look at those who are living long and prospering with diabetes. First up is Alta, an active mom who has lived with type 1 for 31 years. Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots in Diabetes Care

On Nov. 21, a select group of diabetes patient advocates, entrepreneurs, health care practitioners, device designers, pharmaceutical companies and industry experts met for the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. Continue reading

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Diabetes Forecast Guides You on the Latest Diabetes Tools

From blood glucose meters to insulin pumps to continuous glucose monitors, the number of diabetes products on the market can be overwhelming. Every January, Diabetes Forecast magazine tries to solve this challenge by publishing its annual Consumer Guide, a catalog … Continue reading

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The Latest Tools for a Healthy Diabetes Lifestyle

Jan12 Forecast Cover

The newest issue of Diabetes Forecast, American Diabetes Association’s consumer magazine, is dedicated to its annual product guide. The editors have combed the market to provide the reliable information people with diabetes need to choose the best products—from meters and continuous glucose monitors to pumps and insulin pens—to make managing their diabetes easier, faster and more accurate. Continue reading

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Scientific Sessions Update: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Youngest Patients

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) in young children has not been studied. But researchers, health care professionals, and parents know that glycemic control in children with diabetes is often limited by the fear of hypoglycemia (low blood glucose), but the opposite, hyperglycemia (high blood glucose), can actually contribute to risk for cognitive impairment. Parents are intrigued about whether CGMs could minimize both these risks. Continue reading

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CEO on a CGM

I talk about diabetes. A lot. I talk about the gadgets I use, the ones I’ve tried, the blood glucose levels I’ve seen and the impact all of this has on my day-to-day life. Not long ago, I was surprised when the person who came to talk with me about a diabetes device he was trying out was Larry Hausner himself. Larry doesn’t have diabetes, but he works with diabetes all the time. Why? He’s the CEO of the American Diabetes Association. Continue reading

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