Tag Archives: Hypoglycemia

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Chris Coleman

Soon I will mark my 46th “diaversary” with type 1 diabetes. Right now, I’m healthy and doing fairly well through a lot of both hard work and luck. 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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License to Drink?

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Progressing toward an Artificial Pancreas: Preventing and Treating Low Blood Glucose

An important limitation to development of an artificial pancreas is the danger of low blood glucose caused by insulin infusion. A recent Association-funded study works to overcome this issue and bring artificial pancreas technology closer to reality. Continue reading

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No More Needles? What You Need to Know about Inhaled Insulin

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The diabetes community is abuzz about inhaled insulin. On June 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new product, called Afrezza, that has been years in the making. Many people with diabetes are quick to say: “Insulin that doesn’t need to be injected? No more needles? Sign me up!” Continue reading

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Juggling Exercise with Type 1 Diabetes

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People with type 1 diabetes may have fears of experiencing hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) while exercising regularly. Continue reading

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Driving and Diabetes: Does One Size Fit All?

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Should diabetes be a relevant factor in determining eligibility for a driver’s license? If so, to what extent? Our new position statement is part of the annual update of the Association’s Clinical Practice Recommendations, published every January in a supplement to the medical journal Diabetes Care. Continue reading

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