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

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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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Five Things to Know About Diabetes and PCOS

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Did you know that PCOS is the most common cause of female infertility? Or that about 5 million women in the United States are affected by it? Learn more about PCOS—and what it means for women with diabetes. Continue reading

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Beyond monitoring: Sharing your results with your doctor

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With diabetes, you often have to monitor many things: your blood glucose levels, how much carbohydrate you eat, your blood pressure, your weight, and any changes to your feet and more. Here are some tips for communicating your blood glucose results with your health care provider. Continue reading

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Type 1 Diabetes and Your Heart: New Research

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People with type 1 diabetes are at higher risk for heart disease, but the relationship between risk factors and type 1 diabetes is not well understood. Last month, the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association released a Scientific Statement … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at a Diabetes Champion

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Today we are thrilled to showcase the incredible efforts of a Red Strider from the Chicago area: Alexys Fleming. If you don’t know Alexys by name, you may know her work as a makeup artist and social media sensation! Read on to find out what makes her a Champion to Stop Diabetes. Continue reading

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Cycling Training Tips, Straight from a Pro

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Today pro cyclist Robin Farina shares her tips for choosing and preparing for an event! Whether you’re a casual biker or an experienced cyclist, signed up for the Women’s Series or our regular Tour de Cure, you’ll want to read on! Continue reading

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On My Own . . . and Letting Go

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Today, we hear from a mother-daughter team about what it’s like to head off to college with diabetes. Continue reading

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