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Continuous glucose monitor data shows hypoglycemia common in older adults with type 1 diabetes

Older adults living with type 1 diabetes Recent data presented at the Endocrine Society Annual meeting held in New Orleans reports that older adults (aged over 60 years) living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) spend more than an hour daily with blood glucose values in the hypoglycemic range (blood glucose levels lower than 4.0 mmol/L).  … Read more Continuous glucose monitor data shows hypoglycemia common in older adults with type 1 diabetes

Summer and type 1 diabetes: how does the heat affect my diabetes?

Research is still needed to precisely understand how summer and temperature changes affect blood sugar levels and its management, here is what is known.  The season has many variables that can affect either your blood sugar directly, how your body responds to external factors, or your insulin or diabetes gadgets like pumps. 1-   Effects … Read more Summer and type 1 diabetes: how does the heat affect my diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes and summer heat: top 5 strategies to enjoy your summer

Summer is here with its additional challenges, especially when dealing with type 1 diabetes. Hence why our team is launching a blog series where we will be talking about everything related to summer and diabetes, so stay tuned. In this first blog we compiled a list of 5 pertinent strategies to ensure you enjoy your summer … Read more Type 1 diabetes and summer heat: top 5 strategies to enjoy your summer