The First Insulin Infusion Set That Can Be Worn up to 7 Days

Most insulin pump users generally change their infusion set and reservoir or cartridge every three days to reduce the risk of hyperglycemia (reduced insulin absorption), and to avoid skin infections and the crystallization of insulin in the reservoir and tubing (blocked catheter). This frequency is about to change with the arrival of Medtronic’s new extended … Read more

New Vaccination Priority Groups and Type 1 Diabetes

New priority groups  Starting April 12, vaccination will be expanded to include adults under 60 years of age who have a chronic illness or health condition considered to have a very high risk of complications from COVID-19. This includes:  People who are currently hospitalized with a condition that puts them at risk of complications from … Read more

Webinar – First Data of the BETTER Registry

This webinar presents the first data from the BETTER Registry. BETTER is a large scale research project for people living with type 1 diabetes in Quebec. One of the missions of this project is to develop a registry to improve our understanding of the reality of people living with type 1 diabetes in Quebec.More than … Read more

The SUPPORT platform — A patient partner’s testimonial

Aude Bandini has been a patient partner of the BETTER project for three years and living with type 1 diabetes for twenty years. She has a keen interest in research and hypoglycemia prevention. Here, she talks about the SUPPORT online training platform for adults with type 1 diabetes. To learn more, click here. Why is an … Read more

“What Is Going on With My Blood Sugar?”

Do you ever notice that your blood sugar is higher or lower than usual, and you don’t know why? Here’s a short list of potential explanations compiled by the BETTER team. Lower than usual blood sugar Meal bolus administered twice. If you use an insulin pump, you can view your history of administered boluses. If … Read more