The Omnipod DASH™ is the latest tubeless insulin pump from Insulet. While Omnipod has been around since 2000, this latest insulin pump has a few features that will make many podders excited. What is new? The Omnipod DASH™ has New pods with Bluetooth™ capabilityBluetooth™ … [Read more...] about What’s new with the Omnipod DASH™?
The MiniMed™ 770G is the latest insulin pump released by Medtronic to be approved for use in adults and children over 2 years of age in both the US and Canada. A press release from Medtronic states that the new system comes with the Guardian™ Sensor 34, the MiniMed™ Mobile app (compatible … [Read more...] about What is the MINIMED™ 770G insulin pump?
As we move towards one year since we first learned of the Corona virus, or COVID-19 as it was eventually named, we are also moving towards what we hope will be a cure. As of January of 2021, both Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech have created vaccines that have been approved for use in North … [Read more...] about Should people with Type 1 Diabetes get the COVID-19 vaccine?
In June of 2020, the FDA approved the Freestyle® Libre2 for use in the United States. December of this same year saw Health Canada also approve the sale of this product in Canada. What is the Libre2? The Libre2 is the latest flash monitoring system from Abbott Pharmaceuticals. A flash … [Read more...] about What is new with the Freestyle® Libre2?
As much as we wish it wasn’t true, there can be times when the reading you get from your glucose sensor is different from the one on your finger stick. While it could be that your sensor is no longer working, there are several other reasons why there could be a difference. Sensors and … [Read more...] about Why is my glucose sensor reading different from my fingerstick?
Maintaining good eye health is especially important for those living with diabetes. High blood sugar levels can damage the small blood vessels in the eye. While changes in vision can be an early warning sign of diabetes, your vision can also change at any point after being diagnosed. Symptoms … [Read more...] about Tips for Maintaining Good Eye Health with Diabetes