Time in Range (TiR) is a relatively new tool in diabetes care and works best when used with a continuous glucose monitor. It reflects the amount of time, usually over a 10-14-day period, that your blood glucose levels stay between a set target. This measurement more accurately accounts for the … [Read more...] about What is Time in Range when you have diabetes
My son and I were watching a movie. He checked his blood glucose reading and stated “The stress has made my blood sugars high!” I asked him what stress? We were watching a comedy. There was no stress to be seen. He swore that stress was the driving factor behind his latest blood sugar … [Read more...] about What you need to know about stress and high blood glucose levels
People living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk for heart disease than the rest of the population. Research has shown however that people with type 1 diabetes are more likely to experience serious cardiovascular complications (heart attack, stroke, coronary artery disease) than … [Read more...] about Type 1 diabetes and Heart Disease
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 March of 2021, both Moderna, Janssen and Pfizer-BioNTech have created vaccines that have been approved for use in … [Read more...] about Should people with Type 1 Diabetes get the COVID-19 vaccine?