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At 40, a Surprising Diagnosis: Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults

At 40, a Surprising Diagnosis: Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults

He did everything right, but Manny Hernandez’s blood sugar levels wouldn’t settle down. Then tests showed he had LADA, a type of diabetes he’d never heard of.
July 07, 2017
Mother of 22-Year-Old Who Died from Diabetic Ketoacidosis Speaks Out

Mother of 22-Year-Old Who Died from Diabetic Ketoacidosis Speaks Out

In the aftermath of her son's tragic death, Lyndall Hauver urges caregivers: People with type 1 diabetes who develop flu-like symptoms should head straight to the hospital.
June 27, 2017
A mother who tragically lost her 22-year-old son to diabetic ketoacidosis (or DKA) brought on by the flu, speaks out about this serious complication and how it can be prevented.
Type 1 Diabetes Can't Stop This Athletic 11-Year-Old from Pursuing Her Dreams

Type 1 Diabetes Can't Stop This Athletic 11-Year-Old from Pursuing Her Dreams

Meet the winner of the Chris Dudley Basketball Camp Scholarship!
June 22, 2017
11-Year-old Allie doesn't let type 1 diabetes stop her. This summer, Allie will live and play with other kids with type 1 from July 31 to August 4 at the Chris Dudley Basketball Camp, thanks to winning a scholarship the camp gifted to OnTrack Diabetes.
How to Workout Without Causing Hypoglycemia

How to Workout Without Causing Hypoglycemia

Learn the best time of day to exercise to avoid blood sugar-related interference.
June 14, 2017
If you have type 1 diabetes, learn how a fasted-cardio workout, first thing in the morning, can help you avoid hypoglycemia.
3 Reasons Why I Love Tresiba Insulin and Have No Regrets

3 Reasons Why I Love Tresiba Insulin and Have No Regrets

The author has been living with type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1991. Here she explains why she prefers using long-acting insulin to wearing a pump.
December 01, 2016
FDA Approves First Hybrid Artificial Pancreas

FDA Approves First Hybrid Artificial Pancreas

Medtronic's MiniMed670G should be on the market by Spring 2017
September 29, 2016
A brand-new “artificial pancreas,” the Medtronic MiniMed670G, that automatically checks glucose levels and delivers customized insulin doses to people with type 1 diabetes has won FDA approval.
InPen, a Wireless-Enabled Insulin Pen That Tracks Dosing and More

InPen, a Wireless-Enabled Insulin Pen That Tracks Dosing and More

September 27, 2016
The InPen, manufactured by Companion Medical, is the first and only FDA-approved wireless-enabled insulin pen that calculates and recommends optimal dosing, tracks and records all of one's doses and times, and shares dosing information with one's health care provider through a mobile app.
5 Tips for Lowering Your A1C

5 Tips for Lowering Your A1C

May 24, 2016
A good way to improve your health if you have diabetes is to lower your A1C level. Here's how one writer with type 1 diabetes does it.
Why I'm Motivated to Maintain a 6.0 A1C with Type 1 Diabetes

Why I'm Motivated to Maintain a 6.0 A1C with Type 1 Diabetes

May 24, 2016
So why go to such lengths to maintain an A1C of 6.0 when the American Diabetes Association says an A1C of 7 or less is desirable for people with type 1 and type diabetes? And the recommendation from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE) is less than 6.5? That's easy.
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