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A better lancet in the age of CGM? Why PIP’s CEO Josh Pittman says sticks still matter

When many diabetes tech companies are turning their attention to CGMs or closed loop systems, Josh Pittman has his eye on the basics: lancets. His company PIP, makes a new kind of smaller and thinner device for fingersticks. This week, we talk about why he thinks this is still necessary, why he’s passionate about helping…

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“Sixty seconds of help, every single day” – Neil Greathouse has a T1D social media ministry

On social media, Neil Greathouse is better known as “The Betes.” He posts daily about diabetes on social media. It’s a lot of work – and not his real job. I wanted to know why this is important to him. What is he hoping to accomplish? There is so much to Neil’s story – he’s…

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In the News.. Senate insulin price hearing, more evidence insulin can be stored at higher temps, cataracts cause in T2D rethought and more!

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: The US Senate grills insulin makers about keeping the price where it is, two studies look at the impact of faster-acting insulins, a new study looks out temperature and insulin storage, researchers examine…

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“The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” actor Austin Basis manages T1D on (and off) the set

Actor Austin Basis has a juicy role in this final season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; he plays Alvin, the head writer on the show within the show. Basis was diagnosed with type 1 at age nine back in the 1980s. It was a time before home blood glucose meters, let alone pumps and CGMs.…

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“We’re focused on bringing more access” Dexcom talks Medicare, G7 updates and more

Medicare has now expanded coverage for CGM use among people with type 2, in part because of studies by companies like Dexcom. We’ll talk about those findings and learn more about the US release of the G7. Dexcom Chief Operating Officer Jake Leach gives us information on app updates, talks about CGM for people with…

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In the News… FDA approves Medtronic 780G and Omnipod GO, oral insulin study, overnight hypo treatment trials, and more!

It’s In the News, a look at the top stories and headlines from the diabetes community happening now. Top stories this week: after a long wait, the FDA approves Medtronics 780G and lifts their warning letter, Omnipod GO for people with type 2 gets approved, a look at insulin in pill form, a new way…

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Stacey Simms is back with more heartfelt stories and honest advice about raising a happy, healthy child with type 1 diabetes. Stacey’s son was diagnosed just before he turned two. He’s in his senior year of high school now! In her sequel to the award winning “World’s Worst Diabetes Mom,” Stacey takes on the challenge of giving a child with diabetes more independence while keeping them safe and happy. It’s not easy, but you are not alone!

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Stacey Simms is the host and producer of Diabetes Connections. She’s also an author, speaker, and voice-over artist. Stacey spent more than 20 years in local TV and radio broadcasting, mostly working very early morning hours.

Stacey’s been sharing her family’s story with type 1 diabetes since her son’s diagnosis in 2006. Read her blog, find speaker reviews and audio samples at our partner website.

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