Ben Tzeel holds up a dessert and an insulin pump

Beyond New Year’s resolutions, making diabetes changes that stick

How are those New Year’s resolutions going? By this time, it’s possible you’ve given up. But maybe it’s just that you’ve set your goals a little too high. This week, Stacey talks to Ben Tzeel, Founder of Your Diabetes Insider, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. Ben also…

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“I think it’s just the beginning” – A new way to test DIY pump systems from UVA

Researchers at UVA recently published a study called Design and Validation of an Open-Source Closed-Loop Testbed for Artificial Pancreas Systems. They say what they’ve set up here is quote – a valid tool that can be used by the research community to demonstrate the effectiveness of different control algorithms and safety features for APS, automated…

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“We’ve finally opened that door” – What Medicare negotiations will mean for people with diabetes

You may know the Inflation Reduction Act best for being the latest time an insulin price measure was NOT voted through. But supporters say there’s a lot here that will help patients save money, including those with diabetes. We talk with Sarah Kaminer Bourland, Legislative Director of Patient for Affordable Drugs Now. She explains what…