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“I Want To Do This For Other People” – A teen with type 1 takes part in the PROTECT study

The PROTECT Study is testing how well an investigational medicine works in children and teens with type 1 diabetes. The hope is that this drug, called teplizumab, would help people continue making more of their own insulin and reduce the need for injections, have better glucose control and/or fewer complications of T1D. To enroll in…

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“It wasn’t something I was going to wait for” – John Costik Frees the Dexcom Data (Classic Episode)

Eight years ago, you could use a CGM but you couldn’t share the data. Dexcom transmitters didn’t connect to phones and parents and caregivers couldn’t Follow anyone. That started to change – and change quickly – in 2013. That’s when John Costik posted a photo on Twitter. That photo showed John’s laptop, at home, monitoring…