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“It’s Actually Very Fragile” – Keeping Insulin Cool in Hot Weather

It’s getting hot out there and it’s vital we keep insulin at the right temperature. However, that’s something health care providers say isn’t always front of mind. Stacey talks to Diana Isaacs, a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and a CDE at the Cleveland Clinic. We’ll get the real deal about insulin temperature and suggest some ways…

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“You can take it to another level” – Sugar Surfing with Dr. Stephen Ponder (Classic Episode)

Dr. Stephen Ponder coined the term “Sugar Surfing” in 2013 to describe a real-time, dynamic system of managing diabetes. In this “Classic” episode we take a deep dive into what Sugar Surfing is all about and get Dr. Ponder’s perspective on everything from parenting teens with diabetes to how he feels after 50+ years of…

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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…