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Rob Howe: First Thoughts On Medtronic’s 770G (and a lot more!)

The Medtronic 770G pump was released in the United States just a few weeks ago and Robe Howe is one of the first to use it. Rob shares his first impressions and tells us what he’d really like to see in pump technology. (Rob is a paid ambassador for Medtronic, but they did not clear…

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Ypsomed: Bringing A New Insulin Pump (and Partnership) to the US

For the first time in several years, a new pump company is making a reach into the US market. Meet Ypsomed, the Swiss company teaming up with Lilly Diabetes. Their device, The YpsoPump, is available in Europe and Canada and has some unique features. But when it launches in the US, likely in 2022, it…

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“It’s Like a Huge Drop Of Hope” – Health Care Providers with T1D get the COVID Vaccine (Bonus Episode)

Let’s start off 2021 with some hope! This week you’ll hear from five health care providers who received a COVID vaccine in late December 2020. They all live with type 1 diabetes and share their experiences leading up to the vaccine and how they felt after getting it. These folks all got the first round of…

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T1Detect: A New At-Home Test For Type 1 Diabetes

Could a new, simple at-home test change the way we look at diagnosing type 1 diabetes? JDRF hopes to make something called T1Detect part of annual health checks someday. Dr. Frank Martin is a Director of Research at JDRF. He explains T1Detect in detail, including what the test is like, what it costs and where…

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Wait Wait.. Don’t Poke Me! The Diabetes Game Show (2020)

It’s our annual game show!  Based on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, Stacey invites panelists to try their hand at diabetes trivia, bluff the listener and limericks. This was first presented at the Friends for Life Virtual Winter conference where the audience played along via online BINGO. Watch the show on our YouTube Channel…

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Chris Sparling Brings Type 1 Diabetes to the Big Screen with “Greenland”

The new big-budget disaster movie Greenland comes out on streaming this week. It starts Gerard Butler as the central character, trying to save his family including his son who lives with type 1. Award winning screenwriter Chris Sparling had never put diabetes into one of his movies, but he knows all about T1D. His wife…

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