The Newest Fast-Acting Insulins – How Fast Is Fast?

The Newest Fast-Acting Insulins - How Fast Is Fast?

I think it’s time for me to send out an update on the new ultra-rapid acting insulins but before I jump into what’s new, let me back up a minute and talk about what’s “old”.  Most of us use a rapid-acting insulin of some kind- mostly either Humalog or NovoLog.  But we all know that these insulins are a FAR

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Diabetes and Mindfulness

Diabetes and Mindfulness

Learning how to be mindful can take some practice, and it can be especially difficult to pay attention to experiences in the present moment when you are busy doing everything necessary to manage your diabetes. Even though it may not be easy, mindfulness can be a valuable tool you can use to help you manage difficult diabetes-related emotions.

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Tips on Glucose Management During and After Exercise
for Type 1s

Tips on Glucose Management During and After Exercise <br />for Type 1s

A ton of research is being done in the field of glucose management during and after exercise, and we asked two top researchers who are also athletes living with type 1, to provide insights into their work and to share their personal training regimens.

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ONE 2018: The Ultimate Conference & Retreat
for Adults with Type 1

ONE 2018: The Ultimate Conference & Retreat <br />for Adults with Type 1

Mark your calendar for TCOYD’s 2nd annual weekend-long conference & retreat…ONE!
Join Dr. Steve Edelman and his amazing team of type 1 doctors, endocrinologists, and diabetes specialists for a full weekend retreat at the picturesque Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, August 17-19th, 2018. Join us!

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A Dose of Dr. E: Sick Day Rules

A Dose of Dr. E:  Sick Day Rules

Should you give yourself more or less insulin if you’re sick?  What if you can’t hold anything down at all?  Are “sick day rules” different for people with type 1 than type 2?  Dr. Edelman explains what to do when you have the flu.  

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6 Tips on Parenting a T1D Child

6 Tips on Parenting a T1D Child

Parenting a child with type 1 diabetes is a lot of things, but easy ain’t always one of ‘em. T1D Mom Audrey Farley shares advice on navigating the bumpy terrain.

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DIY Looping

DIY Looping

Steve and I had the pleasure of going to Vienna, Austria together two weeks ago for the diabetes technology meeting, and while there definitely was some cool stuff presented in the artificial pancreas world, my update comes from my own AP world. As I’ve mentioned before, I started on LOOP about 4 months ago, and I think I’m finally ready to give an update on it.

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Cure-Based Therapies for Type 1’s

Cure-Based Therapies for Type 1’s

What the heck are cure-based therapies? Well, the AP is not a cure but a darned good form of therapy that will bridge the gap until there is a cure. This talk will focus on the area of research that is going for the gold…a real cure…from prevention for our loved ones who have tested positive with diabetes-causing antibodies to the implantation of islet cells. This panel of experts has some of the world’s smartest folks in this space and will leave viewers with some real hope…and hope is where it’s at!

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Sugar Surfing

Sugar Surfing

You can’t stop the waves of fluctuating blood glucose levels but you can learn to surf. For those considering or already using Continuous Glucose Monitoring, this talk is for you. Dr. Stephen Ponder, a pediatric endocrinologist and a type 1 himself, takes you beyond the basics and shows you a better way to manage your blood glucose levels. He debunks the myths surrounding classic diabetes management while teaching you a better way. Watch him “Hang Ten”!

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Bolusing: Accounting For Fats & Proteins

Bolusing: Accounting For Fats & Proteins

The practice of bolusing for just carbs is plain wrong. Yep, we said it! You may not realize that proteins and fats also raise your glucose values but at different rates. Howard will explain to us how different nutrients affect our glucose values and more importantly, how to bolus for them.

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