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Closed Loop Experiences

Written and clinically reviewed by Marissa Town, RN, BSN, CDCES Closed loop insulin delivery systems are becoming more accessible to people living with diabetes (PWD). They come in different forms, but have a few key pieces in common: an insulin delivery method (usually a pump), a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), and a software algorithm that uses …

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Reducing Diabetes Waste

Written and clinically reviewed by Marissa Town, RN, BSN, CDCES Reducing our impact on the environment is important, but having diabetes means we generate some medical waste. We celebrate increased access to diabetes technology, but the amount of plastic and packaging waste as a result also increases dramatically. Creating medical devices that are safe for disposal, …

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When Infusion Sets Go Bad

Written and clinically reviewed by Marissa Town, RN, BSN, CDCES If you wear an insulin pump, you were probably told, “When in doubt, change it out.” That means that if your blood sugar is high for a seemingly inexplicable reason, it’s likely the infusion set not working properly. Some researchers are trying to create infusion sets …

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