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Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Diabetes Systems

Written and clinically reviewed by Marissa Town, RN, BSN, CDCES DIY systems include a range of components, with each patient-designed part integrated into what becomes the system-of-choice for a person with diabetes.  It takes research, patience, and resources to assemble a DIY artificial pancreas or CGM data stream, and your mileage may vary in terms of …

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Being a Mother

I am the mother of a diabetic child. I don’t know what it’s like to go to sleep at night and know for certain my child will wake up in the morning. I don’t know what it’s like to sleep the whole night through without waking up to do blood tests on my sleeping child. …

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FFL Scholarships Available

Friends for Life is a life-changing conference event that helps foster community, care, and connections in the diabetes community that truly last for life. We know that attending Friends for Life can include a financial hurdle, and our team is dedicated to helping as many families as possible get to Orlando for our flagship event. …

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Current Poll Question

Is connecting with your diabetes peers an important part of how you manage diabetes?
We find peer connections extremely helpful.
We find peer connections somewhat helpful.
We can take it or leave it.
We don't need a lot of peer support.
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Current DTeam Question

Question from Connecticut, USA:
Does Nifedipine mask symptoms of low blood sugar?
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