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From Laura: The Road Ahead

March 8, 2021

2020 was the year that threw us all for a loop. It forced us to stop in our tracks pretty much overnight to evaluate what we do – and whether we could still do it – in a time of pandemic. The short answer was, “No we cannot hold in person events.” None. For the […]

Time-in-Range vs. HbA1C

March 2, 2021

Advances in technology have helped ease some of the burden in diabetes self-management, and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) has been one of the biggest game-changers. Having access to data in real-time, with directional arrows that help identify trends, allows people to make more informed decisions. Getting alerts that are customizable to help catch lows and […]

Diabetes and Health Disparities

February 24, 2021

Diabetes is a disease that affects people of all types, and while there are many factors that affect how well diabetes is managed, some of them are not modifiable, such as race. Although the pandemic has brought the racial health disparities in the United States to the headlines, there is still so much work to […]

When I Go Low: Interview with Ginger and Mike

February 22, 2021

Ginger Vieira and Mike Lawson have teamed up to bring a new book to the diabetes community: When I Go Low.  Our CWD team had a chance to connect with them both about why they created this book and how they hope it will help the diabetes community. Watch the video below! You can find […]

Does Diabetes Affect the Developing Brain?

February 16, 2021

Keeping blood sugars within a tight target range is not exactly easy for people with diabetes. Fears about different diabetes-related complications, like kidney damage, heart disease, and retinopathy, are frequent among PWD and their loves ones, and these complications are often discussed by medical teams. But what about how diabetes affects the brain? A few […]

What is C-Peptide?

February 10, 2021

You may have never heard of it, but c-peptide is a measure of how the beta cells in the pancreas are making insulin.1 It is a hormone produced by the pancreas, released at the same time as insulin. It has no effect on blood sugar but is a useful marker of insulin production, since the […]

Celebrating Love

February 9, 2021

Love is in the air!  Some of the best things that have come as a result of the diabetes community are the relationships, from friendships to romance to everything in between. And some of those relationships have gone on to become families; united by the pancreas, joined at the heart. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, […]

So What Happens Next?

February 3, 2021

As the days pass, I watch the slow, disorganized COVID-19 vaccine process with frustration, as I know so many others do. I’m antsy. It all seems so discombobulated; I just want it to be done. I want us all to be protected and ready to move forward after being on ‘pause’ for so long. Every […]

Mental Health, Diabetes, and COVID … Oh My!

February 3, 2021

We have heard the words “unprecedented times” more in the last year than we could have ever imagined. The amount of stress that we have experienced since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has way more than our typical stress baseline. The complete upheaval of our “normal” routines and increase in stress levels can be […]

T1D Brainstorming Session

January 27, 2021

Justin Masterson from SEEK Company (and also a CWD dad) is seeking T1D brainstorming partners for an upcoming project.  The event takes place on February 16 from 1 – 5 pm ET and people who qualify and participate will receive a $450 payment for their time via virtual gift card. Details below, from the SEEK team: […]