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Tech Tweaks to Get More Info From Medical Devices – The Short Answer

Medical devices such as insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors are being used by many of the 30,000 Americans diagnosed each year with Type 1 diabetes to manage the condition. A group of tech-savvy patients and parents of diabetic...Show More Summary

Study shows users of insulin pumps are at 29 percent lower risk of death compared with patients on insulin injections

A study of more than 18,000 patients with type 1 diabetes has shown that use of insulin pumps to administer insulin rather than treatment with multiple daily insulin injections results in a 29% reduction in all-cause mortality and 43% reduction in the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD, i.e. Show More Summary

Why Did Miss Idaho Sierra Sandison Wear Her Insulin Pump During Competition?

This past July, right before she was about to go onstage at the Miss Idaho competition, a contestant named Sierra Sandison, who suffers from diabetes, was nervous and conflicted about wearing her insulin pump in such a public arena. What...Show More Summary

FitBit One Activity Tracker – Review

Type 1 college student Greg Weintraub reviews the FitBit One activity tracker, which he uses alongside his insulin pump. REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN - PROs: easy to carry easy to use real-time view of activity levels is motivating to do more CONs:… The post FitBit One Activity Tracker – Review appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Clever Ways to Get Diabetes Supplies & Devices to Those in Need

Every time I look at the price tags of my diabetes supplies and D-devices, I cringe a little. Because it all costs a lot. And knowing that many people want and need these items — like insulin pumps and continuous… The post Clever Ways to Get Diabetes Supplies & Devices to Those in Need appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Pancreum Progress Report: Wearable Closed-Loop System Now a Prototype

Remember that little circular, three-wedge closed-loop device known as Pancreum? You know, the Artificial Pancreas system in which you pop in wedges for insulin pumping, CGM (continuous glucose monitoring), and glucagon pumping, allShow More Summary

Tandem Diabetes Pump/CGM Combo News – Plus An Inside Look!

It’s official: Tandem Diabetes Care has made its filing with the U.S. FDA for an integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor — a new device that combines their sexy t:slim touchscreen pump with a Dexcom G4 Platinum CGM. News… The post Tandem Diabetes Pump/CGM Combo News – Plus An Inside Look! appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Diabetic teen denied insulin after being falsely arrested: suit

Richard Gonzalez’s condition is so serious that the 14-year-old wears an electronic pump programmed to administer doses of insulin every hour, the suit asserts. His family claims that during questioning, cops removed the pump and "with balled fists" they ‘tried to manipulate him into confessing’ to shooting his friend at a Bushwick Foot Locker.

Miss Idaho Encourages Diabetics to Show Off Insulin Pumps

Newly crowned Miss Idaho Sierra Anne Sandison is encouraging fellow diabetics to be comfortable with their insulin pumps and show them off on social media. Late Sunday after being crowned, Sandison, 20, posted a photo of herself with her crown, sash and insulin pump. Show More Summary

Miss Idaho Wins with Insulin Pump on Full Display

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Last week, Sierra Sandison took home the title of Miss Idaho in the Miss America competition, but in the swimsuit section of the competition, there was one thing that really set her apart: her insulin pump. Read more...

Miss Idaho winner proudly displayed insulin pump on bikini

There she is. And there’s her insulin pump. Sierra Sandison, 20, was crowned Miss Idaho after proudly displaying her medical device during the beauty contest, including the swimsuit competition.

Sierra Sandison, Miss Idaho, Wears Insulin Pump On Stage

Miss Idaho, Sierra Sandison, isn't afraid to rock a bikini like a boss. She's also not afraid to show off her insulin pump along with it. On Monday, the 20-year-old posted a picture of herself on the pageant stage with her pump clipped...Show More Summary

Miss Idaho creates social media movement after showing off her insulin pump

Sierra Sandison sporting her insulin pump during the bathing suit competition has had quite an impact.

From Insulin Pumps to Glucose Gels – New Reviews in the Test Kitchen!

Have you ever heard about a diabetes product and wondered what kind of experience other PWDs (people with diabetes) have had with it? Now it’s easy to find out! Just browse through our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen — a collection… The post From Insulin Pumps to Glucose Gels – New Reviews in the Test Kitchen! appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

OmniPod Insulin Pump – Review

Greg Nickleski isn’t the biggest fan of needles and pricks — so he discusses why he uses the new, slimmer OmniPod insulin pump. REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN - PROs: ubeless and wireless — no need for long plastic tubing patch-style attachment allows… The post OmniPod Insulin Pump – Review appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Johnson & Johnson's Artificial Pancreas May Be Launched Earlier Than Expected

By Andy Batts: Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) diabetes division, Animas, launched its latest combo insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device in Canada earlier this year, known as the Animas Vibe. However, J&J didn't disclose when its much-awaited artificial pancreas system ("APS") would hit the market. Show More Summary

Insulin pumps result in better blood sugar control than multiple daily injections in people with type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is usually controlled by diet and medication, but most people with advanced disease also end up needing insulin therapy to achieve control of their blood sugar. However, roughly a third of these patients struggle to achieve the right level of blood sugar control with insulin injections many times a day. Show More Summary

The Lancet: Largest study to date finds insulin pumps result in better blood sugar control than multiple daily injections in peo

Insulin pumps are significantly more effective at controlling blood glucose (sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes who have failed to respond to the usual standard of care, multiple daily insulin injections, according to the largest international study to examine the safety and effectiveness of the pumps to treat type 2 diabetes, published in The Lancet. read more

Ask D’Mine: Peering Into Pumps, and Carbs

Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil tackles some basic questions about insulin pumps and what we might want to think… The post Ask D’Mine: Peering Into Pumps, and Carbs appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Most People with Type 1 Diabetes Do Not Use Diabetes Devices to Get Long-term Data

Almost 70 percent of adults with Type 1 diabetes never use their blood glucose self-monitoring devices or insulin pumps to download historical data about their blood sugar levels and insulin doses--information that likely would help them manage their disease better. Show More Summary

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