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  • JDRF Report: How HbA1c Came to Be

    September 8, 2020

    Accurate control of blood sugar for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) was not easy in the 1970s. At the time, the...

  • Tandem Diabetes Care in the Real World

    July 20, 2020

    Two leaders from Tandem Diabetes Care share real-world outcomes from Tandem insulin pump users, other practical insights.

  • Just Doing Experiments? Well, Ones that May Have Life-Saving Potential

    July 16, 2020

    Smart insulin; what is that? It’s the type of insulin that Chandra Bhattacharya, Ph.D., has spent her JDRF-funded postdoctoral fellowship—the time right...

  • JDRF and Tandem Diabetes Care Partner to Help Educate, Support the T1D Community

    July 8, 2020

    New, national partnership will use JDRF’s community-facing platforms to highlight benefits of devices such as insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors and novel treatment approaches.

  • Nation’s Largest Insurer Expands Insulin Pump Coverage

    July 1, 2020

    In a victory for JDRF’s Coverage2Control Campaign, people with T1D now have more choice in how they manage their diabetes.

  • The Importance of Dexcom CLARITY: From Telemedicine to Ultra Marathons

    June 17, 2020

    Elite T1D Athlete Eric Tozer and Dexcom Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Cher Pastore discuss Dexcom CLARITY technology.

  • Severe Hypoglycemia: Be Prepared, not Afraid

    June 17, 2020

    Fear of Hypoglycemia is a real thing. Learn how you and your loved ones with T1D can overcome it.

  • FreeStyle Libre 2 Authorized for Use in the U.S.

    June 15, 2020

    On June 15, 2020, Abbott announced that the FDA has authorized the FreeStyle Libre 2 System. The Libre 2 gained its CE...

  • Medtronic Panel Discusses Supporting T1D Community During COVID-19

    May 14, 2020

    During a recent JDRF Facebook Live event, a panel of leaders discussed Medtronic’s efforts to support the T1D community during the pandemic.