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Abbott Announces Latest Innovations in the Future of Bio-wearables with ‘Lingo’

Table of Contents All About Abbott’s Popular Sensor Technology Unveiling Lingo – Abbott’s New Consumer Bio-wearable Line Just Lingo? What Else is Abbott Innovating? Beyond Lingo – Abbott’s Adventures in Digital Health Biowearables and Devices REFERENCES Bio-wearables are fast becoming one of the most popular medical accessories of the twenty-first century. This claim is no […]

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dexcom vs medtronic | medtronic vs dexcom | medtronic cgm vs dexcom g6

Dexcom vs. Medtronic: Which is the Best CGM for You?

1 – Intro 2 – Dexcom Overview 3 – MedtronicOverview 4 – Similarities 5 – Differences 6 – Advantages Medtronic 7 – Advantages Dexcom 8 – Does Dexcom Cgm Work With Medtronic Pump? 9 – Which is better?   To make the right choice between Dexcom G6 vs. Medtronic Guardian Connect, you need to understand […]

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Omnipod 5 | Omnipod 5 fda approval | Omnipod 5 release date | When will Omnipod 5 be available

Omnipod 5 Release: These 3 New Features Will Amaze You!

Omnipod 5 is the most recently developed model of the Omnipod system, which is manufactured by the innovative medical device company called Insulet Corporation. For those unfamiliar with the Omnipod devices, an Omnipod is a tubeless, non-stop external- insulin delivery system. Omnipods are FDA approved and considered reliable and efficient forms of providing Diabetics a […]

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Dexcom G7 Release: These are the most exciting new features

The Dexcom G7 is the Seventh-generation version of Dexcom’s ‘G’ series CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitors). This state-of-art version has been advanced and enhanced from its previous generational kinsmen; including a smaller, sleeker design, as well as a shorter warm-up timeframe. Feels like we have been waiting for quite a while for the Dexcom G7 to […]

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CGM’s and Skin Reactions – The Definitive Guide

Do you ever experience CGM skin irritation or any other skin reaction from wearing your diabetes device? We will discuss in this article the most common signs and symptoms of skin sensitivity in relation to CGM devices. We will also give you some tips and tricks on how to protect your skin and prevent future […]

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freestyle libre 3

Freestyle Libre 3 is here and it’s next level!

The Freestyle Libre 3 is here and it’s next level.   The Freestyle Libre 3 is made by Abbott Laboratories which specialize in medical technology devices and nutritional foodstuff.   The Freestyle Libre 3 is the Third-generation version of this CGM. A third-generational product is like a television show in its third season. This usually […]

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how does omnipod work

How does Omnipod work

Omnipod…Kind of a silly word right? Well, not for people who are living with Type 1 Diabetes. Our Omnipod is our pancreas,  it just lives on the outside of our body instead of the inside!  Hi, my name is Jessyka and I have been living with Type 1 Diabetes since 2016. I discovered the Omnipod […]

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loop in diabetes

How to loop in diabetes – Build a closed loop system that works

Have you ever heard of the ideas “Loop in diabetes” or “DIY Looping” ? ‘I’m not a “Looper” but I am super proud that our T1D community has individuals smart, brave and ingenious enough to be pushing the boundaries of medical technology to make their lives and their diabetes more manageable.  I think it’s so […]

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Tips & Tricks on how to make your CGM stay on longer

When it comes to your CGM there is nothing more frustrating than having it stop working or having it fall off before it runs out. While there is nothing in our power that can be done regarding the CGM’s technical aspects, there are few things that you can do to help expand your sensor lifespan. […]

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how does freestyle libre work

How does Freestyle Libre work

I’ve been wearing a Freestyle Libre for over 3 years now and I can say unequivocally that this technology is a game changer and a fascinating piece of kit that actually makes you healthier and more in tune with your metabolism and blood sugars. How does the Freestyle Libre sensor attach?  In short…it’s pretty easy.  […]

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The T1Dialogues – Ep.18: Sara Mobäck

Did you know that it is twice as likely to develop an eating disorder when having type 1 diabetes? In our latest T1Dialogues episode we had the pleasure to meet Sara Mobäck. We talked to Sara about diabetes and eating disorders. She was diagnosed with Anorexia a few years ago and she is am a board member of Diabulimia Helpline. https://youtu.be/6m8dWVRfv9c […]

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New Libre 2 sensor – How is it different than the first

Is there a Libre 2 sensor? Yes, there is a Freestyle Libre 2. The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the FreeStyle Libre 2, The NHS in the UK has also approved the FreeStyle Libre 2 sensor, as has the TGA in Australia, it’s also in Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Finland. The […]

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Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) The Ultimate Guide 2022

This is a complete guide to the wonderful, the magical, the incredible Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) in 2022. As we’re sure we all agree, CGMs are pretty life-changing. Whether you have T1D yourself, or know someone who does, let’s give a round of applause to these little devices that do a lot of the T1D […]

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dana roseman diabetes management dialogue

The T1Dialogues – Ep.16: Dana Roseman – Pregnancy and T1D, tech advancements in diabetes management

Our guest this month is Dana Roseman. Dana is a Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist and Registered Dietitian. She holds certifications in insulin pump therapy and obesity interventions for adults. It was such a pleasure speaking to Dana. Not only is she full of great insights when it comes to diabetes management but she also […]

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dexcom g6 vs freestyle libre

Dexcom G6 vs Freestyle Libre [My Personal Experience]

Dexcom G6 vs Freestyle Libre: I wore a Dexcom G6 & a Freestyle Libre for 7 days and this is how it went! Let’s start with the disclaimers because they’re important and influence the results.       I’ve been wearing the Freestyle Libre CGM for several years and I am a big fan.  It’s improved […]

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The T1Dialogues – Ep.15: Jack Trigger – Solo Offshore Sailing with T1D

Our latest podcast guest is Jack Trigger who has a very impressive background. But probably the most exciting part is his love for sailing. He started sailing when he was 6. He’s a solo offshore sailor learning to pursue his passion while managing his diabetes as well.Jack has a very impressive and inspiring mindset. Listen […]

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kate hall diabetes athlete

The T1Dialogues – Ep.14: Kate Hall – Celebrating an inspiring T1D athlete and her remarkable courage

This month we’re joined by Kate Hall Kate Hall-Harnden who was diagnosed with type one diabetes at age 10. She took control from day one when she told the nurse that she was going to give herself her first-ever shot of insulin. Kate was never afraid of having diabetes and all that it entailed, but […]

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The T1Dialogues – Episode 13: Greta Ehlers, Social media and T1D – raising awareness and creating a constructive platform, Sweden

This month we’re joined by Greta Ehlers who has been living with type one diabetes since the age of 9 and founded her Instagram account @gretastypeone to raise more awareness about this chronic condition. On her Instagram, Greta shares personal aspects of everyday life with type one diabetes as well as research and scientific facts about […]

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