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‘AIR’ CGM Patches – the latest innovation from Not Just a Patch

‘AIR’ CGM Patches – the latest innovation from Not Just a Patch The Why The Not Just a Patch brand name gets a lot of attention and a few silly, nonsensical comments, but that’s ok, that’s what happens when you put yourself out there. Why “Not Just a Patch”? – it is after all just […]

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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 Bio-wearables are fast becoming one of the most popular medical accessories of the twenty-first century. This claim is no doubt […]

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Dexcom G7 vs Libre 3: The Ultimate Comparison Guide

CGM Systems in Modern Medicine Medical technology has expanded significantly over the past decade to include digitally-managed monitoring devices. Glucose monitoring devices are currently in vogue, replacing the conventional methods requiring consistent calibrations and fingerpricks. In a May 2022 announcement, the FDA approved the Freestyle Libre 3 continuous glucose monitor, setting the base in the […]

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

To make the right choice between Dexcom G6 vs. Medtronic Guardian Connect, you need to understand both devices and how they have been designed to monitor blood glucose levels. In this Medtronic vs. Dexcom article, we will look at the pro & cons of each device to help guide you along your personal diabetes journey. […]

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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: These are the most exciting 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. In October 2022, Dexcom G7 was first released in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, […]

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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 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

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

*Disclaimer: All content and information in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only.This article was written by Pete Lomas (T1D) and medically reviewed by Rachael Baker, BNg, CDE, MNgPrac Last updated on 01/02/24. Have you ever heard of the ideas “Loop in diabetes” or “DIY Looping” ? ‘I’m not a “Looper” but I […]

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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

*Disclaimer: All content and information in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only. This article was written by Pete Lomas (T1D) and medically reviewed by Rachael Baker, BNg, CDE, MNgPrac Last updated on 08/02/24.   I’ve been wearing a Freestyle Libre for over 5 years now and I can say unequivocally that this […]

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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

*Disclaimer: All content and information in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only. This article was written by Adil Maqbool, MD and medically reviewed by Rachael Baker, BNg, CDE, MNgPrac Last medically updated on 14/12/23.   Wondering about the key differences between Freestyle Libre 1 (known also as Freestyle Libre 14 day System) and the newly unveiled […]

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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 [My Personal Experience]

*Disclaimer: All content and information in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only. This article was written by Pete Lomas (T1D) and medically reviewed by Rachael Baker, BNg, CDE, MNgPrac Last updated on 01/02/24. If you’re trying to decide between Dexcom G6 and Freestyle Libre, you’re in the right place! As someone living […]

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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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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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