Weekly Coronavirus Resources for People with T1D 5/15/2020
Your Daily News Roundup Everything you need to know this week about type 1 diabetes and coronavirus updates, in one easy-to-read place. Researchers, advocates, clinicians, and organizations around the country and across the web have been hard at work, creating resources for people living with T1D to better handle the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. We’re …
Weekly Coronavirus Resources for People with T1D 5/8/2020
Your Daily News Roundup We’re all in this together! Everything you need to know this week about type 1 diabetes and coronavirus updates, in one easy-to-read place. Researchers, advocates, clinicians, and organizations around the country and across the web have been hard at work, creating resources for people living with T1D to better cope with …
CEO DAVID WALTON INTERVIEWED ON THE JUICEBOX PODCAST
David Walton, CEO of T1D Exchange, sat down this week with Scott Benner, host of the Juicebox Podcast, to talk about their respective history with type 1 diabetes. The conversation covered a wide range of topics: Scott and Dave discussed their personal relationships with T1D, experiences in the industry, and strategies for dealing with the disease. …
Dexcom Launches Crucial Patient Assistance Program As Result of COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has put immense pressure on both individuals with T1D, and the organizations who provide them with vital supplies and medications. While there’s no doubt that people with T1D face a more uncertain and risk-filled future as we navigate quarantine and social distancing, there have been some promising steps from several sides that have …
The T1D Exchange Guide to Dealing with Diabetes and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The last few weeks have been a harrowing experience for thousands of people around the world. The public health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm doctors and hospitals with an alarming number of deaths and infections.
Evidencia en el mundo real: Qué significa y por qué es importante para la diabetes tipo 1
Las personas que viven con diabetes tipo 1 aprenden en muchos aspectos a ser científicos e investigadores de sus propias…
Real World Evidence: What It Means and Why it Matters for Type 1 Diabetes
People living with type 1 diabetes learn, in many ways, to be research scientists and investigators of their own lives. We learn how slices of pizza or a plate of spaghetti affects our blood sugar, and how to mediate those effects with multiple boluses of insulin or a long-lasting dose. We discover precisely how much sugar we need to stay steady during an intense workout session.
In doing so, we begin to learn about the meaning and applications of real-world data and evidence. Modern medical and scientific research takes several different approaches to investigation, from randomized, controlled clinical trials to longitudinal, observational studies that examine how people live with various conditions and therapies in the real world.
2020 Data: Current Insights from the T1D Exchange Registry
The T1D Exchange Registry launched last year, and it’s begun to provide a fascinating and vital look into some of the more detailed aspects of life with type 1 diabetes. From your age of diagnosis to frequency of testing, we’ve learned more about how you’re living, working, and caring for diabetes across the country.
T1D Exchange Registry – Our User-Friendly Way to Participate in Type 1 Diabetes Research
The T1D Exchange Registry is a collection of individuals with type 1 diabetes and their supporters who participate in research. Adults with type 1 diabetes or parents of children with type 1 diabetes can join by registering online, providing consent, and completing a short 28-question survey. Participants will then be asked to complete a similar questionnaire once a year. Once registered, participants will also have the ability to take part in more research opportunities in the future.