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The true COST of the Holidays

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Happy holidays, and the happiest of New Years! Rachel here giving you a look into my Christmas Day.  Today’s post is going to be a mix of a day-in-the-life of Type 1 Diabetes, and a demonstration of how expensive insulin is! I tracked my blood sugars and the insulin I used over Christmas Day, which […]

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Connection Guide: Austin

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Austin has a developing T1D social landscape and we want you to be in the know! Use this page to find other’s who “get it”. Adult T1D MeetUp This is a social group for adults with Type 1 Diabetes (Insulin Dependent) living in the greater Austin/Central Texas area. We are a fairly small percentage of the […]

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Let’s Talk CGM Solutions

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Hey guys, Robert here! Check out my bio here to refamiliarize yourself with who I am! A topic that comes with its own array of issues is how to deal with the quirks of CGM’s (continuous glucose monitor). CGM’s such as the Dexcom, Medtronic Guardian, or FreeStyle Libre. CGM’s provide blood glucose readings every few […]

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Type 1 & Community

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Hello, diabetes community! Raquel here, shedding more light on the importance of community because it is THAT important! Diabetes is difficult, but it is significantly more difficult when you are facing it alone. No matter how many people you have around you who are supportive and helpful, I cannot stress enough how much finding a […]

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Dia-Buddy by Rachel

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Hello, friends of Better Living Technologies! Rachel here, T1D since I was 6 years old and a current UT student. Something that has been on my heart this week is the importance of a dia-buddy! This week, I started babysitting a young diabetic, and I realized how much I had forgotten about those beginning few […]