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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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Transition to a Pump

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Hello! It’s Rachel again. I wanted to give you a little bit of an update related to my last post, which if you didn’t read you can check it out HERE. I talked about my dia-buddy and how we had gotten so close. Well, when I said she is still one of my best friends, […]

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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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Direct to Watch CGM connectivity, WHERE ARE YOU?

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Hello All! Brooke here, T1D living in Austin Texas with a passion for connecting with people. You can find me supporting JDRF with their Ride to Cure, as an active member of the Austin Type 1 Meetup and trying to show off my Dexcom in public. Since joining Better Living Technologies, founder Mike and I […]

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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 […]

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Insulin: Your New Friend

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Hey Everybody, this is Robert. Here for you to talk T1D and Insulin today. Insulin is not a brief subject, and this certainly will not contain all of the information you need to be a master diabetic. With that being said, I hope to give you a better understanding of what insulin is, the different […]