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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 […]

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Meet Our T1 Bloggers: Rachel

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Hello! My name is Rachel Thompson, and I’ve been living with Type 1 Diabetes since I was six years old. Today I want to just introduce myself a bit and tell my story with Type 1, so maybe some people reading this can resonate. I am currently a junior at the University of Texas at […]

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Meet Our T1 Bloggers: Robert

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When I was diagnosed, I was told that diabetes is like the dark: yes it’s scary at first, but it can be conquered once you put your mind to it. But I think that advice was wrong. Diabetes should be worried about – not like stomach-ulcer-inducing worry, but something to keep in mind and incorporate […]

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Meet Our T1 Bloggers: Brooke

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What happens when a Registered Dietitian, myself in this case, gets diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? A tragedy is met with an opportunity! But my easy-going, adventurous and healthy life just got a bit more complicated. From the beginning, I was determined to accept the diagnosis and not let type 1 diabetes slow me down. […]