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Although, I’m not quite 18 years old and have literally only been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes for less than a year, I am told to remain optimistic – what’s a lifelong condition anyway? As everyone keeps telling me, “It could be worse?” Of course, it’s easier for ‘them’ to say, after all, they’re not…

This is the final part of our Type 1 ADA series (congrats if you’ve stuck with us!), and we’re covering complications – from controversial foot ulcer treatments to the REMOVAL trial. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy:  fact or fiction? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) was developed in the 1930s as a treatment for decompression sickness. It involves sitting…

This is part two of three-part series on Type 1 research highlights from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions. This time, we’re covering technology, from pumps to mobile health. (Note that some of the research mentioned here hasn’t yet been published and reviewed by the research community).  Unexpected news: pumps and pregnancy Dr Denice…

Just last week around 16,000 researchers and healthcare professionals gathered in San Diego for the American Diabetes Associations 77th Scientific Sessions. What was on the agenda for Type 1 research? We’ve got a series of three blogs for you, on the new tech, tackling the biology and preventing complications. First up, getting to grips with…