• Laila’s Lunar Mission

    Meet the aspiring astronaut teen who has raised thousands of dollars for a cure so she and other people with diabetes can reach for the stars.
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    | Sep 21, 2020, 02:12 AM
  • Virtual doctor visits - because time is a precious thing

    Compared to half-day excursions of the past, Peter shares his first virtual appointment experience which took—all said and done—approximately 37 minutes, and eliminated negative downstream effects of breaking from his routine.
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    | Aug 24, 2020, 22:07 PM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet Nicole Johnson, DrPH, MPH, MA

    Nicole Johnson, DrPH, MPH, MA, embraced the platform of diabetes as she competed in the Miss America competition that led up to her being crowned Miss America 1999. You’ll discover how, two decades later, Nicole continues to dedicate her life to improving the lives of people with diabetes in many ways.
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    | Jul 25, 2020, 22:32 PM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet Kate Beaulieu of Sugardrop Sweetwear

    This profile features Kate Beaulieu, a 15-year-old who is already making a difference. Kate has lived with diabetes for 3 years. She resides with her family in Ottawa, Canada. Soon after her diagnosis Kate founded Sugardrop Sweetwear, a line of diabetes awareness clothing and jewelry.
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    | Jun 23, 2020, 04:21 AM
  • Your Mom Has Diabetes

    For many of the #T1D moms out there, diabetes and motherhood go hand in hand, but Kerri Sparling says, “Diabetes doesn’t influence the way I mom.” We respect the determination and strength of all the #T1D moms in the community. Read more about Kerri's experience being a mom with diabetes. Can you relate to her story?
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    | May 9, 2020, 21:39 PM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet the Osers, for Whom Diabetes is a Family Affair

    For our Tandem Blog series, Making Lemonade from Lemons, we’ll profile people with diabetes (PWD) who’ve squeezed lemons from the diagnosis of diabetes and made lemonade - they exemplify this expression. This one features a family affair! Sean Oser, a family medicine physician and diabetes researcher has had type 1 diabetes (T1D) for over 30 years. Sean’s daughter, Jessica, a fraternal twin, now 17, has had T1D for over 10 years.
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    | Apr 4, 2020, 23:37 PM
  • Runner with Type 1 Diabetes Aims to Cross America on Foot in Record Time Using Automated Insulin Delivery Insulin Pump from Tandem Diabetes Care

    We are pleased to share that our t:slim X2™ insulin pump with Basal-IQ® technology will be used by long-distance runner Don Muchow on his #T1Determined Type 1 Diabetes Run Across America. Starting February 1, 2020, Muchow will attempt to become the fastest person with type 1 diabetes ever to run across the Continental United States.
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    | Jan 31, 2020, 21:41 PM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet PWD Manny Hernandez

    This profile features Manny Hernandez, a person who has lived with diabetes since 2002. In 2008 Manny co-founded one of the first diabetes advocacy organization Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF). He served as President of DHF until 2015. In May 2015, he joined Livongo, where he has held various roles, most recently, Head of Community. At the 2019 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress, Manny was given the prestigious Living with Diabetes award.
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    | Jan 20, 2020, 18:06 PM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet PWD Christina Roth

    The expression, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” encourages optimism and positivity in the face of life’s challenges. For sure, the diagnosis of diabetes can be a life challenge. For our Tandem Blog series, Making Lemonade from Lemons, we’re profiling people with diabetes (PWD) who’ve squeezed lemon from the diagnosis of diabetes and made lemonade - they exemplify this expression. These PWD make living with diabetes just a bit easier for everyone and show the world just how well PWD can live. This profile features Christina Roth, a person who has lived with diabetes for 16 years. Christina is the CEO and Founder of the College Diabetes Network (CDN).
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    | Dec 3, 2019, 02:40 AM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet PWD Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE

    The expression, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” encourages optimism and positivity in the face of life’s challenges. For sure, the diagnosis of diabetes can be a life challenge. For our Tandem Blog series, Making Lemonade from Lemons, we’ll profile people with diabetes (PWD) who’ve squeezed lemons and made lemonade from the diagnosis of diabetes - they exemplify this expression. These PWD make living with diabetes just a bit easier for everyone and show the world just how well PWD can live. This profile features Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE.
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    | Nov 25, 2019, 21:48 PM
  • Living with Diabetes: Lessons in T1D and adventure

    Author Ben Tzeel shares how the session “Everyday Management of T1D Through the Lens of Adventure,” presented by Peter Nerothin at the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, FL, opened his mind to a whole new world of possibilities and reasons for why challenging ourselves can help us live our best life.
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    | Oct 2, 2019, 18:12 PM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet PWD Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE

    The expression, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” encourages optimism and positivity in the face of life’s challenges. For our blog series, Making Lemonade from Lemons, we’ll profile people with diabetes (PWD) who’ve squeezed lemons from the diagnosis of diabetes and made lemonade - they exemplify this expression. These PWD make living with diabetes just a bit easier for everyone and show the world just how well PWD can live. This profile by Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE features Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE.
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    | Sep 13, 2019, 00:58 AM
  • Making Lemonade from Lemons: Meet PWD Stephen Shaul

    The expression, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” encourages optimism and positivity in the face of life’s challenges. This profile by Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, features Stephen Shaul, a person who has lived with diabetes for 27 years. Over the last decade Stephen has found a variety of ways to engage with and support others with diabetes both locally and internationally.
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    | Sep 5, 2019, 01:00 AM
  • Why I Love Pumping Insulin

    When Kerri Sparling was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of seven, back in 1986, insulin pumps weren’t a readily available option. She spent years taking her insulin doses with a syringe which made diabetes feel like an event, something she says brought her life to a halt. Learn how pumping changed all of that.
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    | Feb 11, 2017, 00:36 AM
  • Fit for the New Year – Healthy Nutrition with Christel Oerum

    What are your health goals for the new year? Maybe to take better care of yourself, improve your diabetes management, or eat a healthier diet? Learn to set goals that come from a place of self-care and self-love from blogger, certified personal trainer, fitness model, and diabetes advocate Christel Oerum.
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    | Dec 23, 2016, 00:12 AM
  • Kerri Orr celebrates 20-years with diabetes on the trip of a lifetime

    Kerri Orr, one of Tandem’s very own People Behind the Pump recently returned from a thrill-seeking journey off the coast of South Africa, where she fittingly celebrated her diaversary and 20 years of “surviving and thriving” with diabetes by going on the trip of a lifetime.
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    | Dec 9, 2016, 00:08 AM
  • Jay Haapala is an FAA Licensed private pilot with diabetes

    Jay Haapala is a 17-year-old high school junior, an Eagle Scout, national award winner, community leader, animal lover, and aviation geek on his way to being an FAA Licensed Private Pilot.
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    | Dec 10, 2014, 13:00 PM