Orgs, Meds and Tech: Key Tools to Help You Manage Your Diabetes
There are a variety of diabetes organizations, medicines, and technology that are available to help you manage your life with diabetes.
Amazing organizations across the country that are improving diabetes care and connecting fellow diabetics and families.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) leads the global type 1 diabetes research effort to keep people healthy and safe until we find a cure for the disease.
There are chapters across the US, visit JDRF.org to find one in your hometown!
We believe kids with chronic health issues have superpowers.
We help kids see it, too.
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) is a 501(c)(3) organization based in San Diego, CA. TCOYD is passionate in the belief that every person with diabetes has the right to live a healthy, happy and productive life. TCOYD educates, motivates, empowers and inspires people with diabetes — and family and friends who care about them — to take a more active role managing their diabetes, and being self-advocates. We do this by providing the best diabetes conferences and educational programs!
We also provide innovative, cutting-edge and accredited continuing medical education for savvy healthcare providers who care for and treat individuals with diabetes.
What medicines are available and what you taking?
LONG ACTING INSULIN
FAST ACTING INSULIN
BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING
One Touch Ultra
Tech devices to facilitate and improve your diabetes management and control
CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITOR (CGM)
Free Style Libre
Tandem ("closed loop" with Dexcom)