Justin Surgent

Justin Surgent served as an assistant editor for Insulin Nation and Type 2 Nation. Previously, he was a photo editor and copy editor for UMass Amherst’s independent newspaper, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian.
Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

What the Heck are SGLT2 Inhibitors?

A primer on how this class of drugs helps people with Type 2 diabetes rid the body of excess glucose.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Metformin and Canagliflozin Work Better Together

A large study finds a combo therapy of the two drugs leads to better blood sugar scores.

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En Español

Cómo Ajustar la Dosis de Insulina Durante los Entrenamientos

Investigadores dicen que han encontrado estrategias que pueden reducir el riesgo de hipoglucemia.

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1, Celiac, and AutoImmune Thyroid Disease Go Together

A recent study found that people with celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes have a higher risk of developing autoimmune…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Cellnovo and TypeZero Partner to Create Artificial Pancreas

They join a newly competitive race among companies attempting to commercialize what once was considered only an experimental product.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

3 Ways to Adjust Insulin Intake During Workouts

French researchers say they have found strategies that may reduce the risk of hypoglycemia.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

In Memoriam to the Undiagnosed

A profile of the human toll of undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes, and a call for better screening.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Type One – the Web Comedy

A pair of young comedians from Chicago set out to educate the mainstream on the misconceptions about Type 1 diabetes.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Does Bribing Teens With Type 1 Work?

A study seems to suggest teens who have trouble with diabetes self-care will shed their blood for pay.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Family Therapy Helps Depressed Teens with Type 1

Researchers find such therapy improves blood sugar control, lessens depression for teens struggling with diabetes management.

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