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The pandemic has changed how we connect, but has not changed our need for connection. Our team is dedicated to bringing education and support to the diabetes community, which is why we've been hosting a series of digital discussions to keep our community informed. Over the past few weeks, we've brought together members of the diabetes community and industry experts for virtual discussions about how to help keep people with diabetes safe during these unprecedented times through diabetes technology and community support.

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Virtual Town Hall Meetings

EPISODE 6
Talking Technology: Real Stories From PWDs

Recorded August 5th, 2020 at 1pm PDT (4pm ET) Featuring special guests Cherise Shockley, Tiana Cooks, and Kyle J Rose. Moderated by Korey Hood, PhD.

EPISODE 5
Talking Technology: Insulin Delivery During COVID-19

Recorded July 29th, 2020 at 1pm PDT (4pm ET) Featuring special guests from Medtronic Diabetes, Companion Medical, Tandem Diabetes Care and Insulet Corporation. Moderated by Kyle J Rose.

EPISODE 4
Talking Technology: CGM devices during COVID-19

Recorded July 22nd, 2020 at 1pm PDT (4pm ET) Featuring special guests Nia Grant and Keri Leone. Moderated by Kyle J Rose.

EPISODE 3
There's a Pandemic and My Diabetes Tech Broke: Now What?

Recorded July 15th, 2020 at 1pm PDT (4pm ET) Featuring Dr. Rayhan Laal. Moderated by Korey Hood, PhD.

EPISODE 2
Staying Close While Apart: Remote Diabetes Social Support

Recorded July 8th, 2020 at 1pm PDT (4pm ET) Featuring Michelle Litchman, PhD. Moderated by Korey Hood, PhD.

EPISODE 1
The Changing Pace and Digital Face of Diabetes Care During COVID-19

Recorded June 24th, 2020 at 1pm PDT (4pm ET) Featuring Jay Shubrook, DO. Moderated by Korey Hood, PhD.

Programs For Those Living With Diabetes During COVID-19

Abbott

On July 22, 2020, in our fourth virtual town hall meeting on Talking Technology: CGM devices during COVID-19, moderated by Kyle J. Rose, the conversation was with Dexcom and the diabetes community. However, Abbott sent us information that is available here.

Companion Medical

Watch the recording for Talking Technology: Insulin Delivery During COVID-19  featuring Janice MacLeod, MA, RD, CDCES, FADCES, Head of Clinical Advocacy at Companion Medical.

People with diabetes requesting InPen:  Get InPen 

People with diabetes requesting virtual InPen training sessions with Companion Medical's support team: support@companionmedical.com

HCP InPen Order Form:  https://www.companionmedical.com/guides/ inpen-start-orders.pdf

Companion Medical HCP Resource Guides:  https://www.companionmedical.com/clinicians/resources/

Companion Medical Insulin Insights Webinar Series:  https://www.companionmedical.com/clinicians/resources/webinars/

Dexcom

Watch the recording for Talking Technology: Insulin Delivery During COVID-19  featuring Keri Leone, Sr. Director, Global Medical Science & Education at Dexcom.

Education and the patient assistance programs that were part of the discussion:

https://www.dexcom.com/covid19-assistance

https://www.dexcom.com/training-videos

Programs For Those Living With Diabetes During COVID-19

Dexcom Care – CDEs and patient education available to patients (M-F 6am-5pm PT; Saturdays 7am-1:30pm PT)

https://www.dexcom.com/dexcom-care

How to get a Dexcom G6: https://www.dexcom.com/lead/1

Insulet

Watch the recording for Talking Technology: Insulin Delivery During COVID-19 featuring Dr. Trang Ly, MBBS, FRACP, PhD, Senior Vice President and Medical Director at Insulet Corporation.

Some links relevant from the discussion:

https://www.myomnipod.com/become-a-podder/insurance-coverage/financial-assistance-program

https://www.myomnipod.com/coronavirus

https://www.myomnipod.com/podder-support/faq

Medtronic

Watch the recording for Talking Technology: Insulin Delivery During COVID-19 featuring Dr. Robert Vigersky, Chief Medical Officer, Global Medical and Clinical Affairs at Medtronic.

COVID-19 updates - https://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/COVID-19-updates

Medtronic Assurance (financial assistance programs) - https://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/assurance

Senseonics

On July 22, 2020, in our fourth virtual town hall meeting on Talking Technology: CGM devices during COVID-19, moderated by Kyle J. Rose, the conversation was with Dexcom and the diabetes community. However, Senseonics sent us information that is available here.

Tandem

Watch the recording for Talking Technology: Insulin Delivery During COVID-19 featuring Dr. Steph Habif, EdD, MS, Senior Director of Behavioral Sciences at Tandem Diabetes Care.

Relevant links:

Uploading your pump data during the COVID-19 health crisis

If you're sheltering at home or unable to visit your healthcare provider, you can still receive care by allowing them to remotely access your pump data:

https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/resources/blog/post/uploading-your-pump-data-during-the-covid-19-health-crisis

t:connect Mobile App 

The t:connect® mobile app serves as a discreet secondary display for your t:slim X2™ insulin pump, so you can stay informed of your diabetes management from the convenience of your phone: 

https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/products/software-apps/tconnect-mobile

The t:connect Applications for Providers

The t:connect HCP web application allows you to view your patients' pump and therapy data from any internet-connected computer. And with our new t:connect mobile app, patients can upload data seamlessly to the cloud for access by you whether they are physically in your office or not

https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/providers/products/tconnect

t:simulator™ App 

The t:simulator™ app is a free virtual pump demo that lets you experience the simple touchscreen interface of the t:slim X2™ insulin pump on your smartphone or tablet

https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/products/software-apps/tsimulator-demo-app

Abbott and Tandem Diabetes Care Advance Development of Integrated Technologies for Future Automated Insulin Delivery Systems

https://abbott.mediaroom.com/2020-06-29-Abbott-and-Tandem-Diabetes-Care-Advance-Development-of-Integrated-Technologies-for-Future-Automated-Insulin-Delivery-Systems

Tandem Diabetes Care Acquires Sugarmate, a Popular Mobile App for People with Diabetes

https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/resources/blog/post/tandem-diabetes-care-acquires-sugarmate-a-popular-mobile-app-for-people-with-diabetes-who-use-insulin

Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Expanded Pediatric Indication of the t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Control-IQ Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop Technology

https://investor.tandemdiabetes.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tandem-diabetes-care-announces-expanded-pediatric-indication