Volunteers are at the heart of the success of the Nevada Diabetes Association's programs. Each month the NDA will spotlight a volunteer for exemplary service through the presentation of the "Emerald of Excellence" Award. Congratulations to Dillon Ostrenger for being the recipient of this award for January! Thank you for your dedication to the [...]
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Camp is right around the corner and here is a breakdown for the 2021 Camp Buck Mask Guidelines. We are now a month away from Camp Buck 2021 (how exciting), yet I'm sure you're left with many questions on how camp will be this year. As we follow the CDC and ACA state and [...]
If you missed our April 2021 Educational Series , you can watch the full video here.Presented on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 6:00pm via Facebook Live with Stephanie Gerkin – Executive Director of Michael's Angel Paws “A New Leash on T1D Life” Educational Support Series.Join the Nevada Diabetes Association as we welcome Stephanie Gerken, the Executive Director [...]
Zegalogue (also known as dasiglucagon injection) was recently approved by the FDA to treat severe hypoglycemia(low BG) in people with diabetes over the age of six. Zegalogue is made by Zealand Pharma, a biotechnology company founded in Denmark in 1998. The new emergency glucagon will be available starting in June as a pre-filled syringe or an auto-injector [...]
Did you happen to watch the Bridgestone NHL Outdoors series this past Saturday on the shores of Lake Tahoe featuring the Colorado Avalanche and the Las Vegas Golden Knights? Chances are if you did you saw the opening ceremony from Edgewood Tahoe featuring South Lake Tahoe locals! Yet something you may not know that [...]
If you missed our February 2021 Educational Series , you can watch the full video here. Presented on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 6:00pm via Facebook Live with Sarah Clifford - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist "On Your Own, But Not Alone" Educational Support Series. A discussion focused on teens going through the pandemic with [...]
Nick Jonas shows off his Dexcom G6, a life-saving device for Type 1 diabetics who can afford it. COURTESY OF DEXCOM Dexcom makes a device widely used by those living day to day with diabetes. While no one can argue that bringing awareness to this disease is important. Then why are some people [...]
The Expansion of the Nevada Diabetes Association is ever changing and constantly growing. After a year of unknowns(2020 covid) we are happy to continue our growth with those who believe in the mission of the NDA. Officially in February 2021 we have added 4 new board members to our team. Two located in Southern [...]
65-OR: Remote Monitoring of CGM Data at Diabetes Camp Mitigates Hypoglycemia Day and Night Some diabetes camps require campers to relinquish diabetes technology upon arrival. We evaluated the acceptability of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) use and remote monitoring of CGM data at camp. Insulin-treated campers ages 7-18 years were enrolled at a week-long diabetes [...]
You may have heard about the Presidential transition of Joe Biden and his administration placing a freeze on or reversed a previous Trump Administration Executive Order that lowered the price of insulin. During the Presidential era of Trump, the former administration in December 2020, issued a policy ruling stating that health centers that participate in [...]