Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Meet Medingo — The Future of Patch Pumps?

Move over, OmniPod (?): Medingo Medical Solutions, based in Israel, is bragging that it’s creating “the first truly discreet insulin patch pump.”
Like the OmniPod, the product they’re developing, called the Solo™ system, is a two-part wireless system consisting of an insulin “patch” that adheres to the skin and a separate remote control unit with an integrated blood glucose monitor.
According to Medingo, the Solo will have a thinner profile than the OmniPod, and offer…

Read more »

2007 ADA Conference: The Bad News, etc.

Hey, it’s the Virtual Age! Who says I actually have to be physically present at the annual ADA Conference (which kicked off this weekend) to bring you all the hottest news?
(Note that ADA staffers are putting a human face on the event this year with their collaborative SciSessions blog. Once again, I hope to represent the rest of us…)
It’s a very exciting year for gene research and community diabetes care, according to the…

Read more »

“Faces of Change”: Type 2 Diabetes in Photographs

It was probably just a matter of time until some famous photographer decided to document life with diabetes among the more than 18 million people with Type 2 in this country. Now Novo Nordisk has helped the process along by recruiting Rick Smolan, former Time, Life and National Geographic photographer and creator of the best-selling “Day in the Life” photography series, to do just that.
Check out FacesofChange, a travelling photo exhibit launched at the…

Read more »

Made the Cut: World’s Top 10 Blogs on Health & Medicine

Thanks to a tip from Diabetes Notes I’ve discovered the Healthcare 100, a new global ranking of top English-language healthcare blogs from eDrugSearch.com — and also discovered that little ‘ol me here at DiabetesMine.com is currently rated No. 8. Cool!

The rankings are based on stats from Google, Bloglines, and Technorati, and a proprietary scoring system from eDrugSearch.com itself. And okay, the placements do seem to be moving targets to some degree, as new blogs…

Read more »

Made the Cut: World’s Top 10 Blogs on Health & Medicine

Thanks to a tip from Diabetes Notes I’ve discovered the Healthcare 100, a new global ranking of top English-language healthcare blogs from eDrugSearch.com — and also discovered that little ‘ol me here at DiabetesMine.com is currently rated No. 8. Cool!

The rankings are based on stats from Google, Bloglines, and Technorati, and a proprietary scoring system from eDrugSearch.com itself. And okay, the placements do seem to be moving targets to some degree, as new blogs…

Read more »