Hope you all had a Happy Easter. I noticed there are just over three weeks left now to enter the 2009 DiabetesMine Design Challenge. (Submissions accepted until May 1, 2009). On that note, today is third in our series of interviews with our esteemed judges: a conversation with Dr. Steven Edelman -- renowned diabetes researcher and founder of the TCOYD (Taking Control of Your Diabetes) conference series. We're honored to have him participate in the…Read more »
Insulet Corp., makers of the OmniPod tubeless insulin pump system, is now also offering a low-cost switch option to users of the discontinued Cozmo pump:
For a limited time, Cozmo users will be able to start on OmniPod for as little as $49.99. This offer includes an OmniPod Starter kit and a one-month supply of Pods. More info is available at the website: www.myomnipod.com/support/Cozmo/ or by calling 1- 866-941-4579.
Hopefully this one won't rub some…
I was thinking about how you don't see so many bumper stickers on cars these days. A few, to be sure, but during recent elections I noticed that folks seemed very hesitant to advertise their political views on their automobiles. Oddly, I felt the same way, even though I'm part of this new tidal wave of people willing to "put it all out there" on the Internet.
Just for fun, I searched for diabetes bumper…
I know Phil Southerland wouldn't want me to call him a hero, but I can't help myself. He has achieved what many thought impossible: creating a team of competitive cyclists with type 1 diabetes on track to become world-class. His efforts in recruiting athletes for Team Type 1, finding pharmaceutical sponsors, training like a maniac, and yet still finding time for motivational speaking around the country are beyond inspirational for people with diabetes everywhere. I…Read more »
Is it weird to enjoy a holiday that's focused on ten biblical plagues? But the Jewish festival of Passover is (like so many Jewish holidays) commemorative -- a celebration of redemption and hard-won freedom. It celebrates the Jews' ancient breakaway from slavery in Egypt, and today, it is a time for a special ceremonial meal with the family, and a break from our usually tech-driven, turbo-hectic lives (read: no Twitter for the next few days).…Read more »