Fall weather is just about here and the pumpkin spice latte is a drink of choice for many Starbucks-lovers, including those of us with diabetes…
Even if some are raising concerns about all that’s in the pumpkin spice latte, we might order it up — if it did away with that band-aid smell of insulin!
Thanks again to Jon Carter, our newest illustrator who’s been a freelance cartoonist for more than 20…
Welcome back to our virtual trip around the world with diabetes — our Global Series that invites PWDs (people with D) everywhere to share what their lives are like compared to ours in the U.S.
Say hello today to Jess, a young lady who shares her heartfelt story directly from the small country of Belize.
A Guest Post by Jess August
My name is Jessica August, I am 25 years old and live in Belize,…
Looking for some insight into real people’s experiences with diabetes & health tools? Check out the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, where people with diabetes review all manner of products.
Today, we’ve added a new video review from Greg Weintraub, a 21-year-old college senior at The New School in NYC, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 8 in 2001.
Greg is a pretty big fan of FitBit, that popular little activity tracker that allows…Read more »
We continue to feature the excellent group of fellow PWDs chosen as winners of the 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest — who will all be attending our Innovation Summit at Stanford University on scholarship this November.
Today, we’re excited to introduce Greg Nickleski, a 30-something type 1 who hails from the southwest suburbs of Chicago but is getting ready to move to Miami, FL. Diagnosed just four years ago, Greg left an engineering education…
Type 1 college student Greg Weintraub reviews the FitBit One activity tracker, which he uses alongside his insulin pump.
REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN -
easy to carry
easy to use
real-time view of activity levels is motivating to do more
carrying case is poorly designed
the small size of the device makes it easy to lose
difficult to toggle between different sets of tracked data
Tell us what you think!
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