HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014!!
At the close of each year, we like to tap the top diabetes advocacy organizations to share what they feel they’ve accomplished, and what kinds of plans / goals / strategies they have in mind for the new year ahead.
So, once again we asked the pointed questions: Did they live up to their own expectations for 2013? And what do they envision for continuing to help the D-community in 2014?…
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014!!
Jiangfeng Fei is the new Senior Manager of New Technology Development for the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project (APP). His responsibilities include “identification of new device development opportunities that fill key gaps to accelerate the goals of the JDRF APP, and acting as the scientific lead on current device-related partnerships with industry and academic investigators.” We were thrilled to include him in the recent 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University — and equally thrilled to…Read more »
With November being Diabetes Awareness Month, all kinds of pitches and news releases about awareness and fundraising campaigns have been pouring into our inboxes. One that caught our eye came directly from the JDRF, which is now in its 10th year of partnership with the St. Louis-based stuffed toy maker Build-A-Bear Workshop to raise money (and hopefully awareness) for type 1 diabetes.
Basically this means they’ve set up a system for the month of November…
Really smart people doing really smart things…TOGETHER!
That’s pretty much how I sum up the newest efforts to jumpstart diabetes research through a collaborative approach to making it more effective for the entire D-Community — from those of us on the patient side, to the researchers and innovators and everyone in between.
Here’s the scoop:
On Nov. 1, a non-profit called Unitio got its official launch as the new umbrella organization presiding over the T1DExchange…
Hey, Diabetes Community!
We’re only a couple of weeks from the start of National Diabetes Awareness Month and exactly one month from World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, and many are busy prepping for the time of year when diabetes awareness efforts hit their peak.
Of course, for those of us living with or caring for someone with diabetes, it’s not like November brings any change in checking blood sugars or treating our health. But…