As you’ve probably read by now, Roche Diabetes was brave enough to host a ‘Social Media Summit‘ for the second year in a row last week, inviting a group of diabetes bloggers and online advocates to commune and interact. Yes, this was an all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando, FL, for those who attended, but by no means a marketing spiel. In fact, I was delighted that representatives from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American…Read more »
OK, I know: HealCam sounds like something off vintage Late Night David Letterman. But in fact, it’s quite the futuristic service.
It’s a new, interactive video chat site for people with medical issues to talk to each other, being developed by my friends over at Medgadget.com.
HealCam‘s tagline is: “Talk. Listen. Heal.” It’s an extremely simple concept. All you do is press “Start” and choose a health category (diabetes is one of the first available!),…
Happy Independence Day, All. I hope you too are enjoying the long weekend. We’ve (finally) got some killer summer sunshine here in the Bay Area. Plus a nice rib cookout and some fab fireworks last night.
I’m still recovering from my week in Orlando, FL, where I attended both the annual ADA Conference, and for the very first time, Jeff Hitchcock’s wonderful CWD Friends for Life event. I thought y’all might enjoy these snapshots of…Read more »
Thirty-seven diabetes bloggers and online advocates convened here in Florida Tuesday, hosted by Roche Diabetes, for the second annual Social Media Summit — a rare in-person gathering where we can exchange ideas over advocacy efforts and discuss how we’d like to “change the world,” or at least diabetes care in the United States.
This year, representatives from both the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) were invited to have…Read more »
I have lots of news from the the huge expo floor of this year’s American Diabetes Association annual conference this week. To start off, one of the most impressive new devices I saw was indeed the new Jewel Pump from Debiotech out of Lausanne, Switzerland. My friend and colleague Dr. Rich Jackson of the Joslin Diabetes Center even went so far as to call it “best in show.”
This smooth, oval-shaped disposal patch pump appears…Read more »