Kelly Close is the brillant mind behind Close Concerns, a consultancy dedicated to “the business of diabetes.” In addition to having type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years, she is also one of the thought leaders in the diabetes community. One of Close Concern’s main objectives is to go every ― and I mean every ― diabetes conference and report back on the latest findings. Today, Kelly shares some new nuggets she discovered at this…Read more »
Here’s a post from my very first year of blogging that continues to pop up in Google searches with surprising regularity. I suppose the mysteries of the medicinal qualities of ‘pot’ will never cease to fascinate. Have a look at what I discovered back then, and do let us know if you’ve got anything more up-to-date to share here.
Treating Diabetes with Cannabis?
I’m grinning. Can you see me? Via a tip from Simon of…
Francine Kaufman is one of the most recognized individuals in the field of diabetes care. She’s a world-renown pediatric endocrinologist at USC, a former ADA president, the author of Diabesity. Late last year, she made the leap to industry, joining Medtronic to become “a key architect of the company’s global diabetes strategy.” Today we’re privileged to hear her thoughts on then, now, and why:
A Guest Post by Dr. Francine Kaufman, Chief Medical Officer, Medtronic…Read more »
John Smith is considered one of the country’s premiere experts on non-invasive glucose monitoring technology. He previously served as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Johnson & Johnson’s LifeScan, a world market leader in blood glucose monitoring systems. John now consults for companies pursuing noninvasive glucose methods, and for investors who fund them. He is the author of The Pursuit of Noninvasive Glucose: “Hunting the Deceitful Turkey,” which is available for download here. He’s…Read more »
I hereby interrupt my vacation to bring you some exciting diabetes technology news. Some of you may know that the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is holding its annual conference in Atlanta on Aug. 5-8. This event takes a close second to the ADA’s big annual shindig in June as the biggest event of the year for launching new diabetes products and programs.
Some cool stuff being officially unveiled next week:
* A new…Read more »