I’ve been as vocal as anyone complaining about the lack of solid diabetes data reporting in this country, and how that hampers our cause on many levels. Now D-community leader Manny Hernandez and his wonderful crew at the non-profit Diabetes Hands Foundation are taking this problem into their own hands, so to speak. They’ve struck up a partnership to launch a remarkable new reporting application. To explain it all, I’ve asked Manny to join us…Read more »
Technology blogger and Type 1 diabetic Scott Hanselman works for Microsoft, and is quite famous in software developer circles. As it happens, he’s been wearing the brand new “Revel” combo Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) system from Medtronic for six days now, and has just posted his thoughts on his tech blog, Computer Zen. He’s also kindly agreed to allow me to publish simultaneously here at the ‘Mine.
A Review of the Paradigm…Read more »
Dan Hurley, award-winning journalist and author of the new book Diabetes Rising is turning out to have some controversial views. He certainly thinks about Type 1 diabetes — which he’s lived with himself for 34 years — in different terms than I do; he’s very focused on causes and prevention, while I’m just trying to work out how to live with this thing. When I approached Dan to write a piece here at the ‘Mine…Read more »
We have a special treat for today’s edition of The Diabetic Partner Follies, the series featuring partners and loved ones of diabetics.
Today our guest is Andreina Davila, the behind-the-scenes partner at one of our largest online diabetes communities, TuDiabetes.org. Her husband is of course founder and diabetes advocate extraordinaire, Manny Hernandez. Andreina isn’t just a wife either; she is a partner and co-founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation and also the organization’s Creative Director,…
There are so many great events around empowered patients and consumer-driven healthcare in the Fall. It also being soccer season, the kickoff of the school year, and time for nearly every existing Jewish holiday, I can’t possibly attend as many as I’d like to. This makes me especially thankful to have some good D-blogger friends, such as Allison Blass, who recently attended one of these key conferences, and reports back to DiabetesMine today:
A Guest…Read more »