John Brooks III is CEO of the legendary Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. He’s unique as the leader of an academic medical center, in that he has a strong background in industry — having previously co-founded Insulet (makers of the OmniPod) and two other life sciences companies. We interviewed him in Spring about his ambitious plans to spread Joslin’s expertise across the country and around the world. It’s all about utilizing tech innovations in the…Read more »
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 »
We’re back with another edition of our Global Diabetes series, in which we’re “traveling the globe” to bring you stories of people living with diabetes in various parts of the world. This month, we’re hosting Khadija Alarayedh, a 21-year-old woman who’s been living with type 1 diabetes for 9 years.
Khadija lives on the small island country of Bahrain near the western shores of the Persian Gulf, and she’s a rising advocate in the global…
Our diabetes online community can feel like family a lot of the time, so when one of our own gets good news we all feel a sense of pride. That’s especially true when a D-peep is able to move up in a way that will trickle back and impact many other PWDs (people with diabetes).
That’s what has happened with our intern Amanda Cedrone over on the East Coast, who’s been a great part of…
I’ve just started on the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor myself, and a few weeks in I am absolutely loving the accuracy and sense of security it’s giving me at all hours of the day. It’s already provided early notice of a few low blood sugars, especially during the overnight hours that are the biggest worry for me when it comes to hypos. Honestly, the thought of not waking up is one of my biggest…Read more »