Alan Johnson was part of the team at start-up company Gnoso Inc. that won the DiabetesMine Design Challenge in 2008, with an online tool called LogforLife. We’ve stayed in touch, and I’ve asked Alan, who is not diabetic, to share his journey with us here at the ‘Mine: what has he learned along the way, in the process of developing and trying to market a blood glucose record-keeping program? Surprisingly, Alan didn’t talk about advances…Read more »
Today, the second installment of a new three-part series of guest posts addressing various angles on Technology & Diabetes.
I hope the title of this post doesn’t sound preachy. It shouldn’t, because besides being an experienced clinician, educator, and community health advocate, Neal Kaufman (husband of the ever-famous endo Fran Kaufman) is also an innovator in internet and cell phone solutions designed to help patients fare better. His new company, called DPS Health, offers something…
As many of you know, I am in Europe this month. My family and I travel to Germany every summer, with a varying number of side trips to other regions and countries. Diabetes always puts up a fuss in some form or another — like when I woke up last week with a scary low (39) in a dark, unfamiliar house in Holland. Story for another day. But on this note, I am pleased to…Read more »
Amy Johnson, now age 18, of Kansas City, Missouri, is the American Diabetes Association’s 2010 National Youth Advocate — which has got to be very exciting for any young person. She’s spending this year traveling around the country giving talks to encourage youth and adults alike “to get involved in the fight against diabetes.” The ADA even set up a blog for her.
I asked Amy to talk about what we all can and should…
Everyone lives with — and copes with — diabetes in their own unique way. But some of us are more unique than others? No, that’s not the point. Today, a perspective from yet another kindred spirit, Hannah McDonald, a self-proclaimed nerd who lives in Pennsylvania and has been blogging about the Big D since 2008:
A Guest Post by Hannah McDonald, of Dorkabetic
Hello, DiabetesMine Readers.
You may have found my blog before, or you may…