Larry Ishler is an electrical engineer living in Erie, PA, whose son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in college about ten years ago. A few years later, the father had an idea for a non-invasive glucose monitor that would take readings through the skin on your ear (similar to the GlucoTrack from Integrity Applications out of Israel). For years now, he has researched, calculated, tested, and attempted to gain support for his highly accurate…Read more »
We often hear about adult athletes with diabetes — especially when they win Olympic gold or have a run-in with the law. But we don’t always get to hear about the younger athletes, the ones who are up-and-coming Olympians or World Champions. During the US Open last month, I spotted a young girl named Elizabeth Profit in a CNN article and was intrigued by her drive (and her OmniPod!).
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Welcome to Part 2 of my talk with award-winning journalist and Type 1 diabetic Dan Hurley, whose new “epic book” Diabetes Rising is due out soon. In case you missed it, read Part 1 of the interview here. Today, Dan talks about achieving the impossible — an artificial pancreas that works, and a diabetes community that will band together to demand faster, better treatment advances.
DiabetesMine) While working on this book, what did you…Read more »
Dan Hurley is a journalist and science writer who contributes regularly to the New York Times. He’s also written for the Medical Tribune and Psychology Today. And he’s one of us PWDs. His new book, Diabetes Rising, is an exposé on the academic world of diabetes, coming out January. Have a look at last week’s ‘Sneak Preview’ of the book.
When I talked with Dan recently, he had so much good stuff to share that…
Ever wonder what your doctor considers “a good patient”? Yeah, me too. So I figured I’d ask one of the country’s leading endocrinologists. Dr. Anne Peters is Director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Southern California (USC), head of the nation’s largest outreach program for community-based diabetes prevention and treatment in Los Angeles, and author of the best-selling book Conquering Diabetes. She’s the kind of empathetic doctor who seems to have enough time…Read more »