We hope you have already discovered the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen — our new crowdsourced hub for video reviews of diabetes products, launched on Monday.
Essentially, we at the ‘Mine believe that people with diabetes are at a disadvantage as consumers – after all, where can we patients post and explore user reviews of products aimed at our chronic disease care, like other consumers can do for any variety of products?
We aim to…
Diabetes logging apps are everywhere nowadays. Consider yourself lucky, compared to the “bad old days”!
Man, that looks even more cumbersome than what we’re doing now, right?
Thanks to the multi-talented Terry Keelan for continuing his If Diabetics Ran the World series. Hmm, if PWDs ran the world way back when, where do you think we’d be differently now… ?
You may have seen the hashtag #WeAreNotWaiting on Twitter and wondered what it stood for. It’s a grassroots push for Diabetes Innovation Now. And we’re thrilled to be part of it!
Read all about it right here:
What does it mean?
It’s the rally cry of folks in the diabetes community who are taking matters into their own hands; they’re developing platforms and apps and cloud-based solutions, and reverse-engineering existing products when needed in…
This is a big deal, Folks! Asante Solutions, maker of the new Snap insulin pump, just signed an agreement to make its data protocols open and available via the new open-source Tidepool Platform. This means that for the first time ever, a pump maker is going straight to the cloud, committing to an open system that will allow users to combine their pump data with CGM data and other records, and view and share that…Read more »
When it comes to my diabetes, the notion of “getting organized” is like that wish-upon-a-star that seems so close but I can never seem to reach. Instead, I tend to always be floating within the black hole of disorganization.
From doctor’s appointment and prescription refill schedules to diabetes data monitoring and filing insurance claim paperwork, I’m always losing track of something, and feeling flustered that things are slipping through the cracks.
That’s why I was…