March is Women’s History Month, a memorial that’s necessary because traditionally, women never made into history books, despite their indelible impact on so many different fields. Diabetes is no exception! From physicians to actors to scientists to athletes, women have been a huge force in improving the care of diabetes and how people perceive this condition. So today, we’ve chosen to highlight three of those women: Dr. Priscilla White, Eva Saxl and Helen Murray Free. …Read more »
In four extraordinarily short months, I will be getting married to my best friend. That means there is a heck of a lot of planning going on these days. Which flowers should we get? Should the second entree be fish or vegetarian? And what on earth are we supposed to do about favors? And lest we forget… diabetes.
Diabetes, unfortunately, never takes a vacation. Not even for six hours so I can get married and…
Recently I stumbled upon a firm based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, that calls itself Pancreum, “The Wearable Artificial Pancreas Company.” Wow. Really? There is such a thing already? I just had to investigate.
The company’s website describes a four-part system including a controller (PDA), a CGM sensor called the “GlucoWedge,” a small wireless insulin pump called the “BetaWedge,” a small wireless glucagon pump called the “AlphaWedge,” and a set of “iPancreum” software apps that manage…
Got a cool idea for a new device / web application / tool of some sort to help people live better with diabetes? Start getting your thoughts and your sketches together, because…
If all goes well, the opening of this year’s contest is just about a week away! We wanted you all to know that.
We’ve been diligently working on the promotional video and updated web pages (coming soon), and also the logo:
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We get a lot of emails from a wide variety of folks with diabetes, but when we received an email from a newly diagnosed Marine, we knew we needed to find out more about this guy! Nick Lozar is a captain currently stationed in Quantico, VA, where he lives with his wife and 2-year-old daughter. It was while stationed in Virginia that he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in October 2009, and recently joined…Read more »