John Sjolund is the CEO and co-founder of Timesulin, a company that makes a clever digital insulin pen cap that keeps track of your dosing. You may have heard about their launch in Canada on Oct. 1 and Finland in mid-November, but we’re still awaiting word on the timeline for a U.S. launch… Meanwhile, as head of this company and also a person living with type 1 diabetes for over a quarter-century, John is uniquely…Read more »
Those of you who read our weekly Ask D’Mine column know what a skeptic Wil Dubois is. We can’t help loving him for it! He’s also one of our devoted editorial team members, so keep that all in mind as you read his take on the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit that he too attended in Palo Alto, CA, on Nov. 15.
A female pal of mine once told me she’s on an eternal quest for…Read more »
On Friday, Nov. 15, we gathered with about 120 people at Stanford School of Medicine for the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit — a small-ish gathering designed to spark interactions and discussions that lead to faster, better development and design, and improved access to innovations that will improve life with diabetes. That was a long-winded way of saying: it’s all about new and better ways to improve life with diabetes.
This is the third annual gathering…
A boatload of preparation went into the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit — not least was compiling the sentiments from our 10 Patient Voices Winners into a brand new video expressing “What Patients Really Want.”
Remember, the three questions we asked you all to consider this year were:
What improved health outcomes in diabetes matter most to you and why?
How do you want diabetes technology to fit into your daily life?
What are your biggest…
Late last week we published the detailed results of our big Patient Voices survey, conducted online in September 2013. Today, we get to unveil our first-ever original DiabetesMine infographic (!), summarizing what we learned:
We believe this paints a very realistic picture of how many in the diabetes online community feel about their tools and care. It is, after all, gleaned from the data you gave us. This infographic played…