Jiangfeng Fei is the new Senior Manager of New Technology Development for the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project (APP). His responsibilities include “identification of new device development opportunities that fill key gaps to accelerate the goals of the JDRF APP, and acting as the scientific lead on current device-related partnerships with industry and academic investigators.” We were thrilled to include him in the recent 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University — and equally thrilled to…Read more »
Earlier this week, I read with interest the guest post from our friend and fellow type 1 John Sjolund about diabetes devices sorely needing simplification, i.e. integration and easy ways to make the data more accessible. His points struck a chord, as these themes have been on my mind a LOT lately:
I want solutions that take away some of the necessary steps, instead of adding to them! Ultimately, I want to have to think…
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…