David Weingard, a 48-year-old type 1 PWD from New York, is known in the D-community as the founder and CEO of Fit4D, a popular organization that brings together PWDs with CDEs, nutritionists and fitness coaches to help patients live healthier with diabetes. Fit4D uses virtual coaching, phone calls and videos to bring education to patients where they need it, so David knows a thing or two about diabetes and technology! David is also an avid…Read more »
This is the third in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. This winner brings with her not only great innovation ideas for diabetes devices, but a unique perspective from the Pacific Islander minority community that’s so affected by type 2.
Ivoni Nash, who lives in Utah, tells us what it’s like for those in this minority community, and how diabetes…Read more »
In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for…Read more »
This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a…Read more »
It might be a tad overdramatic to say that this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for, but the news coming out of Sanofi-aventis today is definitely exciting. After five long months since its FDA approval in December, the company has finally announced that their new iBGStar, the FIRST and only meter to work in conjunction with the iPhone and iPod touch, has come to market and is available for purchase.
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