Events We’re Attending…

The DiabetesMine team travels around the country attending and speaking at diabetes and health conferences, briefings and meet-ups. If you are also attending one of these events, we would love to meet you!



January 9-11: Our team was waylaid, but we did our best to “virtually cover” the 3rd annual Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum in Northern California.

February 10-13: Amy spoke on a panel at Medtech World West in Anaheim, CA — topic was the patient perspective on comfort and aesthetics of medical devices that must be worn every day.

March 30: Amy delivered the lunchtime keynote talk at the Carb DM mother-daughter diabetes weekend in Dublin, CA.

April 11: American Journal of Managed Care meeting on “Patient-Centered Diabetes Care: Putting Theory Into Practice” in New Jersey. Amy participated in one panel about ways to improve “adherence,” and overcome disparities to enable better access to care, and a second panel about “the role of payers in diabetes care.”

May 19: Amy presented in the 2014 DigiHealth Pulse Virtual conference, on advances in digital health solutions.

May 29: Amy presented in Stanford University’s Design for Health class, run by Drs. Larry Chu and Kyra Bobinet.

June 13-17: ADA 74th Scientific Sessions were held in Amy’s backyard in San Francisco, CA, for 2014; we were all over the big diabetes conference with “the latest and greatest” in all things diabetes for the medical and scientific community.

June 13: We hosted our Summer DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event at a venue just blocks from San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

August 6-9: The AADE annual conference was held in Orlando, FL. Our correspondent Wil Dubois was in attendance, covering the action for our readers.

Sept. 5-7: Amy was excited to be part of MedX Stanford 2014, “a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and emerging technologies.”

Oct. 1: Amy participated in a panel on “Mobile Health Applications” at Stanford University’s Biodesign for Mobile Health program.

Oct. 29: Amy spoke in a Stanford University course on Medical Device Design, addressing “The Patient Perspective.”

Nov. 5: The Diabetes Technology Society held a Payers’ Meeting in Bethesda, MD, to discuss their new after-market surveillance program; Amy presented alongside other advocates on “Patient Perspectives.”

Nov. 20: We hosted the Fall 2014 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event in Palo Alto, CA — a half-day gathering of key innovators creating applications and platforms that leverage diabetes data to produce healthier outcomes. #WeAreNotWaiting

Nov. 21: We hosted the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine; see our Advisory Board here. And see our event coverage here!

DM Summit Logo 2014



March 23, 2013: TCOYD conference in Santa Clara, CA. Amy was involved in the new Type 1 Track!

April 13, 2013: Amy was a judge in the Health Technology Forum Code-a-Thon in San Francisco, CA, where developers, patients, clinical providers, artists and designers will compete to create the most useful health product.

April 19, 2013: Health Technology Forum innovations for the underserved event at UC San Francisco. Amy participated in the Patient Engagement panel.

April 29-30, 2013: Lilly Diabetes Bloggers Summit in Indianapolis, IN. Mike was one of many diabetes advocates attending and covering this second annual event at the company’s headquarters.

May 3-5, 2013: The Diabetes Sisters Weekend for Women conference in Raleigh, NC. Amy presented on Diabetes Technology, and also appeared at one of 5 downtown Raleigh restaurants on Saturday night as part of the Sisters’ new “Night on the Town” program.

May 18, 2013: The 6th annual JDRF Today and Tomorrow Conference in the suburbs of Detroit, MI. Held by the Southeast Michigan chapter. Mike attended and gave a presentation about the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).

May 21, 2013: The first-ever Diabetes Hope Conference was held online, gathering a number of D-bloggers and advocates along with medical experts, to discuss diabetes complications, and how we can share stories in the online community without feeling discouraged or losing hope.

June 21-25, 2013: The American Diabetes Association’s 73nd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL. The ‘Mine team was there, covering the action!

July 9-14, 2013: The international Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Mike was on hand to participate in new tracks for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes, and cover the conference (along with his wife, Suzi!).

Aug. 7-10, 2013: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Amy helped run a program to train diabetes educators in understanding and engaging with social media, and others from the ‘Mine team were there to cover the conference!

Sept. 8-10, 2013: Mayo Transform symposium at the legendary Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Amy participated in a feature panel on Healthcare Design.

Sept. 27-29, 2013: MedicineX at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. Amy is a member of the event advisory board. See our guest report on all the action.

Oct. 3-5, 2013: Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes + Innovation 2013 conference in Washington, D.C. Amy took part in a panel on the value of social media for patients, and she’s been invited to become a member of the Advisory Board for this event as well.

Nov. 15, 2013: We hosted the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University.



June 8-11, 2012: The American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Scientific Sessions Philadelphia, PA. Amy, Mike + Allison were all there!

July 4-8, 2012: The international Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, FL. Allison was on hand to participate and cover the conference.

July 13, 2012: Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana’s Ice Cream Social on the Circle in Indianapolis. Mike is a DYFI board member and was there scooping ice cream and volunteering his time.

July 29-31, 2012: Roche Diagnostics Social Media Summit in Indianapolis. Mike attended and covered this summit in his hometown.

Aug. 1-4, 2012: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN. Amy spoke in a session on “Using Social Media to Power Your Practice,” while Mike & Allison covered the action.

Sept. 23-25, 2012: Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes + Innovation 2012 event in Boston, MA. Amy participated in a panel on “App Support for Diabetes Self-Management.”

Sept. 28-30, 2012: MedicineX at Stanford University. Amy moderated a panel on the theme of the “Networked Patient,” and Mike was there covering all the e-Patient action.

Nov. 8-10, 2012: Diabetes Technology Society Meeting in Bethesda, MD. Amy presented on the topic “Using Social Media to Increase Awareness / Adoption of Diabetes Technology.”

Nov. 14-17, 2012: Global Diabetes Summit at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Mike was present to report on all the latest research news.

Nov. 16, 2012: Our very own DiabetesMine Innovation Summit took place at Stanford University Medical School. Read the FDA’s response post here.


→ See also, event updates on our twitter feed.