I may not be a 13-year-old girl, but I’ll confess: it may have seemed that way if you saw the range of emotions that came over me while reading a new diabetes book by a young type 1 from Minnesota.
From laughing to crying, I was all over the place. In the end I couldn’t be happier to have read — and to recommend that the Diabetes Community check out — the first-ever book by…
All Edward Fieder needs is a camera to tell eloquent stories of myriad lives with diabetes.
A fellow type 1 himself diagnosed almost 16 years ago, the 26-year old Alabama native uses his photography and graphic design skills to inform and inspire others through his collective work, called The Faces of Diabetes.
His website, launched Jan. 1, sprung from a successful crowdfunding campaign late last year that raised $5,526. It’s now a channel for him…
This Week in Diabetes Innovation:
• Tidepool receives official non-profit status, along with a matching grant to continue #WeAreNotWaiting efforts on diabetes data.
• Huge move from FDA on 6/20/14: Encouraging Medical Device Data System Innovation by “down-classifying” regulation.
• Brand new Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT) to “further the use and development of tech & medical devices.” Dexcom is premiere partner.
• A cool, interactive platform: new Trello Development Board for the #WeAreNotWaiting…
You may have seen the hashtag #WeAreNotWaiting on Twitter and wondered what it stood for. It’s a grassroots push for Diabetes Innovation Now. And we’re thrilled to be part of it!
Read all about it right here:
What does it mean?
It’s the rally cry of folks in the diabetes community who are taking matters into their own hands; they’re developing platforms and apps and cloud-based solutions, and reverse-engineering existing products when needed in…