Finding new and innovative ways to log our diabetes info is all the rage these days. While some companies are manufacturing new gadgets to help us log and track blood sugar readings, medication doses, carb counts and more, many new apps have been created by PWDs (people with diabetes) who live with the overflow of numbers everyday. In fact, these awesome D-entrepreneurs were the inspiration for our recurring Small But Mighty series on grassroots solutions…Read more »
Who doesn’t sometimes need help navigating life with diabetes? That’s why we offer Ask D’Mine, our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, he takes a look at the federal government’s involvement in approving test strip prescriptions, and — being an expert continuous glucose monitor user and book author on the topic — Wil gives some advice on what sometimes happens when a GCM transmitter stops working. Go…Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had a chance to test drive one of the newest glucose meters to hit the market — the Telcare BGM 3G, the first wirelessly-enabled glucose meter, from the Bethesda-based company of the same name (which we introduced here). Telcare made their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, and was a semi-finalist in the “Last Gadget Standing” competition, alongside some very cool new technologies from mainstream consumer…Read more »
If there’s one thing harder than raising a teen, it’s raising a teen with diabetes! Korey Hood is a family clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic, and as a type 1 diabetic himself since he was 19, he has counseled many families through his practice and also through serving as faculty member at the Children with Diabetes conferences.
Korey is also the author of the new book, Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your…