Here’s a product description for you: an accurate, non-invasive continuous glucose monitor that talks to your iPhone, and will call someone if the CGM alarms and you don’t respond. Sounds like something you might have heard about in our annual DiabetesMine Design Contest, isn’t it? Well, guess again! It’s a product actually under production by the folks at C8 MediSensors, a San Jose-based company. If you’re wondering why you’ve never heard of them, C8 MediSensors…Read more »
When it comes to diabetes, no place is safe. We have featured folks with diabetes from Spain to Germany to Canada and now we’re traveling across the globe to Australia to hear from Simon, a 35-year-old with LADA.
Simon lives in South Australia where he works in antiques, and despite living in the sixth largest country in the world (and an entire continent!), he’s found that the Australian Diabetes Online Community is pretty small compared…
“Mom, you have a new beep!”
— my 13-year-old, apparently discovering my new CGM
I am back on the Dexcom (!), and feeling the truth behind the saying, ‘third time’s a charm.’ I all but swore off continuous glucose monitoring systems more than a year ago after stints trying all three on the market (Dexcom, Medtronic Guardian, Abbott Navigator), in which the discomfort and inconvenience seemed to clearly outweigh the benefits.
But as you…