I think I mentioned that I had an endo appointment earlier this month. I was excited to tout my latest A1c (5.9!) and show her my newest diabetes toy, the OmniPod’s new color PDM. As usual, I left work and the kids in a huge rush and drove to the clinic all concerned about keeping good time. So you can imagine how irritated I was when I realized at some point that I’d been sitting…Read more »
It’s Sunday morning, and as predicted, my feet hurt already. Been so busy running around the halls of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center here in New Orleans, meeting D-folk and soaking up as much info as possible, that I haven’t had much time to post yet. Been twittering intermittently, though. Catch up my updates there.
For the big news, see the myriad MSM headlines about the RECORD study results, a controversial trial showing that…
More contest entries worth featuring… these ideas stood out as incredibly creative. So creative, in fact, that the judges struggled with rating them, either due to uncertainty whether they’d be implementable any time in the foreseeable future, or the fact that the target audience may be a small slice of the D-world. Still, as we noted, lots of great ideas from some very visionary people:
Diabetic Data Cloud
- the notion that our digital…
Once again, I’ve returned from the gym to discover major diabetes announcements in my inbox. Why do these things invariably hit the wire while I’m off spinning?
Anyhoo, two pieces of big diabetes device news today:
* Bayer today has announced release of the new and improved A1c Now SelfCheck home testing kit, the technology it acquired from Metrika back in 2006. You get 2 test kits for $29.99, each of which provides at-home results…
A huge congratulations and thank you to all who participated in this open innovation contest! This is truly “crowdsourcing” at its best — asking the community for its brightest ideas on how to improve life with diabetes.
At final toll, we received over 150 entries from participants describing themselves as:
Students – in Design, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, and Business
Electronic and computer engineers