John Sjolund is the CEO and co-founder of Timesulin, a company that makes a clever digital insulin pen cap that keeps track of your dosing. You may have heard about their launch in Canada on Oct. 1 and Finland in mid-November, but we’re still awaiting word on the timeline for a U.S. launch… Meanwhile, as head of this company and also a person living with type 1 diabetes for over a quarter-century, John is uniquely…Read more »
Those of you who read our weekly Ask D’Mine column know what a skeptic Wil Dubois is. We can’t help loving him for it! He’s also one of our devoted editorial team members, so keep that all in mind as you read his take on the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit that he too attended in Palo Alto, CA, on Nov. 15.
A female pal of mine once told me she’s on an eternal quest for…Read more »
A boatload of preparation went into the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit — not least was compiling the sentiments from our 10 Patient Voices Winners into a brand new video expressing “What Patients Really Want.”
Remember, the three questions we asked you all to consider this year were:
What improved health outcomes in diabetes matter most to you and why?
How do you want diabetes technology to fit into your daily life?
What are your biggest…
Like the rest of the D-community, we’ve been dreaming for a long time about a hands-free way to observe what’s happening with our blood sugars — either non-invasively, without having to even prick our skin, or at least with some kind of “smart watch” viewer that allows us to see our BG levels with just a flick of the wrist.
But from the untimely death of the early GlucoWatch and Glucoband to the unclear possibilities…
Imagine being able to see where your blood sugar currently stands and where it’s going, just by tilting your head and whispering a few words — instead of drawing blood or even fumbling with a transmitter picking up signals from a sensor stuck to your skin.
That day could be closer than we think, if some University of California San Diego researchers have anything to say about it, and their vision becomes a reality.