Neal Kaufman is not only the husband of famed endocrinologist and Medtronic exec Fran Kaufman; he’s also a diabetes guru of sorts in his own right. He’s an experienced clinician and educator who founded a company called DPS Health (Diabetes Prevention Source), that offers an intense coaching program using technology + real-life interventions to help people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes improve their lifestyles. Like us, he’s extremely interested in all sorts of D-technologies…Read more »
Anyone else think this when realizing it was time to “spring forward” with the start of Daylight Savings Time once again?
Yup, it was time to bump the clocks forward an hour again this Sunday morning at 2 a.m., along with adjusting all our glucose meters, insulin pumps and CGM settings! As always, we appreciate the humor of our time-conscious cartoonist Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California who…
Almost two years after getting regulatory OK to sell a new partially-disposable insulin pump in the U.S., a California company has changed the name of its product just before it hits the market in April.
The Asante Pearl will now be known as the Asante Snap, a pretty spot-on name since it’s not only short and snappy (pun intended!) but also accurately describes the design concept of this new “click-and-connect” insulin pump!
Yes, it pops…Read more »
Barring a miracle, there probably won’t be a cure within the next 10 years. So we know that managing our diabetes well is the only option if we want to live a long and healthy life.
This is the premise behind CDE and author Gary Scheiner’s latest work, Until There’s A Cure: The Latest and Greatest in Diabetes Self-Care. While his previous book, Think Like a Pancreas, was strictly geared toward those on insulin, his…
With all the dueling software formats for blood sugar data, ever feel this way?
YES! We sure do. Our perennial question to D-device and software makers is why this data is made so complicated. Thanks for the visual to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished worldwide cartoonist and all-around mega-talented guy.