StripSafely is the ultimate grassroots patient advocacy initiative. Basically, some leaders in the diabetes community got together, created a logo and website, and started shouting from the social media rooftops about a letter-writing campaign calling on authorities to crack down on the accuracy of glucose test strips. In particular, the call is for better “post-market inspection of the accuracy expected” in order to ensure our safety, especially when making insulin dosing decisions based on test…Read more »
Hello PWDs (people with diabetes) everywhere,
We’re excited to announce that we’re gearing up for our 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit event, to take place at Stanford University School of Medicine on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
We would like to include 10 enthusiastic patients, interested in participating and helping to run this influential event.
Those who’ve followed our work will be aware that the Innovation Summit is a unique invitation-only gathering of patient advocates, academics, entrepreneurs,…
Labor, labor, labor. That pretty much sums up life with diabetes, does it not?
On this Labor Day 2012, we’re thinking of all the folks who work so hard every day to improve our lives with diabetes: you know, the device-makers and HC providers and all of those who toil daily to help us PWDs better manage our daily D-Lives.
And so, today we offer an Ode to All Diabetes Workers:
To those who make…Read more »
Our team is in Philadelphia right now at the biggest diabetes event of the year: the annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions conference. We’re soaking up the abundant research and technology news, and will have much to report this coming week!
As a kick-off, please enjoy today’s video interview (below) that I was able to snag with the ADA’s CEO Larry Hausner.
Note that we’ve interviewed him before in a two-part printed series:
Our team will be out of the office tomorrow as we all head to Philadelphia to attend the 72nd annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions conference. We at the ‘Mine are very excited to be covering this event for the 8th year running (!)
For the first time ever, the ADA is all over social media, not only with a twitter feed (@ADA_DiabetesPro), a Facebook page, an iPhone app and a Blackberry/Android app for attendees,…