In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for…Read more »
This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a…Read more »
Good in theory, bad in practice… ?
We so totally would have gone with that last idea for bacon-flavored glucose tablets! Surely would have been a winner ’round here!
Thanks to guest cartoonist Terry Keelan, a member of Insulindependence, for his quirky suggestions. We <3 quirky,Terry.…
Got diabetes? Or taking care of someone with diabetes on a daily basis? How many times have you grumbled under your breath, “if I only had _______” or “if these medical companies only understood _______”?
Now is your chance to speak out!!
This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the change you’d like to see in the Diabetes World, so to speak.
I hope Wendy from Candy Hearts blog won’t mind me quoting her here.…
Got opinions about current diabetes devices & treatments and how they could be improved? Of course you do!
There are just twelve days left to enter our epic Diabetes Patient Voices Contest — a one-of-kind opportunity for 10* well-spoken patient advocates to meet with decision-makers in Pharma, technology, design, health gaming and other relevant fields to talk about what works for us and what doesn’t. Who knows better than we, the patients, what we need…