Interested in attending the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University on full scholarship*?
You have one month to apply!
Today we’re proud to announce our 2014 Patient Voices Contest – an annual scholarship program in which we seek 10 activated patients who wish to attend and participate in our DiabetesMine Innovation Summit held each fall at Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA.
Our winners act as “delegates” for the patient…
This month the Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is taking a personal look how technology and its outputs affect our D-lives.
It refers to the #WeAreNotWaiting campaign, a D-Community push for diabetes innovation now.
It’s a grassroots initiative calling for diabetes data and device interoperability — so that we PWDs have full access to our own data, can share it as we like, and can use on whatever apps or platforms we choose…Read more »
Nothing is perfect. That can certainly be said for the comprehensive front-page article the New York Times ran this Saturday, April 5, on the high cost of new type 1 diabetes tools. While the story was one of the best we’ve seen in describing the challenges of insulin dependence and the huge cost barriers that exist for patients in our convoluted American healthcare system, some felt that it actually disses innovation in diabetes tools –…Read more »
Welcome back to our Diabetes Partner Follies series, in which the partners of people with diabetes (“Type 3′s” or “Type Awesomes” as some call them) share experiences of living with diabetes from their point of view.
Today, the lovely wife of type 1 entrepreneur John Sjölund recounts their story of “boy meets girl,” with a few interesting international twists!
A Guest Post by Susan Sjölund
Once upon a time…
Eight years ago I was living…
You may have seen the hashtag #WeAreNotWaiting on Twitter and wondered what it stood for. It’s a grassroots push for Diabetes Innovation Now. And we’re thrilled to be part of it!
Read all about it right here:
What does it mean?
It’s the rally cry of folks in the diabetes community who are taking matters into their own hands; they’re developing platforms and apps and cloud-based solutions, and reverse-engineering existing products when needed in…