People with Diabetes:
Got strong opinions about diabetes tools & treatments you wanna share with decision-makers?
Interested in being flown out to beautiful Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, to act as a patient advocate?
You came to the right place!
You have until the end of day today, July 26, to enter our 2013 DiabetesMine PATIENT VOICES SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST!
That’s right, we’re looking for 10 passionate PWDs (people with diabetes) or caregivers to receive…
People with Diabetes:
Today is all about hearing your voice.
Taking a cue from Chris Snider who blogs over at A Consequence of Hypoglycemia, we are happy to be joining others in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) for a “Check-In Day” today. As Chris proposes:
“I want everyone to comment on every blog post you read. For the lurkers, or for anyone who truly doesn’t have any feedback or comments (which, by the way, is totally okay), a…
If you haven’t yet checked out our 2013 Patient Voices scholarship contest, please do so now! Just as much as giving 10 passionate patient advocates a chance to participate in our 2013 Innovation Summit, this contest is about gathering material that illustrates how we as a patient community feel about diabetes innovations… what we need most and what is missing?
Feel free to be creative in expressing these thoughts: in the form of presentation slides,…
We recently learned about a group of graduate students at the University of Washington who are developing a contact lens capable of delivering insulin sans needle, a product called InsuLenz.
Ah, yet another stab (pun intended) at the non-invasive dream, this time on the insulin delivery front.
As PWDs who’ve been promised this type of technology for a while without any real progress, we’re generally quite skeptical of these types of products. That being said,…
Holy Diabetes Innovations! I am happy to announce that a small group of entrepreneurs and researchers including several parents of kids with type 1 here in San Francisco are tackling the diabetes data dilemma head-on, having just launched a new startup called Tidepool.
A few months ago, a gentleman named Howard Look reached out to me, after hearing about the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit, and seeing our video from the 2012 event calling for D-data standardization…