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 »
Those of you who read our weekly Ask D’Mine column know what a skeptic Wil Dubois is. We can’t help loving him for it! He’s also one of our devoted editorial team members, so keep that all in mind as you read his take on the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit that he too attended in Palo Alto, CA, on Nov. 15.
A female pal of mine once told me she’s on an eternal quest for…Read more »
Today we’re at Stanford School of Medicine conducting the 2013 DiabetesMine™ Innovation Summit – a gathering of key stakeholders in which patients act as catalysts for change.
We’re excited to share with you all the results of our patient-views-on-diabetes-tech survey, being unveiled at the Summit today. Here’s the scoop:
The DiabetesMine™ 2013 Patient Voices Survey has found that according to patients, the factors that would most improve their quality of life are not being sufficiently…
Wait, this is the quick-start guide… ?!
Yup, large-scale health care reforms are on the way and will have a major impact on people with diabetes; exactly how is yet to be determined. Luckily, groups like the ADA are creating some good resources to help us understand.
As always, thanks to the ever-talented Jerry King who knows how to slap some humor onto any topic, no matter how serious
Need help navigating life with diabetes? Well, here’s your chance to Ask D’Mine! This is our weekly Dear Abby-styled Q&A column, tackling whatever questions you in the diabetes community might be itching to ask. The column is hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois, who works professionally running the diabetes education program for a rural non-profit clinic in New Mexico.
This week, Wil offers some thoughts on glucose meter options for those…