Hello Dear Readers,
Just a note to update you on our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen — where products designed to improved life with diabetes are evaluated by people who should know how well they hit that mark.
As you hopefully know already, this is a community effort, and we’re looking for PWDs interested in creating 3-5 minute review videos of products they’re familiar with. See this link about becoming a reviewer.
Our latest review is…
Hello Dear Readers,
We hope you have already discovered the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen — our new crowdsourced hub for video reviews of diabetes products, launched on Monday.
Essentially, we at the ‘Mine believe that people with diabetes are at a disadvantage as consumers – after all, where can we patients post and explore user reviews of products aimed at our chronic disease care, like other consumers can do for any variety of products?
We aim to…
Today is a great day, both for us at the ‘Mine, and for all of you, we hope!
Say hello to the DiabetesMine™ Test Kitchen, the first-ever video product review hub created specifically by and for people whose lives are affected by diabetes.
We’re inviting this community (anyone living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or parents of diabetic children) to submit 3-5 minute candid video reviews of products designed to improve our lives…
Too bad we’re no longer conducting the DiabetesMine Design Challenge product design contest — ’cause it seems that a whole new generation of young designers is now tackling diabetes tools with their minds wide open, which we love.
One example of these super-creative efforts to simplify diabetes devices is the so-called “Diabetes Kit for Kids” created by Dutch design student Melchior van Voorden.
Admittedly, the name could use some spice. “Kit” is awfully generic and…
Every. Single. Blood sugar check.
We’re supposed to clean our fingers before each one, but let’s be honest — that’s not the norm for most of us PWDs (people with diabetes).
And you might be surprised to learn that some experts say using an alcohol wipe to disinfect fingers before testing can actually skew our readings. So we patients ought to be looking very closely at effective ways to clean our hands that won’t throw…Read more »