I’ve just started on the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor myself, and a few weeks in I am absolutely loving the accuracy and sense of security it’s giving me at all hours of the day. It’s already provided early notice of a few low blood sugars, especially during the overnight hours that are the biggest worry for me when it comes to hypos. Honestly, the thought of not waking up is one of my biggest…Read more »
At the AADE 2013 Conference in Philly, I was thrilled to meet Molly McElwee Malloy, a CDE and clinical nurse trial coordinator at the Center for Diabetes Technology at the University of Virginia School Of Medicine. She’s a type 1 herself who works with the famous Dr. Boris Kovatchev running cutting-edge Artificial Pancreas trials. They even have a “research house” with four bedrooms where patients can sleep for overnight studies.
Molly told me about how…
As you all know, we at the ‘Mine have been pushing for more “Apple-sque” medical devices for more than five years — with Amy’s 2007 “Open Letter to Steve Jobs” going viral and kicking off a national campaign of sorts.
So it came as quite exciting news when we heard reports that Apple is actually finally moving in this direction: exploring the idea of a new Dick Tracy-ish gadget being referred to as the iWatch…
People with Diabetes:
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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…