David Weingard, a 48-year-old type 1 PWD from New York, is known in the D-community as the founder and CEO of Fit4D, a popular organization that brings together PWDs with CDEs, nutritionists and fitness coaches to help patients live healthier with diabetes. Fit4D uses virtual coaching, phone calls and videos to bring education to patients where they need it, so David knows a thing or two about diabetes and technology! David is also an avid…Read more »
In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for the challenge.…Read more »
This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a medical school grad,…Read more »
Hello Dear Readers and Empowered Patients Everywhere,
Today we are pleased to announce the WINNERS of our 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, a campaign to identify 10 articulate patients who can represent the Diabetes Community in our ongoing push for innovation to improve the lives of people with diabetes (PWDs) everywhere.
We asked folks to submit brief videos talking about their lives with diabetes and what they feel are the biggest unmet needs. We were…
Got diabetes? Or taking care of someone with diabetes on a daily basis? How many times have you grumbled under your breath, “if I only had _______” or “if these medical companies only understood _______”?
Now is your chance to speak out!!
This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the change you’d like to see in the Diabetes World, so to speak.
I hope Wendy from Candy Hearts blog won’t mind me quoting her here.…