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:
In exhibit hall displays and conference room conversations at the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions recently, there was a common theme spread throughout many discussions:
We have choices.
Whether it’s the latest gadgets like glucose meters, insulin pumps, or continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), or different types of medications, options exist and we are fortunate enough right now to be able to tailor our D-Lives how we’d like in many respects.
For this month’s Diabetes…
An update from the management:
We have recently spun the DiabetesMine business unit out of Alliance Health Networks, which has owned and operated the site since January 2011. We are once again an independent advocacy organization, and our mission and team remain unchanged. This new structure now gives us more flexibility to enter co-operations with other health social media sites, as well as grant-giving foundations and other non-profit organizations. As a result, we…
The Diabetes Community has been known to grumble about the FDA once or twice before.
OK, fine. We’ve griped A LOT about the federal agency in how it handles diabetes drug and device reviews.
They don’t approve devices fast enough. Why don’t they have more stringent requirements for glucometer accuracy? They aren’t asking the right questions. They aren’t listening to the patient side of the coin enough. What gives?
But finally, they’re making moves to…
Yesterday we published the first half of our comprehensive behind-the-scenes interview with Joslin Diabetes Center CEO John Brooks III — who by the way took part in the 2012 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit.
Today, we continue talking with John, learning more about the legendary center, and digging into all the current ‘hot buttons’ in diabetes innovation and care:
DM) How much of Joslin’s focus is pure research?
JB) About 40% of our total focus is…