Last year, the DiabetesMine Design Challenge was just getting off the ground but we had some amazing contributions! The winner of the Grand Prize was Ethan Mullis, a 25-year-old graphic and UI designer at Gnoso Inc. who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in eighth grade. His submission was Log for Life, “an online logbook for glucose, medication, carb intake, doctor’s instructions and more, that will interface with any cell phone via instant messaging (IM)…Read more »
Welcome to Part 2 of my talk with award-winning journalist and Type 1 diabetic Dan Hurley, whose new “epic book” Diabetes Rising is due out soon. In case you missed it, read Part 1 of the interview here. Today, Dan talks about achieving the impossible — an artificial pancreas that works, and a diabetes community that will band together to demand faster, better treatment advances.
DiabetesMine) While working on this book, what did you…Read more »
Apropos to last week’s post on Testing Driving Insulin, I was thinking about the ‘older’ versions — and discovered a reader letter I received back in February of 2006. It seems just as timely today, considering that research supported the case for continuing to offer patients the option of animal insulin:
“In our systematic review we could not identify substantial differences in the safety and efficacy between insulin species. Many important patient-oriented outcomes like health-related…
Dan Hurley is a journalist and science writer who contributes regularly to the New York Times. He’s also written for the Medical Tribune and Psychology Today. And he’s one of us PWDs. His new book, Diabetes Rising, is an exposé on the academic world of diabetes, coming out January. Have a look at last week’s ‘Sneak Preview’ of the book.
When I talked with Dan recently, he had so much good stuff to share that…
Scott Johnson is one of my favorite fellow diabetes bloggers. Always has been. This post will show you why.
A Guest Post by Scott K. Johnson, of Scott’s Diabetes Journal
Amy’s guest post from Dr. Anne Peters last Thursday on “How to be a Good Diabetes Patient” sure ruffled some feathers. I wanted to take a stab at the other side of the story: How to be a good endo, from a patient’s point…Read more »