I love my iPhone (not necessarily the coverage, but definitely the phone) and I hate logging my glucose data, so I’m always on the lookout for new iPhone apps to help me manage my diabetes. I figure, if I always have my phone close by, surely that will make it easier to stay on top of logging? So when Amy pinged me to have a closer look at a new app called LogFrog, I thought,…Read more »
It is with great pride and pleasure that we announce today the formal opening of the 2011 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge, an online competition to encourage creative new tools for improving life with diabetes!
This is our third exciting year having the chance to reward innovation:
Do you have an idea for an innovative new diabetes device or web application? The DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge is your chance to win big, and potentially help transform life with…
Are you ready, PWDs? I hope you have your calendar marked for this Sunday, Nov. 14: World Diabetes Day 2010.
What to do to help the cause? There are plenty of campaigns to get behind this month, but here are my Top 4 suggestions:
* Find out what’s happening in your city/ state / town and be part of it this Sunday!
To do this, you can:
Browse the International Diabetes Federation’s calendar of 300+…Read more »
Say hello to November: National Diabetes Awareness Month. There are loads of awareness campaigns going on this month, beginning with the list of exciting stuff I previewed recently here. World Diabetes Day is of course smack in the middle of the month on Nov. 14, and here in San Francisco, we’ll be lighting up the Metreon Building and kicking off the fun new fitness program, Dance Out Diabetes.
What I want to talk to you…
Who’s tried Abbott’s new FreeStyle test strips with their fancy new “ZipWik” technology? These are the ones with the Butterfly on them, and the new tapered ends that poke out for much-improved blood uptake. I wrote about them when they were first introduced in this Test Strip News post.
Trouble is, now that they’re being shipped out to customers, nobody’s sure whether they’re compatible with the built-in meter on the OmniPod.
A bunch of people…