It’s sad, but true: these days, Europe usually sees new diabetes technology before the U.S. With that in mind, Kelly Close and her team at the highly respected diabetes consultancy Close Concerns have put together a thorough round-up of some of the latest in diabetes technology, specifically regarding patch pumps, from across the pond. What Europe is up to is a taste of what we will see in America soon (hopefully)… Take it away, Kelly!…Read more »
If there’s one thing we here at the ‘Mine can get behind, it’s innovation in diabetes technology. After all, Amy did launch the DiabetesMine Design Challenge four years ago after her popular Open Letter to Steve Jobs post was published. So that’s why we were excited to see that this month’s DSMA Blog Carnival challenge is all about diabetes technology, especially after spending weeks looking at all the wonderful submissions to this year’s contest. We…Read more »
We’ve had the privilege of featuring several folks in the global D-community over the past few months, and we’re really excited to bring you this latest edition from Serbia.
If you’re like us, you might need to check where Serbia is on a map. Formerly part of Yugoslavia, it’s located in the middle of the Balkans, land-locked and surrounded by nearly a dozen countries, including Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria. Our guest today is Ninoslav, who…
It’s no surprise to our readers that one of the biggest issues with current diabetes management is the lag time of our current fast-acting insulins.
Although light years ahead of what patients had in the past, current fast-acting insulins still aren’t quite up to snuff to handle post-prandial spikes. This is becomes a barrier for developing an Artificial Pancreas, as the insulin can’t respond quickly enough to sensor data in a closed-loop system.
The annual ADA Scientific Sessions conference is always kind of a mind-blower. It brings together 13,000 scientists, physicians, and other health care professionals (and now, bloggers!) from around the world.
This year, there will be hundreds of symposia, 59 special lectures, nearly 378 abstracts presented, and also nearly 2,000 research posters unveiled. Whew!
Thankfully, the ADA helps out bloggers and the media with a summary called “Clues to the News.” Here is our take on…