It’s incredible to hear about the myriad of creative ways in which people are expressing themselves about diabetes and calling attention to this illness lately, both online and off-line. Just a few short years ago, when I was diagnosed, it seemed the Big Advocacy Organizations were the only games in town. Now, individuals all over the country — and the world — are doing everything from running online auctions to selling lip-gloss to designing merit…Read more »
Today, just a sampling of some of the interesting stuff presented at last week’s Diabetes Technology Society meeting, that will be out on the market in … um… some years from now (?):
IN-105 Oral Insulin for Type 2 diabetes – Biocon Limited, apparently India’s premier biotechnology company, has been developing oral insulin tablets for some years now. Positive research results were announced last year. And they’re not just for basal use, either. Studies confirmed…Read more »
The Diabetes Technology Society held its annual meeting last Thursday through Saturday, which always takes place just about a mile and a half from my house. But guess what? This was the very first year that I found myself on the inside of this exclusive event, participating in a panel (the very last panel of the 3-day event) on “technologies to drive patient adherence.”
The term “adherence” made me bristle, too, because it sounds like…
In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, I’m trying to re-examine perspectives on this illness from all different angles. I ran this across this post at the Mayo Clinic blog reminding me of how difficult a new diagnosis can be on family members. And yet, for adults newly diagnosed with diabetes, so many family members are NOT particularly helpful.
It seemed a great time to revisit the following guest post from 2006, which illustrates family…
Hope you all had a fun Halloween weekend. Somehow the conclusion of that sugar-fest seems a great segue into National Diabetes Awareness Month, no? And the countdown begins to World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, 2009.
Where to begin describing all the activities planned around the web and around the world to “bring diabetes to light” this month…?
Let’s start with the most fun campaign, the brainchild of Manny Hernandez of TuDiabetes, called the THE…Read more »