In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for…Read more »
This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a…Read more »
Hello Dear Readers and Empowered Patients Everywhere,
Today we are pleased to announce the WINNERS of our 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, a campaign to identify 10 articulate patients who can represent the Diabetes Community in our ongoing push for innovation to improve the lives of people with diabetes (PWDs) everywhere.
We asked folks to submit brief videos talking about their lives with diabetes and what they feel are the biggest unmet needs. We were…
Good in theory, bad in practice… ?
We so totally would have gone with that last idea for bacon-flavored glucose tablets! Surely would have been a winner ’round here!
Thanks to guest cartoonist Terry Keelan, a member of Insulindependence, for his quirky suggestions. We <3 quirky,Terry.…
No one denies the new t:slim insulin pump by Tandem looks really cool. It does.
But if you’re just getting your feet wet with insulin pumping, or prone to experiencing buyer’s remorse, then this Apple’esque pump may not be the best choice for you.
Once you get past the headlines touting the flashiness of this new 21st century-friendly pump (everyone being smitten with this device because it looks like a small iPhone with color touchscreen…