Congrats again to the winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next weeks, we’ll be featuring an interview with each of them — all leading up to the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit set for Nov. 21 at Stanford University. That’s our signature invite-only event bringing together patient voices with industry, regulatory, clinical and D-technology leaders. All in the name of fueling innovation, especially in these times of…Read more »
We continue traveling the globe to bring you accounts of living with diabetes in various countries for our Global Diabetes series. This month, we’re happy to introduce a young woman from Romania who’s focusing on striking the best possible balance between diabetes management and her professional life.
Roxana Nasoi is a 24-year-old in Bucharest, Romania, who was diagnosed with type 1 as a young child. Like most 20-somethings (and many others) these days, Roxana is…
Although many people with diabetes tend to think just in terms of our own community, PWDs are actually part of a much larger community of folks with chronic illnesses; we are residents of the “Kingdom of the Sick,” a term coined by cancer patient and writer Susan Sontag. That’s also the title of a new book being released tomorrow, In the Kingdom of the Sick, written by Bostonian and college science writing professor Laurie Edwards.…Read more »