People with Diabetes:
Got strong opinions about diabetes tools & treatments you wanna share with decision-makers?
Interested in being flown out to beautiful Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, to act as a patient advocate?
You came to the right place!
You have until the end of day today, July 26, to enter our 2013 DiabetesMine PATIENT VOICES SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST!
That’s right, we’re looking for 10 passionate PWDs (people with diabetes) or caregivers to receive…
People with Diabetes:
When it comes to connecting diabetes devices and assuring that they can “talk to each other,” the small but mighty startup Glooko is making surprising progress. But it’s doing so with what is essentially a clever workaround — the first and only plug-in cable between popular glucose meter models and the iPhone/iPod, which debuted in November 2011.
Touting the motto “free your data” (sorely needed!), Palo Alto, CA-based Glooko has been busy on Amazon.com selling…
I have some bittersweet news to share with you: today is my last day as Assistant Editor at DiabetesMine.
What could possess me to leave such a great position at an amazing diabetes blog? Well, I’m heading back to school to become a Certified Diabetes Educator!
This has actually been something that’s been brewing inside me since I was in high school. I remember first mentioning the idea of being a diabetes educator to…
People with diabetes are living longer and healthier lives than ever. The life expectancy for PWDs has dramatically increased through the years (yay!), but that doesn’t mean that diabetes gets any easier. In fact, as the well-respected endocrinologist and person with diabetes (PWD) himself Dr. Irl Hirsch put it at a conference earlier this year: we’re seeing more “geriatric PWDs” these days and that presents a new host of issues that endocrinologists and patients traditionally…Read more »
A slightly bigger theme than usual at the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions this year was behavioral change for people with diabetes. As in, motivating us to embrace and maintain good behaviors that positively affect and change our diabetes management.
(Pause… before I break out in laughter!)
Isn’t that the story of most of our lives with diabetes: how to get motivated and stay on top of our D-Management? And if we long-timers can’t figure…