In January, I met with Dr. Ed Damiano, one of the co-investigators at Boston University studying the artificial pancreas trials in humans. At the end of our conversation, he invited me to come up to Boston to check out one of the experiments. The artificial pancreas project has always been something I’ve been a little skeptical of, especially since I haven’t had the best experience with the continuous glucose monitor. However, the more I hear…Read more »
We are now two weeks into the 2011 DiabetesMine Design Challenge — our annual diabetes/medical device design innovation competition that has sparked national attention — and it’s time to get to know this year’s Expert Judges. We’ve got a few new faces, along with some returning favorites.
From a design student at Northwestern University, to a winner of the 2009 DiabetesMine Design Challenge, to a product manager of insulin pumps at Medtronic, Samantha Katz has…
Today is annual Diabetes Alert Day — an important day, I suppose, for finding all those “hidden” type 2 diabetics out there who don’t yet know they have it — but for us already living with diabetes, a somewhat enigmatic campaign. Also, for those of us concerned with type 1 diabetes, today seems like an excellent day to do some advocating on the symptoms and risk factors for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes,…Read more »
In a new angle on a diabetes book (or is it?) longtime type 1 PWD and registered nurse Rita Girouard Mertig has published a new guide-to-living-with-D book called, “What Nurses Know… Diabetes: the Answers You Need from the People You Trust.” Somehow the publisher found me and sent me a review copy – surprising in this case because this author seems to be oblivious to the patient/online community. But I’ll get to that in a…Read more »
Welcome to the premiere edition of the DiabetesMine Sunday Funnies, featuring the work of fantastic D-artist Haidee Merritt (and occasionally some other stuff). Read about our full new Weekend Edition here.
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