Monthly Archives: May 2014

Letters from diabetics

Letters from diabetics Larry H. recently wrote me: “I have received my Pendiq Digital Insulin Pen but have not used it yet, as I have to get my doctor to prescribe the Humalog cartridges for me.  I have been using

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CGM systems and data visualization

CGM systems and data visualization Since I have started using the iBGStar and the app, I am seeing a fuller picture of my readings. One of the main things I see is how periods of many low blood sugars can

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REACTION:EU sponsored mHealth system for diabetes

REACTION:EU sponsored mHealth system for diabetes if anyone has experience with this system please let me know. Sound like a well thought out convergent approach, with strong aspect of usability. https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/technology-supports-diabetic-patients-and-their-doctors thanks to Tobias  for sending it my way. dmitri katz

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Affordable glucose testing

Affordable glucose testing on the way! Students at Clemson have developed a way that people can print their own blood strips with an affordable epson printer at a greatly reduced price.  And they are claiming that the accuracy is comparable

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Progressions Global Life Sciences Report 2012

Progressions Global Life Sciences Report 2012 The third place health care everywhere Came across this report  on a Health 2.0 Blog. A good overview of some of the changes in health care coming up, though lots of marketing speak. At the very

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iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter

iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter just arrived. My insurance wouldn’t cover this meter, so big thanks to member Marcel who sent me his extra. First impressions: I really like not having to write down my readings, it shouldn’t be a big

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Dr. Christian Krey will be joining us at the Berlin Diabetes and Technology Meet-up

I am really excited that Dr. Christian Krey will be joining us at the Berlin Diabetes and Technology Meet-up on Wed. 21st, May. He is the CEO of Emperra, which has developed  the ESYSTA system, which is a very interesting convergent tele-monitoring

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Berlin Diabetes and digital Technology Meetup, Wed. May 21, Berlin

Berlin Diabetes and digital Technology Meetup, Wed. May 21, Berlin http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-Diabetes-and-digital-Technology/ We will be having our second Meetup next week. The discussion will be on Data security and Ethics for diabetes software developers. Developing mHealth applications brings involves many issues

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mHealth Summit Berlin 2014 takeaways

mHealth Summit Berlin 2014 takeaways attended the mHealth Summit last week, which was dare I say, a great experience. We are on the cusp of a major movement. My only real complaint was there were usually two speakers at the

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Crowdsourced health research studies (Swan, 2012)

Crowdsourced health research studies: an important emerging complement to clinical trials in the public health research ecosystem. This paper looks at the role of crowdsourcing research as a potentially valuable addition to more traditional scientific methods. While some of the

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