Monthly Archives: June 2014

HIT for Problem-Solving in Diabetes Management

HIT for Problem-Solving in Diabetes Management http://diabetesdetective.com/modd/                   Zwoisaint M-C sent me a link to an interesting study coming out of Columbia University and Georgia Tech. An impressive lineup of researchers are

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Diabetes needs Elon Musk’s way of thinking.

Diabetes needs Elon Musk’s way of  thinking.               I find Elon Musk to be very inspiring.  What I really respect is his interest in paradigm shifting concepts. If you are a tech freak, you probably read

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The potential of Google Glass for Diabetics?

The potential of Google Glass for Diabetics? Today at the Factory opening in Berlin, got to meet Thad Starner, technical lead on the Glass project. He graciously spent a few minutes with me discussing the potential role of Glass in assisting diabetics. Thad has obviously

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Sugar Surfing

Sugar Surfing, the book. Kevin McMahon wrote asking me to let people know about a new book by Stephen Ponder M.D.. They are currently crowdfunding a book on how to optimize the usage of CGM systems and how to increase your ability

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The Current Status of mHealth for Diabetes

The Current Status of mHealth for Diabetes: Will It Be the Next Big Thing? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3869144/ David C. Klonoff, M.D., FACP, Fellow AIMBE This paper hits on all the main issues. If you want a good overview of mHealth and diabetes,

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Open Standards

Open Standards: diabetics should be able to freely connect devices!                 I just got a letter from Ramsey A.,  who sent me a link to the Open Mobile Health Exchange page. This got me

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Diabetes and Digital Tech Meetup May 21, 2014

Diabetes and Digital Tech Meetup May 21, 2014 Data Security and Ethics for Diabetes software developers Thanks to the featured speakers and all participants for the discussion: Dr. Christian Krey Dr. Markus Bentrup http://www.emperra.com Tobias Neisecke http://www.medizin-und-neue-medien.de Heiner Willems http://www.george-willems.de

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Diabetes Letters from the Developing World

-Diabetes Letters from the Developing World I got this letter the other day from Jon, who is in a small village in the Dominican Republic. “Yesterday we had a Skype nconsultation with a 20 year old girl here in (name

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