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ATTD Paris 2017 reflections

ATTD Paris 2017 reflections Smart Insulin pumps Just got back from ATTD in Paris, and am still coming to terms with several days of immersion in the current state of diabetes technology.  The biggest takeaway is that the “Artificial Pancreas,”

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First ‘Artificial Pancreas’ Approved! And why autonomy matters more than ever.

  Today I saw in Google news, in my LinkedIn feed, and all over the net that Medtronic just got the first artificial pancreas (AP), well of course more properly a closed loop system, approved by the FDA. This is

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For mHealth app developers:

Hello everyone, research2guidance in Berlin is conducting their mHealth survey for 2016. If you are involved with developing mHealth apps they want your predictions for the future. Here’s the link you need: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2534920/r2gsam Best, Dmitri p.s. There’s an Apple Watch

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Diabetes Apps: Present and Future

If you are in Berlin, please come and join us on July 13, 2015 ! There will be a few presentations on diabetes apps and related technology, at IXDS in Kreuzberg. Please join us for discussion and brainstorming on the role

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HealthyBeeps.com

HealthyBeeps.com HealthyBeeps is a new site crowd sourcing reviews on  health products. Got approached last month about doing some writing for them. Decided to review the new OneDrop app. Please check it out! http://www.healthybeeps.com/blog/healthy-beeps-blog/post/one-drop-diabetes-user-review   dmitri katz

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DiabetesMine Innovation Summit 2015

DiabetesMine Innovation Summit 2015 Patient Voices Contest DiabetesMine has long been one of my favorite sites for diabetes tech news. Just got the exciting notification that I have been selected to be part of the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit as a

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PACT diabetes apps Challenge

PACT Healthcare diabetes App Challenge Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) is sponsoring a diabetes app challenge in conjunction with Independence Blue Cross and University of Pennsylvania. They are looking for promising new diabetes apps, that address the

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Imperial College Institute of Bio-Engineering: Diabetes research

Imperial College Institute of Biomedical Engineering: Cutting edge diabetes technology research. From left Peter Pesl, Dipl.-Ing(FH), PhD Student Mohamed El-Sharkawy, MSc, PhD Student Pantelis Georgiou, PhD, Lecturer Pau Herrero, PhD, Research Associate   Thanks to Aisling O’Kane for introducing me

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ATTD 2015 POSTER

ATTD 2015 POSTER Failing the challenge: Diabetes apps & long-term daily adoption Here is our poster from the ATTD 2015 conference. It outlines our preliminary research on why many diabetics are not using smartphone apps as part of their daily self-management

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ATTD 2015 Paris

ATTD 2015 Paris at CNIT La Defence A few months ago, I became acquainted with Aisling O’Kane, who is just finishing her PhD at UCL in the UK. She had written a paper on the need to understand how people

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