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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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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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Health 2.0 London Nov. 10-12th take aways

Health 2.0 London Nov. 10-12th take aways It has been a few weeks since I was in London at the Health 2.0 event, meant to write this earlier, but life has been busy. On the positive side, this has given

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Survey on diabetes Apps

Survey on diabetes Apps, We need your help for a pilot study!   In conjunction with the Open University department of HCI, we are researching the use of diabetes apps. If you currently use, or have at any time tried a diabetes

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Abbott Freestyle Libre CGM: 2 week trial session

Abbott Freestyle Libre CGM: 2 week trial session                                       First Impressions: Wearing the Libre sensor definitely changed my relationship with my blood

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Freestyle Libre CGM arrives!

Freestyle Libre arrives! Day 1 Sept. 16 Well today was a big day for me, I just started wearing a CGM, the newly on the market Freestyle Libre. This device offers several improvements over the current champion the Dexcom 4.

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Apple watch and diabetes… what now?

Apple Watch and diabetes, what now…? I assume I was not alone in watching the much hyped and excellently orchestrated Tim embodies Steve presentation yesterday. So leaving all the cult of consumption issues aside, what is the potential real added value

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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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