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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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Empowerment and Self-Management of Diabetes, Funnell and Anderson

Empowerment and Self-Management of Diabetes Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, and Robert M. Anderson, EdD Just came across this great article from 2004, From a patient perspective, this should be mandatory reading for every doctor working in diabetes. Amazing

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Ubicomp 2016 workshop on user-centered mHealth

For those of you interested in ubiquitous computing and healthcare: we want to hear from you! This 1-day workshop will bring together researchers, developers, designers, data scientists, medical professionals, and those with a keen interest in living better with chronic

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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: Best, Dmitri p.s. There’s an Apple Watch

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DIY Health CHI 2016 Workshop!

“In conjunction with CHI 2016 in May 2016 in San Jose, California, a workshop will be held to discuss the rapidly growing DIY Health and Wellbeing domain. Maker and hacker culture has driven advances in diabetes technology and the development of other bespoke assistive technologies. There

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Diabetes Mine Profile

Question and answer session with the fine folks at Diabetes Mine. Looking forward in a big way to meeting everyone at Stanford in November!

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Type 1 diabetics in Berlin needed!

Type 1 diabetics urgently needed in Berlin needed for an in-person  academic study. Study will take about an hour, no pain involved. Would be an enormous help if you or someone you know is interested. Please email if you

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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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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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