Today I’m hosting a guest post from Peter Smith, Account Manager at Ginger.io. They won Sanofi’s Data Design Diabetes Innovation contest in 2011, and are partnering with Sanofi to bring this interesting technology to more people living with diabetes.

Maybe the best way to explain the concept [...]

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Lots of news to spread today! Buckle up for some bullet points.

Are you near the Washington, D.C. area (Crystal City, VA, specifically)? Come to the CWD Focus on Technology regional conference and expo happening next weekend, February 1-3, 2013. Sebastien Sasseville is the keynote [...]

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I’m a bit overdue for one of these posts, so the list is long.

1/11/13 – Diabetes Blog Weekly Update #16 – at Diabetes Monitor
1/11/13 – After Thoughts: Jonny White & Oliver Brown – at Diabetes Social [...]

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Lee Ann Thill is one of my favorite people around. She is super smart and plugs into the emotional side of life with diabetes with experienced perception.  She’s been wrestling with type 1 diabetes for a long time. She get’s it.

Looking to take her smartness [...]

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I Passed Out

On January 1, 2013 By

December 24, 2012. Christmas Eve day.

I felt blessed to get in a couple hours of basketball, even on a holiday.  We played hard. I had a lot of fun, and wore myself out quickly. Blood sugars were pretty normal for most of the session, with a slight spike as I was finishing.

We got [...]

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But Not For My Head…

On December 29, 2012 By

I recently mentioned using toupee glue to keep my Navigator CGM sensors attached.  With all of the packing and unpacking from our recent move, I found it!  You’re looking at a genuine bottle of “Ultra Hold” toupee glue.  This internet purchase landed my information on at [...]

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Last posts in this series: mySentry Trial: Starting Up & mySentry Trial: Wearing the Sensor

The mySentry device is a remote display station for the Metdronic Paradigm pumps.  Retail price is $3000, and I’m not sure whether people have had [...]

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Diabetes Stole My Day

On December 17, 2012 By

Well, not the whole day.

Just the past five hours.

Do you have any idea how much work I planned on doing in those five hours?

A lot.

Any guesses on how much I actually got done?

Not much.

I’m blaming diabetes.

I was looking forward to a productive afternoon. Then I goofed something [...]

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I’m following Bennet’s lead in spreading some news that we don’t hear enough about.  That news is about companies in the diabetes industry doing the right thing and directing a LOT of resources towards helping people with diabetes.

There were two pieces of news [...]

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You need to test your blood sugar.

It’s the middle of the night.

This is what you see.

You have your testing kit. But now what?

You need to get a test strip. Not too hard.

You need to insert the correct end into the meter with the right side up. What’s that? You [...]

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