Monthly Archives: August 2013

Diabetes+Innovation 2013: Be the Solution

With the growing epidemic of diabetes begging for solutions, Diabetes+Innovation 2013 challenges the diabetes care and management marketplace to BE the solution. Healthcare providers must integrate services. Insurance companies must control costs and inform their subscribers. Employers must learn how … Continue reading

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7 Continents 7 Adventures, with Diabetes

Chris Southwell, a professional snowboarder, is not only able to navigate snowy mountainsides, but also maneuvers around his condition, type 1 diabetes. Diagnosed in his early 20s, Southwell was working in France when he started experiencing unquenchable thirst, drinking liters … Continue reading

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A Review of Insulins

Unlike the limited selection of insulins Dr. Elliott P. Joslin had to work with, today we have a range of alternatives to choose from. Instead of coming from pigs or cows, most of our insulin is made in the laboratory … Continue reading

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Wearing the Bionic Pancreas: An Interview with a User

Scott Scolnick is a sales territory manger for Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. the insulin pump company which makes the tslim insulin pump. He is also a person who has had type 1 diabetes for about 35 years. He received the … Continue reading

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