By Mike Hoskins on May 4, 2015
In the coming months, we'll see the Roche Accu-Chek Connect system hit the market here in the States -- giving us the first mobile app approved by the FDA that actually offers insulin dosing recommendations, via a built-in bolus calculator.
Yes, this app will go where none have gone before -- offering the convenience of telling us how much insulin is needed based on blood sugar results and carbs the user keys in. This makes it useful especially for insulin-users on Multiple Daily Injections (MDI) who don't have access to a bolus calculators on an insulin pump.
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By DiabetesMine Staff on May 3, 2015
The latest Marvel comic book-based Avengers movie hit the big screen this past weekend. For those of us in the pancreatically challenged universe, here are some weapons of choice our own Avengers team might have on hand...
By WilD May 2, 2015
On this week's Ask D'Mine advice column, Wil Dubois answers questions about those "without reason" blood sugar changes and insulin pump infusion sites that get wonky and don't seem to work. Wil has some thoughts, of course, so read on to hear what he has to say.
By MikeH on May 1, 2015
You may remember our past interview with Jeremy Larsen, a fellow longtime type 1 who lives in Japan and created a blood sugar photo project called 70-130. He's originally from Georgia, but has lived in the city of Osaka on Japan's main island for a decade, after moving there to teach and travel. Now Jeremy's at it again with a new diabetes-related project that took him through 18 European countries recently.
By MikeH on April 30, 2015
Wow, it's amazing that another month has gone by already. It's certainly been a busy one here at the 'Mine, and there's been a lot going on around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) as well. Here are the ones that caught our eye this month...
By MikeH on April 29, 2015
Dr. Katharine Barnard from the University of Southampton is part of a global working group focusing on the "human factors" surrounding closed-loop technology, and that work is receiving funding from the Helmsley Charitable Trust.