The DiabetesMine team travels around the country attending and speaking at diabetes and health conferences, briefings and meet-ups. If you are also attending one of these events, we would love to meet you!


January 24: Amy presented and participated in a discussion panel at the TypeOne Nation Summit JDRF Los Angeles - Central Coast, held in Santa Barbara, CA.

January 31: Amy was the featured closing speaker at the T1Day conference in Berlin, Germany, via Skype. This was her first-ever presentation done in the German language!

February 24: Amy spoke at the JDRF Los Angeles T1D Tightrope event, to be held at the the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.

March 13: Amy spoke at the JDRF TypeOne Nation Summit in Los Angeles.

May 14: Mike attended the 9th annual TypeOne Nation Summit in Metro Detroit, put on by the JDRF Southeast Michigan chapter. This is one of the largest longest-running events of its kind that the JDRF chapters have held nationwide. One of this year's featured keynote speakers was Dr. Francine Kaufman of Medtronic.

June 10-14: Both Mike and Amy were on the ground at the American Diabetes Association's annual Scientific Sessions, which brings in about 17,000 people from across the world and was held this year in New Orleans. You can see our coverage on The Science and the Technology News from this conference.

July 6: Mike attended the third annual MasterLab hosted by the Diabetes Hands Foundation and held in conjunction with the CWD Friends For Life conference in Orlando, FL. Read our coverage here.

July 6-10: Our own Wil Dubois experienced his first time at the annual Children With Diabetes Friends For Life conference in Orlando, FL. You can read about his time at FFL here.

August 12-15: Amy attended this year's American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) annual meeting, in San Diego.

August 29: Our team will be tuning in for the live webcast of a public workshop being held by the U.S. FDA, to look at diabetes outcomes beyond A1C. You can tune in for live social media coverage by following the hashtags #BeyondA1C and #DOCasksFDA on Twitter. Read our recent news coverage on this, also.

September 9-11: Mike will be attending the Diabetes UnConferece, which is being held for the first time on the East Coast in Atlantic City.



February 5: Amy spoke at the MedX San Francisco chapter on Advocating for Patient-Centric Design.

February 27: Amy attended the Sanofi Partners in Patient Care Diabetes Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C.

April 16: Amy participated in a patient panel at the American Journal of Managed Care  meeting on "Patient-Centered Diabetes Care" in Boston.

April 29: Digital Hollywood Summit in Marina del Rey, CA. Amy participated in two panels in the Health Media and Technology track.

June 5: We hosted our fourth-ever DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange #WeAreNotWaiting event in Boston, MA.

 June 5-7: The American Diabetes Association's 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, MA. The 'Mine team was there, covering the action. Amy delivered a session talk on "Social Media: Part of the Diabetes Prescription?"

July 6-10: The annual Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, FL. Our team participated and covered the conference.

August 5-8: The AADE annual conference was held in New Orleans. Our correspondent Wil Dubois was in attendance, covering the action for our readers.

September 9: Amy gave the Patient Keynote address at the 5th annual MedTech Vision conference in Palo Alto, which focuses on Women in Health.

September 30: Amy spoke on her work in diabetes innovation at Stanford University's Biodesign for Mobile Health program.

October 14: Amy to spoke virtually (via Skype) to the T1D Lounge group in Chicago, on how patients are becoming more integral to the medical design and innovation process.

November 19: We hosted the Fall 2015 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange #WeAreNotWaiting event at Stanford University.

November 20: We hosted our 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University School of Medicine.

DiabetesMine Innovation Summit 2015


January 9-11: Our team was waylaid, but we did our best to "virtually cover" the 3rd annual Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum in Northern California.

February 10-13: Amy spoke on a panel at Medtech World West in Anaheim, CA — topic was the patient perspective on comfort and aesthetics of medical devices that must be worn every day.

March 30: Amy delivered the lunchtime keynote talk at the Carb DM mother-daughter diabetes weekend in Dublin, CA.

April 11: American Journal of Managed Care meeting on "Patient-Centered Diabetes Care: Putting Theory Into Practice" in New Jersey. Amy participated in one panel about ways to improve "adherence" and overcome disparities to enable better access to care, and a second panel about "the role of payers in diabetes care."

May 19: Amy presented in the 2014 DigiHealth Pulse Virtual conference, on advances in digital health solutions.

May 29: Amy presented in Stanford University's Design for Health class, run by Drs. Larry Chu and Kyra Bobinet.

June 13-17: ADA 74th Scientific Sessions were held in Amy's backyard in San Francisco, CA, for 2014; we were all over the big diabetes conference with "the latest and greatest" in all things diabetes for the medical and scientific community.

June 13: We hosted our Summer DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event at a venue just blocks from San Francisco's Moscone Center.

August 6-9: The AADE annual conference was held in Orlando, FL. Our correspondent Wil Dubois was in attendance, covering the action for our readers.

September 5-7: Amy was excited to be part of MedX Stanford 2014, "a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and emerging technologies."

October 1: Amy participated in a panel on "Mobile Health Applications" at Stanford University's Biodesign for Mobile Health program.

October 29: Amy spoke in a Stanford University course on Medical Device Design, addressing "The Patient Perspective."

November 5: The Diabetes Technology Society held a Payers' Meeting in Bethesda, MD, to discuss their new after-market surveillance program; Amy presented alongside other advocates on "Patient Perspectives."

November 20: We hosted the Fall 2014 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event in Palo Alto, CA — a half-day gathering of key innovators creating applications and platforms that leverage diabetes data to produce healthier outcomes. #WeAreNotWaiting

November 21: We hosted the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine; see our Advisory Board here. And see our event coverage here!



March 23, 2013: TCOYD conference in Santa Clara, CA. Amy was involved in the new Type 1 Track!

April 13, 2013: Amy was a judge in the Health Technology Forum Code-a-Thon in San Francisco, CA, where developers, patients, clinical providers, artists and designers will compete to create the most useful health product.

April 19, 2013: Health Technology Forum innovations for the underserved event at UC San Francisco. Amy participated in the Patient Engagement panel.

April 29-30, 2013: Lilly Diabetes Bloggers Summit in Indianapolis, IN. Mike was one of many diabetes advocates attending and covering this second annual event at the company's headquarters.

May 3-5, 2013: The Diabetes Sisters Weekend for Women conference in Raleigh, NC. Amy presented on Diabetes Technology, and also appeared at one of 5 downtown Raleigh restaurants on Saturday night as part of the Sisters' new "Night on the Town" program.

May 18, 2013: The 6th annual JDRF Today and Tomorrow Conference in the suburbs of Detroit, MI. Held by the Southeast Michigan chapter. Mike attended and gave a presentation about the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).

May 21, 2013: The first-ever Diabetes Hope Conference was held online, gathering a number of D-bloggers and advocates along with medical experts, to discuss diabetes complications, and how we can share stories in the online community without feeling discouraged or losing hope.

June 21-25, 2013: The American Diabetes Association's 73nd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL. The 'Mine team was there, covering the action!

July 9-14, 2013: The international Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Mike was on hand to participate in new tracks for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes, and cover the conference (along with his wife, Suzi!).

August 7-10, 2013: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Amy helped run a program to train diabetes educators in understanding and engaging with social media, and others from the 'Mine team were there to cover the conference!

September 8-10, 2013: Mayo Transform symposium at the legendary Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Amy participated in a feature panel on Healthcare Design.

September 27-29, 2013: MedicineX at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. Amy is a member of the event advisory board. See our guest report on all the action.

October 3-5, 2013: Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes + Innovation 2013 conference in Washington, D.C. Amy took part in a panel on the value of social media for patients, and she's been invited to become a member of the Advisory Board for this event as well.

November 15, 2013: We hosted the 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University.



June 8-11, 2012: The American Diabetes Association's 72nd Scientific Sessions Philadelphia, PA. Amy, Mike + Allison were all there!

July 4-8, 2012: The international Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, FL. Allison was on hand to participate and cover the conference.

July 13, 2012: Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana's Ice Cream Social on the Circle in Indianapolis. Mike is a DYFI board member and was there scooping ice cream and volunteering his time.

July 29-31, 2012: Roche Diagnostics Social Media Summit in Indianapolis. Mike attended and covered this summit in his hometown.

August 1-4, 2012: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN. Amy spoke in a session on "Using Social Media to Power Your Practice," while Mike & Allison covered the action.

September 23-25, 2012: Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes + Innovation 2012 event in Boston, MA. Amy participated in a panel on "App Support for Diabetes Self-Management."

September 28-30, 2012: MedicineX at Stanford University. Amy moderated a panel on the theme of the "Networked Patient," and Mike was there covering all the e-Patient action.

November 8-10, 2012: Diabetes Technology Society Meeting in Bethesda, MD. Amy presented on the topic "Using Social Media to Increase Awareness / Adoption of Diabetes Technology."

November 14-17, 2012: Global Diabetes Summit at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Mike was present to report on all the latest research news.

November 16, 2012: Our very own DiabetesMine Innovation Summit took place at Stanford University Medical School. Read the FDA's response post here.

See also, event updates on our twitter feed.

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