Start-ups Inspire Innovative Diabetes Management Offerings

Start-ups Inspire Innovative Diabetes Management Offerings The world is taking note of the importance of diabetes management. Venture capitalists are putting their money behind the technology of app and device development.There is an ever-growing field of technological advancements appearing as fast as you can say “diabetes.” Particularly astounding are the successes of two start-ups: Glooko and...

Meet the Swiss Army Knife of Diabetes Meters

Meet the Swiss Army Knife of Diabetes Meters As a person with diabetes with a vested interest in technology, I know how cumbersome it can be to carry around multiple devices, including a cell phone, a tablet, a laptop computer, and in the case of a person with diabetes, an insulin pump along with supplies, extra insulin, and the ubiquitous glucose meter with lancets, testing strips, and extra...

Go to School for Your Type 2 with mySugr Diabetes Academy

Go to School for Your Type 2 with mySugr Diabetes Academy Being newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be scary news for you. Although you will get assistance and information from your physician and diabetes educator, they cannot be available to you all the time, so self-management and the ability to obtain information on your own are crucial to helping you be happy and healthy as a person with diabetes....

A Tale of Two Wearable Exercise Devices

A Tale of Two Wearable Exercise Devices People with type 2 diabetes know the importance of exercise, but if you are like me, you may balk at the thought of joining a gym. However, in today’s fitness-conscious world, there are no excuses for not exercising, especially with the launch of wearable exercise devices. Perhaps no other fitness-related technology has hit the market with such...

Diabetes Management for BlackBerry Users

Diabetes Management for BlackBerry Users Welcome to All Things Tech on DiabetesCare.net!  This new column is devoted to providing information on diabetes management using the many technological advancements in smartphone apps, glucose meters, insulin pumps, continuous glucose meters (CGM), fitness trackers, and more. According to the International Diabetes Federation,  the top ten countries for...