JDRF and Tidepool Partner to Bring Data to an Open Source Platform for People with type 1 diabetes–New Collaboration will Increase Data Available to Artificial Pancreas Researchers –New York, NY and…Continue
From CureResearch4Type1Diabetes by Joshua LevyNews and updates on potential cures for type-1 diabetes, that are in human (or clinical) trials now, or are expected to be soon.WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014JDRF Funding for a Cure 2014In the US, we are in the "Walking Season" when JDRF asks us to walk to raise money for a cure. So I'd like to do my part, by…See More
"I love the directions this is moving. Let's hope that the various organizations can sustain their efforts and enable all people with diabetes to effectively use their data for their own benefit. This is a seriously underutilized tool to control…"
"Re: continuous monitoring
Keep in mind everyone that this device offers the enormous step forward of continuous data acquisition -- something that isn't possible with current fingerstick meters.
Same as a CGM -- you can capture a continuous…"
"vs Dexcom, it appears more financially feasible to use on part-time basis with no ongoing replacement transmitter cost. After buying the reader device, sensors can be purchased in small amounts at no penalty to degrading transmitter battery life.…"
"Pretty close, except it does provide continuous data acquisition -- i.e. it's taking readings constantly and storing them, even when you're not scanning.
As such, it can provide trend information at each scan, something that isn't…"
Thank you, FDA. We diabetics really appreciate, very much, you protecting us from this obviously dangerous, risky technology.
I'm glad we have the FDA too keep us from having access to information like this. Our government knows we will…"
Most RFID tags don't even have a battery. They're powered by the RF from the reader.
In this case, some tiny continuous current is necessary to keep the device running collecting data, but this can be designed to be extremely low…"
"The way I look at it, due to its lack of alarms, it acts more like a fingerstick meter than a CGM. But it can be read dozens of times per day rather than the 5 or 10 or less that most PWDs do with fingersticks. Combined with its no-calibration…"
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