Got back from Diabetes camp with Mister yesterday - it was an awesome experience!
Mister has gotten so much better at playing with kids his own age and he was able to spend a good chunk of the time engaged in group play. That, plus the sleep-schedule reset, made the whole trip worth it.
Being able to connect with all the families that are also struggling with diabetes and really take an active role in supporting them made the trip so much more than merely 'worth…Continue
For those who don't know, I work for Ayogo where we make all manner of apps to help people manage their diabetes.
This coming week, I'm leading the office in a Diabetes Diet Challenge!
Everybody is being given an ADA-approved diet & exercise regimen and we're tracking our BG, Carbs & progress using our very own Diabesties app.
More info at:…Continue
Epi-pens are all the rage for treating allergic shock reactions for bee stings and dietary concerns.
But, there's nothing so simple for treating a low blood sugar that leaves someone unresponsive and unable to consume sugar. Our only option at that point is an injection of Glucagon - an expensive drug that has to be mixed before it can be injected. Many schools will refuse to administer it due to the complexity of the process! (some also claim the risks of injection are too high, but…Continue
A recent chat discussion about the advancement of diabetes management technology lead to me posting about Dean Kamen.
Who? Well, the inventor of the Segway.
But! Before you roll your eyes and walk away, there's more to him than that. A lot more.
He's the guy behind DEKA Research - an organization that does SCIENCE and in a big way.
How does that relate to PWD?
Well, in his early days Dean Kamen was responsible for the technology that shrunk glucometers from…Continue