Scientific American Article featuring our own Dr. David Kerr. This oversight is leading to "a minority digital diabetes divide," said senior study author Dr. David Kerr of the William Sansun Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, California.
"Minorities already have worse control and more complications of diabetes in general," Kerr said by email. "Failure to understand the potential social and cultural determinants of health and disease could lead to their exclusion from accessing and affording this potential life-changing technology."
"Things don't happen TO us, they happen FOR us" --Jeanie Seashore, T1D who has achieved more than she could ever imagine since being diagnosed. Seashore was the special guest speaker at last night's OneTalk meeting. She talked about traveling the world facing her fears head on while learning to manage diabetes. Her impressive feats include hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Piccu, 562-mile AIDS bike ride and hiking the Grand Canyon! Thank you JDRF for your amazing partnership! OneTalk is every third Thursday of the month and it gathers a great group of people learning to life life to its fullest while having diabetes. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com ... See MoreSee Less
Few Minorities in Artificial Pancreas Tests Scientific American Article Link By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – For years, doctors and patients have been waiting for the arrival of an “artificial pancreas” to take the guesswork out of life with diabetes by measuring blood sugar levels and automatically delivering the amount of insulin needed to keep […]Read More »
Diabetes Forecast Article Link “For women with preexisting diabetes, it’s ideal if I can meet them before they get pregnant,” says Kristin Castorino, DO, a research physician at the Sansum Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, California. How diabetes affects the health of mother and child—and what you can do about it By Andrew Curry September […]Read More »
Insulet Enrolls First Patients in Clinical Trial for its Omnipod® Artificial Pancreas System Study Brings Insulet Another Step Closer to Providing its Omnipod® Horizon™ Hybrid Closed Loop System to People with Diabetes September 13, 2016 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time BILLERICA, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) (Insulet or the Company), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with […]Read More »
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