Category Archives: technology

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Calling All App Developers – New ChallengeDiabetes App Contest

We spoke with our Senior Vice President of Medical Innovation, Dr. Jane Chiang, about the cognitive app challenge to hear how new technology solutions could help the diabetes community — from patients to caregivers to health care providers — to improve clinical, research and lifestyle decisions for better diabetes management.

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Colgate Total Encourages the Diabetes Community to Keep Laughing

Understanding how challenging managing diabetes can sometimes be, the funny and talented performer Joey Fatone lead the “30 Days of Laughter” campaign to remind people that sometimes laughter can feel like the best medicine. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Alta Firman Getman

Our new blog series takes a look at those who are living long and prospering with diabetes. First up is Alta, an active mom who has lived with type 1 for 31 years. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Erin’s Story

Erin Argueta

If you wear diabetes devices, such as an insulin pump, it’s wise to learn about the TSA rules that might affect you. Then there is the challenge of figuring out how much extra time you might need to get through airport security to make your flight on time. Does this count as a “reasonable accommodation” from your employer? Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots in Diabetes Care

On Nov. 21, a select group of diabetes patient advocates, entrepreneurs, health care practitioners, device designers, pharmaceutical companies and industry experts met for the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. Continue reading

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Take Control of Your Health Information

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Blood pressure, A1C, cholesterol… they’re all numbers you probably know and track. Today we have more tools than ever to help you track those numbers—and that’s a great thing! Continue reading

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