Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

By Jonah Comstock January 25, 2018
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has partnered with South Korean medical device company EOFlow to accelerate the development of EOPatch, the company's wearable insulin pump. "JDRF is working hard to reduce the burden of living with Type 1 diabetes while we search for ways to cure this disease," Jaime Giraldo, Ph.D., research scientist at JDRF, said in a statement. "Innovation in...
By Brian Dolan February 27, 2014
"Here at HIMSS it's all about hospital-to-patient, doctor-to-patient, nurse-to-patient. Why is no one talking about patient-to-patient?" HelpAround Co-founder and CEO Yishai Knobel said during an interview at HIMSS 2014 in Orlando this week. "Especially when research has shown that peer support drives medical outcomes." Knobel's startup Israel-based HelpAround is poised to be one of the first to...
By Neil Versel August 15, 2013
Smartphones have gotten good enough to provide nearly continuous, closed-loop, outpatient control of blood sugar in people with diabetes, according to a recently published study. "We showed that it is possible. Frankly, there were voices saying that it was not possible," corresponding author Boris Kovatchev, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Diabetes Technology, tells...