Type 1 Diabetes

By Jonah Comstock 06:41 am July 2, 2014
Apple periodically updates its app store with lists of apps for particular groups of people. Even as the new iOS 8, with a built in Health app, goes into beta, Apple has added a new list: "Apple's Apps for Diabetics." According to the CDC's 2011 fact sheet, diabetes affects 25.8 million people, or 8.3 percent of the US population. The apps on Apple's list aren't all from the US, and they don't...
By Jonah Comstock 08:29 am February 5, 2014
The promise of Google's glucose-sensing contact lens is non-invasive continuous glucose monitoring: that rather than having to prick themselves with lancets several times a day, the nation's 26 million people with diabetes could take their readings on their phone via passively collected tears. If that sounds too good to be true to you, you're not alone. A number of voices in the diabetes care...
By Brian Dolan 09:39 am September 13, 2011
London, UK-based mobile diabetes technology startup Cellnovo inked a deal with Johnson & Johnson company LifeScan that sees the startup embedding LifeScan glucometer technology into its mobile health offering. Cellnovo's system includes an insulin patch pump and a touchscreen handset that transmits patient data via cellular networks to a secure online portal that both patients and healthcare...