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That poor hamster

There are some indisputable facts about our wacky world, the most frustrating of which is after the billions spent on research, toy development and now digital the needle has barely moved when it comes to improvements in patient outcomes. This is not to say no progress has been made great progress has been made. Yet using patients under “good” control as the metric it’s an accepted face that nearly two...

Ok Enough Already

Before we get going today a few housekeeping items- 1. We’ve received several questions about The Wacky World of Diabetes podcasts, which by the way are growing in popularity. NO, you do not have to be a subscriber to listen to them and yes, they are available on the site www.diabeticinvestor.com. Yes, you can share them and not violate our copyright. 2. Our special report The Convergence of Forces is NOT included...

Give them what they want

Before we get into today’s post a correction the other day, we mistakenly stated that OneDrop had a relationship with Ascensia when we should have said Bayer. Sorry about that. Ok onto business and the business at hand today is a simple one as everyone continues to develop platforms for helping patients to better manage their diabetes, we’re curious if anyone bothered to ask patients if they want this help. We...

Back on schedule

We know it really doesn’t matter as you can listen to these podcasts anytime but still it’s nice to be back on schedule with our Wednesday edition of the Wacky World of Diabetes. Today’s guest none other than Shacey Petrovic CEO of Insulet. ...

And on it goes

Not like we needed any additional evidence that CGM has become the standard for glucose measurement but check this out “One Drop, a leader in precision health solutions for people living with chronic conditions, today announced Carrie Siragusa, CPA, as VP of Commercial Strategy. Formerly Head of Innovation and Diabetes Portfolio at Sanofi, Siragusa will be part of a team bringing a multi-analyte dermal sensor (biosensor) with continuous health sensing capabilities...

Fix it, sell it or pass it on

When a large company has a problem with a unit they basically have three choices. They can either fix it, sell it or make it someone else’s problem by passing it on. Our friends at Medtronic have attempted to fix the problems they themselves created for their diabetes unit. Since that has failed they are now taking steps to make the unit sellable. Step one in this process is taking...

Some easy listening for the weekend

We’re not sure who said it but the best laid plans of mice and men never had to deal with technology. Maybe it was Momma Kliff but whoever said it was 100% correct. We’ve been trying to keep with our Wednesday podcast schedule but due to technical issues this our 11th podcast is now finally ready to go. Today’s guest is none other than Jeff Dachis Founder and CEO of...