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On a roll

The Padres and White Sox aren’t the only teams on a roll recently as here at Diabetic Investor we continue to knock out podcasts. Now before we get into todays edition of the Wacky World a few items 1. The Wacky World of Diabetes Podcast is FREE and can be shared with anyone 2. Podcasts can be found on our site, Apple and Spotify – please note podcasts are found searching The...

Next Steps and they are NOT obvious

Every once in a while a drug comes along that seems to have blockbuster written all over it. In the case of tirzepatide from Lilly we’d even go as far as mega-blockbuster. To say that tirzepatide is widely anticipated is like saying people are looking forward to summer. Now that the drug has completed its extensive clinical program and is set to be submitted to the FDA a complex set of...

Yet another GREAT podcast

We could not be more pleased to deliver yet another outstanding edition of The Wacky World of Diabetes podcast. Our guest today is a truly outstanding individual who has made and continues to make a deep and lasting impression on our wacky world. Please welcome to my Wacky World Phil Southerland CEO &Founder of Team Novo Nordisk, CEO & Founder of SuperSapiens, author and all-around great guy. ...

Just what is it?

The diabetes device sector in some respects isn’t all that complex. As one former executive said there are three things you need to be successful. Can you build it, can you sell and support it and most importantly of all can you get it paid for. Traditionally making money is also pretty simple as once approved and on formulary device makers aren’t paid by the patient but the patients’ health...

Going nowhere in a hurry

As much as some companies would like they just can’t get away from the realities of the market. Try as they might to convince everyone that their way cool whiz bang toy is the greatest thing since sliced bread and soft soap the realities of the market prove them wrong. This won’t stop them from trying to make the best out of a bad situation but when it’s all said...

Podcast and Report Update

We are pleased to announce another edition of the Wacky World of Diabetes podcast. This podcast was a true pleasure for me as I have known Nadia Al-Samarrie since my very first ADA conference. With the ADA conference staring June 25th we have also decided to release weekly editions of the Wacky World of Diabetes podcast and have picked that date as the release for our special report The Convergence of...

Watching Tyler grow up

Ok before we get started as we need to clarify a few things. In my post earlier today I was technically correct that the Libre2 is not approved to be used with automated insulin dosing (AID) systems. Now what this means to the FDA is closed loop insulin delivery system such as the Control IQ, a system which delivers the insulin automatically. Now we have always considered Tyler to be...