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MAR
27
2016

Diabetes technology

Special guest, Jake Belcham, joins the Western Devs as they review the state of diabetes technology today and what's coming in the future
Recorded on Friday, February 12, 2016
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Synopsis

  • Type 1 vs. Type 2
  • Determining your blood glucose level
  • Insulin pump vs. insulin injections
  • The joys of sleeping in and being hungry
  • Early insulin pumps
  • Dealing with statistical variability
  • Continuous glucose meters
  • Trends vs. point in time
  • Communication (or lack thereof) between meters and pumps
  • Factoring in other measures (e.g. heart rate)
  • Artificial pancreas: more mashup than moonshot
  • Remote monitoring
  • The importance of intuition
  • Using machine learning with the data
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