Saturday, April 19, 2014

Ann Bartlett's Posts

Help Bring Timesulin to the US

I’ve talked about the important ingredient added to Novo Nordisk’s Echo Pen and Will DuBois was over the moon about it! <> But the flip side of this story is that we only have one insulin pen, in the US, that offers us a memory cap. And it works for only one type of insulin, which rapid acting insulin. So what about my flex pen... Read moreChevron

The Smart Insulin Pen: Pendiq

Pens are a device that we kind of don’t think about or talk about. Most of the conversation about delivery systems is left to talking about pump technology. However, pens are a basic device delivery system that I feel has missed the mark for people with diabetes.   Most people with type 1 view the pump as the ultimate management... Read moreChevron

The Echo Insulin Pen

One of the many great things about diabetes today versus diabetes 40 years ago is the choice of insulin available, as well as insulin delivery systems. With faster acting insulin and devices that give you dosing flexibility, people with diabetes are living longer. (Thank you, diabetes innovators, for never giving up!)   In my eyes, the choice... Read moreChevron

Traveling to the Ice Hotel with Diabetes

With the Winter Olympic games underway, winter sports are on everyone’s minds. For the diabetes community, everyone is cheering for Kris Freeman. Freeman is representing the USA in the cross-country ski event, looking to do better then he did at the last Olympics. What I love about Kris’s story is that even for an Olympic athlete,... Read moreChevron

Fasting with Diabetes

The practice of fasting has been around for centuries and the reasons to do it are very personal. Some people do it for religious reasons, and some choose to do it for their health.   Hippocrates, who is considered to have been the father of medicine, is said to have declared, “the greatest remedy, the physician within.”... Read moreChevron