Author Archives: Doug

Meal Memory is now available for Android!

We’re pleased to announce the release of our first mobile app Meal Memory on Google Play. Meal Memory takes a new approach to nutrition tracking. Our goal was to create not just a self-tracking app, but also an improved feedback … Continue reading

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A Year in Diabetes Data

As we close out 2013, I’ve taken one final look back at 2012. I conducted a yearlong quantified self project where I tracked every blood sugar readings, every insulin dose, every meal and all my activity data.  My diabetes control … Continue reading

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Two days on a closed loop system

A few weeks ago, I completed a closed loop clinical trial at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. During two visits, all my insulin dosages were calculated and delivered automatically by a Medtronic system analyzing my blood sugar data. It was … Continue reading

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ADA & IN Conferences

This summer, I attended two diabetes conferences that were quite different in scope and style. I started with the American Diabetes Association’s 2013 Scientific Sessions in Chicago. This 5 day event had 18,000 participants and stretched across a massive conference center. … Continue reading

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NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge, NYU Summer Launchpad & the Dorm Room Fund

NYU has been very supportive of Databetes these last few months. In May, we were named one of the winners of the NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge’s Technology Venture Competition. It was exciting to make our final pitch to an amazing group … Continue reading

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A new look at blood sugar readings

My final class at ITP in the Spring was called Printing Code, a graphics design and coding class. For my final project, I took several months of CGM blood sugar data and visualized it in a new way. At that … Continue reading

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Catching Up: ITP Thesis & Quantified Self

The last few months have been rather hectic here in NY and I’ve fallen behind on posting. But I wanted to give a quick update on my work with Databetes. In May, I wrapped up my graduate studies at NYU’s … Continue reading

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Activity Apps: Same data, different results

Recently I started using the mobile app Moves. It uses the sensors in your iPhone to measure your activity in the same way that devices like FitBit do, but without the need to buy and carry an additional advice. So … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Marathon

Another marathon down(my third)! And a new personal record! My time of 3:47 at the Philadelphia Marathon was a two minute improvement. This race is an important point in my 2012 Quantified Self project. In order to best learn from the … Continue reading

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The DiabetesMine Innovation Summit

Last week, I participated in a terrific event out in the Bay Area, the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. Amy Tenderich, the leading patient advocate, and her team organized a truly inspiring day of presentations and discussions.

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