Category Archives: Databetes

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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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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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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Carb Loading before a 14 mile run

In preparation for a 14 mile run on a Saturday morning a few weeks ago, I broke from my normal low-carb diet the night before and decided to carb load. The week before, I had lost energy the last few … Continue reading

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Databetes 7729

This is a data visualization I produced during the Fall 2011 term at ITP. I used 7729 readings from my Dexcom 7 CGM (continuous glucose monitor) from November, 2011. I created it using Processing, then generated a PDF showing the entire … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Project

Happy New Year, everyone! I am starting this blog to document a new, year-long project related to Databetes, the company I have founded. Throughout the year, I am recording all my diabetes-related data in an effort to improve my type-1 … Continue reading

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