Category Archives: ITP

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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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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Blood sugar volatility analysis using R

I have just posted on my other blog about my data analysis of the volatility within a month’s worth of CGM readings. Using R, I wanted to explore ways of judging readings by methods other than just average daily blood … 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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“Ready to Start”

As part of my grad school work at ITP, I recently completed a project called “Ready to Start” for my Collective Storytelling class. “Ready to Start” tells the stories of athlete’s first long-distance race, be it a marathon or a … Continue reading

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Insulin on Board data visualization

I’ve recently completed my most recent data visualization called Insulin on Board. I looked at 100 days of blood sugar and insulin data to see whether a low-carb diet was effective in keeping my blood sugars in range. To see … 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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