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I had an eye appointment the other day and as the nurse was taking vitals as such, one of the questions she asked was “What’s was the range of your glucose readings in the last 30 days?”

I hate questions like that. Personally, I really [...]

We’ve Got DATA!! Uh, So… Now What?

** I’m writing this from my viewpoint as a Type 1 diabetic and, as always, Your Diabetes May Vary

The Atlantic posted an article by Thomas Goetz, The Diabetic’s Paradox, that did a very good and accurate job of describing why data collection is the arch-enemy of many diabetics, even addressing the psycho-social aspects of [...]

Hey EHR Guys, Data is Data

Recently, during a discussion on EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems on the Society For Participatory Medicine’s mailing list, fellow Society member Casey Quinlan wrote:

We are so not even near that, given that 800+ EHRs have created 800+ new data silos, with no effective pipes laid between them yet. That’s the hackathon that’s desperately needed [...]