New Partnership Aims To Make Life Easier For Those With Diabetes
Silicon Valley-based Bigfoot and Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories are teaming up on technology intended to help diabetics better monitor insulin intake and glucose levels throughout the day.
Los Angeles Times:
Silicon Valley Firm And Abbott Labs Team Up On System For Managing Diabetes
When Jeffrey Brewer’s son was 15, the boy nearly lost his life because he took too much insulin. The diabetic teen took insulin so he could eat a large bag of chips late at night. But about 20 minutes later, he forgot about that first dose and took another. He spent two days in the hospital, his father said. (Schencker, 7/13)