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December 18, 2023
Empowering the future of diabetes technology with data ‍
The Tidepool Big Data Donation Project (TBDDP) enables people with diabetes using the Tidepool platform to opt-in to donate their data to help fuel the next generation of diabetes research and innovation. But what happens after you click ‘donate your anonymized data’? We had the opportunity to connect with researchers who have used the datasets we have created with your generously donated data, and here's what we learned.
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November 16, 2023
Telemedicine: the past, present, and future
The past, present, and future of telemedicine in diabetes care have seen remarkable progress. In this blog post, we delve into Tidepool's role as a resource for patients and providers that lean on telemedicine to provide equitable access to care.
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November 7, 2023
What Tidepool Loop on Android means
A deep dive into what Tidepool Loop on Android means for the diabetes community and for the team here at Tidepool.
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October 24, 2023
Tidepool Loop: what makes us different
The groundbreaking clearance for Tidepool Loop paves the way for us to give users and providers the freedom and flexibility to select the settings that work best for their particular situation.
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September 12, 2023
Why we required 77 users to reset their Tidepool passwords
Tidepool believes in radical transparency. We wanted to share with our community this opportunity to review their personal online security practices.
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May 9, 2023
Tidepool at 10: Why we do what we do
Celebrating our 10th birthday with a walk down memory lane.
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April 19, 2023
Diabetes during Ramadan: the physiological impact
A brief overview of the physiological impact of fasting with type 1 diabetes during Ramadan.
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February 1, 2023
The inside scoop on “Third Party Control” for ACE Pumps
Inside scoop on the nuances behind the FDA’s interoperability regulatory pathway, and how that interacts with Tidepool Loop’s regulatory clearance.
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January 30, 2023
Tidepool Loop Partner Update: ACE pumps
With the exciting announcement of clearance for Tidepool Loop, we wanted to share an update that we know is going to be one of the first questions our community cares about: What devices will I be able to use with Tidepool Loop when it launches?
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January 24, 2023
Tidepool Loop has received FDA Clearance!
Tidepool has received FDA Clearance for Tidepool Loop, the first ever community led innovation in the diabetes space to be FDA cleared!
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January 24, 2023
Tidepool Loop origin story
A brief overview of the history of Tidepool Loop to catch you up to speed on why and how we got to the clearance of Tidepool Loop, the first fully interoperable automated insulin dosing app that originated as a patient-led initiative.
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November 11, 2022
Announcing Tidepool+, the next evolution of the Tidepool Data Platform
The evolution of the Tidepool Data Platform is here with the launch of Tidepool+.
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October 14, 2022
Taking Clinic Success to the 2022 conference calendar
Sharing the impact of attending conferences over the summer after a long hiatus in being able to connect in person with our community.
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October 4, 2022
Focusing on Clinic success
Detailing the significant updates and releases the Tidepool team has been working on over the summer in order to expand the potential of Tidepool for Clinicians.
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June 4, 2022
Redefining diabetes for clinics
Detailing new updates and improvements made to support clinician workflows in the form of Clinic account administration.
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April 8, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Mohammed Seyam
For part 5 of our Ramadan with diabetes blog series, Mohammed shares his insight as a medical student and diabetes educator observing Ramadan in Palestine since he was 12 years old.
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April 8, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Ayla Qureshi
For this last post in our series, we sat down with one of the younger members of our community. Ayla and Saira sat down to talk a little about how her diagnosis with diabetes impacts her experience as a child participating in Ramadan, along with the power of the diabetes community.
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April 8, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Raza Panjwani
For part 4 of our Ramadan with diabetes blog series, Raza shares his experience in adjusting how he observes Ramadan as someone who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as an adult.
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April 1, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Fatima Shahzad
This is the third of a mini blog series that will include the perspectives of different members of the community that celebrate Ramadan in their own way - because we know there is no one size fits all approach to anything related to diabetes. Fatima shares her experience with shifting her priorities for Ramadan over the years since her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes as a teenager.
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March 25, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Sarah Aleem
This is the second of a mini blog series that will include the perspectives of different members of the community that celebrate Ramadan in their own way - because we know there is no one size fits all approach to anything related to diabetes. Sarah shares her insight on how her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes at 14 years old impacted how she spends Ramadan.
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March 11, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Dr. Himala Kashmiri
This first in a mini blog series that will include the perspectives of different members of the community that celebrate Ramadan in their own way - because we know there is no one size fits all approach to anything related to diabetes. Dr. Himala Kashmiri from Children's Health of Orange County shares his insight as a clinician on fasting with diabetes.
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February 25, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Seniors
The nuances that come with managing diabetes in conjunction with the challenges that come with age are often overlooked. We recently conducted a webinar with a panel of experts including Dr. Irl Hirsch, Dr. Michelle Litchman, Dr. Nancy Allen, and Joanne Milo to share their insights on the unique challenges of the aging population with diabetes.
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February 14, 2022
Redefining diabetes for providers
Dr. Anne Peters, Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Programs, shares how different variables can impact her work as a provider with patients across different groups.
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January 28, 2022
Redefining diabetes for athletes
Managing blood glucose levels while participating in athletic endeavors can be difficult. Courtney Duckworth shares her experience as a runner with diabetes and how she trained for the Boston Marathon while completing her third year in medical school.
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January 14, 2022
Redefining diabetes for philanthropists
Every diabetes story is different, which means that every person that interacts with the Tidepool ecosystem is also different. We were recently contacted by our users and financial supporters who wanted to briefly share their specific Tidepool “Why”, both as a user and as a donor that helps make it possible for us to carry out our mission every day, with us and all of you.
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December 8, 2021
Redefining diabetes for telemedicine
Tidepool is working to make the telemedicine process easier for both providers and patients alike. We asked our friends at Steady Health to share their expertise on telemedicine.
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November 29, 2021
Redefining diabetes for researchers
We're checking in with Sarah Meerts and Dave Musicant from Carleton College to learn more about their research efforts, the impact of your donated data, and how it has been put to good use.
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November 20, 2021
Redefining diabetes with data empowerment
Mark Heyman, a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist who has been living with diabetes for over 20 years, shares some advice for navigating stress and insights into how data can empower change.
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November 5, 2021
The Tidepool Period Project "Why"
In response to our recent announcement of financial support for the Tidepool Period Project from AWS, we want to expand a bit on the Tidepool Period Project. We hope you’ll join us in imagining the possibility of what we can accomplish through it.
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October 29, 2021
Redefining diabetes for people who menstruate
Before we asked people with diabetes to share their data and tag their periods as a first step of the Tidepool Period Project, we had lots of conversations about the potential impact we could have exploring the relationship between menstrual cycle data and diabetes device data. Maya Friedman and Abby Bayer-Pratt from the Tidepool team are here to share some of our takeaways.
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October 22, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Izzy Goodwin
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Izzy's story.
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October 15, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Kelly Watson
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Kelly's story.
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October 8, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Janet Kramschuster
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Janet's story.
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September 28, 2021
Endurance sports with diabetes
Janet Kramschuster, Tidepool’s VP of People and Finance, is an avid endurance athlete. Most recently, she completed an Ironman 70.3 race. That’s a 1.2 mile swim, followed by a 56 mile bike ride, and finishing with a 13.1 mile run. Inspired by her efforts, we’ve asked Janet to reflect on this accomplishment and share her perspective on how far she’s come since her diabetes diagnosis over 34 years ago.
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September 22, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Sabrina Goldman
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Sabrina's story.
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September 17, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Melissa Maniscalco
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Melissa's story.
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August 30, 2021
Navigating diabetes and college life
As we wrap up our month of focusing on diabetes and school, we’ve connected with Ridha, a sophomore at the University of California, Davis and share her diabetes experience. Ridha was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2007 and is currently a member of the Voices of College Diabetes Network program.
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August 23, 2021
Webinar recap: Diabetes and school
Revisit Tidepool's latest webinar focusing on making sure children with diabetes can thrive at school, featuring Dr. Alan Cortez, a Pediatric Endocrinologist, Stacy Seiler, a Credentialed School Nurse living with type 1 diabetes, and Saira Kahn-Gallo, parent of two young children with type 1 diabetes.
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August 18, 2021
Back to school tips, from the Tidepool team
The Tidepool team is full of personal experiences with school and diabetes (as caregivers, as CDCES’s, as people with diabetes) so we decided to pool together their collective tips and insights to share with the larger community
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August 11, 2021
Back to School Resources
We've gathered a list of valuable resources for folks sending someone with diabetes back to school or heading back to school with diabetes themselves from across the diabetes community.
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July 26, 2021
New for Tidepool Uploader: Support for ReliOn and Glucocard meters!
Tidepool Uploader now supports uploading diabetes device data from ReliOn and Glucocard blood glucose meters.
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July 22, 2021
For Katie DiSimone
Our dear friend, former Tidepooler, and amazing contributor to the Loop community Katie DiSimone has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM). The community is rallying in support of Katie and her family.
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June 21, 2021
Tidepool on the MongoDB podcast
Listen to Tapani Otala, Tidepool's VP of Engineering, dig into the technology that powers Tidepool's open source software and how MongoDB plays a crucial role in our engineering stack.
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June 1, 2021
Tandem's Control-IQ™️ technology and Tidepool — Officially supported
Tidepool fully supports uploading and viewing data from Tandem's t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology.
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April 13, 2021
How Tidepool helps me during Ramadan
Saira Gallo, Tidepool Development Associate, shares her perspective on fasting during Ramadan and how she uses Tidepool's tools to help her follow this pillar of her faith.
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March 19, 2021
Let's talk about periods
Abby Bayer-Pratt discusses some of the motivation behind and potential of the Tidepool Period Project, supporting people with diabetes who menstruate.
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January 11, 2021
99 years closer: About our FDA submission of Tidepool Loop
We are proud to share our completion of our FDA submission of Tidepool Loop, an automated insulin dosing app intended for the management of type 1 diabetes.
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November 26, 2020
The future of Tidepool (Things we’re thankful for)
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Tidepool's CEO and Founder Howard Look reflects on the year we've had and what he (and Tidepool at large) is thankful for in 2020.
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November 17, 2020
How diabetes data tells a story
Our diabetes data tells us a story of where we’ve been, and where we have the potential to go in our lives. Here's how you can use data to help consider where to make the biggest impact on your diabetes.
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November 10, 2020
Dr. Sherr’s story: How I use Tidepool in clinical practice
Tidepool talks to Dr. Jennifer Sherr — a pediatric endocrinologist and assistant professor at Yale New Haven Health. She describes her experience using Tidepool as a pediatric endocrinologist and why she supports Tidepool.
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November 4, 2020
Paving it forward with Victor Garber
Award-winning actor Victor Garber shares his experience with DIY Loop, his vision for the future of diabetes technology, and his hope that together, we can pave it forward.
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October 27, 2020
Interoperability is the how, not the why
Imagine a world where you can decide which devices you want to use because they’re the devices: You think will help make your life better, or that will help put diabetes in the background so you can get back to living. Tidepool has worked to bridge the gap of the How so you can get back to your Why.
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October 20, 2020
Mariana’s story: How I view data with Tidepool
Mariana Gomez was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in a country where, to this day, there is no access to basic tools like insulin and glucose meters for everyone. Now, she's a diabetes influencer in Latin America and a Tidepool user. Read her story.
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October 13, 2020
3 ways Tidepool has made change happen in diabetes
Since our founding in 2013, Tidepool has been at the forefront of championing regulatory change and inter-industry collaboration. Here are three ways we’ve meaningfully impacted how diabetes innovations are developed and regulated today.
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October 6, 2020
Eileen’s story: How I research with Tidepool
Eileen Faulds describes her experience using the Tidepool Clinical Study Platform as a diabetes researcher at The Ohio State University College of Nursing and why she uses Tidepool’s software.
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September 29, 2020
Tidepool Loop human factors update
We last updated you in February about the internal development work on Tidepool Loop, our automated insulin delivery project based on a DIY community innovation. These last seven months have seen remarkable progress. Let’s walk through some of what we’ve accomplished.
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September 22, 2020
Optimizing insulin-to-carb ratios with Dr. Saleh Adi
Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Saleh Adi discusses guidelines to help healthcare providers optimize insulin-to-carb ratios (ICR) with their diabetes patients. Drawing from his decades of expertise, he highlights example use cases and ICR optimization techniques.
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September 15, 2020
Design critique workshops
Our design team has been hosting a weekly design critique meeting which is open to anyone who is engaged in the practice of design and user experience at Tidepool. The aim is to do things in a new way and bring in new voices to solve problems.
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September 9, 2020
Optimizing insulin sensitivity factor (ISF) with Dr. Saleh Adi
Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Adi discusses guidelines to help you optimize ISF settings with your diabetes patients. Drawing from his decades of clinical practice, he highlights example case studies and ISF or correction factor optimization techniques.
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September 1, 2020
Designing and implementing tpctl
Software engineer Derrick Burns talks about how Tidepool designed and implemented a tool to generate our Kubernetes manifests.
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August 25, 2020
Optimizing basal rates with Dr. Saleh Adi
Drawing from his decades of experience, Chief Medical Advisor and pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Saleh Adi discusses guidelines for basal testing and optimization that healthcare providers can employ with their patients with diabetes.
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August 18, 2020
UX designers are users, too
Our UX designer Paul chats about his diabetes story, love for design and accessibility, and above all — his passion for amazing user experiences.
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August 4, 2020
International Sisters Day
This International Sisters Day, we’ve asked two of our Tidepool employees to talk about how living with a sister with diabetes has impacted their lives.
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July 28, 2020
Provisioning our Kubernetes clusters
Our software engineer Derrick Burns discusses how we provision our Kubernetes clusters.
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July 8, 2020
Pancreas in the game — Chris's story
Chris McGee shares his diabetes story and how he came to do "computer wizardry stuff" (otherwise known as front-end development) at Tidepool.
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June 30, 2020
Access logging and log message aggregation
Our software engineer Derrick Burns talks about logging, accessing, and aggregating the right data in the Tidepool Platform.
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June 23, 2020
Hosted MongoDB
How we migrated our production Mongo database from our self-hosted servers to Atlas MongoDB and how our performance has improved as a result.
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June 19, 2020
Diversity and inclusion progress at Tidepool
As humans, we have a responsibility to make this impact on the broadest, most equitable scale possible. As Tidepoolers, we have a responsibility to be radically transparent about where we are, to set a meaningful target for where we want to be, then to take meaningful action that gets us there.
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June 16, 2020
Happy Father’s Day from the dads of Tidepool
With Father's Day coming up in the US this weekend, we want to acknowledge the dads in our community by checking in with the dads here at Tidepool. Here's how their perspectives have changed while sheltering in place.
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June 9, 2020
Utilizing modern teleconferencing tools for telemedicine
In our recent Tidepool for telemedicine webinar with Mark Harmel, MPH, CDCES, he mentioned using Zoom for telemedicine visits. We took a look at the features that he thought made Zoom a solid choice, as well as what you might look for in evaluating teleconferencing tools for telehealth.
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June 3, 2020
Black Lives Matter
We stand in solidarity with the advocates on the front lines fighting for a better tomorrow, and in support of the countless organizations assisting to advance the fact that black lives matter.
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June 2, 2020
Using a service mesh
Tidepool deals with personal and private health information. By encrypting the traffic using mutual TLS, a service mesh can protect traffic between services from being read.
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May 26, 2020
Using Tidepool for telemedicine
Pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Saleh Adi, talks about using Tidepool's diabetes data management software to help healthcare providers successfully transition to telemedicine.
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May 19, 2020
The power of community
Even when you've been managing diabetes for years, accidents can happen. This is when we have the greatest opportunity to band together and harness the power of community. Read Manny's story about how he inserted his new cannula before priming his insulin pump.
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May 12, 2020
Secrets management
Private data comes in many forms at Tidepool, all of which must be stored and transmitted safely and securely.
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May 6, 2020
Happy Mother's Day from the moms of Tidepool
With Mother’s Day on the horizon we want to celebrate the mothers who are balancing their commitment to the Tidepool team with the added responsibility that has come from restrictions surrounding Covid-19.
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May 4, 2020
Designing for accessibility with color
Tidepool Product Designer Paul Forgione shares how he thinks about accessibile design and a list of tools and resources that were used to develop Tidepool's accessible color palette.
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April 28, 2020
Our experience with telemedicine — What we learned and how to prepare for yours
When we had to move from in-person to telemedicine it was daunting at first but ended up going quite well. Here are some things we learned to best prepare for your upcoming telemedicine visit.
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April 21, 2020
Continuous delivery with GitOps
Detailing how Tidepool engineers deploy software continuously with GitOps, as part of the ongoing backend monderization efforts with Kubernetes.
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April 16, 2020
Why a CDE went rogue
Abby Bayer-Pratt, RN, BSN, CDE shares her story of becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Nurse was only the beginning of her Tidepool story.
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April 7, 2020
Upgrading our API Gateway with Gloo
In our latest engineering blog post, software engineer Derrick Burns explains why Kubernetes-native Gloo is a great API gateway for Tidepool.
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April 3, 2020
Tandem Control-IQ™️ technology and Tidepool — Where we are today
Let's talk about Tandem Diabetes Care’s t:slim X2 with Control-IQ™, and how we're working to offer you support for this technology.
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March 31, 2020
Letter from Howard on telemedicine
A letter from Howard Look, Tidepool President and CEO about Tidepool's support for telemedicine and remote care.
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March 24, 2020
Why I joined Tidepool
Adam Brown shares his diabetes journey, experience using DIY Loop, and why he joined Tidepool with a focus on access.
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March 18, 2020
How Tidepool makes remote work work — Culture and wellness
Tidepool puts a big focus on culture and employee wellness as part of our work to support an entirely remote and distributed team.
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March 16, 2020
How Tidepool makes remote work work — Tools and technology
A thorough look at the tools and technology that support Tidepool's fully remote and distributed team.
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March 11, 2020
Modernizing our backend with Kubernetes
Detailing the process of migrating our backend services for the Tidepool platform to Kubernetes.
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February 24, 2020
Pancreas in the Game — Ed's story
Ed Nykaza, PhD, Lead Data Scientist at Tidepool, shares his daughter's diagnosis story and how she represents his inspiration and motivation for the work he does at Tidepool.
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February 11, 2020
Tidepool Loop development update
Sharing the latest on the process and progress of developing Tidepool Loop, including our collaboration with Insulet and Dexcom.
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February 6, 2020
Celebrating 10,000 donations to the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project
With excitement and gratitude, we are pleased to announce that over 10,000 anonymous diabetes datasets have been donated through the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project.
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January 31, 2020
Pancreas in the Game — Becky’s story
Becky Cooney, Quality Assurance Engineer at Tidepool shares her daughter's diagnosis story and how diabetes has helped foster a larger community of parents and families impacted by diabetes.
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October 17, 2019
Growing beyond Airbnbs and homemade bacon: A look at Tidepool team retreats
A look at Tidepool team retreats and how we’re growing beyond Airbnbs and homemade bacon. This fall, our offsite is a little different.
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June 7, 2019
Medtronic collaborates on Tidepool Loop
Medtronic joins the team of innovators working with Tidepool to develop and deliver Tidepool Loop.
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June 7, 2019
It’s official: Tidepool and Dexcom partner for Tidepool Loop
Tidepool has officially partnered with Dexcom to integrate their G6 interoperable continuous glucose monitoring system (iCGM) into the Tidepool Loop ecosystem.
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March 13, 2019
Update: View Tidepool data in Apple Health
We’ve given Tidepool Mobile a significant update — start uploading insulin, carb and blood glucose data from Apple Health.
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March 13, 2019
A moment six years in the making — Aaron Neinstein, MD
Aaron Neinstein, MD shares his thoughts on the moment he first saw MDI data and CGM data in the same place in Tidepool.
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March 13, 2019
One step closer to an integrated diabetes management ecosystem - a guest post from Companion Medical
Companion Medical CEO and President Sean Saint shares a bit of information about InPen, and the new possibilities of integrated diabetes care and data interoperability.
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February 15, 2019
What the FDA's new ACE Pump indication means for people with diabetes, Tidepool, and Tidepool Loop
The diabetes community has celebrated a tremendous step forward. Here’s what the FDA's new ACE Pump indication means for people with diabetes, Tidepool, and Tidepool Loop.
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December 13, 2018
Tidepool Loop update: Funding and team building
The Helmsley Charitable Trust and JDRF announced that they are supporting us in delivering Tidepool Loop.
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October 11, 2018
My first month running Basal-IQ
Here’s what my first month of running Basal-IQ was like and what it taught me about my diabetes management.
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November 10, 2020
Dr. Sherr’s story: How I use Tidepool in clinical practice
Tidepool talks to Dr. Jennifer Sherr — a pediatric endocrinologist and assistant professor at Yale New Haven Health. She describes her experience using Tidepool as a pediatric endocrinologist and why she supports Tidepool.
Read more
August 25, 2020
Optimizing basal rates with Dr. Saleh Adi
Drawing from his decades of experience, Chief Medical Advisor and pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Saleh Adi discusses guidelines for basal testing and optimization that healthcare providers can employ with their patients with diabetes.
Read more
June 9, 2020
Utilizing modern teleconferencing tools for telemedicine
In our recent Tidepool for telemedicine webinar with Mark Harmel, MPH, CDCES, he mentioned using Zoom for telemedicine visits. We took a look at the features that he thought made Zoom a solid choice, as well as what you might look for in evaluating teleconferencing tools for telehealth.
Read more
May 26, 2020
Using Tidepool for telemedicine
Pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Saleh Adi, talks about using Tidepool's diabetes data management software to help healthcare providers successfully transition to telemedicine.
Read more
March 13, 2019
A moment six years in the making — Aaron Neinstein, MD
Aaron Neinstein, MD shares his thoughts on the moment he first saw MDI data and CGM data in the same place in Tidepool.
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June 20, 2014
An doctor's perspective on Blip
Saleh Adi, a pediatric endocrinologist who loves numbers and fine-tuning insulin pump settings, talks about why he’s excited about Blip (Tidepool Web).
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June 21, 2021
Tidepool on the MongoDB podcast
Listen to Tapani Otala, Tidepool's VP of Engineering, dig into the technology that powers Tidepool's open source software and how MongoDB plays a crucial role in our engineering stack.
Read more
September 1, 2020
Designing and implementing tpctl
Software engineer Derrick Burns talks about how Tidepool designed and implemented a tool to generate our Kubernetes manifests.
Read more
July 28, 2020
Provisioning our Kubernetes clusters
Our software engineer Derrick Burns discusses how we provision our Kubernetes clusters.
Read more
June 30, 2020
Access logging and log message aggregation
Our software engineer Derrick Burns talks about logging, accessing, and aggregating the right data in the Tidepool Platform.
Read more
June 23, 2020
Hosted MongoDB
How we migrated our production Mongo database from our self-hosted servers to Atlas MongoDB and how our performance has improved as a result.
Read more
June 2, 2020
Using a service mesh
Tidepool deals with personal and private health information. By encrypting the traffic using mutual TLS, a service mesh can protect traffic between services from being read.
Read more
May 12, 2020
Secrets management
Private data comes in many forms at Tidepool, all of which must be stored and transmitted safely and securely.
Read more
April 21, 2020
Continuous delivery with GitOps
Detailing how Tidepool engineers deploy software continuously with GitOps, as part of the ongoing backend monderization efforts with Kubernetes.
Read more
April 7, 2020
Upgrading our API Gateway with Gloo
In our latest engineering blog post, software engineer Derrick Burns explains why Kubernetes-native Gloo is a great API gateway for Tidepool.
Read more
March 11, 2020
Modernizing our backend with Kubernetes
Detailing the process of migrating our backend services for the Tidepool platform to Kubernetes.
Read more
March 13, 2019
One step closer to an integrated diabetes management ecosystem - a guest post from Companion Medical
Companion Medical CEO and President Sean Saint shares a bit of information about InPen, and the new possibilities of integrated diabetes care and data interoperability.
Read more
December 7, 2017
FDA Pre-Cert Pilot Program — Part 3
Here’s 101 questions to ask yourself about how you’re building medical or healthcare software. These cover builds, releases and deployment, and code quality.
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September 11, 2017
Behind the code of Tidepool Uploader 2.0
Here’s a behind the scenes look at how and why we built Tidepool Uploader 2.0. You can now upload your diabetes device data directly to Tidepool.
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October 31, 2015
It’s a matter of time
Why it’s so hard to keep track of time on diabetes devices, and what Tidepool just did to make it a whole lot easier.
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July 11, 2014
"How can I help?"
Here's how you can help us have a real impact on the experience of managing type 1 diabetes.
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February 18, 2014
Our first outside contribution!
One of the milestones in any open source project is when someone from outside the project makes a contribution. Today that happened for us.
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September 18, 2013
Where's the code? (Or, a funny thing happened while on the way to an open source license...)
Let’s talk about where we are with making Tidepool's code publicly available, our open source license strategy, and draft license.
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August 27, 2013
What Will It Take to Change the Ecosystem?
Phone companies resisted the internet and now their new business model is even better. The same shift could happen for diabetes and device manufacturers.
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November 5, 2021
The Tidepool Period Project "Why"
In response to our recent announcement of financial support for the Tidepool Period Project from AWS, we want to expand a bit on the Tidepool Period Project. We hope you’ll join us in imagining the possibility of what we can accomplish through it.
Read more
July 26, 2021
New for Tidepool Uploader: Support for ReliOn and Glucocard meters!
Tidepool Uploader now supports uploading diabetes device data from ReliOn and Glucocard blood glucose meters.
Read more
June 1, 2021
Tandem's Control-IQ™️ technology and Tidepool — Officially supported
Tidepool fully supports uploading and viewing data from Tandem's t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology.
Read more
January 11, 2021
99 years closer: About our FDA submission of Tidepool Loop
We are proud to share our completion of our FDA submission of Tidepool Loop, an automated insulin dosing app intended for the management of type 1 diabetes.
Read more
September 29, 2020
Tidepool Loop human factors update
We last updated you in February about the internal development work on Tidepool Loop, our automated insulin delivery project based on a DIY community innovation. These last seven months have seen remarkable progress. Let’s walk through some of what we’ve accomplished.
Read more
June 3, 2020
Black Lives Matter
We stand in solidarity with the advocates on the front lines fighting for a better tomorrow, and in support of the countless organizations assisting to advance the fact that black lives matter.
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April 3, 2020
Tandem Control-IQ™️ technology and Tidepool — Where we are today
Let's talk about Tandem Diabetes Care’s t:slim X2 with Control-IQ™, and how we're working to offer you support for this technology.
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March 31, 2020
Letter from Howard on telemedicine
A letter from Howard Look, Tidepool President and CEO about Tidepool's support for telemedicine and remote care.
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March 18, 2020
How Tidepool makes remote work work — Culture and wellness
Tidepool puts a big focus on culture and employee wellness as part of our work to support an entirely remote and distributed team.
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March 16, 2020
How Tidepool makes remote work work — Tools and technology
A thorough look at the tools and technology that support Tidepool's fully remote and distributed team.
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February 6, 2020
Celebrating 10,000 donations to the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project
With excitement and gratitude, we are pleased to announce that over 10,000 anonymous diabetes datasets have been donated through the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project.
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June 7, 2019
Medtronic collaborates on Tidepool Loop
Medtronic joins the team of innovators working with Tidepool to develop and deliver Tidepool Loop.
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June 7, 2019
It’s official: Tidepool and Dexcom partner for Tidepool Loop
Tidepool has officially partnered with Dexcom to integrate their G6 interoperable continuous glucose monitoring system (iCGM) into the Tidepool Loop ecosystem.
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March 13, 2019
Update: View Tidepool data in Apple Health
We’ve given Tidepool Mobile a significant update — start uploading insulin, carb and blood glucose data from Apple Health.
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February 15, 2019
What the FDA's new ACE Pump indication means for people with diabetes, Tidepool, and Tidepool Loop
The diabetes community has celebrated a tremendous step forward. Here’s what the FDA's new ACE Pump indication means for people with diabetes, Tidepool, and Tidepool Loop.
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December 13, 2018
Tidepool Loop update: Funding and team building
The Helmsley Charitable Trust and JDRF announced that they are supporting us in delivering Tidepool Loop.
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October 9, 2018
Announcing Tidepool Loop
Tidepool is currently developing Tidepool Loop, the DIY, open source automated insulin delivery app for iPhone. Our goal is to deliver an officially supported, FDA-regulated product, broadly available via the iOS App Store.
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August 8, 2018
Tidepool supports Medtronic MiniMed 600 series
We're proud to offer more ways for you to upload, visualize, and donate your diabetes data from Medtronic MiniMed 630G, 640G and 670G insulin pumps.
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February 20, 2018
FDA Pre-Cert Pilot Program — Part 4
Tidepool had the pleasure of participating in the FDA precertification pilot program. Here’s what happened at the public input workshop.
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February 6, 2018
Tidepool, Eli Lilly, and the Big Picture
Tidepool’s has partnered with Eli Lilly and the Lilly Cambridge Innovation Center. Read about why we’re working together and our FAQ.
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January 15, 2018
FDA Pre-Cert Pilot Program — Part 2
The FDA is revolutionizing how digital health products get to market. Here’s what we talked about in our most recent meeting with the FDA.
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October 19, 2017
FDA Pre-Cert Pilot Program — Part 1
Tidepool is thrilled to join the FDA's Digital Health Software Pre-cert Pilot program. If there's one thing successful startups will tell you, it's...
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September 14, 2016
Tidepool's take on Glooko and Diasend
Glooko and Diasend announced they are merging — creating a new company and the largest diabetes data platform and app provider. Here’s what we think.
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August 4, 2015
Dive In! Animas + Tidepool
Animas has joined Dexcom, Insulet, Tandem, and Abbott in making data from their devices available through the Tidepool Platform.
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April 27, 2015
Tidepool Platform expansion and matching grant
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded a grant to support continued development of the Tidepool Uploader and Platform.
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November 25, 2014
Tandem + Tidepool: Lighting the Way
Tandem's Director of Marketing, Jim Berkebile, sheds some light on the importance of this partnership and talks about his own diabetes story.
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October 2, 2014
Creating Tidepool Uploader
Tidepool is in a partnership with JDRF to produce a "Tidepool Uploader" for diabetes devices.
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September 16, 2014
Insulet and Tidepool
Raul Oliva, Director of Marketing for Insulet, talks about how Tidepool is supporting Omnipod devices.
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August 22, 2014
Liberate the Data! Tidepool's docket comments on FDA MDDS Draft Guidance
The FDA released Draft Guidance that would update the way they enforce Medical Data Display Systems (MDDS). Tidepool’s helping them.
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August 6, 2014
It's Official: Dexcom + Tidepool!
Dexcom is the second device maker to say: You own your data, and should be able to use the app that’s right for you to help manage your diabetes.
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July 1, 2014
Proudly Non-Profit: Tidepool is now an official 501c3 Charity!
Tidepool is now an official 501c3 nonprofit organization! Being nonprofit is key to our mission of helping to reduce the burden for people with type 1 diabetes.
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June 6, 2014
Blip Pilot Study at UCSF has begun!
Blip (Tidepool Web) is our first app, and UCSF is recruiting pediatric and adult patients to test it in real-life clinical and home settings.
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December 19, 2013
Tidepool License update
We’re establishing an open data platform and great applications to help reduce the burden of diabetes. Take a look at our proposed Tidepool License.
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July 31, 2013
Welcome to Tidepool Kent Quirk & Ben West
Please welcome our new VP of Engineering, Kent, and new developer, Ben, who has been getting data out of diabetes devices in real time.
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June 14, 2013
Tidepool makes its debut in DiabetesMine
Amy Tendrich, DiabetesMine’s editor-in-chief, meets the team committed to liberating diabetes data and gets the inside story.
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October 6, 2020
Eileen’s story: How I research with Tidepool
Eileen Faulds describes her experience using the Tidepool Clinical Study Platform as a diabetes researcher at The Ohio State University College of Nursing and why she uses Tidepool’s software.
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July 6, 2018
How your donated data helps in hospitals
A clinical pharmacist explores how diabetes data from the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project helps students and medical professionals.
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February 15, 2018
Let's talk about your insulin pump data
Let’s explore some of the findings we've uncovered by analyzing insulin pump data anonymously donated through the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project.
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November 2, 2017
Let's Talk About Your Donated Data
More than 1,100 datasets have been donated through the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project. Ed Nykaza helps us analyze and explore the diabetes data.
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November 2, 2017
Let’s Talk About Your Donated Data
More than 1,100 datasets have been donated through the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project. Ed Nykaza helps us analyze and explore the diabetes data.
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May 23, 2017
Announcing the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project
Announcing the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project — a program that lets you anonymously donate de-identified diabetes device data to researchers, device makers, and innovators.
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November 16, 2023
Telemedicine: the past, present, and future
The past, present, and future of telemedicine in diabetes care have seen remarkable progress. In this blog post, we delve into Tidepool's role as a resource for patients and providers that lean on telemedicine to provide equitable access to care.
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November 7, 2023
What Tidepool Loop on Android means
A deep dive into what Tidepool Loop on Android means for the diabetes community and for the team here at Tidepool.
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October 24, 2023
Tidepool Loop: what makes us different
The groundbreaking clearance for Tidepool Loop paves the way for us to give users and providers the freedom and flexibility to select the settings that work best for their particular situation.
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February 1, 2023
The inside scoop on “Third Party Control” for ACE Pumps
Inside scoop on the nuances behind the FDA’s interoperability regulatory pathway, and how that interacts with Tidepool Loop’s regulatory clearance.
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January 30, 2023
Tidepool Loop Partner Update: ACE pumps
With the exciting announcement of clearance for Tidepool Loop, we wanted to share an update that we know is going to be one of the first questions our community cares about: What devices will I be able to use with Tidepool Loop when it launches?
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January 24, 2023
Tidepool Loop has received FDA Clearance!
Tidepool has received FDA Clearance for Tidepool Loop, the first ever community led innovation in the diabetes space to be FDA cleared!
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November 11, 2022
Announcing Tidepool+, the next evolution of the Tidepool Data Platform
The evolution of the Tidepool Data Platform is here with the launch of Tidepool+.
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October 14, 2022
Taking Clinic Success to the 2022 conference calendar
Sharing the impact of attending conferences over the summer after a long hiatus in being able to connect in person with our community.
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October 4, 2022
Focusing on Clinic success
Detailing the significant updates and releases the Tidepool team has been working on over the summer in order to expand the potential of Tidepool for Clinicians.
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June 4, 2022
Redefining diabetes for clinics
Detailing new updates and improvements made to support clinician workflows in the form of Clinic account administration.
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October 29, 2021
Redefining diabetes for people who menstruate
Before we asked people with diabetes to share their data and tag their periods as a first step of the Tidepool Period Project, we had lots of conversations about the potential impact we could have exploring the relationship between menstrual cycle data and diabetes device data. Maya Friedman and Abby Bayer-Pratt from the Tidepool team are here to share some of our takeaways.
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September 22, 2020
Optimizing insulin-to-carb ratios with Dr. Saleh Adi
Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Saleh Adi discusses guidelines to help healthcare providers optimize insulin-to-carb ratios (ICR) with their diabetes patients. Drawing from his decades of expertise, he highlights example use cases and ICR optimization techniques.
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September 15, 2020
Design critique workshops
Our design team has been hosting a weekly design critique meeting which is open to anyone who is engaged in the practice of design and user experience at Tidepool. The aim is to do things in a new way and bring in new voices to solve problems.
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September 9, 2020
Optimizing insulin sensitivity factor (ISF) with Dr. Saleh Adi
Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Adi discusses guidelines to help you optimize ISF settings with your diabetes patients. Drawing from his decades of clinical practice, he highlights example case studies and ISF or correction factor optimization techniques.
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May 4, 2020
Designing for accessibility with color
Tidepool Product Designer Paul Forgione shares how he thinks about accessibile design and a list of tools and resources that were used to develop Tidepool's accessible color palette.
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February 11, 2020
Tidepool Loop development update
Sharing the latest on the process and progress of developing Tidepool Loop, including our collaboration with Insulet and Dexcom.
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February 24, 2016
Designing the Trends View
We have a massive opportunity to show more trends between insulin pump, blood glucose meter, and continuous glucose monitor (CGM) data in one place.
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July 24, 2015
Bionic Pancreas User Interface (4/4) : FAQ
Answers to your frequently asked questions of the Bionic Pancreas user interface.
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July 20, 2015
Bionic Pancreas User Interface (3/4) : Interface details
Let’s explore the details of the decisions we made about individual screens and interactions in Tidepool’s collaboration with Boston University.
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July 16, 2015
Bionic Pancreas User Interface (2/4) : Mental models and user research
To understand how managing diabetes with current insulin pumps will change with the bionic pancreas, we had to understand the experience.
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July 13, 2015
Bionic Pancreas User Interface (1/4) : Kickoff
A few of us at Tidepool have spent the last four months designing the interface of the iLet, Boston University’s Bionic Pancreas (BP) device.
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July 10, 2015
Free for All: The Bionic Pancreas User Interface
Tidepool and Boston University have collaborated to create a fully-designed user interface for the Bionic Pancreas. Check out the designs and learn more.
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November 5, 2013
Colors, shapes, and blood sugars
I use art and design to understand my experience living with type 1 diabetes. This post is about the journey through designing icons for blood glucose data.
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August 8, 2013
How is this going to happen?
We see a world where a range of diabetes device vendors interoperate with the FDA to revolutionize clinical practices of diabetes management...
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June 14, 2013
A look under the hood
Check out this new white paper on Tidepool’s technical architecture vision.
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December 18, 2023
Empowering the future of diabetes technology with data ‍
The Tidepool Big Data Donation Project (TBDDP) enables people with diabetes using the Tidepool platform to opt-in to donate their data to help fuel the next generation of diabetes research and innovation. But what happens after you click ‘donate your anonymized data’? We had the opportunity to connect with researchers who have used the datasets we have created with your generously donated data, and here's what we learned.
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September 12, 2023
Why we required 77 users to reset their Tidepool passwords
Tidepool believes in radical transparency. We wanted to share with our community this opportunity to review their personal online security practices.
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May 9, 2023
Tidepool at 10: Why we do what we do
Celebrating our 10th birthday with a walk down memory lane.
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April 19, 2023
Diabetes during Ramadan: the physiological impact
A brief overview of the physiological impact of fasting with type 1 diabetes during Ramadan.
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January 24, 2023
Tidepool Loop origin story
A brief overview of the history of Tidepool Loop to catch you up to speed on why and how we got to the clearance of Tidepool Loop, the first fully interoperable automated insulin dosing app that originated as a patient-led initiative.
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April 8, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Mohammed Seyam
For part 5 of our Ramadan with diabetes blog series, Mohammed shares his insight as a medical student and diabetes educator observing Ramadan in Palestine since he was 12 years old.
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April 8, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Ayla Qureshi
For this last post in our series, we sat down with one of the younger members of our community. Ayla and Saira sat down to talk a little about how her diagnosis with diabetes impacts her experience as a child participating in Ramadan, along with the power of the diabetes community.
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April 8, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Raza Panjwani
For part 4 of our Ramadan with diabetes blog series, Raza shares his experience in adjusting how he observes Ramadan as someone who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as an adult.
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April 1, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Fatima Shahzad
This is the third of a mini blog series that will include the perspectives of different members of the community that celebrate Ramadan in their own way - because we know there is no one size fits all approach to anything related to diabetes. Fatima shares her experience with shifting her priorities for Ramadan over the years since her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes as a teenager.
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March 25, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Sarah Aleem
This is the second of a mini blog series that will include the perspectives of different members of the community that celebrate Ramadan in their own way - because we know there is no one size fits all approach to anything related to diabetes. Sarah shares her insight on how her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes at 14 years old impacted how she spends Ramadan.
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March 11, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Ramadan with diabetes - Dr. Himala Kashmiri
This first in a mini blog series that will include the perspectives of different members of the community that celebrate Ramadan in their own way - because we know there is no one size fits all approach to anything related to diabetes. Dr. Himala Kashmiri from Children's Health of Orange County shares his insight as a clinician on fasting with diabetes.
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February 25, 2022
Redefining diabetes spotlight: Seniors
The nuances that come with managing diabetes in conjunction with the challenges that come with age are often overlooked. We recently conducted a webinar with a panel of experts including Dr. Irl Hirsch, Dr. Michelle Litchman, Dr. Nancy Allen, and Joanne Milo to share their insights on the unique challenges of the aging population with diabetes.
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February 14, 2022
Redefining diabetes for providers
Dr. Anne Peters, Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Programs, shares how different variables can impact her work as a provider with patients across different groups.
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January 28, 2022
Redefining diabetes for athletes
Managing blood glucose levels while participating in athletic endeavors can be difficult. Courtney Duckworth shares her experience as a runner with diabetes and how she trained for the Boston Marathon while completing her third year in medical school.
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January 14, 2022
Redefining diabetes for philanthropists
Every diabetes story is different, which means that every person that interacts with the Tidepool ecosystem is also different. We were recently contacted by our users and financial supporters who wanted to briefly share their specific Tidepool “Why”, both as a user and as a donor that helps make it possible for us to carry out our mission every day, with us and all of you.
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December 8, 2021
Redefining diabetes for telemedicine
Tidepool is working to make the telemedicine process easier for both providers and patients alike. We asked our friends at Steady Health to share their expertise on telemedicine.
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November 29, 2021
Redefining diabetes for researchers
We're checking in with Sarah Meerts and Dave Musicant from Carleton College to learn more about their research efforts, the impact of your donated data, and how it has been put to good use.
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November 20, 2021
Redefining diabetes with data empowerment
Mark Heyman, a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist who has been living with diabetes for over 20 years, shares some advice for navigating stress and insights into how data can empower change.
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October 22, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Izzy Goodwin
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Izzy's story.
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October 15, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Kelly Watson
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Kelly's story.
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October 8, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Janet Kramschuster
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Janet's story.
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September 28, 2021
Endurance sports with diabetes
Janet Kramschuster, Tidepool’s VP of People and Finance, is an avid endurance athlete. Most recently, she completed an Ironman 70.3 race. That’s a 1.2 mile swim, followed by a 56 mile bike ride, and finishing with a 13.1 mile run. Inspired by her efforts, we’ve asked Janet to reflect on this accomplishment and share her perspective on how far she’s come since her diabetes diagnosis over 34 years ago.
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September 22, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Sabrina Goldman
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Sabrina's story.
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September 17, 2021
The women who lead Tidepool - Melissa Maniscalco
We asked the women who help lead Tidepool to share their story and offer some advice for women looking to join a nonprofit organization, a software company, a company developing medical technology, or in our case: all of the above! Here's Melissa's story.
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August 30, 2021
Navigating diabetes and college life
As we wrap up our month of focusing on diabetes and school, we’ve connected with Ridha, a sophomore at the University of California, Davis and share her diabetes experience. Ridha was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2007 and is currently a member of the Voices of College Diabetes Network program.
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August 23, 2021
Webinar recap: Diabetes and school
Revisit Tidepool's latest webinar focusing on making sure children with diabetes can thrive at school, featuring Dr. Alan Cortez, a Pediatric Endocrinologist, Stacy Seiler, a Credentialed School Nurse living with type 1 diabetes, and Saira Kahn-Gallo, parent of two young children with type 1 diabetes.
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August 18, 2021
Back to school tips, from the Tidepool team
The Tidepool team is full of personal experiences with school and diabetes (as caregivers, as CDCES’s, as people with diabetes) so we decided to pool together their collective tips and insights to share with the larger community
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August 11, 2021
Back to School Resources
We've gathered a list of valuable resources for folks sending someone with diabetes back to school or heading back to school with diabetes themselves from across the diabetes community.
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July 22, 2021
For Katie DiSimone
Our dear friend, former Tidepooler, and amazing contributor to the Loop community Katie DiSimone has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM). The community is rallying in support of Katie and her family.
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April 13, 2021
How Tidepool helps me during Ramadan
Saira Gallo, Tidepool Development Associate, shares her perspective on fasting during Ramadan and how she uses Tidepool's tools to help her follow this pillar of her faith.
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March 19, 2021
Let's talk about periods
Abby Bayer-Pratt discusses some of the motivation behind and potential of the Tidepool Period Project, supporting people with diabetes who menstruate.
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November 26, 2020
The future of Tidepool (Things we’re thankful for)
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Tidepool's CEO and Founder Howard Look reflects on the year we've had and what he (and Tidepool at large) is thankful for in 2020.
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November 17, 2020
How diabetes data tells a story
Our diabetes data tells us a story of where we’ve been, and where we have the potential to go in our lives. Here's how you can use data to help consider where to make the biggest impact on your diabetes.
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November 4, 2020
Paving it forward with Victor Garber
Award-winning actor Victor Garber shares his experience with DIY Loop, his vision for the future of diabetes technology, and his hope that together, we can pave it forward.
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October 27, 2020
Interoperability is the how, not the why
Imagine a world where you can decide which devices you want to use because they’re the devices: You think will help make your life better, or that will help put diabetes in the background so you can get back to living. Tidepool has worked to bridge the gap of the How so you can get back to your Why.
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October 20, 2020
Mariana’s story: How I view data with Tidepool
Mariana Gomez was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in a country where, to this day, there is no access to basic tools like insulin and glucose meters for everyone. Now, she's a diabetes influencer in Latin America and a Tidepool user. Read her story.
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October 13, 2020
3 ways Tidepool has made change happen in diabetes
Since our founding in 2013, Tidepool has been at the forefront of championing regulatory change and inter-industry collaboration. Here are three ways we’ve meaningfully impacted how diabetes innovations are developed and regulated today.
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August 18, 2020
UX designers are users, too
Our UX designer Paul chats about his diabetes story, love for design and accessibility, and above all — his passion for amazing user experiences.
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August 4, 2020
International Sisters Day
This International Sisters Day, we’ve asked two of our Tidepool employees to talk about how living with a sister with diabetes has impacted their lives.
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July 8, 2020
Pancreas in the game — Chris's story
Chris McGee shares his diabetes story and how he came to do "computer wizardry stuff" (otherwise known as front-end development) at Tidepool.
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June 19, 2020
Diversity and inclusion progress at Tidepool
As humans, we have a responsibility to make this impact on the broadest, most equitable scale possible. As Tidepoolers, we have a responsibility to be radically transparent about where we are, to set a meaningful target for where we want to be, then to take meaningful action that gets us there.
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June 16, 2020
Happy Father’s Day from the dads of Tidepool
With Father's Day coming up in the US this weekend, we want to acknowledge the dads in our community by checking in with the dads here at Tidepool. Here's how their perspectives have changed while sheltering in place.
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May 19, 2020
The power of community
Even when you've been managing diabetes for years, accidents can happen. This is when we have the greatest opportunity to band together and harness the power of community. Read Manny's story about how he inserted his new cannula before priming his insulin pump.
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May 6, 2020
Happy Mother's Day from the moms of Tidepool
With Mother’s Day on the horizon we want to celebrate the mothers who are balancing their commitment to the Tidepool team with the added responsibility that has come from restrictions surrounding Covid-19.
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April 28, 2020
Our experience with telemedicine — What we learned and how to prepare for yours
When we had to move from in-person to telemedicine it was daunting at first but ended up going quite well. Here are some things we learned to best prepare for your upcoming telemedicine visit.
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April 16, 2020
Why a CDE went rogue
Abby Bayer-Pratt, RN, BSN, CDE shares her story of becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Nurse was only the beginning of her Tidepool story.
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March 24, 2020
Why I joined Tidepool
Adam Brown shares his diabetes journey, experience using DIY Loop, and why he joined Tidepool with a focus on access.
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February 24, 2020
Pancreas in the Game — Ed's story
Ed Nykaza, PhD, Lead Data Scientist at Tidepool, shares his daughter's diagnosis story and how she represents his inspiration and motivation for the work he does at Tidepool.
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January 31, 2020
Pancreas in the Game — Becky’s story
Becky Cooney, Quality Assurance Engineer at Tidepool shares her daughter's diagnosis story and how diabetes has helped foster a larger community of parents and families impacted by diabetes.
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October 17, 2019
Growing beyond Airbnbs and homemade bacon: A look at Tidepool team retreats
A look at Tidepool team retreats and how we’re growing beyond Airbnbs and homemade bacon. This fall, our offsite is a little different.
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October 11, 2018
My first month running Basal-IQ
Here’s what my first month of running Basal-IQ was like and what it taught me about my diabetes management.
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October 4, 2018
Summer Conference Bonanza
Tidepool at ADA Scientific Sessions, Children with Diabetes Friends for Life, and the AADE Annual Meeting.
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September 20, 2018
My Summer Internship with Tidepool
Courtenay talks about her work as a front end engineering intern, what she learned, and how she’s grown and connected with the diabetes community.
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September 10, 2018
Medtronic MiniMed beta testers
Last month, Tidepool launched support for Medtronic MiniMed 630G, 640G, and 670G. Here’s what beta testers from the diabetes community said about their Tidepool experience.
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August 28, 2018
From the Community: Roy R
Roy’s story perfectly represents the quintessential “Tidepool moment” we know so many people with diabetes experience when they try Tidepool for the first time.
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June 18, 2018
From the Community: Jason M
Most people do not understand the physical, mental, and financial ramifications of having diabetes.
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June 14, 2018
From the Community: Lisa F
Sharing experiences and appreciation for the advancements in diabetes technology and therapies, presenting a most-welcome perspective in the ongoing conversations in diabetes patient advocacy.
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June 5, 2018
From the Community: Rob G
I’ve lived with diabetes for the past 43 years. With access to all my data, I feel empowered to make changes to my diabetes management.
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March 26, 2018
My First Year at Tidepool
Our community manager, Christopher Snider, talks about his diabetes journey and reflects on his experiences with Tidepool after his first year on the job.
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July 19, 2017
Friends for Life 2017: So. Many. Stickers.
When you find this community — when you put on that green bracelet at the conference signaling you’re living with diabetes — you know you’re home.
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May 19, 2017
Hello world
Meet our new Community Manager. Most of the Tidepool team lives with diabetes and we are fiercely committed to the diabetes community.
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February 29, 2016
Precision Medicine, POTUS and T1D
Howard Look, Tidepool President, CEO, and co-founder had the incredible opportunity to be on a panel discussion with President Barack Obama.
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June 24, 2014
For the love of Joe Garmon
Joe has type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemic unawareness. He once sat in his doctor’s office with a blood glucose below 30, without any symptoms.
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January 27, 2014
The Data is Yours
Asante’s CEO talks about collaborating with Tidepool, and their promise to make life simpler for people with diabetes, and those who love them.
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January 7, 2014
Why Tidepool is open and nonprofit
When we founded Tidepool, we decided we would be an open source effort and a nonprofit to make a difference for people with diabetes.
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December 23, 2013
We are not waiting
This D-dad has spent four years on closed loop insulin delivery, remote monitoring, and tools to support the adjustment of insulin pump settings.
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September 3, 2013
Creating an any to any multiplex
Ben West, a key contributor to the Nightscout and OpenAPS projects, talks about his journey to diabetes data liberation.
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July 30, 2013
Like a tidepool
Our lead medical advisor, Saleh Adi, talks about how diabetes data is like a tidepool. #ThisIsTidepool
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