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Data vs. Diabetes

Episode description

What if an algorithm could be your doctor? Living with Type 1 diabetes usually means making a lot of medical decisions on your own, sometimes daily. In this episode of ‘Fixed That For You’, you’ll hear about a problem millions of sick people face daily. It’s the story of Dana Lewis, a young woman who got tired of managing her disease, and decided to replace biology with data by creating an artificial pancreas. The results? Life changing.

'Fixed That For You' is an original podcast from Segment. For more on the series go to fixedthatforyou.com.

In this episode, Dana talks about the Open Artificial Pancreas System project — here’s where you can read more about #OpenAPS.

Want to learn more about what continuous glucose monitoring is or how it works? Take a look at the CGM made by Dexcom.

Additionally, please visit the American Diabetes Association to learn more about how to manage diabetes.

Build something of your own with a Raspberry Pi. Lastly, check out Nightscout, the visualization app Dana mentioned in this episode.

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