JDRF TypeOneNation Summit Boston 2017 »

11 Feb, 2017
Join us for our annual educational summit that brings together all within the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. Learn about research advances, participate in discussions with experts, and meet others living with T1D. Educational sessions will be focused on T1D care and management, and will be geared for different audiences. The event is open to…
Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS

Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS »

26 Mar, 2015
People
It was during his early days as a doctor that Howard Weiner, MD, director and co-founder of the Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, treated a young father who had recently experienced a very bad multiple sclerosis (MS) attack. Weiner immediately identified with his patient: he was about the same age, and…
Precision Medicine: Sounds Good, Right?

Precision Medicine: Sounds Good, Right? »

9 Feb, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
Will Obama's new precision medicine initiative really make a difference? Photo via Shutterstock. In his January 20, 2015 State of the Union Address, Barack Obama announced that he was “launching a new Precision Medicine Initiative….” In a more detailed conference on the 30th, he described precision medicine as “delivering the right…
Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers

Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers »

Orthomonitor is a wearable device that can be embedded in orthotics and prosthetics to assess the patient treatment experience. Photo provided by Kinematix. You may not know that diabetic patients commonly express concern about foot ulcers. According to WebMD, this is because these patients have an increased risk of complication with wound healing. Decreased blood flow and a…

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