Diabetes Treatments of the Future
When you think of long-term diabetes care what do you imagine?
I know the first thought that pops in many peoples heads that deal with diabetes on a daily basis is CURE . And that is something we all want, in the meantime however, I posed a question to the DOC about what types of treatment options they would like to see available for those with diabetes. Heres what they had to say:
Bridget: I know we all want a cure but I got to thinking so much has changed in just Treatment options in the past few years, so what types of treatment options would you like to see in the future?
Zak Grigsby: A cure. Period. Im tired of new gadgets and gizmos that Ill never be able to afford. I can barely afford the pump and sensor that I have now.
Kathy Klusman Lentz: Something that can be worn on the wrist that will be a CGM that can send your levels right to your pump and it can deliver insulin to you without having to do anything. It wont wake you up, it and the pump will just do it all. No more finger sticks and insurance will cover it!
Amy Bryant: I agree Bridget. I have been diabetic for over 30 years and diabetes care has come a long way! The only thing that I wish they would come up with is a pump that can calculate your carb intake by what we enter. Pretty much, our phones can have my fitness pal or calorie king down loaded and we can enter what we are eating to calculate the carbs; but I want the pump to be connected to the pdm so once its entered our bolus would start from that. I dont mind diabetes, CGM, shots or anything about it; but I dont do good with counting carbs and Continue reading