ATTD 2017 - The future is bright, but "now" is still neglected

ATTD 2017

For the 10th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD 2017) the Nightscout Foundation sent me to Paris to represent the growing Citizen Science Patient Movement #WeAreNotWaiting.

There was a very clear theme to this year's conference, making use of Patient Data and Artificial Pancreas Systems, but from the #WeAreNotWaiting patient perspective is this what we need, right now? 

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xDrip and xBridge Build Instructions

A naked xBridge

I have been meaning to make this post for some time as I always struggled to find clear and easy to follow instructions on how to build an xDrip or xBridge devices. For me battery life and size are key, therefore this build uses a high capacity battery and fits a small form factor of a Tic Tac box.

These devices listen out for the signal from a Dexcom G4 CGM and relay via Bluetooth to your mobile phone with the xDrip app installed. xDrip is my CGM source that I sync directly to HAPP and Nightscout.

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