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The latest thoughts and announcements from Tidepool's team.

Summer Conference Bonanza

October 4th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
I get a tremendous amount of joy in appearing at JDRF TypeOneNation summits. They are the perfect blend of information and empathy for diabetes veterans and newly diagnosed families. This summer, I also had the opportunity to represent Tidepool at American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions (ADA), Children with Diabetes Friends for Life (FFL), and the […]
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My Summer Internship with Tidepool

September 20th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
At the end of the summer, Courtenay gave a presentation to the Tidepool team about her work as a Front End Engineering Intern, what she learned, and how she’s grown. It went so well, I asked her to summarize that presentation in a blog post, cementing her experience in digital cement. As we look to […]
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From the Community: Feedback sessions with our Medtronic 630G, 640G, and 670G beta testers

September 10th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
Last month Tidepool launched full support for Medtronic MiniMed 630G, 640G, and 670G. Part of our work to bring this new feature to the diabetes community involved a lot of testing with people with diabetes wearing 630G, 640G, or 670G. Once all of our work together was complete, I followed up with some of our […]
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From the Community – Roy R.

August 28th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
As part of our work to add support for Medtronic MiniMed 630G, 640G, and 670G to Tidepool, we worked closely with a great number of diabetes community members who helped beta test our software. Along the way, I asked a number of our beta testers how it felt to see their diabetes data in Tidepool. […]
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How Your Donated Data is Helping in a Hospital Setting

July 6th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
I recently spoke with Brad, a clinical pharmacist and father of a daughter with type 1 diabetes about how our recent analysis of insulin pump data donated to the Tidepool Big Data Donation Project can be used in a teaching setting. Brad and I walked through our original blog post and he shared insights that […]
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From the Community: Jason M.

June 18th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
Jason first responded to our invitation to share his diabetes story before he became our Data Science Intern for the summer. As you’ll soon read, Jason has an appropriately analytical approach to his diabetes, one that I’m sure some of you can appreciate. If you’d like to share your story with us, fill out this […]
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From the Community: Lisa F

June 14th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
At Tidepool, we often hear most frequently from people who are recently diagnosed looking to understand the data that comes off our pumps, CGMs, and blood glucose meters. This makes conversations with people who have been living with diabetes for a long time, like Lisa, particularly rewarding. Their experiences and appreciation for the advancements in […]
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From the Community: Rob G.

June 5th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
As Community Manager, I have the luxury of hearing stories from the Tidepool, and broader diabetes community every day. These stories give us an opportunity to learn from the diversity of experiences across this disease, reminding each of us that your diabetes may vary. They also highlight the shared experiences that make this community special. […]
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My First Year at Tidepool

March 26th, 2018 | Christopher Snider
I joined the Tidepool team a year ago, celebrating my new job with a friendly greeting to the world and an eagerness to share all of the great work we are doing with all of you. It’s been remarkable to be part of the process and gain a genuine appreciation for what it takes to […]
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