SDRC will participate in the 5th annual Bay Area Diabetes Summit on March 25th, 2018 with presentations and an informational exhibit. This event is a true celebration of the diabetes community with an opportunity to catch up on the latest research and clinical practices all in one place for people with diabetes, their loved ones, diabetes companies and non-profit organizations. The key morning speaker is Dr. David Maahs, Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology and Associate Director of the Stanford Diabetes Research Center. His talk is titled “Automated Insulin Delivery Devices. Are we there Yet? Dr. Maahs will be speaking again in one of the afternoon break-out sessions and his talk is titled “Healthy weight in type 1 diabetes: a new challenge”. Dr. Marina Basina, Clinicial Associate Professor and Leader of the Stanford Diabetes Research Center Outreach Program will also present in the afternoon breakout sessions on “How tight is too tight: the risks and benefits of tight glucose control; is tighter always better?”
SDRC members attended and participated in this event organized by DiabetesMine at the Stanford School of Medicine Li Ka Shing Center. The event featured a balanced mix of speakers from industry, academia, patients, clinicians, regulatory experts and entrepreneurs. It was an invitation-only event attended by 157 of a similar mix of attendees. Since its beginnings in a classroom at Stanford in 2013, this event has inspired advancement in diabetes technology. In this intimate and interactive meet with collaborative workshops, the Diabetes Mine community continues to connect thought leaders to drive innovation for better patient outcomes.