The 670G represents an important step towards fully automating glucose control. However, it is important to put it in the proper context and set expectations at an appropriate level.
My name is Jacob Seltzer, I am 20 years old, and a Type 1 Diabetic. I was diagnosed with diabetes on my half birthday, November 21, 2011 at the age of 15. I have had diabetes for roughly 5 years and I do not let it get in my way. I am currently going into my junior year of college at Stony Brook University as an athletic training major.
Everyone needs an outlet for pent-up energy, frustration and negative emotions. I’m lucky enough to have two excellent catharsises (catharses? catharsisis? you get the idea): Exercise and writing.
After nearly 30 years of living with type-1 diabetes and 20 years teaching patients how to better manage it, a few things have become apparent.