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Conference Connections


The diaTribe Foundation is committed to advocating for people with diabetes so that they can lead healthier, happier, and more hopeful lives. Conference Connections are The diaTribe Foundation's reports on such advocacy meetings that aim to increase patient engagement and input in the regulatory process. 


Conference Connections

June 22, 2019

Our team attended the annual Aspen Ideas: Health conference, which brings together leaders in the healthcare space – from community-based organizations to large-scale research foundations – to discuss critical issues in national and global health. This year, a few of their program tracks we were most...

September 13, 2018

The National Institutes of Health and the American Diabetes Association turned their attention to a key alternative to A1C in diabetes research at a workshop held late last year. The meeting advocated for increased use of patient-reported outcomes, or...

August 24, 2018

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) held a community listening session in San Francisco last spring to gather input on the Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan - we found the meeting quite exciting and wanted to report back to the diabetes ecosystem on it!

Gathered experts and...

February 16, 2018

The FDA demonstrated its strong commitment to patient-focused drug development (PFDD) with the public workshop it convened on December 18, 2017. FDA officials, industry representatives, researchers, patient advocacy groups, and other stakeholders participated in t­his gathering at the agency’s White Oak campus in Maryland. The attendees all offered insight on the overarching question at hand...

January 11, 2018

We’ve been in downtown San Francisco this week at the JP Morgan Healthcare conference, which is the most prestigious life sciences conference that we attend. We have heard some great updates and wanted to fill you in – see below for highlights.

  • New Dexcom in 2018- Dexcom management announced that a no-calibration version of the G6 CGM will launch...
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