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Moving the pharma patient bus forward

So yesterday I posted a brief review and some of my main takeaways from Eye for Pharma. Today I want to try to bring other people into the discussion as we need to keep the pharma – patient bus moving forward.  Don’t forget that this conference was all about “Patient Engagement” and that Pharma need to […]

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Eye for Pharma ePatient Panel

Thank You Pharma

Focus = Patient Engagement in Healthcare / Patient Centricity. Last week I was honoured to have been part of a Patient Engagement panel at the industry renowned pharma event Eye for Pharma which was held in Barcelona.  Now as the event title suggests this is usually restricted to those who work in the Healthcare/Pharma industry.  So […]

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Hemoglobin J Valencia - Red Blood Cellls

Discovery of a new type of Hemoglobin in Valencia

Recently a group of scientists led by Dr Carmen Quiñones in Valencia, Spain have discovered a new type of Hemoglobin (Red Blood Cell) and the potential impact that it can have on Blood Glucose readings, especially for those that have Diabetes. Named Hemoglobin J Valencia, the variant was discovered after routine glycemic testing was carried out on a […]

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16 Today

I thought I would break a habit of a lifetime and blog today. Today marks 16 years of Diabetes for me. It feels as though that those 16 years have flown by! I will most likely celebrate by having wild glycemic excursions throughout the day possibly throwing in a carb laden donut in there somewhere! […]

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Diabetes in Spain

elgringo bike announcement

Hi everyone Hope you are all enjoying your respective summers or winters for those in the southern hemisphere. I real quick announcement from me today. Due to personal and work commitments, I have reluctantly withdrew from the mHealth Grand Tour this coming September. Although a very small amount of cash was raised (lessons learnt) for the […]

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