Andrew Stivelman has type 2 diabetes and will be writing about diabetes technology including apps and devices and how they can help people with diabetes. Read My Bio
Andrew Stivelman, a T2 diabetic since 2001 and successfully on pump therapy since 2012, was born in The Netherlands, grew up in NYC and now resides permanently in Toronto. Andrew works full-time as a technical writer for a software company. He is passionate about diabetes care, particularly how the avenues for obtaining information through social media, diabetes-related websites, YouTube video tutorials and the Internet in general have changed the way that people can manage their diabetes like never before. Andrew enjoys taking advantage of the numerous resources in the "City of Banting and Best" by participating in discussions, attending symposia and fundraising for diabetes organizations. He is also a classical pianist and published translator. Andrew can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on Twitter at @Diabeartes.
Andrew's Latest Posts
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
All Things Tech columnist Andrew Stivelman reviews the One Drop app.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Andrew Stivelman discusses the Glooko MeterSync Blue and mySugr Importer. These are two new, exciting diabetes platforms that can easily sync up your blood glucose data from your meter to your smartphone, set up reminders, allow you to detect patterns, and share your vital info with medical providers.
Friday, April 03, 2015
The Dario glucose meter provides high functionality and numerous features to help make the life of people with diabetes easier. Andrew Stivelman reviews this high tech device and app and offers instructions into how to use them.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
This app for adults or kids with type 2 is an interactive learning system with modules designed to teach people how to manage their diabetes.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Andrew Stivelman compares the Misfit Shine and Fitbit Zip fitness-based devices, looking at their individual features and how they can help people with diabetes track their exercise.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Andrew Stivelman discusses some of the diabetes-related apps for BlackBerry and provides some helpful tips on using them.