Martin Hensel

Martin is the Founder of SelfRx Media and editor-in-chief of Insulin Nation. He's a passionate about sharing knowledge with those affected by Diabetes.
Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Diasome’s Liver Targeted Insulin

We spoke with Robert Geho, CEO of Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. — www.diasome.com — about its nanotechnology additive that delivers insulin…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Overnight Dosing Success in T1D Children

We spoke with Ulrike Schierloh, MD who is with the Pediatric Clinic, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, GD de Luxembourg…

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Aaron Kowalski Appointed New JDRF President/CEO

Today, the JDRF announced the appointment of Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D., as the nonprofit’s President and Chief Executive Officer. A…

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Oxygen Critical to Practical Islet Transplants

We spoke with Klearchos Papas, PhD about his oxygen generator-based islet ‘tea bag’ transplant device for which the JDRF just…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Better Insulin Dosing via Machine Learning

We spoke with Cyndi Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of Quin — https://quintech.io — about their Insulin Intervention Taxonomy and how…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Medtronic 670G Faulted for Ease of Use

“Closed-loop insulin pump therapy is the most exciting new development in type 1 diabetes in decades because it acts as…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

FDA Rejects SGLT Drug Zynquista for T1D Use

The FDA declined to approve Zynquista a drug developed by Sanofi SA and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals intended for use with insulin…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Study finds ‘no rationale’ to reduce Gluten Intake in High-Risk Children

In an article published in the February issue of Diabetes Care, researchers found no rationale to reduce gluten intake during…

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

3D Bio-Printed Bionic Pancreas

We spoke with Michał Wszoła MD, PhD about the 3D Bio-Printed Bionic Pancreas work being done with his team and…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Carl Armato’s Diabetes Focus at Novant Health

We spoke with Carl Armato, president and CEO of Novant Health ― https://www.novanthealth.org/ — about his T1D journey and his…

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

DRI Poseidon Trial Recruiting Children and Adults

We spoke with Camillo Ricordi, MD, Director of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) about the Poseidon Trial that is actively…

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

A New Paradigm for Type 1 Diabetes Origin

We spoke with Ajit Shah, PhD and Peter Thompson, PhD about their research which has just been published in Cell…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Alertgy’s Non-Invasive CGM Wristband

We spoke with Marc Rippen, co-founder and President of Alertgy, a startup founded in 2016 and based in Melbourne, Florida.…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Participating in T1D Trials; The Value of Knowing and Helping

We spoke with Tavia Vital, BSN, BA, RN, CDE, who was diagnosed with T1D at age 2½ and is an…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Tandem gets first ACE Pump Designation from FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the Tandem Diabetes Care t:slim X2™ insulin pump now has an interoperable designation.…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

PKvitality CGM K’Watch is Exciting

We spoke with PKvitality leaders Minh Lê, General Manager, and Tom Bishop, CTO Medical. They shared their investor slide deck…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Wave a Wand to Improve T1D Awareness

We spoke with Sequilla who is 17, lives in Victoria BC, and has had T1D since she was 2½ years…

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Research of Type 1 Diabetes

Path to Better Clinical Trials for T1D Delay/Prevention

The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) is a catalyst in the development of new approaches including biomarkers and modeling and analysis…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

SGLT2 inhibitors are Promising Medications for T1D but Vigilance Required

This article was written with a lot of help from Brad, a clinical pharmacist and pharmacotherapy specialist working in a…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

The Complete Diabetes Cookbook

America’s Test Kitchen is passionate about cooking — discovering and sharing why recipes work and why they don’t — to…

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