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.
Living

Lowering A1c is often an Endo problem

  We spoke with Liz Meyer, the mom of a growing T1D boy who was diagnosed three years ago. Here…

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Living

Painful Medicare Journey to get GGM/Pump Coverage

We spoke with Tom Linn an attorney in Colorado who was diagnosed with T1D at age 69, 3 years ago.  …

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Medicine/Drugs

Shaheen Leads Senate Bipartisan Push to Rollback Over a Decade of Insulin Price Hikes

Senator Shaheen just introduced legislation to rollback insulin prices: Official Release The JDRF announced this support for the legislation “No…

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Research

IFNα Kinoid: A promising vaccine against Type 1 Diabetes

Neovacs — www.neovacs.fr — is a French biotech company focused on the development of Kinoids®, therapeutic vaccines for the treatment…

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Research

Blood glucose-dependent insulin delivery to simplify treatment

We corresponded with Jingqiang Wang and Professor Zhen Gu of UCLA Engineering about their research on glucose-responsive insulin analogs (ref).…

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Living

Newly Diagnosed and Impressed with T1D Technology

We spoke with Leika Scott, age 22 and a 2018 graduate of Saint Anselm College Nursing School who self-diagnosed her…

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Living

Reader Correspondence

Should I get my son a pump Hello My son Abdo 15 Y old, has DM type 1 since Jan…

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Treatment

Auxulin: Hyperglycemic Innovation Driven by Need

We spoke with Tommy Ritz, MBA, and Dr. Jason McDevitt, William & Mary’s Tech Transfer Director about Auxulin – https://auxulin.com/ – the…

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Treatment

Hillo to Remove Burden from your Life

  We spoke with Stéphane Bidet, CEO of Hillo — http://hillo.ai.   “Nicolas Caleca, CSO, and I founded this company…

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Treatment

Wearable Heart Monitor Detects T1D Hypoglycemia

We spoke with Mats Koeneman, MSc and Technical Physician with the REshape Center for Innovation at Radboud University Medical Center,…

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Living

MyGrams Simplifies Carb Counting

We spoke with Daniel Blumer, CEO of MyGrams — https://www.mygrams.com/ — about his food scale smartphone case and app.  …

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Research

Metformin improves insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese adolescents with T1D

We spoke with Kristen Nadeau, MD, MS, (bio) Professor of Pediatrics and Research Director, Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of…

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Research

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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