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The Diabetic Jornal for iPhone and iPod Touch

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Nial Giocamelli and I have something in common. He has Type 1 diabetes. Like me, his brain now needs to do the work that his pancreas and endocrine system used to do. He has to calculate the amount of carbohydrates in each meal, compute the correct amount of insulin he needs, test his blood glucose, and inject that insulin. This is part of diabetes management. All this data on what we eat and when we eat and what dosage of…

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iPhone Glucose Monitor

The FDA approved a glucose monitor that plugs into the iPhone, showing that mobile devices are increasingly become health-monitoring tools. Developed by Sanofi and AgaMatrix, the iBGStar is the first blood glucose monitoring system to connect directly to the iPhone or iPod Touch, allowing people with diabetes to quickly test glucose levels and get immediate results from a phone. Woot! I just got my [Glooko](http://www.glooko.com/) this week to liberate the data in my glucose meter and now this great new.…

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Nintendo’s Biggest Threat is Apple, Not Microsoft

When the iPod Touch was first released it was a though of as a striped down iPhone without the telephone. Apple soon made the distinction clear, the iPod Touch was branded a gaming machine and not inferior to the iPhone in any way. This approach has been extremely successful. Another advantage Apple has is the compatibility of games across multiple devices. via modmyi.com I can't say I disagree. Both my son and daughter have Nintendo DS gaming devices and a…

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Watching TiVo on an iPod Touch

I'm finally getting around to working on something I've wanted to do for sometime. Last year my kids and I got hooked on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Every Sunday morning we would sit on the sofa and watch it on the TiVo. It was our way to reconnect and watch something we enjoy together. This year, The Clone Wars is on at a time that conflicts with another show that my wife and I enjoy. We decided that we…

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Simply put, the iPhone is the first truly ‘personal’ computer; more personal to its owners than the PC ever was. Talk to iPhone owners (not to mention, the 20M iPod Touch owners), and this truth bubbles to the top again and again. iPhone, the ‘Personal’ Computer - Future of the Mobile Web - O’Reilly Broadcast…

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