When the news broke that Dexcom and Google entered into a business agreement that would allow Dexcom to have access to Google technology that will produce smaller, cheaper continuous glucose monitors... word spread quickly on the Internets. I posted the press release highlights on Arden's Day and the blog exploded with page views, Facebook 'likes' and comments from excited CGM users.
There hasn't been a more popular topic on my type 1 diabetes blog since Kris Freeman allowed me to use a shirtless photo of him from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi to illustrate that a person with low body fat could successfully wear an insulin pump and CGM. If you're wondering what a four time Olympian looks like with his shirt off. Go ahead and click over to see Kris wearing his OmniPod on his chest and Dexcom sensor on his side... this page will remain open.
Anyway, when I saw how excited you all were about the Dexcom/Google announcement I contacted Dexcom and setup this podcast episode with their CEO, Kevin Sayer. Not wanting to waste the moment, I asked on the Arden's Day Facebook page if anyone had a question for Kevin, as it turned out, you had a lot of questions and I was able to get to almost all of them during this conversation because Kevin was kind enough to stay on 30 minutes longer than we scheduled. I think you'll find this episode of the Juicebox Podcast a CGM users dream come true, Kevin was an open book who dished about things that I thought for sure he'd decline to speak about. Huge thanks to Kevin for his time and candor!