Christine Deltrap is a Software Programmer and D-Mom to the most amazing seven year old son, who happens to have type 1 diabetes since the age of one. Software programmer by trade and using those skills to help families and loved ones around the world with T1D. She is also a member of the diabetes board at the local children's hospital, helping newly diagnosed children and families transition to the new reality of a world with type 1 diabetes. Finally, Christine works full time in the telecommunications industry, and this experience is being leveraged through technology and networking into further helping this community.
As an early embracer of the Nightscout technology, Dan Miller began remote monitoring of his then 12 year old daughter at the FFL conference two years ago after hearing about it from another D-Mom. A self-proclaimed tech-geek, he has been in the electronics industry since the early 1970s and through his day job as a field engineer and troubleshooter / facilitator for a major electronics company, Dan understands all too well some of the pitfalls encountered when adopting any new technology and thoroughly enjoys helping as many as possible with this paradigm changing platform.
Weston Nordgren II is a Director & Community Advocate at the Nightscout Foundation. Father of five and grandfather of three, Weston has teamed up with his wife of 30 years to advocate for the Nightscout Project and Open Source solutions that help alleviate the suffering of those struggling with type 1 diabetes. With the T1D diagnosis of their son seven years ago at 12 months of age, it became very apparent that the tools available for the care of those suffering from T1D were insufficient. Weston and his wife have made it their focus in life to passionately advocate for real life solutions found in the #WeAreNotWaiting community.
Lora Ridenour is the Director of Programs for Kutta Technologies, Inc. in the Phoenix area. She joined the T1D family in July 2014 with the diagnosis of her youngest son, Brian, at the age of 12. Lora has always loved technology and was fortunate enough to find CGM in the Cloud and adopt the Nightscout technology to help her son live a more independent and healthy life with T1D.
Rachel Sandlain volunteers in Nightscout Tech Support in the CGM in the Cloud community. Rachel is a university student with a variety of interests including diabetes technology and closing the loop, supporting friends and family, especially in relation to diabetes, and helping others set up with Nightscout. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age nine.
James Wedding is the President of the Board of Directors of the Nightscout Foundation, a non-profit seeking to deliver open-source tools to live a life less impacted by type 1 diabetes. In February of 2011, James' daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and he began searching for technology solutions to the challenges ahead. Years later, discovering a quickly growing community of patients and caregivers that have given up on the industry and on the FDA, James has become part of a worldwide movement to free health care from the current rules. A rallying cry of #WeAreNotWaiting has catalyzed over 10,000 to adopt an open-source solution for a portion of type 1 diabetes care, and has spurred new conversations across the entire industry.
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