A newly-published report from UpWell Health found that nearly half of Americans with diabetes have skipped medical care at times because they couldn’t afford it.
The 5,000-person survey showed that diabetes doesn’t just take a financial toll on people’s lives – it can impact their relationships, too; 37% of respondents reported that diabetes has harmed relationships with loved ones and co-workers.
Heidi Dohse was diagnosed with a rare arrhythmia in 1982 and has been 100% pacemaker dependent for over 30 years. With the help of wearable devices, she has been able to pursue her dream to become a competitive cyclist.
You can hear her story and more when you register for DeviceTalks Boston, October 8-10.
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