Dr. Andrew P. Abramowicz is a general dental practitioner with 23 years of clinical experience. Dr. Abramowicz created the first Canadian Dental Practice Management software and e-Health Records Management product to use Microsoft SQL as well as being the co-founder of Seadootours.com. Dr. Abramowicz and his wife (also a dentist) have two sons. In 2012 one of their sons was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 6 and Dr. Abramowicz began using the first NightScout version back in May of 2014. Since that time, he has be active on the CGM in the Cloud Facebook group helping other people get set up and most recently, experimenting and publishing his results with GSM smart watch/phones as uploaders and building super small xDrip Wixel receivers (all based on Stephen Black's work) in the hopes of making a receiver/uploader "rig" as wearable as it can be.
John Costik is a Lead Software Developer at the Center for Clinical Innovation, University of Rochester (with previous experience as a Systems Engineer at Kodak and Johnson & Johnson). John's recent focus on technology has been to improve the quality of life for his wife, Laura, and his children, Sarah and Evan. Evan's 2012 T1D diagnosis motivated John to piece together a CGM remote monitoring system at his home in Livonia, NY. John is a member of the original CGM in the Cloud team, a member of the Board of Directors at the Nightscout Foundation, and the co-inventor of the Nightscout remote monitoring system.
Kate Farnsworth volunteers in Design, Programming and Tech Support in the Nightscout/CGM in the Cloud community. Kate is the mother of four daughters, the oldest of whom lives with type 1 diabetes. As a Digital Media Designer and IT Specialist she seeks out ways to use technology and effective design solutions to make life easier for those who live with type 1 diabetes and the people that care for them. She has been advocating for the Canadian Diabetes community since 2012.
Matthew Longland is a father of two, the eldest being diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic in March 2014. Having graduated from University of Waterloo in Computer Engineering with a focus on control systems, understanding the ins and outs of data from insulin pumps and CGM systems came as a very new, unique and close to the heart problem to immerse himself in. Matthew enjoys doing reading on cutting edge medicine, stem cell research and regenerative biology. Matthew joined the #WeAreNotWaiting community to assist with new technologies and ideas, and provide insight into what is being done in the world of science and how it relates to his son, his family and the community at large.
Weston Nordgren II is a Director & Community Evangelist 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 7 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.
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 one diabetes at age 9.
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