Video: Jeffrey Brewer at Vator Splash Health 2017

Mitos Suson · April 25, 2017 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/495f

Building out the artificial pancreas to treat diabetes

At our Vator Splash Health 2017 event last March 23, Jeffrey Brewer, Founder & CEO of Bigfoot Biomedical on Building out the artificial pancreas to treat diabetes; Diabetes affects 371 million in the world. It’s one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the US. In 2016, the FDA approved the first artificial pancreas. Are we finally making significant strides?

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Bigfoot Biomedical

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Bigfoot Biomedical was founded by a team of people with a personal connection to Type 1 Diabetes and, with its smartloop service, seeks to change the paradigm of care for insulin-dependent diabetes by leveraging data, connectivity, automation, and machine learning to reduce the burden on people with diabetes and maximize the leverage of health care providers. Learn more at bigfootbiomedical.com. Follow us on Twitter @BigfootBiomed and Facebook at facebook.com/bigfootbiomed.
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Jeffrey Brewer

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Jeffrey Brewer is a successful dotcom entrepreneur & founder of CitySearch & Overture / GoTo.com. After his son's type 1 diabetes diagnosis, he became a leading voice in the T1D community, serving as JDRF CEO. In 2014, he founded Bigfoot Biomedical.