The Diabetes Tech-upTM 

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Listen to our experts discuss diabetes and digital health

Join our expert cohosts for a series of lively discussions on how technology is transforming the care and day-to-day management of diabetes.

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Alicia Shelly, MD, FACP

Douglasville, Georgia

Dr Shelly is a primary care provider who regularly sees patients with diabetes. She is a board-certified internal medicine physician at Wellstar Primary Care in Douglasville, Georgia.

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Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RDN, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES

Chicago, Illinois

Amy is a diabetes care and education specialist and registered dietitian who sees type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients daily. She oversees their education recognition program and coordinates the Teen and Adolescent Diabetes Transition Program at University of Chicago’s Kovler Diabetes Center. She received the American Diabetes Association’s Outstanding Educator of the Year award in 2022.

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Amy Tenderich, MA

Santa Barbara, California

Amy is a journalist, nationally known patient advocate, and diabetes tech expert. She was the founder and editor of and former Editorial Director of Diabetes & Patient Advocacy at Healthline Media. She organizes and hosts the biannual DiabetesMine Innovation Forums (Innovation Summit, D-Data ExChange) that connect patient and industry leaders. Amy also lives with diabetes, having been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2003.

All contributors received a fee from Novo Nordisk for their participation.



Episode 12: I like long walks on the beach and well-designed diabetes apps

Episode 11: Walk a mile in my CGM

Episode 10: It’s a tech jungle out there

Episode 9: Confronting in-tech-quity in diabetes

Episode 8: Don’t rage against the machine learning—pairing artificial intelligence (AI) with human insights and action

Episode 7: Not your father’s insulin delivery—automated insulin delivery systems and practical data talk





Episode 6:  A1C, TIR, AGP… What the tech? The evolution of diabetes metrics

Episode 5: Tech, please! Automating data capture and diabetes management tasks

Episode 4: The time thief—how everyday diabetes self-management tasks can impact your patients, and how tech may help

Episode 3: The carrot, the stick, or…the app? Using apps and online coaching to help patients build motivation and sustainable habits

Episode 2: Text me, maybe—digital communication, alarm fatigue, and financial concerns

Episode 1: The adherence enigma—how diabetes tech may help foster patient engagement and address this timeless challenge

The Mission of Diabetes Tech-upTM

Diabetes Tech-upTM is sponsored by Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes. We believe that adoption of innovative technologies can help appropriate patients better manage diabetes. Our goal is to provide information to help health care professionals on the front line of diabetes care strengthen their understanding of diabetes technologies and implement them where they can have the greatest impact.


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