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Thoughts on Wine Consumption During Social Isolation with a Chronic Disease
Thoughts on “Wine Is for Sharing. What Does That Mean in Self-Quarantine?” by Eric Asimov in Wednesday’s NY Times. “If you have a half-bottle of something, then you are all set. Or good wine in a box — yes, there are such things. The bag-in-a-box technology is an excellent guard ...
May 14, 2020
SuperBetter Partners With Psych Hub To Provide Videos About Mental Health
People around the world play SuperBetter to be stronger and more successful at achieving goals and overcoming challenges across many areas of their lives, including their mental health. Today, we have great news to share — especially for those playing SuperBetter to tackle depression, anxiety ...
August 8, 2019
Lyfebulb and UnitedHealth Group Announce The Winner of Their 2019 Innovation Challenge for Patient Entrepreneurs
Challenge brought together 10 finalists who are building solutions for those affected by depression and anxiety MINNETONKA, Minn., and NEW YORK (July 24, 2019) Lyfebulb LLC and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) are pleased to announce that Rohan Dixit of Lief Therapeutics was selected as the winner ...
July 24, 2019
Lyfebulb and UnitedHealth Group Announce Finalists for 2019 “Addressing Unmet Needs in Depression and Anxiety: An Innovation Challenge”
Dear Lyfebulb Community, EXCITING NEWS: We have chosen the 10 finalists for our Innovation Challenge with UnitedHealth Group in Depression and Anxiety! Listed below, each of our Patient Entrepreneurs were selected because of their personal connection to Depression and/or Anxiety that inspired ...
June 26, 2019
How to Cope with Mounting Medical Expenses
The cost of medical treatment nowadays can be incredibly overwhelming. Having a huge financial burden can increase stress levels and cause some people to make the wrong decisions when it comes to footing the bill. If you are worried about how you are going to pay, here are some of your options ...
September 19, 2018
Interview Series: Jen Horonjeff, The Brains Behind Savvy Cooperative
We are excited to share our interview with our Patient Entrepreneur and 2017 Lyfebulb Novo Nordisk Summit 3rd place winner, Jen Horonjeff. As a lifelong patient, healthcare researcher, and human factors consultant, Jen is improving the patient experience by empowering patients to be an active ...
December 15, 2017
The Second Annual Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award
#LBNNAWARD17 The second Annual Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Summit and Award was a huge success! We just returned from a cold but sunny Copenhagen, Denmark, where 12 of the most innovative thinkers in diabetes management competed in a challenge in front of top Novo, Lyfebulb and other life ...
November 22, 2017
LBNN Application Deadline is this Friday!
Greetings from the Nordic Life Science Days! We are looking for the best patient entrepreneurs within diabetes consumer and medical devices, or healthcare information technology. Apply to be one of the ten finalists who will travel to Copenhagen, Denmark and attend the 2017 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk ...
September 13, 2017
Lyfebulb’s End of Summer Drinks!
Last Thursday we enjoyed an evening of Champagne, courtesy of Prestige des Sacres, cocktails made with be-mixed mixers, cookies to go from KNOW foods, and of course some wonderful food, service, and the prime location of a Lyfebulb favorite, Brasserie Ruhlmann. We want to thank everyone who came...
September 12, 2017
Introducing The Lyfebulb Market Place!
Dear Lyfebulb Family: We have curated a one-stop shop for all of your favorite diabetes-friendly products! The Lyfebulb Market Place features products that were created by Patient Entrepreneurs, aka individuals who are living with, or are affected by a chronic disease. We are proud to currently ...
March 8, 2017
Lyfebulb Pulse 19th Edition
Dear Lyfebulb Community: These are exciting times at Lyfebulb; with new opportunities and challenges we are growing our team and adding capabilities! First, we are excited to announce Lisa Ricciardi as our newest board member. Ricciardi is a Life Sciences executive with deep business ...
February 2, 2017
Announcing the Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award Winner!
The first Lyfebulb Novo-Nordisk Innovation Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark has wrapped! After a few jam-packed days that included dinners, workshops, speeches by Lyfebulb founder and CEO, Karin Hehenberger, and Novo Nordisk Senior Vice President, Device R&D, Kenneth Strømdahl, as well as ...
December 7, 2016
7 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone with IBD
IBD is a pretty hard thing to deal with. As an invisible illness, people can’t see everything going on inside my body. My body is waging a war against itself and no one can see it when they first look at me. I’ve gotten quite a few reactions when I tell someone about my ulcerative colitis. ...
May 16, 2020
How to Stay Emotionally Connected During Social Isolation
In just a matter of days the world turned topsy-turvy. Last week I was in the Rhône Valley visiting vineyards for a work assignment with little access to world news. Then March 12 started a travel ban. We returned to the U.S. March 13. JFK Airport was eerily quiet at 5 p.m. when we arrived, ...
May 13, 2020
Adjusting to Loneliness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This morning, as I woke up to a grey sky with rain hanging in the air, just waiting to fall, I felt down. I am often affected by weather, the long winters in Sweden were definitely not good for me, darkness scares me and makes me feel cold and vulnerable. In addition, today I was also facing ...
March 13, 2020