Tim Omer

Diabetes advocate and hacker; England

Tim worked in the IT industry specialising in the implementation of business systems and processes that empower staff with the right technology. As a type 1 diabetic for over 22 years, Tim has been passionate about using his diabetes technology and data to help him manage his condition. Working with the #WeAreNotWaiting movement of ‘Citizen Health Hackers’, who are producing Open Source solutions and hacking existing medical devices to their needs, he is also producing a mobile- based Artificial Panaceas System and prompting discussions about this patient- led movement at talks and conferences.