Next up in our series on “mom-and-pop” diabetes shops is Jessica Floeh, who knows a thing or two about good design. As a type 1 diabetic and a student at Parsons The New School of Design, Jessica is mixing her love of design with her personal connection with diabetes. She’s recently concocted Hanky Pancreas, a line of insulin pump accessories designed to make that unseemly bump a little more flattering and tasteful. Hanky Pancreas is…Read more »
Show and Tell today, Friends!
I received my demo kit of the Solo tubeless insulin pumping system the other day. That’s the would-be competitor to OmniPod which was acquired by Roche Diabetes last month. It’s not yet on the market — in fact, not slated to be available until 2012, but you can order a free sample “pod” to give the thing a try if you’re very curious. I was.
Too bad you can’t get…
The 2010 DiabetesMine Design Challenge closes for entries at midnight tonight! What? You didn’t expect me to post about anything else today, did you?
I’m afraid I can’t really think about anything else right about now. Too excited to see what happens when the clock strikes twelve… So at the risk of sounding repetitive — in hopes of avoiding any submission snafus — here are once again those tips for successfully submitting your entry:
Don’t…Read more »
The tech blogs are all abuzz today over Bayer’s new DIDGET meter, designed just for kids, which integrates BG testing into the world of video games:
“Bayer’s DIDGET is the first and only blood glucose meter that connects directly to Nintendo DS and DS Lite and helps kids manage their diabetes by rewarding them for consistent testing habits with points to unlock new game levels and options. Bayer’s DIDGET meter is made for kids ages…
There are exactly five days left to enter the 2010 DiabetesMine Design Challenge, the web’s premiere open innovation competition to improve life with diabetes (nice tagline, ay? I just made that up)
We’ve already received several-dozen entries this year, and garnered some great media coverage too, including:
The Huffington Post (thank you, Riva!)
Diabetes Forecast magazine – online edition
Pharma 2.0 blog
Medscape (wonderful, in-depth article; requires login)
Some Tips if you’re planning to enter:…Read more »