This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a medical school grad,…Read more »
It might be a tad overdramatic to say that this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for, but the news coming out of Sanofi-aventis today is definitely exciting. After five long months since its FDA approval in December, the company has finally announced that their new iBGStar, the FIRST and only meter to work in conjunction with the iPhone and iPod touch, has come to market and is available for purchase.
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We’ve had four great years running our wildly successful crowdsourcing competition, the DiabetesMine Design Challenge.
Today, we at DiabetesMine are proud to announce a new program in our continued efforts to “push the envelope” on diabetes innovation:
The DiabetesMine™ PATIENT VOICES CONTEST!!
We’re asking YOU, the empowered PWDs (people with diabetes) to tell us about your most pressing design needs.
All you have to do is create a 2-3 minute video testimonial about the…
Today we’re happy and proud here at DiabetesMine. By all accounts, the DiabetesMine Design Challenge we’ve hosted here for the past three years has been a roaring success. We inspired creative thinkers from all over the country and all over the world to design and showcase more than 300 innovative concepts. We helped place some of these talented young thinkers in key positions in the industry. And we managed – on a patient blog and…Read more »
This weekend, at Stanford Campus in Palo Alto, CA, I’m proud to say we hosted a historical gathering of different stakeholders around innovation in diabetes… The first-ever DiabetesMine Innovation Summit gathered in one room about 60 designers, web visionaries, Pharma Marketing and R&D folks, experts from venture capital investment, innovation and regulatory experts, and passionate patient advocates.
The aim was to kick off a new era of collaboration among these various stakeholders, to begin revolutionizing…Read more »