Grand Prize Winners (Three):
Pancreum – A futuristic modular three-part “wearable artificial pancreas” that takes the combination of tubeless insulin pumping and continuous glucose monitoring to the next level.
BLOB – a small, portable insulin-delivery device unlike anything we’ve seen before.
diaPETic – an iPhone/iPod touch application that helps a glucose meter to “acknowledge the user as a human being.”
2011 Most Creative Idea:
Colored Tubing – like colored drinking straws, ump tubing could also change color when insulin passed through it, so that PWDs could easily detect clogs or air bubbles.
2011 Kids Category Winner:
Rapid-Absorbing Glucose Patch – a transdermal glucose patch that makes it easy to swim or do sports without worrying about carrying emergency sugar in case of hypoglycemia.
Judges’ Honorable Mention:
Sanguine Diabetes Manager – diabetes data management program that represents data in a much more user-friendly way than we’ve seen before, and stresses interoperability of data as a key tenet.
2011 Highlighted Video Entries
Hanky Pancreas – stylish accessories that make diabetics feel good about wearing a pump.
Harmony – an all-in-one device encompassing a glucose meter, lancer, lancets, test strips, pen needles, and insulin pen holder.
Wound Pump – An an inexpensive device aimed at solving the worldwide burden of diabetic ulcers.
Micro-Meter Wrist Band – non-invasive band reading BG levels using a microneedle patch.
Prodigi Imaging System - a new camera system used to find infection in diabetic wounds (foot ulcers, etc.)
Diabeatniks – an international database of resources for diabetics who travel.
Sweet Dreams – a remote bedside monitor so parents can see CGM data overnight while their type 1 kids are sleeping.
X-Fingers – prosthetic fingers that accommodate more than 600 variations of assemblies.
2011 Highlighted Paper Entries
BGWindow – a smart phone app for iOS and Android operating systems thatwill provide a new level of blood glucose monitoring and a reliable safety net fordiabetics by allowing loved ones near and far to maintain constant, direct observation of blood glucose levels.
D-Cycle – a clean and “green” way to dispose of your diabetes trash.
Gio One-Handed Blood Glucose Meter – a small, sleek blood glucose meter designed to make testing with just one hand fast, natural and instinctive.
Hemova- an alternate method of providing dialysis treatment: an implantable device that connects to veins with naturally high flow rates, providing access by means of a subcutaneous port.
Sonic DiaCure – futuristic system using sonochemistry for non-invasive glucose monitoring.
Sure5 – an emergency alert device for elderly people with diabetes.
TatAlert – temporary medical ID tattoos that are safe, look great, and last for several days.
Telsa Meter- a glucose meter for blind diabetics, featuring special “touch technology” that can provides all the information in the braille system.