Last year, the DiabetesMine Design Challenge was just getting off the ground but we had some amazing contributions! The winner of the Grand Prize was Ethan Mullis, a 25-year-old graphic and UI designer at Gnoso Inc. who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in eighth grade. His submission was Log for Life, “an online logbook for glucose, medication, carb intake, doctor’s instructions and more, that will interface with any cell phone via instant messaging (IM)…Read more »
September is nearly upon us (ugh…), and I for one am already eyeball-deep in work mode again. As I pack up my swimsuits, and prepare to start wearing my OmniPod on my now-hidden upper arms again (pending any late summer heat waves), I reflect on what went on in the diabetes world this summer, much of it while I was out and about:
The groundbreaking Roche Diabetes Social Media Summit, which was a wonderful…
I hereby interrupt my vacation to bring you some exciting diabetes technology news. Some of you may know that the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is holding its annual conference in Atlanta on Aug. 5-8. This event takes a close second to the ADA’s big annual shindig in June as the biggest event of the year for launching new diabetes products and programs.
Some cool stuff being officially unveiled next week:
* A new…Read more »
As you know, I’ve been trolling through the copious creative designs we received in this year’s DiabetesMine Design Challenge, and today I’d like to take a moment to highlight those focusing on mentoring or community-based games to teach people about improving their diabetes management.
This issue is near and dear to my heart, ’cause that’s what the online community of blogs and social networks provides for me personally — minus the gaming aspect, for the…