Actually, we have Veenu Aulakh to thank for putting the DiabetesMine Design Challenge on the map. She heard me give a keynote speech at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Project HealthDesign event a few years ago, calling for more patient involved in medical device design, and it seems that a light bulb went on: the California HealthCare Foundation strives to foster better tools for patient self-management of chronic illnesses, so why not support a Crowdsourcing…Read more »
More on the 2010 DiabetesMine Design Challenge today —in part because I can’t think about much else this week
I almost forgot to mention the beautiful and very official contest fliers/posters we’ve prepared.
They’re available for downloading and distributing in PDF format here, as you like.
For interested universities and other organizations – we can also provide free printed color copies, delivered to your door. Send inquiries to info_at_diabetesmine.com.
And if you haven’t done so…
After months of preparation, today I am indescribably excited and proud to kick off the 2010 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge, an online competition to encourage creative new tools for improving life with diabetes!
You know the drill: Do you have an idea for an innovative new diabetes device or web application? This is your chance to win big, and potentially help transform life with diabetes for millions of people.
First, please watch the video:
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I’m very excited to announce that we’re currently in the early stages of preparing for the 2010 DiabetesMine Design Challenge. Look, we’ve even updated the logo:
For those of you not familiar with it, this is an annual innovation competition to encourage creative new tools for improving life with diabetes. The contest is generously sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF); and supported by Medgadget.com, the Internet journal of emerging medical technologies, and the world-renowned…Read more »
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 »