I still feel like my mind is all a-mush after being mostly off-line for nearly a whole month while traveling in Europe. Yowza. Our vacation was relaxing, for sure, if a bit hectic in spots with all the packing and re-packing and boarding and disembarking we did. My BG levels have been admirable, mostly, with a few hiccups here and there. I pride myself on being an organized person, and yet I’m not the best…Read more »
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 »
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 »
Today, Sanofi-Aventis announced that it’s getting into the glucose meter manufacturing business, by partnering with a small company known for highly accurate meter technology, AgaMatrix (makers of WaveSense products, based on a patented electrochemistry formula).
Reports say the new Sanofi-branded meters will be out later this year, and that this move is part of a larger strategy to help Sanofi offer a “full diabetes management solution” — beyond its insulins, Lantus and Apidra, and the…
Disclosure: I do not know for sure whether this company intends to enter this year’s DiabetesMine Design Challenge competition (although I hope so!); I’ve simply been corresponding with the co-founder for several weeks and find the product interesting — and hopefully inspirational for all fans of diabetes innovation.
A small company in Finland called Mendor has caught the diabetes-consumer-design bug. The glucose meter they’re developing by the same name bears a striking resemblance to a…Read more »