This post is the third and final installment of my recent guest post series looking at ways that new Technology is aiding Diabetes Care.
I don’t need to tell you how ubiquitous texting has become. (Somehow I could live without internet access on my iPhone this summer, yet I spent hours calling AT&T to make sure I could at least send and receive text messages from Europe!) Today, a progressive endocrinologist who’s active on Twitter…
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 »
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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