After months of preparation, today I am indescribably excited and proud to kick off the 2010 DiabetesMineâ„¢ 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:
NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
Dexcom gets regulatory approval of its 'on-the-go' mobile apps for CGM data-sharing.
Snail Uses Insulin to Poison Fish
New study shows these slow-moving creatures use toxic form of insulin to capture prey.
A New Square Patch Insulin Pump
TouchéMedical's new Bluetooth-enabled patch pump is supposedly the world's smallest and cheapest.
Check out the press release HERE.
Then, click HERE to visit the contest home page, where you'll find all the details about prizes, eligibility, rules and how to enter.
This competition is open to all — patients, parents, caregivers, students, entrepreneurs, developers, engineers, etc.
This year's competition is open for entries until Friday, April 30, 2010. We can't wait to see what you've all got up your creative sleeves!
btw, Please help us get the word out - feel free to capture and publish the contest icon here:
Did I mention I'm excited about this?? We look forward to seeing another mind-blowing batch of innovative D-concepts coming our way here soon!
Thank you in advance, Supporters, Entrants, Readers and Friends!!