You could say we've spurred a national debate here with the patient-led push for improved diabetes technology. But the term "debate" implies argument, and happily, most people seem to agree that "more is more": the more attention paid to developing better technology, the more often better technology will be developed.
Check out this blogosphere/media coverage of Adaptive Path's answer to my call for cooler diabetes devices:
NPR's Future Tense
JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project
+ more to come?
Keep talking, people. It seems we've finally pricked up the consumer design world's ears.
** UPDATE: See a new follow-up blog post today on Adaptive Path's vision of the future.**
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