The day we've all been waiting for has arrived: Community Voting is now open on the 2011 DiabetesMine Design Challenge!!

We received 95 amazing entries in this year's innovation contest. We're excited to show off the semi-finalists and give you all a chance to weigh in. And tell a friend...

Remember, your votes will determine the winners of the Most Creative* Idea Category ($2,500 cash) and the Best Kids' Concept ($1,500 cash prize).

For the Grand Prize Category — to receive $7,000 cash, plus complementary consulting with IDEO Design and free access to the fall Health 2.0 Conference — your votes will determine our Top 10 finalists.

You currently have 20 semi-finalist entries to choose from. Entries are listed in alphabetical order by category. Please browse the list below at your leisure, and then kindly select your three favorites.

CLICK HERE to access the ballot when you're ready to vote.


After voting closes, our expert judges will review your choices and select the three Grand Prize winners.

[*The Most Creative category is meant to honor entries that are visionary or fun and/or worthy of acknowledgement for their pure creative ingenuity.]

Please enjoy evaluating the innovative thinking of these many individuals and teams. Be sure to cast your votes soon, as polls close at 6pm Pacific on Thursday, May 26, 2011.

Our Honored Finalists


Grand Prize Category



Brighter One






Countertop Meter & Monitor






Gio One-Handed Integrated Meter


Hanky Pancreas












Prodigi Imaging System


Sanguine Diabetes Manager


Sonic Scan


Sure5 - Emergency Alert Device


Tesla Meter



Most Creative Category

Colored Tubing




Diabetes Dare


Tat Alert



Kids Category




Micro-Meter Wrist Band


Rapid Absorbing Glucose Patch



Comments are closed on this post to prevent folks from mistakenly voting in the comments section. To access the voting ballot, click here.

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