All Blog Posts Tagged 'design' (9)

A Q&A with 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge Judge Ilene Klein

Follow along as our very own Andy Boyle, Director of Diabetes Marketing, Sanofi US, discusses how innovation in mobile technology is transforming existing models of healthcare with 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge judge, Ilene Klein. See their full discussion at Discuss Diabetes here.

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Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on May 18, 2012 at 6:58am — No Comments

A Q&A with 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge Judge Aneesh Chopra

Learn how open data fosters innovation as our very own Dennis Urbaniak, Vice President, Head of U.S. Diabetes, Sanofi US chats with 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge judge, Aneesh Chopra.

Read their interview at Discuss Diabetes here.


Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on May 17, 2012 at 6:26am — No Comments

Help shape the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge!

Time is running out to help shape the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge. What matters most to you? What do you see as the biggest challenge in diabetes? Your responses will help shape what the entrants in the 2012 challenge will be working to solve. There’s just two days left, get your responses in ASAP!



Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 10, 2012 at 6:29am — 1 Comment

2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge

A call to all those innovators, tech heads, entrepreneurs and people living with diabetes – there’s only 5 days left to share your insights for the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge. You might remember that won last year’s challenge and now we’re gearing up for an entirely new challenge. Take a moment to…


Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 7, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments

What changes would you like to see in diabetes devices/treatments?

Some days, it seems like all I do is think about numbers thanks to my diabetes. But the truth is that even on those days, I'm mostly living my life and getting on with things despite (or even because of) diabetes. I hope that's true for most of you. Yes, there are times when it's all about the diabetes, but mostly it's a temporary intruder that introduces hiccups while we get on with whatever we're doing.…


Added by Bernard on September 4, 2011 at 9:08am — 35 Comments

Thoughts on diabetes device design

Am I the only one who's tired of Dark Blue, Grey and Black diabetes products? I'm ready to live in a full color 3D world, and I really like my camo blood glucose meter test case.…


Added by Bernard on March 8, 2011 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

The 2009 DiabetesMine Design Challenge Begins

Today was the kickoff of the 2009 DiabetesMine Design Challenge.

If you have an idea for an innovative new diabetes device or web application, this is your chance to win up to $10,000 to realize your design concept, and potentially help transform life with diabetes for millions of people. Here's a very cool video Amy put together about the contest, with the participation of a few good looking PWD! :)…


Added by Manny Hernandez on March 2, 2009 at 9:50pm — No Comments

New Ink... The Results!

I first wanted to thank everyone for their input on my post about my upcoming Diabetes Tattoo. While I appreciated all the comments and suggestions, the first design took the majority of the votes by a fair amount. In reading your comments, I realized that, while the first design was the better of the two, it was not yet complete.

To see the rest please visit my blog:

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Added by Chris Bishop on February 18, 2009 at 11:03am — 1 Comment

Diabetes Meets Design, Part 2

TuDiabetes member and diabetes blogger Amy Tenderich is calling for entries to the 2nd Annual DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge, "a competition designed to foster innovation in diabetes design and encourage creative new tools that will improve life with diabetes."

Designers out there: pull out your tools and get busy. You have until Monday, May 26st, 2008.

Details… Continue

Added by Manny Hernandez on April 30, 2008 at 9:39am — No Comments

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