2009 DiabetesMine Design Challenge (Grand Prize $10,000)

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21m Americans live with diabetes - yet the devices we rely on generally don't hold a candle toDiabetesMine Design Challenge the sleek design of consumer electronics (think iPod)... So patients are going "grassroots" to improve the design of tools for treating diabetes:

There are exaclty 2 weeks left now to enter the 2009 DiabetesMine Design Challenge,
a blog-based competition calling for innovative design concepts
(devices or web applications) that will improve life with diabetes.

DiabetesMine Design Challenge

This year, the contest is sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), with a Grand Prize of $10,000. It's also supported by global innovation firm IDEO and by Medgadget.com, the Internet journal of emerging medical technologies.

The competition is open to ANYONE with a good idea: patients, parents, startup companies, design & medical students, developers, engineers, etc.

Please have a look at www.diabetesmine.com/designcontest .

And please consider helping to spread the word on this exciting contest.

Thanks & Regards,

Amy Tenderich
www.diabetesmine.com

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