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

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. ...more

Best Medical Weblogs...

Hello fellow BlogHers, I haven't been too visible here, but am nevertheless hoping to call on some grassroots support from the community: my site, www.diabetesmine.com, is a popular health blog that's had the honor of being nominated for "Best Medical Weblog" on the net at this year's MedGadget Medblog Awards. This is particularly nice because: 1) it's the first time any PATIENT BLOG has been suggested in this category, 2) no other WOMEN bloggers are nominated 3) I happen to be a mommy blogger as well (raising 3 of 'em) ...more

Best Medical Weblog - vote for a patient gal

Hello fellow BlogHers, A little self-promotion for a good cause here. I run a popular health blog called www.diabetesmine.com, which has had the honor of being nominated for "Best Medical Weblog" on the net at this year's MedGadget Medblog Awards. This is particularly nice because: 1) it's the first time any PATIENT BLOG has been suggested in this category, 2) no other WOMEN bloggers are nominated 3) I happen to be a mommy blogger as well (raising 3 of 'em) ...more