Archives: June 2012

Innovation Challenge Finalist n4a Diabetes Care Center is Using Big Data to Improve Diabetes Care

n4a Diabetes Care Center is a collaboration of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the National Minority Quality Forum. Its mission is to identify people living with diabetes who are under-consuming medical products and services and to help them manage the disease and avoid preventable hospitalizations. The Center will aim to accomplish this objective through precision … Continue reading the entry >

Community Uptake: A Conversation with People Living with Diabetes

Still flying high from the excitement of the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge finalist announcement, teams n4a Diabetes Care Center and EnduringFX, are ready to embark on the next and final phase of the Challenge. During a series of community uptake exercises, the finalists will connect with people living with diabetes, gaining valuable feedback to incorporate into their prototypes. … Continue reading the entry >

Innovation Challenge Finalist EnduringFX is on a Mission to Reinvent Community Exercise

At EnduringFX, we’re embarking on a mission to completely reinvent the experience of community exercise. With 42% of the US population projected to be obese by 2030, it’s unlikely that we’re going to be able to successfully fight diabetes in the Emergency Room. We think there’s no way to halt the ramp-up in diabetes without targeting obesity – a primary … Continue reading the entry >