Category: guest post

2013 Data Design Diabetes Winner PHRQL is Shifting Wellness Care from the Clinic to the Community

This is a guest post by Paul Sandberg, the CEO of PHRQL. PHRQL (freckle) is focused on shifting wellness care from the clinic to the community. Continue reading the entry >

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 >

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 >

Follow The Data, and Your Heart

This week, finalist explains how they use big data and passive monitoring to support people living with diabetes. – Guest post written by Karan Singh and Anmol Madan,, At (pronounced “ginger-eye-oh”), we’re all about big data and better health. We are strong believers in passively harnessing digital traces of behavior to develop meaningful insights into your … Continue reading the entry >

For the <3 of Food

We are delighted to have our two finalists, Chewable and, write guest blog posts for the Data Design Diabetes blog! This week, Chewable explains their mission and how they integrate data and design in order to support people living with diabetes. Enjoy! – Guest post written by Girish Gupta and Sung Kim, Chewable, It’s no secret, at Chewable, … Continue reading the entry >