Innovative Design Turns Insulin Pump Into Fashion Accessory

Friday, October 28, 2011

All month we’ve been talking about innovation — speaking to innovative people and discussing innovative ideas. Now we hear from  a woman who has designed a product for diabetics that not only solves a problem but is changing attitudes too. Jessica Floeh is the creator of Hanky Pancreas, a line of insulin pump accessories — scarves, neck pieces and other decorative items — that make the functional medical device fashionable.

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer and Susie Warhurst

Comments [1]

i think i met you at the maker faire in queens ny in September. i have a hockey puck sized spinal cord simulator (FAIL # 2) implanted on the side of my torso/chest. Plus left leg half the size of right due to de-nerved- lower neuron spinal injury. Still the very strong possibility of another hole put in me near my navel, wondering if tattoo would draw the eyes from it?
great to see the innovative heath designs at maker faire

Nov. 27 2011 09:41 AM

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