The Mission 2 End Diabetes

CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital is proud to present its Mission
to End Diabetes contest. When you have a moment, hop over to
mission2enddiabetes.org and have a look at the innovative contest
they've organized. You can send in your ingenious ideas in one of the
following four areas: (1). Improved ways to evaluate diabetes, (2)
More simplified ways to diagnose diabetes, (3.) Better treatment
options for diabetes, (4.) Any combinations of the above.

You'll also be able to read other people's questions and blogs and
then comment on them in the Discussion section of the website. Top
winner will receive a $20,000.00 cash prize and the possible
implementation of their idea with CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini.
Here is the official contest information:

The CHRISTUS Heritage:
In 1999, two historic Catholic charities became one, forming CHRISTUS
Health (facility map) and creating a unique purpose in the modern
health care market — to take better care of people. Ranked among the
top 10 Catholic health systems in the United States by size, the
CHRISTUS Health system includes more than 40 hospitals and facilities
in six American states and Mexico, with assets of more than $4.1

The Mission:

Today, we at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital have a new purpose
— a mission to end diabetes. However, no one can do this alone, and so
we are inviting you to work with us on this special mission. CHRISTUS
St. Frances Cabrini Hospital is holding an international contest and
inviting inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers from around the
world to participate. The rules are simple: Develop and submit a
proposal for a program that will aid in the evaluation, diagnosis and
treatment of diabetes in a rural area such as central Louisiana. The
program must be able to track results and outcomes within a budget of

The Prizes:
The first place winner(s) will be awarded a cash prize of $20,000 The
second place winner will receive a cash prize of $15,000 and the third
place winner will win a cash prize of $5,000.

For more info, go to mission2enddiabetes.org

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