Entries by Christina S

What is a Caregiver?

Chronic conditions impact not only the people diagnosed. Diabetes, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and other conditions also change the lives of family and friends.

HFES Health Care Symposium 2019: A Recap

Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of attending, exhibiting, and presenting at the 2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care in Chicago, Illinois. As a multi-disciplinary team, it’s always fun to check in after a conference to find out what different team members found valuable or inspiring. Here are our […]

The Great Paper Plane Contest

What is this about? All attendees at the 2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care will be given the chance to turn a flyer into a flier! Design Science is facilitating a paper airplane throwing competition during the 10:30 am sessions on Tuesday, March 26th.

Rare Disease Day 2019

Unusual. Uncommon. Infrequent. What else comes to mind when you hear the word, “rare?” It’s used so often that we can easily forget the significance of something that is scarce or atypical. Today, February 28, 2019, is Rare Disease Day.

World Diabetes Day 2018 (video)

Did you know that diabetes is on the rise? The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the disease now affects 422 million adults around the globe. In the United States, more than 100 million adults live with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).