Eye Spy: A device to assist with insertion of insulin catheter needles

Developers: Hunter Hutchinson, Jenny Egerter

Advisor: Nancy Lelle-Michel

Supervising Professors: Kevin Caves



Proper insulin diffusion is crucial for successful blood sugar regulation in Type I diabetes. Our client has a visual impairment and peripheral neuropathy, meaning loss of sensation, in her fingers as a result of long-term diabetes and required the assistance […]

Welcome to BME Assistive Technology Design Projects

BME 260, a capstone design course, is offered to engineering students at Duke University. Students are paired with health care professionals to build custom assistive, recreational, or therapeutic devices for people with disabilities in the local community. For example, students in fall 2008 modified a bike to allow a woman who was injured in […]