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Roche Releases New Diabetes Product

Roche Diabetes Care has just announced the launch of the Accu-Chek Guide System, a new blood glucose meter and SimplePay savings program “designed to help make managing diabetes surprisingly simple and more affordable.”

It is reported that over 29 million Americans are now living with diabetes.

S recent survey of 500 U.S. adults with diabetes revealed that 62 percent of those surveyed would better manage their diabetes if supplies were more affordable and 58 percent admitted to cutting corners to save money.
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Impressive Results Seen with Valeritas’ V-Go Wearable Insulin Delivery Device

Technology is once again changing lives for people with diabetes everywhere.

On Monday, Valeritas Holdings, Inc. announced that clinical data demonstrating use of its V-Go Wearable Insulin Delivery Device results in significant savings to the pharmacy budget, reductions in A1C and insulin requirements and overall improved treatment outcomes for patients with diabetes.

Results from two analyses will be presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 22nd Annual International Meeting during a poster session on Tuesday, May 23 from 3:45 – 7:45 p.m. EDT in Boston.
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One Drop Experts Becomes First Digital Diabetes Education Program Recognized by ADA

One Drop recently confirmed to MHW that its mobile diabetes education and coaching program, One Drop | Experts, has been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education and Support.

We’re told that One Drop | Experts is the first and only digital therapeutics program to receive this recognition, identifying One Drop | Experts as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.

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WellDoc and the Healthy Trucking Association of America Partner to Address Diabetes in Trucking Industry

Biotech Veteran Named New President of WellDocDigital health leader WellDoc and the Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA) announced their partnership to help truckers living with diabetes.

The development also corresponds with the news that WellDoc unveils its consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar C, which is designed to aid individuals living with diabetes to manage their chronic condition.

Both organizations, through this initial launch, will introduce BlueStar C to truckers and fleets at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, which takes place from March 23-25.
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Michigan Medicine, MedImmune Team to Tackle Diabetes and Metabolic Disease Research

Livongo Health, Liaison Technologies Team Up to Fight DiabetesmHealthWatch learned today that Michigan Medicine and MedImmune, a global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, have entered into a three-year research alliance to identify potential new therapies for the prevention and treatment of diabetes, obesity and related metabolic disorders.

The organizations say they are combining their research expertise “to explore how the central nervous system and peripheral tissues rely on each other in these three major disease areas.”

In addition, researchers will develop and utilize cutting-edge technologies to study genetic models in order to understand and identify targets for the treatment of diabetes and related diseases.
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Ascensia Diabetes Care and Glooko Announce Diabetes Technology Partnership

Livongo Health, Liaison Technologies Team Up to Fight DiabetesThis week, Ascensia Diabetes Care and Glooko announced a global technology partnership designed to bring together their state-of-the-art diabetes management solutions, and improve diabetes data management and analytics.

This collaboration includes integration of Glooko’s Diabetes Data Management Platform and Ascensia’s CONTOUR NEXT ONE and CONTOUR PLUS ONE blood glucose monitoring systems.

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First-of-its-Kind Tech Rolled Out to Help Patients with Diabetes

Livongo Health, Liaison Technologies Team Up to Fight DiabetesCommon Sensing, a company that has developed a smart connected insulin pen cap, has partnered with Welkin Health, a San Francisco-based digital health company, to offer a new program designed to improve insulin adherence for people managing diabetes.

“A first-of-its-kind initiative, the program will combine insulin dosing data, wirelessly transmitted from Common Sensing’s Gocap, real-time blood glucose data, and data gleaned from Welkin Health coaches who will work closely to support patients in the context of their daily lives,” reads a provided statement from the company.
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