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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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WellDoc, American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Take Aim at Diabetes


Livongo Health, Liaison Technologies Team Up to Fight DiabetesDigital health leader WellDoc and leading diabetes healthcare organization, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), announced today they will partner to incorporate the “AADE Diabetes Education Curriculum: A Guide to Successful Self-Management” in the BlueStar digital therapeutic platform.

If you’re not familiar, BlueStar is an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic used to help adults living with type 2 diabetes self-manage their condition.

This partnership marks the first time AADE, a professional membership organization comprised of healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines dedicated to improving diabetes care through innovative education, management and support, has partnered with an organization to provide its curriculum in a consumer-friendly digital format.

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Partners Unite for Digital Therapeutic Solution for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes


Diabetes Mobile Apps Not Making the CutAccording to a media announcement shared with MHW moments ago, digital health technology leader WellDoc confirmed today it has entered a commercial partnership agreement with LifeScan Inc., one of the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies (JJDCC) and a world leader in blood glucose monitoring, to deliver across the United States a “best-in-class digital health solution for Type 2 diabetes.”

The companies will integrate WellDoc’s BlueStar diabetes management platform and mobile application, which is the first digital therapeutic approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for adults who live with Type 2 diabetes, with LifeScan’s OneTouch Verio Flex blood glucose monitoring system with built-in Bluetooth Smart Technology and the OneTouch Reveal digital system.
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Peer-Reviewed Study Explores Digital Self-Management Program for Diabetes


Diabetes Mobile Apps Not Making the CutCanary Health, a provider of digital health self-management programs for multiple chronic conditions, has just announced the results of a major study of its exclusive Better Choices, Better Health online program for individuals with diabetes.

The study is being billed as the largest peer-reviewed study to-date of a digital self-management program.

All told, the results showed positive outcomes over a 6-month period across five key diabetes management and behavioral indicators including blood sugar (Hb1Ac) control, reduction of hypoglycemic symptoms, medication adherence, exercise participation and improved depression levels.
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Profil Institute, mySugr Work to Advance Evidence-Based Clinical Validation of Diabetes mHealth Solutions


Profil Institute, mySugr Work to Advance Evidence-Based Clinical Validation of Diabetes mHealth Solutions Recently, Profil Institute for Clinical Research, a science-driven clinical research organization (CRO), and mySugr, a diabetes mobile app developer, announced a partnership to “design and conduct a clinical research and development program for mySugr’s portfolio of diabetes mobile health applications.”

According to a media announcement, under the terms of the agreement, the companies plan to jointly “design and execute a development program aimed at enhancing and validating the clinical and health economic impact of mySugr’s digital health solutions for diabetes management.”

As part of a multi-year plan, the companies plan to generate, analyze and publish data from prospective and retrospective studies to increase evidence-based research in the field of mobile health app development.

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MiniMed Connect Now Available for Smartphone Access


MiniMed Connect Now Available for Smartphone AccessOn Monday, Medtronic — a leader in medical technology — announced U.S. commercial availability of MiniMed Connect, a product designed to enable people with diabetes to “discreetly and conveniently” view their insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) information on a smartphone.

MiniMed Connect provides greater convenience for people with diabetes, greater peace of mind for their care partners, and more convenient access to diabetes data for healthcare teams.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, MiniMed Connect also allows care partners to view and monitor this diabetes information via CareLink Personal, Medtronic’s therapy management software (It delivers preset text notifications to care partners when the person with diabetes experiences sugar levels that go too high or too low or when an alarm on the pump isn’t cleared).
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