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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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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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Digital Health Thought Leadership Inbound for Key Industry Conferences This Fall


digital-health-thought-leadership-inbound-for-key-industry-conferences-this-fallmHealthWatch learned Tuesday that WellDoc, a digital health technology leader, is scheduled to participate at several upcoming conferences and industry events in the months ahead.

The company’s various team members will tackle a host of issues at an equally diverse array of events.

The following is a list of events with information on WellDoc’s scheduled presentations.

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WellDoc, Samsung and Ontario Telemedicine Network Focusing on Canadian Diabetics


WellDoc, Samsung and Ontario Telemedicine Network Focusing on Canadian DiabeticsRecently, the team at digital health technology company WellDoc announced the launch of an innovative demonstration program with Samsung Electronics in Ontario, Canada through the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).

According to a statement to the media from WellDoc, the goal of the program is to demonstrate the clinical and economic value of integrating a clinically proven self-management tool and lifestyle tracking into the type 2 diabetes treatment standard of care.

The program will include a minimum of 300 people living with type 2 diabetes who will receive a prescription of BlueStar-S from their healthcare provider.
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Biotech Veteran Named New President of WellDoc


Biotech Veteran Named New President of WellDocThis week, mHealthWatch was briefed by WellDoc on its recent selection of a new president.

According to details provided, Kevin P. McRaith has joined the company following a successful run as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Human Genome Sciences.

Previously, he held similar leadership roles at Genentech and Abbott after starting his career at Baxter Healthcare.
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WellDoc Data Models May Help Predict Hypoglycemia


WellDoc Data Models May Help Predict HypoglycemiaWellDoc, a healthcare behavioral science and technology company, has high hopes for its type 2 diabetes Hypoglycemia prediction technology.

WellDoc is the developer behind BlueStar, the first mobile prescription therapy for type 2 diabetes. The company says it will present the initial results of its hypoglycemia prediction model at the 2013 Diabetes Technology Society Meeting.

The model has demonstrated the ability to predict hypoglycemia (a dangerously low blood sugar level) in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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WellDoc Launches FDA-Cleared Mobile Prescription Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes


WellDoc Launches FDA Cleared Mobile Prescription Therapy for Type 2 DiabetesOn Thursday at the 2nd annual Digital Health Summer Summit, WellDoc heralded the launch of BlueStar.

The healthcare behavioral science and technology company says BlueStar is a new product in a novel class of diabetes therapy. According to details made public during last night’s announcement, BlueStar will be reimbursed and adjudicated as a pharmacy benefit similar to other prescription products.

In short, BlueStar supports patients through smart blood glucose testing, healthy diet and exercise choices, medication adherence, and quality standards of care such as A1c tests, foot exams, and blood pressure and lipid levels.

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