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By Dave Muoio March 14, 2018
A six-month pilot program conducted by Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego found that diabetes patients using Glooko’s care management platform were more engaged with their care and achieved better control of their blood glucose levels, according to a case study released by the company. From April to October 2016, Sharp Rees-Stealy care teams provided access to Glooko's platform to 50...
By Jonah Comstock May 4, 2015
Johnson & Johnson company LifeScan is launching a clinical trial to determine whether its OneTouch Verio blood glucose meter (or a not-yet-launched version of it) creates a greater reduction in A1C levels when used in conjunction with its companion app. According to a post on ClinicalTrials.gov, the company is recruiting 148 patients for a randomized control trial that will compare patients...
By Jonah Comstock March 6, 2015
Apple will launch the new version of its mobile OS, iOS 8.2, on Monday, which will include a number of updates to Apple Health, according to a report from BGR. The health app updates fall into three broad categories: new features, bug fixes, and, notably, updates to how the app handles units. One new feature will allow users to "add and visualize workout sessions from 3rd-party apps." Previously...
By Jonah Comstock January 28, 2015
Rumors have surfaced that Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 will feature a number of interchangeable phone covers that will provide different functionality to users, including a case with built-in health sensors, PhoneArena reports. The original report comes from Polish blog Android.com.pl, which writes that the S6 will come with various phone covers or cases that will connect to the phone and offer...
By Jonah Comstock February 20, 2014
Glooko has launched a new tool for its clinical partners, including the Scripps Health Whittier Diabetes Institute and the Joslin Diabetes Center. The Glooko Population Health Tracker is being announced next week at HIMSS in Orlando, but clinics and health plans have already begun using it. Palo Alto, California-based Glooko makes a MeterSync cable that connects Glooko's diabetes management app...