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Fresenius Medical Care North America Partners with Livongo to Empower People with Chronic Kidney Disease

Livongo to Provide Remote Monitoring, Connected Devices Powered by Advanced Data Science, and Personalized Coaching for People with Late-Stage CKD WALTHAM, Mass. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Oct 7, 2020 – Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), the nation’s leading renal care company, today announced an innovative partnership with Livongo Health, Inc., the leading Applied Health Signals company, to…Read more

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Preventing Diabetes Through a Consumer Directed Virtual Care Model

New clinical study shows impact of digital self-monitoring + expert coaching on weight loss The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the vulnerability of those living with diabetes and other chronic conditions. While people with chronic conditions are no more likely than others to get the virus, preliminary studies by the CDC found that 78% of COVID-19…Read more

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Beyond TeleHealth: The New Era of Consumer Directed Virtual Care

The coronavirus pandemic will be remembered for many things, the tragic loss of life, the economic devastation, which I believe will be compared to the Great Depression when all is said and done, and the mental and behavioral health impact caused by the destabilization of life as we knew it. But with hindsight, we may…Read more

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Building a Great Company for our People and for our Communities: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month

I recently published a blog focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic is transforming the traditional rules of employee engagement and how we as employers must rethink how we are supporting company culture. Since that time, we have collectively experienced multiple developments which have transformed the roles and responsibilities of employers even further. This began with…Read more

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“No Going Back”: Seizing Remote Monitoring’s Moment to Build Long-Term Resilience

Amidst the staggering loss and tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been heartening to witness what can be achieved in this country when crisis calls for bold action. Over the past months, healthcare’s digital transformation has been propelled forward, hastened by a sense of urgency and a spirit of resolve. Many regulatory barriers have been…Read more

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As the Dust Settles, We Must Not…

In the past two weeks we’ve witnessed a lifetime worth of narratives and imagery that have vividly reminded us of what happens when humanity is violated, when people have had enough, when we stand divided, and when we come together as one. What more can be said? In fact, it’s not about what we say,…Read more

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Defining a New Standard for Structured, Personalized Blood Glucose Checking

Livongo clinical research proves value of BG checking for people with non-insulin treated Type 2 diabetes Diabetes is a highly complex and challenging condition to manage. On any given day, a wide array of behavioral and physical factors can combine to affect blood glucose levels — including diet, exercise, medications, sleep, stress, and more. As…Read more

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It’s Not Only About George Floyd

Over the past two weeks, we’ve witnessed a number of extraordinary events and at the same time, the highs and lows of our shared human experience. On May 30, we watched as America reentered space with the launch of Crew Dragon from the same launchpad that sent Apollo 11 to the moon. Just five days…Read more

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