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Digital Diabetes Solutions Can Play Valuable Role in Workplace Diabetes Interventions, Says Northeast Business Group on Health Report

The Northeast Business Group on Health released “Digital Diabetes Solutions in Action: An Opportunity Study.” The report profiles implementation of the Livongo for Diabetes program at Mount Sinai Health System and Iron Mountain.

“Diabetes shows no signs of abating as a key concern for our employer members, despite investments in a wide range of targeted diabetes prevention and management strategies over the years, including biometric screenings, nutrition and exercise counseling, onsite clinics and incentives for diabetes medication adherence,” said Laurel Pickering, President and CEO of NEBGH. “So the question is whether investing in digital health solutions is a worthwhile addition to these strategies. Based on the Mt. Sinai pilot program as well as discussions with Iron Mountain, another employer who implemented the Livongo for Diabetes program, we think the answer is a qualified ‘yes’ — as long as employers are willing to set clear objectives, carefully select a digital partner, be prepared for challenges and decide in advance what measures they will use to gauge success.”

>> Read NEBGH press release.

Livongo Goes Deeper into Medication Optimization

Livongo announced a partnership with Glytec to offer eGlycemic Management System®, or eGMS®, to Livongo members. With this alliance, Livongo and Glytec will partner to deliver an expanded diabetes management solution that includes insulin titration, making managing diabetes easier for members and their providers.

>> Read press release.

Livongo’s $52.5M round will take it beyond diabetes and beyond the US

MobiHealthNews features Livongo’s $52.5M funding round

Technology-enabled diabetes management company Livongo Health has raised $52.5 million in new funding in a round co-led by General Catalyst, an existing investor, and international investment company Kinnevik. Other investors included Microsoft Ventures, American Investment Holdings, and EDBI, a Singapore-based fund whose portfolio includes WellTok, GoBalto, and Sotera Wireless. All previous investors also participated in the round.

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