Employee Health Program Leads to Weight Loss

Employee Health Program Leads to Weight Loss

Obesity is a problem, not just for individuals but for employers and health insurance companies. It can be a precursor to serious health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. According to a report from the Harvard School of Public Health,...
Another Step to Close the CGM Loop

Another Step to Close the CGM Loop

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body fails to properly regulate blood sugar levels. Treatment often involves finger pricks to measure glucose levels, followed by insulin injections to maintain the desired range. This approach has many inconvenient,...
Companies Boosting Telemedicine in 2020

Companies Boosting Telemedicine in 2020

For many months, I have been stating that we’ve missed an inflection point in healthcare; we have passed the tipping point for telehealth and it is on its way to become a common feature in healthcare in the U.S. Remote patient monitoring and virtual visits are...
CDC Maps Couch Potatoes by State

CDC Maps Couch Potatoes by State

It should come as no surprise that obesity is a major problem for residents of the U.S. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, in 2016 40% of adults 20 or older were obese. This is based on a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or more. In addition, another...
Conference: WIRED Health London

Conference: WIRED Health London

[Editor’s note: We are going to try posting announcements about conferences and other events that are of interest to the digital health tech community at large. I welcome your feedback and suggestions. Are these posts helpful? Would you rather have a separate...