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COVID-19: A Note from our SVP of Clinical Services

In this challenging time, it is hard for us to balance and even determine what our priorities are as the external world is changing day to day. For people with diabetes, there is an additional layer of challenges – that darn disease that we keep hearing about every time the newscasters speak about COVID-19. What …

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

Food features are the most commonly used in BlueStar®. In honor of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, take some time to get to know two Registered Dietitians who make a major impact on our products and the Welldoc team. Registered Dietitians are trained in the impact of food on health. They complete an undergraduate degree and …

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Heart Month: High Blood Pressure Control—We Got This!

Every February, American Heart Month is a reminder to open a dialog about heart health and diabetes. The CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is encouraging people to tackle uncontrolled high blood pressure, which is far too common. We got this! Our platform not only focuses on diabetes, but also supports multiple chronic …

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Diabetes Awareness Month: The 360 Degrees of Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month; a time to come together and bring awareness to the signs, symptoms, and impact of diabetes. If you work in this industry may know that over 30 million American adults are living with diabetes. You may also know that of those, one in four don’t know they have the …

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Diabetes and Family: Diabetes Awareness Month

As a specialist in diabetes, I have to take the endocrinology certification exam once every 10 years. My time is up in November, which happens to be Diabetes Awareness Month. This year, the theme of Diabetes Awareness Month is “Family and Diabetes.”  As I reflected on my endocrinology knowledge, I realized that most of the …

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Takeaways from IDEO U’s Webinar on the Healthcare Experience through Design

Avinash Birnale, is a digital technology leader, entrepreneur and evangelist who has played various roles to help achieve digital transformation for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently he worked with Endeavour Software Technologies and then Genpact leading their digital transformation journey for Retail, Healthcare and Banking customers. After serving as a consultant for Welldoc, in mid-2018 …

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Global Impact of the World Health Organization’s 2018 Digital Health Resolution

Anand Iyer, PhD, MBA, is a global digital health leader widely known for his experience and expertise with technology, strategy and regulatory policy. He’s considered a visionary in this field and has played important roles using his novel thinking and deep expertise to move the field of digital health forward. He’s a founding member of …

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Maximizing Data from Digital Health Solutions Translates to Productivity in Clinical Practice

There is no escaping modern technology in medical practice today and digital health is no exception. In fact, research suggests some digital health solutions can be as impactful in the management of some diseases as a medication. Thus, the term: “software as a drug.” We’re in the embryonic phase of realizing the promise of well-researched, …

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Taking Diabetes Self-Management to the Next Level