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Hitachi & NHS collaborate to fight diabetes with digital health

Digital solutions business, Hitachi Consulting, is working with the NHS on a pilot scheme to assess whether digital technology can help prevent type 2 diabetes through behavioural change. The company will work with Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust and Salford Clinical Commissioning Group as part of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Hitachi’s Smart…


Finalists selected for digital diabetes solutions competition

Healthcare company, Ascensia Diabetes Care has announced the six entries that will progress to the final stage of the Ascenisa Diabetes Challenge. Launched in October, the competition is seeking digital solutions to support type 2 diabetes. The finalists will each receive €10,000 to support the development of their ideas. Following this, winners and runners-up will…


Fitbit makes $6m play in diabetes tech

Consumer fitness brand Fitbit kicked off 2018 with the news that it has made a $6 million investment in Sano, a company developing a patch for monitoring blood sugar. Speaking to American news network CNBC, Fitbit CEO James Park confirmed the investment, which is part of a larger funding round for Sano. Park said: “This…


Pharma heavyweight and digital health firm team up for diabetes

Eli Lilly and digital health company Rimidi, have teamed up to create personalised solutions for people using insulin to manage diabetes. Rimidi will integrate its diabetes management software platform with Lilly’s integrated insulin management system in development. The agreement between Rimidi and Lilly will strive to make diabetes management easier for approximately 30 million Americans with…

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