|[June 13, 2014]
Telcare BGM Now Integrated with Messaging Reviewed by Joslin Diabetes Center
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Inc. announced today that it has integrated Joslin Diabetes
Center-approved messaging into its award-winning diabetes management
solution. The Joslin Diabetes Center's clinical team has worked with
Telcare (News - Alert) to ensure that its standard message libraries provide diabetes
management guidance that is accurate and helpful. This messaging is
designed to improve patients' self-management behavior and to encourage
patients to actively participate in their diabetes care.
Joslin Diabetes Center, based in Boston, MA, is the largest diabetes
research and clinical care organization in the world. Joslin, affiliated
with Harvard Medical School, strives to help individuals with diabetes
live long and healthy lives. Joslin's certified diabetes educators have
developed methods and messages that resonate with patients and motivate
them to adopt effective strategies for managing their diabetes.
Messaging is a key component of Telcare's diabetes management system.
Telcare's system starts with a cellular-enabled blood glucose meter that
transmits glucose values instantaneously to a secure server where
patients and their doctors can access the information. Messages that
provide guidance and coaching are simultaneously displayed on the
Telcare BGM® and on the secure Internet patient portal.
"Telcare is enormously excited to bring the diabetes expertise of the
world's leading diabetes center to patients worldwide via the power of
wireless technology. We look forward to helping to expand the reach of
evidence-based care for diabetes so that people who must live wth this
disease every day have access to state of the art medical guidance,"
says Dr. Jonathan Javitt, Telcare's CEO.
"Joslin Diabetes Center has had a long tradition of extending its
mission to prevent, treat and cure diabetes in innovative ways that make
a positive difference in the lives of people with diabetes," said Judy
Goodwin, SVP, Joslin Health Solution, Joslin Diabetes Center. "We are
happy to continue this tradition through our work with Telcare. The
Telcare BGM offers a great opportunity to engage patients by marrying
technology with effective feedback to assist them in managing their
The new messaging will be available for all patients starting July 1.
To learn more about the new messaging, visit the Telcare booth 2213 at
the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Session
from June 13 - 16, 2014, in San Francisco, CA (News - Alert). For more information
about Telcare and its diabetes management solution, visit www.telcare.com.
For more information about Joslin Diabetes Center, visit www.joslin.org.
Telcare uses award-winning cellular machine-to-machine technology to
bridge the last mile between patients and their caregivers in order to
improve the care of chronic illness. Telcare's first product is the
Telcare BGM®, a cellular-enabled blood glucose meter for
patients with diabetes. In addition to directly reducing the cost of
care by improving outcomes and preventing complications, Telcare creates
an ecosystem of care that provides caregivers and disease managers with
previously unavailable actionable clinical data. Telcare is a
privately-held company funded by the Qualcomm Life Fund, Sequoia Capital (News - Alert)
and founding investors.�For more information, visit www.telcare.com.
About Joslin Diabetes Center
Joslin Diabetes Center, dedicated to a world free of diabetes and
its complications, is the global leader in diabetes research, care and
education. Founded in 1898, Joslin is an independent institution
affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Joslin research is at the
forefront of discovery aimed at preventing and curing diabetes. Joslin
Clinic, the nationwide network of Joslin Affiliated Programs, and the
hundreds of Joslin educational programs offered globally each year for
clinicians, researchers and patients, enable Joslin to develop,
implement and share innovations that measurably improve the lives of
people with diabetes. For more information, visit www.joslin.org.
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