WellDoc of Baltimore, MD won FDA clearance for its DiabetesManager System to be used by adults with type 2 diabetes in conjunction with their healthcare providers. The system aims to aid patients to adhere to proper diet and lifestyle in between visits to the doctor’s office.
From WellDoc’s press release:
The FDA has cleared WellDoc’s revolutionary mobile health (mHealth) System to offer automated clinical coaching and behavioral algorithms driven by real-time patient data. The software-based System supports patients and enables healthcare professionals to configure specific parameters and extend their care beyond traditional office visits by utilizing mobile phones and the Internet.
The WellDoc System addresses a pressing need for innovative approaches to diabetes treatment. In development for more than five years, the DiabetesManager System supports medication adherence and securely provides for the capture, storage, and real-time transmission of blood glucose data and other diabetes self-management information. This information is then analyzed by the company’s proprietary Automated Expert Analytics System™, which identifies trends and then delivers relevant educational and behavioral patient coaching and provider decision support, thus enabling effective lifestyle and medication adjustments.