diabetes

The e-Mosquito bites you to monitor glucose levels

Researchers at the University of Calgary have released the latest version of their “Wearable Microsystem for Minimally Invasive, Pseudo-Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring,” a watch-like w

Apple might have a secret team working on glucose sensor technology for diabetes

Apple has hired a group of biomedical researchers to work on a secret project to monitor diabetic patients using sensors, according to a CNBC report.

With $37 million in funding, health startup Virta aims to cure type 2 diabetes by watching what you eat

Type 2 diabetes is a disease affecting 415 million people globally and Virta, a Silicon Valley-based health startup, believes it has something unique to reverse it – remote monitoring of everyt

One Drop’s smart glucose monitoring hardware gets a green light from the FDA

Last summer, One Drop raised $8 million in Series A funding for its diabetes management app. At the time, the company said the money would go, in part, to developing hardware designed specifically fo

Siren Care makes a “smart” sock to track diabetic health

Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has created smart socks that use temperature sensors to detect inflammation — and therefore injury — in realtime for diabetics. Co-founder R

Razorfish’s Jeff Dachis Launches One Drop, An App For Diabetics To Log And Share Info With Each Other

Co-founder of digital marketing agency Razorfish Jeff Dachis has a new app for diabetes called One Drop, which just launched in the App Store today. Dachis has always been a health-minded individua

Glooko Gets $16.5M Injection For Its Diabetes Management Platform

Diabetes management startup Glooko, which sells a unified diabetes data management healthcare service, which includes Bluetooth-enabled hardware to import blood glucose readings from a range of (propr

Fractyl Labs Raises $40M Series C To Develop Diabetes Treatments

<a target="_blank" href="http://fractyl.com/">Fractyl Labs</a>, which develops treatments for diabetes, has raised a $40 million Series C round led by Mithril, with participation from returning invest

Google Enlists Novartis To Ship Glucose-Sensing And Autofocus Smart Contact Lenses In As Little As 5 Years

Google has announced a new licensing deal with big pharmacy corporation Novartis to bring its “smart” contact lenses, with the power to help diabetics track their blood glucose level, to p

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels

This isn't Google Glass in a contact lens, but it may just be Google's first step in this direction. The company's Google X lab just teased a smart contact lens on its blog that is meant to help diabe

After Arriving On Android, Glooko Lands $7M From Samsung & More To Bring Predictive Diabetes Care Global

The proliferation of connected devices, coupled with rapid advances in data analytics and sensor technology, has fundamentally changed the way people interact with and manage their health. Thanks to s

Omada Health Secures $4.7M From USVP, NEA, Kapor & More To Roll Out Its Online Diabetes Prevention Program

Back in December 2011, <a target="_blank" href="http://omada.live2.radicaldesigns.org/">Omada Health</a> grabbed <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/21/omada-health-raises-850k-from-esther-dy

Glooko Receives FDA Clearance For Its Mobile Diabetes Tracker, Hires Intuit Health Exec As Its First CEO

Back in September, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.glooko.com/">Glooko</a> announced the release of a new version of its iOS app, a digital logbook which helps people with diabetes track their blo

NEA-Backed Omada Health Launches Its 16-Week Digital Health Program To Bring Diabetes Prevention Online

Last December, <a target="_blank" href="http://omadahealth.com/">Omada Health</a> raised <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/21/omada-health-raises-850k-from-esther-dyson-more-to-take-on-diab

Managing Diabetes With Your iPhone: Glooko Now Supports 17 Different Glucose Meters

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/estimates11.htm#1">According to the Center for Disease Control</a>, 25.8 million Americans (or 8.3 percent of the population) have diabetes, w

Omada Health Raises $800K From Esther Dyson & More To Take On Diabetes

<a href="http://omadahealth.com/">Omada Health</a>, a graduate of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/18/new-health-focused-startup-accelerator-rock-health-debuts-inaugural-batch/">Rock Healt

Blood sugar testing game and accessory coming for the Nintendo DS

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ds-blood-sugar.jpg" />Childhood diabetes sucks, there's no way around it. Testing is annoying and uncomfortable for adults, much lets kid

Scale for the older folks with diabetes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/scalescalescale.jpg" /> This bathroom scale, called Insight Foot Care Scale, serves a dual purpose: it checks your weight and <a href="h

Tattoo ink monitors blood glucose levels

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/dougtattoo.jpg">Cambridge, Massachusetts’ Draper Laboratory has developed a special tattoo ink that changes colors based on a person’