Diabetes Patients Can Now Manage Their Disease Real-Time and On-the-Go
That reality is here today thanks to AT&T's* launch of mHealth pilots underway with employees at:
AT&T – one of the nation's largest corporate payers of healthcare coverage, which covers more than 1.2 million employees and retirees and their dependents.
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) – the largest customer-owned health insurer in the U.S. and fourth largest overall, which operates Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
The AT&T mHealth Solutions presents DiabetesManager is an initiative between AT&T and WellDoc, the maker of DiabetesManager, one of the first mHealth solutions to receive clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
For up to six months, a select group of employees at each company will use the new solution to capture and analyze diabetes information such as blood sugar levels and carbohydrate intake and will receive real-time messages on what to do differently if levels are too high or too low. AT&T welcomes customers interested in negotiating agreements for use of the mHealth se