A recent Johns Hopkins study found that prediabetic patients who used the interactive mobile coaching program Sweetch lost weight and increased physical activity. The study, published in JMIR, found that participant lost a mean 3.5 pounds and significantly improved weekly physical activity over the course of the three-month trial.
Sweetch, the mobile-health app that helps prevent and improve outcomes in diabetes by encouraging long-term behavioral change, today revealed the outcomes of its clinical trial conducted at Johns Hopkins University. Directed by the university’s Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, the study shows that using Sweetch significantly lowered A1C levels, a diabetes biomarker for blood […]
While the world tries to decide whether artificial intelligence is here to help us or hurt us, AI is quietly infiltrating our daily lives — from streaming recommendations to image recognition. And in health technology, AI is making a real difference to people across the world, saving lives in a multitude of ways.
Background: Prediabetes is a high-risk state for the future development of type 2 diabetes, which may be prevented through physical activity (PA), adherence to a healthy diet, and weight loss. Mobile health (mHealth) technology is a practical and cost-effective method of delivering diabetes prevention programs in a real-world setting.
Sweetch is an Artificial Intelligence-based platform aimed at reducing the risk and improving the outcomes of Metabolic Syndrome diseases – Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, Hypertension, Pre-Hypertension, Obesity, and Hyperlipidemia. Below is our interview with Dana Chanan CEO at Sweetch: […]
There are currently almost 90 million pre-diabetic patients, in the United States and more than 60 million in Europe. Without intervention, every year one out of every ten patients will become diabetic. However, only 150 minutes of physical activity per week and 5-7% of weight reduction could suffice to lower the risk of becoming diabetic […]
As patient expectations concerning the quality, transparency and availability of healthcare services are setting a higher bar every day, patient-centered digital-health solutions are a vital component in the evolution of healthcare delivery. These are able to empower people to play an active role in managing their own healthcare, improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, enhance patient-physician […]
Sweetch, an Israeli digital health startup, is on a mission to make the world a healthier place. Its first undertaking: to prevent people who are at risk for diabetes from developing the disease. More than 86 million US and 63 million European adults have a blood-sugar level that is higher than normal but not yet […]
Sweetch, an Israeli digital health startup, is on a mission to make the world a healthier place. Its first undertaking: to prevent people who are at risk for diabetes from developing the disease.
With tech giant Philips and hybrid venture capitalist group OurCrowd leading the way, another Jerusalem health startup is celebrating a multimillion dollar Series A right now. Sweetch announced on Thursday that it had raised $3.5 million for its diabetes prediction platform. The round also included Pontifax LP and Lionbird LP.