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Medtronic Turning Point Program: Helping Healthcare Systems Manage At-Risk Diabetes Patients

The estimated medical costs of managing people diagnosed with diabetes in the United States is $176 billion and community hospitals carry more than 40% of that financial burden.[1] People with diabetes – particularly those with lower socioeconomic status or limited access to primary care – frequently seek care in hospital emergency departments (ED).[2],[3] When

First Live Experience of Sugar.IQ with Watson for People with Diabetes

I am excited to announce that Sugar.IQ with Watson, the first-of-its-kind cognitive app that helps detect important patterns and trends for people with diabetes, is now in live use for the first time. With app development now completed, we will conduct real-world testing of the final release candidate application with up to 100 MiniMed

Addressing the Highs and Lows of Diabetes with IBM Watson

As you know, we are collaborating with IBM Watson to develop solutions that will help people with diabetes better manage the disease. Recently, IBM Watson began running a television advertisement citing Medtronic as an example of the work they’re doing in healthcare. This is a testament to the strength of our partnership and rapid

Cognitive Computing for Improved Diabetes Outcomes Part II – The Healthcare System

This post was inspired by an interview with Shahram Ebadollahi, PhD,Vice President, Innovation & Chief Science Officer at IBM Watson Health. In part I of the series, we learned how cognitive computing can play a role in everyday life for people with diabetes, but were left wondering what impact cognitive computing in diabetes management

Cognitive Computing for Improved Diabetes Outcomes Part I – The Consumer

This article was inspired by an interview with Shahram Ebadollahi, PhD, Vice President, Innovation & Chief Science Officer at IBM Watson Health. This is part one in a two-part series on cognitive computing in diabetes management. If data bytes were grains of rice, your body would generate enough during your life to cover Manhattan.[i]