GLOOKO BLOG

New Food Database Languages and Regional Items in the Glooko App Enable Users to Better Track Food Intake

In Glooko Mobile Release Version 5.18, we updated our food database in our mobile app to better support users in the U.K., France, Germany and Spain. The app’s database, which has more than 500,000 items, now has new, unique regional food items that are searchable in British English, French, German and Spanish and offers users the ability to explore nutritional facts, including carbohydrates, calories, fats and proteins. Continue Reading »

April 4, 2022 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko Adds New Enhancements to Billing Export Feature to Streamline Submitting CPT Codes for Remote Patient Monitoring Reimbursement

Glooko recently introduced new enhancements to the billing export feature in Population Health Analytics for professional users with Glooko Enterprise accounts. The new features provide healthcare providers and care teams supporting patients with diabetes and related chronic conditions the information needed to properly bill CPT codes for remote patient monitoring (RPM) activities. Continue Reading »

March 30, 2022 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

5 Key Takeaways about Remote Patient Monitoring from HIMSS22

HIMSS22 was filled with collaboration, especially around connected care solutions like Glooko, our digital health platform for people with diabetes and related chronic conditions. Read five key takeaways from Team Glooko about remote patient monitoring. Continue Reading »

March 24, 2022 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko Named a Leader by Independent Research Firm in Diabetes Digital Therapeutics for Healthcare Payers

At Glooko, we believe being named a leader in CB Insights’ Diabetes Digital Therapeutics For Healthcare Payers — Execution & Market Strength Positioning (ESP) Vendor Matrix validates what our customers have been saying about our commitment to providing innovative digital health tools for chronic conditions like diabetes. Continue Reading »

February 25, 2022 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko Webinar with Fierce Healthcare Covers Promising Outlook for Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring

During a webinar with Fierce Healthcare, Glooko’s Russ Johannesson and leaders from the Mayo Clinic and Columbia Business School discussed the effective use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring to manage patient and population health. Continue Reading »

January 28, 2022 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko Adds SOC 2 Type 1 Certification to its Growing Data Security and Privacy Accreditations

At Glooko, we’re committed to the security of personal data and protected health information. Through certifications from key global organizations, we’ve established both privacy protection and data security as critical, high-priority parts of our processes, practices and culture. Continue Reading »

January 5, 2022 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko’s Real-World Diabetes Patient Data Now Available on AWS Marketplace

Glooko joined the AWS Marketplace, Amazon’s digital catalog of commercial data products from category-leading data providers that enables individuals and companies to find, subscribe and use third-party data in the cloud. Continue Reading »

December 21, 2021 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko Release 21.4 Brings Localized Unit of Measurement, Additional Data and Expanded Device Compatibility

At Glooko, we’re always innovating and expanding the features of our platform for people with diabetes and chronic conditions. Through user research, we’ve implemented a series of updates in Glooko Release 21.4 for professional and personal users. Continue Reading »

December 16, 2021 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Join Glooko’s 2021 Wellness Challenge

To further our commitment to our community of patients with diabetes, clinical researchers and healthcare providers, Glooko is holding a Wellness Challenge for Team Glooko October 4 to 10, 2021, and we want you to get involved. Continue Reading »

October 1, 2021 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Glooko’s Annual Diabetes Data Report – Remote patient monitoring and control trends during the COVID-19 pandemic

Glooko is the leading diabetes data management and remote patient monitoring platform used by millions of people with diabetes and thousands of clinics worldwide. Our system has generated billions of real-world data points since 2005, enabling providers to analyze data from over 200 diabetes and biometric devices in a single location to improve patient care. Continue Reading »

June 25, 2021 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Declining diabetes outcomes after patient disengagement from Glooko®

People with diabetes who use the Glooko® app receive insights about their diabetes and easily share their diabetes data with their care teams. Within the clinic setting, the Glooko® Population Tracker allows the clinician to upload and view diabetes device data during appointments. Continue Reading »

November 19, 2020 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

How to scale telehealth programs by leveraging diabetes data to identify “at-risk” patients

For those organizations that are either starting or scaling virtual patient care programs, a common and recurring step in the workflow is identifying which patients are “at-risk” and could benefit from more care. By doing so, health systems are able to deliver targeted and proactive care to those patients, which can result in improved long term patient outcomes and cost-savings. Continue Reading »

July 13, 2020 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Living with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic: A real-world look at how people with diabetes have been impacted

People with diabetes face a greater chance of experiencing serious complications caused by the coronavirus. To understand the impact of COVID-19 on people with diabetes, we analyzed glucose, insulin, and activity trends from users of Glooko solutions in the United States. Continue Reading »

June 1, 2020 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

National Blood Donor Month

According to a quick search, the human body contains 120,000 (!!) drops of blood. Continue Reading »

January 17, 2019 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

My Journey to Glooko and the World of Diabetes Management

In search of my path, I joined the Peace Corps and was sent to a rural town in Ecuador, South America, to work in youth and family development. There, living in isolation and with limited resources, I learned “how to learn” so that I could accomplish my personal goals and the goals of my community. This involved a lot of trial and error, research, and YouTube videos (I now consider myself a proficient balloon animal artist!). Continue Reading »

April 3, 2018 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Meet Sondra! Learn How She Shares Data with Her Doctor

I was diagnosed at age 57 originally with Type 2 diabetes. Before my diagnosis, I was experiencing massive cravings for soda, fuzzy vision and weight loss. When I went in to see my doctor, my blood glucose level was 568 mg/dL. I was immediately started on Metformin. Continue Reading »

November 15, 2017 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Meet Steven! Learn How He Tracks His Carb Intake

My body was not metabolizing what I was eating because my pancreas wasn't working. As a result I had a Whipple procedure on January 3, 2006. At this time, I was still not a diabetic. On July 7, 2008, I retired from my job as an Educational Administrator for the New York City Department of Education. Continue Reading »

September 5, 2017 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Nutrition Recommendations from a Registered Dietitian

Nutrition is extremely important for everyone, especially if you have diabetes. Some of us look at the nutrition facts on food labels and count calories, fat, carbohydrates, sugars, and protein. Continue Reading »

July 18, 2017 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Individual Differences in Fasting Blood Glucose (FBG)

A fasting blood glucose (FBG) reading between 70-100 mg/dL is typically regarded as normal in people without diabetes1. While this range serves as a standard reference for assessing one’s glycemic status, inter-individual differences exist across the population. A better understanding of one’s own FBG range might provide a more actionable basis for reference. Continue Reading »

June 21, 2017 || WRITTEN BY Glooko

Impacting Diabetes in Asia, One Person At A Time

She is a mom of two kids ages 12 and 8 and a loving wife. She is an HR Specialist who works 4 days a week, a special arrangement with a supportive boss. She watches her diet and plans to get an activity tracker soon. Her motto is Take care of your diabetes, so you are able to take care of everything else. Continue Reading »

February 10, 2016 || WRITTEN BY Glooko