Glooko Blog

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

Supporting remote patient monitoring (RPM) by leveraging machine learning to predict dropout risk

Glooko provides care teams with the ability to remotely monitor and provide diabetes management services for people with diabetes without needing to visit the clinic. The goal is to broaden access to remote diabetes management and ensure continuity of care between patients and healthcare professionals and deliver a personalized, uncomplicated experience for people with diabetes.Continue Reading »

August 12, 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. Depending on your type of diabetes and your individual treatment plan, your doctor may recommend anywhere from 2-10 blood glucose (BG) checks per day. We know that everyone is different and the number of BG checks will vary person to person.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