GATINEAU, QUEBEC – Macadamian’s My Diabetes Coach voice-enabled platform was awarded runner up and $15,000 in the 2017 HITLAB World Cup of Voice-Activated Technology in Diabetes presented by Novo Nordisk. “Receiving this award is validation to the enormous potential this solution has to make an impact on youth suffering from Type 2 diabetes,” said Timon LeDain, director of Internet of Things at Macadamian, in a statement. “We knew that leveraging our Hive platform to create My Diabetes Coach would demonstrate how beneficial the use of voice assistants can be in healthcare. We are truly honored to receive this recognition, and it only empowers our resolve to bring this solution to the mainstream.” This year’s HITLAB event focused on Type 2 diabetes, with each of the finalists creating innovative solutions using voice-activated technology to make it easier for diabetics to manage their care. All of the finalists were judged on their solution’s impact, innovation, sustainability and feasibility.
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