BASEL, Switzerland – Roche Diabetes Care has acquired mySugr to form an open platform for digital diabetes management. “We will be able to offer seamlessly accessible patient solutions within an open platform to better respond to the unmet needs of people with diabetes,” said Roland Diggelmann, CEO of Roche Diagnostics, in a statement. Through the acquisition, mySugr will become part of Roche’s new patient-centered digital health services in diabetes care and the open platform for advanced data sharing capabilities and coaching services will connect people with diabetes and their caregivers worldwide. With more than 1 million users, mySugr combines apps and services with diabetes coaching, therapy management, unlimited test-strips, automated data tracking and seamless integration with a growing number of medical devices. The two companies have partnered since 2014. “The mySugr team has filled a gap for over a million loyal users so far, and with Roche’s diabetes expertise and global network, mySugr will become an indispensable companion for hassle-free life,” said Frank Westermann, CEO and co-founder of mySugr, in a statement.
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