MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Digital health company Livongo Health has announced partnerships with the American
Diabetes Association, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to launch the Livongo Family Care Plan.
“Our goal is to empower people with diabetes to live better and healthier lives, while funding important research, technology and advocacy programs,” said Glen Tullman, CEO of Livongo, in a statement.
The Family Care Plan is a comprehensive diabetes management program for people with diabetes and those who love them. It combines an advanced, cellular-enabled blood glucose meter with digital tools and personalized messaging, expert support from certified diabetes educators and unlimited supplies like strips to check blood sugar.
The plan costs $49.99 per month, with a minimum three-month commitment.
The program also offers real-time support, including the option for text message updates to family members after important glucose readings and 24/7 live outreach when a member’s glucose
reading is out of range.
The launch of the Family Care Plan makes Livongo’s
offering, which was previously offered only through leading employers, health providers and health plans, available directly to
Livongo will make a $3 donation every month on behalf of each member who subscribes through Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation and JDRF. The company has also pledged financial support for the American Diabetes Association’s programs and efforts aimed at underserved diabetes communities.