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August 02, 2015 9:04 AM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of Glooko, Inc.

Company Overview

Glooko, Inc. offers blood glucose monitoring meters for people with diabetes. Its products include Glooko Logbook, an electronic record that provides blood glucose readings; Glooko MeterSync Cable to download blood glucose readings from glucose monitoring meters to smartphones; and Glooko IR adapter that connects to the Glooko MeterSync Cable to download blood glucose readings from glucose monitoring meters into the Glooko Logbook application on the consumer's iPhone and iPod touch. The company’s products enable users with smartphones to collect and view the information to help them control their blood glucose levels. Glooko, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

170A University Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

United States

Founded in 2010

Phone:

650-720-5310

Key Executives for Glooko, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chairman
Co-Founder
Chief Medical Officer
Vice President of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Glooko, Inc. Key Developments

Medtronic Seals Partnerships with Samsung and Glooko to Improve Diabetes Data Access and Management

Medtronic plc (MDT) signed separate partnerships agreements with Samsung Electronics and Glooko to improve diabetes management and enhance access to diabetes health data in a safe and secure manner. Through its partnership with Samsung Electronics, Medtronic will develop various solutions to improve the lives of people with diabetes, from remotely viewing diabetes data to integrating mobile and wearable devices into diabetes management systems. The partnership with Glooko will combine information from Medtronic insuling pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGM) with Glooko's unified cloud and mobile-based diabetes management platform.

Glooko, Inc. Launches Diabetes Management System for Android

Glooko, Inc. announced that Android Compatible System Cleared by FDA and App Available in the Google Play Store, Device available on Amazon. By adding support for the Android mobile operating system, Glooko now provides a diabetes management platform that is accessible to tens of millions of people with diabetes. According to a recent report by comScore on key trends in the smartphone industry, Android is ranked as the number one smartphone platform with 52% market share in the US and 65% in Europe. With the addition of Android support, Glooko enables people with diabetes to easily collect, view and share their blood glucose readings on many Android phones including Samsung, HTC and LG models. For professionals and disease management staffs, the Glooko diabetes management system offers the analytical tools that can enable consistent care across their diabetes patients along with an improved ability to advise their patients remotely. By using Glooko, health systems aim to create a higher level of adherence to treatment plans among their diabetes population. The Glooko Diabetes Management System for Android runs on devices using the Android operating system, including phones such as the Samsung Galaxy SIII and S4. Using Glooko’s mobile application, these devices can currently download glucose data from dozens of compatible meters, including but not limited to Roche’s ACCU-CHEK® Aviva (Black), Abbott’s FreeStyle Lite®, and Lifescan’s OneTouch® Ultra®2, OneTouch® UltraLink®, and a variety of Nipro meters. Glooko expects to add even more devices soon, including additional glucose meters and eventually insulin pumps.

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