Earlier this year, Omnis Health created a dedicated diabetes-management solution for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who are extremely passionate, both about managing their condition and the health of their newborns.
This summer, the American Diabetes Association partnered with IBM Watson Health to bring together the cognitive computing power of Watson and the Association’s vast repository of clinical and research data.
Consumers are learning for the first time that they may be diabetic or prediabetic from their neighborhood pharmacist as opposed to their primary care doctors with the advent of complimentary health screenings available through a growing number of retail health fairs.
Even though the number of new diagnoses each year is trending down, diabetes is still a prevalent chronic disease in the United States. If left unchecked, one person out of every three will be diabetic by the time millennials collect Social Security.
In 2017, how people shop, why people shop and what they’re shopping for will all be shaped by two overarching themes — access to digitized health information and wearables, as well as other Bluetooth-enabled, diagnostic-style self-care offerings.
There are definitely several themes playing out across Drug Store News’ top 10 list of breakthrough brands, defined by those brands that have contributed the most impactful growth over an annualized period, in this case for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.