Behavior Genome – mapping the relationship between behavior and health with Ginger.io

Check out what Ginger.io is doing!  This is cutting-edge technology looking at new ways to help people stay healthy with diabetes.  Here's how they describe the company and what they do:

 

1. Collect health data:

Ginger.io is a digital health start-up and winner of Sanofi US’s 2011 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge. We’ve built an app that uses sensors already in your Android phone or iPhone to understand the relationship between your behavior and your health.

And it’s easy, safe and secure – we will share our summarized findings with our partners at Sanofi US, but we won’t share your personal information with any third party, send you third party marketing emails, or ask you to do anything beyond answer surveys using our app.

2.  Contribute to science:

Sanofi US is helping Ginger.io give people with Type II diabetes free access to our app to map something we call the Behavior Genome – a map of the relationship between behavior and health. The more behavior data we collect, the more accurate our map for Type II diabetes becomes. This means that your participation doesn’t just improve care for you. It contributes to science and improves care for other people like you. By installing the Ginger.io app, answering occasional questions about how you’re doing and letting it work its magic in the background, you can contribute to our mission to make Type II diabetes easier to manage.
3.  Connect to loved ones:

As we unlock the Behavior Genome, we’ll unlock more features for you. After Ginger.io has a preliminary map of how your behavior relates to your condition, you can begin to safely share the information with your loved ones. That way, they know how you’re doing too.

Sign up here!

Tags: Andriod, e-patients, eHealth, iPone, mobile, technology

Views: 48

Reply to This

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Where are you Medicare? The elephant was not in the room

  This was the question burning in people’s mind and passionately talked about yesterday and today at the General Sessions of the AACE/ACE Consensus Conference on Glucose Monitoring, an event to bring together in Washington, DC all relevant stakeholders to Read on! →

#MedicareCoverCGM Panel Discussion

If you follow the diabetes online community, you know that #MedicareCoverCGM is a big deal. We have continued to raise awareness on #MedicareCoverCGM because we believe that ALL people living with diabetes should have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM). With Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service