Diabetes

Livongo IPO: An AI Stock for Managing Chronic Diseases

We’re halfway through 2019 and we’ve seen a ton of high-profile startups IPO this year. However, few of those joining the ranks of public companies represent a pure play in the sort of emerging technologies that we cover here at Nanalyze. That’s especially been the case with companies where artificial intelligence is at the core […]

A Bionic Pancreas that Uses Machine Learning for Good

Former Vice President Al Gore was back in the news this month, raising millions for a new campaign. No, not the one crowded with 22 candidates and counting. His Generation Investment Management firm just raised $1 billion for what those who know anything about impact investing might call a do-gooder fund. Socially responsible investing, which […]

An Artificial Pancreas for Diabetics is Almost Here

If you’ve ever taken an introductory cultural anthropology class, you might recall reading a paper on “Body Ritual among the Nacirema.” Written in 1956, it’s an account of an anthropologist who visits a tribe and observes all kinds of weird behavior – like medicine men who jab coated needles into the flesh of the natives. […]

When Will There Be a Cure for Diabetes?

Diabetes doesn’t cause nearly as much of a stir in the media compared to HIV or cancer, but a few well-known names are associated with the disease – Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, and Paula Deen. And who doesn’t love that Food Network maven and American celebrity chef? Scandals aside, diabetes comes in two versions – Type […]

Insulin Pump Company Cellnovo Has an IPO

This past week, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) announced their intention to work with Dexcom (NASDAQ:DXCM) to create a glucose monitor that is easy to afford and maintain and which does not involve the need for a blood sample. For people that suffer from diabetes, monitoring their glucose levels has been a painful practice that involves pricking one’s finger and […]