April 7, 2010 — San Diego, California — The MyGlucoHealth Diabetes application for mobile diabetes management is now available worldwide through Ovi Store by Nokia. The MyGlucoHealth app allows Nokia handset users to wirelessly upload and manage blood glucose readings using the MyGlucoHealth online portal. The app is available through Ovi Store for use with Nokia smartphones and feature phones running the Symbian and Series 40 operating systems*. Entra Health and Nokia, the world’s leading maker of mobile handsets, are teaming to co-market integrated mHealth solutions that employ the MyGlucoHealth Wireless blood glucose meter through Ovi Store.
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MyGlucoHealth empowers patients to stay connected, manage their day-to-day care and improve their lives and lifestyles. The MyGlucoHealth Diabetes app enables Nokia users to:
- Wirelessly upload blood tests to the MyGlucoHealth Portal.
- Review and evaluate results on their handset, as well as chart data or enter weight, exercise and nutritional information.
- Notify family, physicians or caregivers with automated text message remind- ers and alerts when results exceed personally established threshold limits.
- Send and receive secure messages with their physician.
- Order replacement test strips for their MyGlucoHealth meter.
“Distributing the MyGlucoHealth Diabetes app with Ovi Store for Nokia users will strengthen our ability to provide more effective mHealth offerings worldwide,” said John Hendel, Chairman of Entra Health Systems. “For persons with diabetes, we believe that MyGlucoHealth together with Nokia handsets offers a unique and far-reaching solution for connecting patients with clinicians, family and caregivers.”
“To date we have received very strong response from Ovi Store users,” Hendel added. “The MyGlucoHealth App has been test marketed for less than 4 weeks and we have received nearly 40,000 downloads from Nokia users in 130 countries.”
“Nokia delivers global market leadership and superior mobile technology to support our connected care model for mobile solutions that help people live their lives better,” said Richard C. Strobridge, CEO of Entra Health Systems. “Together we are providing an easy-to-use solution for diabetes monitoring to the diverse populations Nokia reaches. MyGlucoHealth and Nokia are empowering patients to stay connected to what matters most and improve their own personal care.”
The MyGlucoHealth Mobile App is available for free from the Ovi Store www. store.ovi.com. The MyGlucoHealth Wireless meter is available from www.myglucohealthstore.com and other major distributors worldwide.