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YOFiMeter™ to Connect Glucose Meter with AT&T

ByJoe Connector

Jan 5, 2016
Connected Glucose Meter Wirelessly Transmits Patient Data to Caregivers
January 5, 2015  AT&T1 and YOFiMeter™ have reached an agreement that will enable people with diabetes to wirelessly transmit their blood sugar levels, other biometric data and voice notes. Once cleared by the FDA, the YOFiMeter Connected Glucose Meter will open another line of communication between caregivers and patients over AT&T’s highly secure network.

YOFiMeter works with a diverse team of endocrinologists, practitioners, healthcare institutions, patients and other stakeholders to create a device with a “clean slate” approach, a device that fits into their lives without disrupting it.
“YOFiMeter believes in a ’clean slate’ approach to connected health devices, making it easier for patients to fit into their lives without disruption,” said Gad Shaanan, inventor and founder of YOFiMeter. “The fundamental thought was not to invent technologies for testing, but to invent a new experience of testing, recording and tracking data.
“Today’s blood glucose meters require multiple steps

to take a basic blood glucose reading. Repeating the process multiple times per day makes it cumbersome, enticing consumers to skip tests,” Shannan said. YOFiMeter accomplishes this and more within seconds, from pulling it out of your pocket to putting it back. YOFiMeter is ready anytime, anywhere, with the ability to test on the go, without skipping a beat. We know consumers, and the value of removing barriers and time required of a process that needs to be repeated multiple times a day.”

“For those managing diabetes, it’s important to stay proactive. Using our network, AT&T is helping caregivers and providers deliver a seamless experience that gives patients the information they need to take control of their health,” Chris Penrose, senior vice president, AT&T Internet of Things. “YOFiMeter’s connected glucose meter is a great example of how technology, particularly when it can be taken with you and stay connected, is solving real healthcare problems.”
YofiMeter is working with the FDA on the clearance process with production expected to start in early 2016. For more information about YOFiMeter go to www.yofimeter.com.
1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed Internet and voice services. We’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. In the U.S., our wireless network has the nation’s strongest 4G LTE signal and most reliable 4G LTE. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider*. And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.
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About YOFiMeter
Located in La Jolla, California, YOFiMeter makes medical-grade consumer electronics devices for people with diabetes. The next generation interconnected blood glucose monitoring system and diabetes data hub, YOFiMeter is designed to make blood sugar testing mobile, and always ready, with the philosophy to remove as many barriers as possible for effective diabetes care through consumer friendly design, intuitive software, and seamless integration.