Diabetes Solutions Landscaping, Part 2

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Diabetes Solutions Landscape - Startups, Cardio-Metabolic Management (2)

After extensive research, we found that both Virta and Omada Health are examples of startups that provide digital cardio-metabolic management products and services and fit the given criteria of this research. As requested, we filled-in Rows 5-6 of Columns B-S of the 'US' tab within the provided spreadsheet.

VIRTA

Virta is a California-based startup whose primary product is a bundle of digital tools and online resources to help manage the effects of insulin resistance. Examples of products and services provided by Virta include remote physicians and health coaches, mobile and desktop applications, online tools to help calculate certain health indicators, and access to several online resources. Currently, the startup has received over $37 million in funding in total.

OMADA

Another California-based startup, Omada products and services aim to help people manage chronic diseases such as stroke, type 2 diabetes, or other heart diseases mainly through guided weight loss. Unlike Virta, Omada's bundle includes a physical weighing scale which connects to the internet. The scale is used to transmit information to remote health coaches which are tasked to provide data-driven insights and analytics. In addition to this, Omada's clients gain access to several educational online resources about the best ways to manage or avoid chronic diseases. Currently, Omada has received over $126.5 million in funding.

CONCLUSION

Virta and Omada are both California-based startups that provide a bundle of different digital products and services for cardio-metabolic management. Virta's services are more focused on helping patients struggling with the side effects of insulin resistance, while Omada aims to prevent and help manage chronic diseases through guided and data-driven weight loss. As requested, we summarized all our findings and filled-in Rows 5-6 of Columns B-S within the 'US' tab of the provided spreadsheet.
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