Mapmyhealth ® News

August 3, 2016

Diabetic prescriptions now costing the NHS £1Bn a year

The escalating diabetes crisis is now costing the NHS almost £1 billion a year in prescriptions to treat and manage the disease. Total spending spiralled by […]
July 14, 2016

Diabetes treatment ‘inextricably’ linked to patient education

The successful treatment of type 2 diabetes is inextricably linked to how well patients understand their own role in managing the disease, according to a new […]
June 21, 2016

Diabetes Digital Coach: Putting patients in the driving seat

Elizabeth Dymond, deputy enterprise director at the West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), talks about Diabetes Digital Coach, an NHS-based Internet of Things (IoT) […]
June 6, 2016

Mapmydiabetes in Scotland: Better education for Type 1 diabetes

Five companies have been shortlisted as part of a £500,000 competition to develop an innovative way to help people with Type 1 diabetes. The firms have […]
April 28, 2016

The Digital Diabetes Coach is underway!

The Diabetes Digital Coach programme is led by the West of England Academic Health Science Network, with a range of technology & evaluation partners. It will […]
April 11, 2016

Mapmydiabetes honoured as a finalist in the SIIA CODiE Awards

Mapmydiabetes was announced today as a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Mobile Healthcare Application category. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier […]
April 6, 2016

Diabetes rates quadruple since 1980

The world is facing an “unrelenting march” of diabetes which now affects nearly one-in-11 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
March 11, 2016

Diabetes UK Bright Ideas features Mapmydiabetes

In 2015, South Worcestershire, Wyre Forest and Redditch and Bromsgrove CCGs worked together to develop a new menu of education options for people with Type 2 […]
March 3, 2016

Who will seize the $61bn connected healthcare opportunity?

Change is coming to the healthcare industry. Significant growth in ‘connected healthcare’ is going to create huge opportunities. In the UK, it could be worth as […]
January 22, 2016

Mapmydiabetes and the NHS Test Bed announcement

Reacting to the announcement Dr Matthew Goodman from Mapmyhealth said: “We are deeply committed to improving diabetes care in the UK through the use of patient-facing […]
January 22, 2016

Mapmydiabetes and the NHS Test Bed

Mapmyhealth are delighted to be delivering Mapmydiabetes to patients with diabetes across the West of England in partnership with the WE AHSN within the NHS Test […]
January 20, 2016

Mapmydiabetes in the West Midlands

“Here in Worcestershire we have recently seen the launch of Mapmydiabetes, an education tool enabling patients to take better control and self-manage their condition.” Diabetes diagnosis […]
January 13, 2016

Mapmyhealth is the first (and only) accredited body for the delivery of Structured Education online

Mapmyhealth a – UK based healthcare company is the first organization to be accredited under QIS2015 for the delivery of Diabetes Self Management Structured Education
January 8, 2016

The rapidly moving landscape within Primary Care, and the place of technology

“New ‘technology enabled care services’ provide the light-touch, but ever-present support and education that is critical in improving outcomes in lifelong conditions.” Dr. Matthew Goodman, Health […]
December 23, 2015

Mapmydiabetes in Worcestershire

Online Structured Education and self-management support is now available to all patients with diabetes (both newly diagnosed and existing patients) across the county using Mapmydiabetes.
November 30, 2015

A tragic story of untreated diabetes

Leonie Watson lost her sight in her 20s after ignoring doctors’ advice about her diabetes for years. Here she charts her journey into blindness, and the […]
October 7, 2015

West of England AHSN Digital Diabetes Coach

Mapmyhealth is delighted to join the WE AHSN in collaboratively delivering services to improve the life of those with diabetes in the West of England
October 7, 2015

NHS Test Beds Partnerships

We are delighted to announce a formal collaboration with WE AHSN in the delivery of diabetes services to the NHS Test Bed initiative
October 7, 2015

National Diabetes Prevention Program

Mapmyhealth have formalised collaborations with multiple NHSE bodies to deliver diabetes prevention services to those at risk across England
October 7, 2015

The only answer to long-term conditions

Structured education is the only “long-term answer” available to the NHS in meeting the challenge posed by the increase in prevalence of Type 2 diabetes Self-care […]
October 6, 2015

The MedTech industry has met its next growth engine

By harnessing the exponential power of mobile technologies, data and analytics, mHealth is anticipated to disrupt traditional healthcare delivery models and drive innovation across the care […]
October 2, 2015

Mapmyhealth in the news again

QISMET welcome Mapmyhealth who have just obtained full certification against QIS2015 – our standard designed for organisation’s with an e-health component. Matthew Goodman from Mapmyhealth writes […]
October 1, 2015

Mapmydiabetes launches into three CCGs in one day!

Mapmyhealth is delighted to announce the introduction of Mapmydiabetes Online Structured Education for diabetes into three new CCGs in the West Midlands today
August 26, 2015

The rest of the diabetes iceberg emerges

Up to five million people in England are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to new data from Public Health England.
August 17, 2015

Diabetes cases soar by 60% in past decade

“We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, it’s time to get serious about lifestyle change” Dr Martin McShane, NHS England’s Director for Long Term […]
August 17, 2015

Diabetes UK statement

“The NHS must prioritise providing better care, along with improved and more flexible education options, for people with diabetes now, and give them the best possible […]
August 12, 2015

Diabetes now accounts for 10% of the NHS drugs bill in England

£869m was spent on drugs for diabetes last year, with 10p in the pound of the primary care prescribing bill in England being spent on managing […]
July 15, 2015

135 diabetic amputations a week reported

A record number of people are having to undergo amputations as a result of diabetes, NHS figures show. Diabetes UK says too many patients with diabetes […]
July 15, 2015

Study MMD103 now fully recruited

Study MMD103 investigating the effects of Mapmydiabetes use in diverse social and geographical situations, and funded by NHS England Regional Innovation Funds is now fully recruited.
June 30, 2015

Scotland and Wales feeling the effects of diabetes

Both Scotland and Wales have reported their highest ever figures for diabetes. Diabetes UK Cymru’s director Dai Williams said: “Over the last decade we have seen […]