Diabetes, Old disease in a new form

Diabetes is often considered a disease of the new modern world. Often it is associated with stress and our killer sedentary lifestyle similar to one I am leading as I write this piece out for Healthcare India. My grandfather had diabetes, so does my father and most probably I will have it and it is a matter of when and not if. It is believed that more than 80 million people have diabetes in the country and numbers are going to increase as we head to 2020.

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Desi Brand Diabeto needs your support as it fights Diabetes

Almost 3 years ago I met two very bright, young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs from Bombay. They had started a venture called Farasbee which had produced a Diabetes management solution called Diabeto. Srikanth Pawar and Himanshu Jain swore to get into Diabetes management due to the lack of engagement system that affected their family members.  I covered them in this blog at that time. We had worked on a case study that was paunched at a premier B school in Bangalore and they had even presented to a healthcare team at IBM.

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Diabeto -­‐ a system to manage diabetes launches its pre-­‐ order campaign on Indiegogo

 

Three years ago I had met two young enthusiastic Mumbaikars and understood their vision for Diabetes management in India.The product was called Daibeto. We had gone on to build a case study and launched it at Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication Bangalore. I had even covered them in this very blog as an article – How an Indian start up was joining the global fight against Daibetes.

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