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DarioHealth Granted License by Health Canada to Sell Dario Smart Glucose Meters for Lightning® Connector Enabled iPhones
NEW YORK and CAESAREA, Israel, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global digital therapeutics innovator, DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), announced today the receipt of a license from Health Canada to sell its Dario™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System for Lightning power connector-enabled iPhone smart mobile devices.
iPhone users in Canada, including those with prior models that use a headphone jack, as well as those with the Lightning power connector, will now have access to DarioHealth's acclaimed digital diabetes products and lifestyle management app features, like glucose level tracking, real time patient glucose data access for healthcare providers, carb counting, hypo alerts, amongst other diabetes countering features.
DarioHealth has marketed the product in Canada exclusively for Apple iOS 6.1 platform and higher, and for leading Android devices since receiving a license from Health Canada in May 2015.
With this license, DarioHealth's addressable Canadian market expands to include the entire iPhone user base.
"Recognizing the importance of access to the entire iPhone market in Canada, we prioritized this initiative to meet Health Canada's rigid licensing standards, and our team worked tirelessly to achieve it," commented Erez Raphael, DarioHealth's CEO. "Not only will this access a large segment of new users, but it will allow our existing Canadian users who have upgraded their iPhones to reconnect with our life enhancing services."
About DarioHealth Corp.
DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO) is a leading global Digital Therapeutics (DTx) company revolutionizing the way people manage their health across the chronic condition spectrum. By delivering evidence-based interventions that are driven by data, high quality software and coaching, we developed a novel approach that empowers individuals to adjust their lifestyle in a personalized way. Our Cross Functional Team operates at the intersection of life sciences, behavioral science and software technology to deliver highly engaging therapeutic interventions. Already one of the highest rated diabetes solutions, its user-centric approach is loved by tens of thousands of consumers around the globe. DarioHealth is rapidly moving into new chronic conditions and geographic markets.
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