Joslin Diabetes Center Announces Collaboration with Good Measures
BOSTON – (September 6, 2013) – Good Measures and Joslin Diabetes Center announced today that they have reached an agreement, aimed at incorporating Joslin’s nutritional guidelines, meal plans, exercise recommendations and other relevant resources into Good Measures’ product and service offerings.
This new collaboration brings together Joslin, the world's largest diabetes research and clinical care organization, and Good Measures, a firm that has developed online and mobile tools to support behavioral changes related to eating and exercise.
“The Good Measures team looks forward to working with Joslin,” said George Bennett, CEO of Good Measures. “We collectively appear to have the skills and resources that will permit us to improve the lives of millions of pre-diabetics and diabetics around the world. We look forward to moving ahead on this exciting and promising endeavor.”
Joslin will pilot the use of the enhanced Good Measures products and services with the intent of integrating the Good Measures platform into the lifestyle support it provides to Joslin patients. Good Measures and Joslin also plan to make the enhanced system available commercially to other organizations beginning January 1, 2014.
“We are very excited about this new collaboration with Good Measures, and I know our joint efforts will be instrumental in addressing the obesity and diabetes pandemics,” commented John Brooks, President and CEO of Joslin.