- Apple has a secret group of biomedical engineers developing sensors to monitor blood sugar levels, sources tell CNBC
- The initiative was initially envisioned by Steve Jobs before his death
- If successful, the advance could help millions of diabetes patients and turn devices like the Apple Watch into a must-have
They are part of a super secret initiative, initially envisioned by the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, to develop sensors that can noninvasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Amazon and Merck are challenging digital health innovators to design an mHealth care management platform that turns Amazon Alexa into a personal coach for those with type 2 diabetes.
ONC is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health to fuel the Precision Medicine Initiative, which has a key focus in healthcare data privacy.