Steady Health: A digital diabetes clinic

– Moving beyond finger sticks and quarterly hospital visits Today we’re launching Steady Health, the first full-service digital diabetes clinic in the US. Steady combines the power of continuous glucose monitors and the convenience of telemedicine to deliver a new type of care to patients. Head to our website to find out more. 2020 is an […]

Steady Health’s Chia Seed Pudding

hia seed pudding has become increasingly popular within the diabetes community as it has little impact on blood glucose, is easy to make, tasty, very customizable, and is a very low-cost breakfast or snack. Breakfast can often be the hardest meal of the day for people with diabetes. Starting every day in good control could […]

A1c vs Time-in-Range

What is A1c? What is time-in-range? How do they relate? Why is the diabetes community moving more and more towards time-in-range? What is A1c? In simple terms, Hemoglobin A1c (HgbA1c, HbA1c or A1c) is the average blood glucose level over the past 2-3 months. An A1c test measures the amount of glucose that attaches to red […]

Misunderstood & Oversimplified - The Complicated Nature of Diabetes

One doctor’s realization that a lot of thought and effort goes into managing this disease well My name is Calvin Wu, and I’m an endocrinologist — a physician that specializes in hormone-related diseases including diabetes. I’ve been on the front lines of the diabetes epidemic for years and am convinced that we’re not getting anywhere with our current […]

Behind the Scenes: The Design of Steady Health

How we designed a patient-focused location from start to finish The challenge in designing a modern clinic like Steady Health is to put together a space that has all necessary clinical tools but reflects a new approach to care, specifically diabetes care. While interviewing Chloe Blain, the designer behind Steady, she explains, “Our main goal for […]

After decades living with diabetes, Steve finally broke new ground

How CGM and a diabetes clinic called Steady Health changed his care Since his diagnosis in 1980, Steve’s diabetes care had remained relatively the same. He used finger sticks to check his blood glucose and a sliding scale to calculate how much insulin to use for each meal based on his current blood glucose level. […]

Steady Health: Modern diabetes care

Using data and experience to radically improve people’s lives Last year, I experienced something remarkable. Using data from a wearable device, I learned more about my body in 5 months than I had done in my previous 18 years living with diabetes. Through data analysis and experimentation, I completely changed how I think about the […]

Connecting with diabetes patients through data

A doctor’s first meeting with Continuous Glucose Monitoring After six years of practicing internal medicine at a Swedish County Hospital, I moved to San Francisco to build a personalized, tech-enabled diabetes clinic. This story is about how patients helped me identify the next step in my career. Four years ago, one of my patients with Type […]