The Mealplanner partners with MediSapiens in EU funded program to develop an app that helps users prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes
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Pori, Finland -- The Mealplanner™ Europe Oy, a Finnish medtech company creating software that plans and organizes nutrition for users, and MediSapiens, a leading developer and provider of genomic, biomedical and health data solutions, have partnered to develop an application for helping users in the prevention of onset of type 2 diabetes. The development is funded by an EU grant from the PERMIDES (Personalised Medicine Innovation through Digital Enterprise Solutions) project.
The joint project aims at developing a novel application which helps users to assess the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and plan their nutrition in order to prevent the onset of diabetes. The application will be built to utilize novel AI-based methods for risk assessment. The projected launch of the application is during the second quarter of 2018.
“We’re thrilled to engage in this development with a solid, science-backed company working in the emerging field of personalized nutrition.This highlights our commitment to work for better future health through better and more efficient use of data. Type 2 diabetes is a global threat with rising incidence, and the potential healthcare cost savings of prevention of Type 2 diabetes are substantial.” says Marko Kuisma, CCO of MediSapiens.
Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic levels in the world population, including an alarming proportion of children. Indicative is that globally, nearly 28% of women aged 30-45 are diabetic. The focus of primary healthcare concentrates on treating the symptoms of the disease rather than prevention even though Type 2 diabetes can be reversed through proper diet, exercise and medication. The technology being developed by The Mealplanner and MediSapiens is designed to prevent Type 2 diabetes rather than treat it after it has occurred.
About The Mealplanner
The Mealplanner Oy is a Finnish medtech company. We create coherent software that can plan and organize optimum nutrition for our customers. Our mission is to bring back nutrition as part of medicine; in fact, many diet related diseases can be cured and prevented by healthy nutrition. We also provide corporate wellness services to help our clients maintain a healthy work force. To follow this and other news about The Mealplanner please visit The Mealplanner website Themealplanner.com
Contact The Mealplanner:
Stefan Repin, CMO
MediSapiens Ltd. is a bioinformatics company specialized in pharmaceutical research and translational genomics, providing pharmaceutical and biomedical research organizations with tools that help them design more effective personalized drugs against life-threatening diseases. Established in 2009 and based in Helsinki, Finland and Cambridge, Massachusetts, MediSapiens creates intuitive software platforms to manage, integrate, and visualize complex multi-dimensional datasets, such as genomic sequencing data. The company's goal is to drive medicine forward by developing tools that provide scientists with a way to quickly analyze and visualize vast amounts of data and turn it into knowledge that fuels innovation.
Marko Kuisma, CCO