Tandem Diabetes Care Acquires Sugarmate, a Popular Mobile App for People with Diabetes
The Sugarmate™ app (www.sugarmate.io) is designed to help people with diabetes visualize diabetes therapy data in innovative ways. It allows users to log glucose data and health and nutrition information, and can provide notifications and alerts to users, their family, and their caregivers.
“Our acquisition of Sugarmate represents an exciting addition to our digital offerings, and supports Tandem’s strategic vision to expand our ecosystem of diabetes-related products and services,” said
“Sugarmate was founded as a way to help others in the diabetes community get the most out of their data and is the result of a passion for diabetes technology and consumer software development,” said
Information for Current Sugarmate App Users
Sugarmate will continue to serve its current customers and operate as a standalone entity in the near term. Sugarmate app users, and anyone wanting to use the app, will continue to go through the Sugarmate app and website for information and support. Tandem is committed to continuing to support the Sugarmate app user community with innovative data tools, regardless of their choice of therapy.
Information for Current Tandem Customers
The Sugarmate app is not intended to replace the t:connect® mobile app, which is expected to launch for t:slim X2™ pump users this summer. The t:connect mobile app is being developed as a discreet secondary display for t:slim X2 pump users to view pump data on their mobile device and wirelessly upload therapy data to the cloud-based t:connect web application.
The t:connect mobile app is intended to be a secondary display for compatible
The Sugarmate app has not been evaluated by the
Forward Looking Statement
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that concern matters that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or projected in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, the Company’s future development of new diabetes-related products and services, the Company’s advancement of mobile health offerings, including its continued development and introduction of new app features, the expectation that Sugarmate will continue to build new features and functions for its users, the ability of the Company to successfully support Sugarmate app users, and the timing of the launch of the t:connect mobile app. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including the Company’s ability to innovate and manage growth, the Company’s ability to successfully integrate the Sugarmate app into the Company’s diabetes-related products and services, the Company’s ability to successfully launch the t:connect mobile app, and uncertainties regarding market conditions impacting the Company’s business and industry, including as a result of impacts and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, as well as other risks identified in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and other documents that we file with the