Press

mySugr is a market leader and trusted voice in the diabetes digital health space. Our founders and leadership team are usually available for print and broadcast interviews.

Facts

Founded:2012
Locations:EU: Vienna, Austria
US: Encinitas, CA
CEO:Frank Westermann
Company Size:40+ FTE's
Users:over 1,000,000

The most common mistake made about mySugr is incorrect capitalization of our name. It is mySugr (not MySugr, not Mysugr, not mysugr). mySugr. Please get this right. It’s important to us, and it should be important to you, too.

Need some tips for writing about diabetes in general? We can help with that, too.

10 Tips for Writing About Diabetes by Fredrik Debong, mySugr Co-founder.

Press Releases

November2018

mySugr brings Integrated Diabetes Management Solution to Montana

mySugr and Care Innovations launch program to manage diabetes populations in rural areas

Oktober2018

Partnership with Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk’s connected pens will soon sync insulin data with mySugr

July2018

mySugr signs one of the largest German public health insurance companies

Partnership secures competitive advantage in Germany

June2018

mySugr partners with Care Innovations

Partnership enables health insurances and care providers in the U.S. and Canada to offer mySugr integrated diabetes management.

June2017

mySugr joins the Roche family

mySugr announces that partner Roche is now the exclusive shareholder of mySugr GmbH

June2017

mySugr and ProSciento

Study Demonstrates Clinically Significant Impact on Risk of Severe Hypoglycaemic Events

May2017

1,000,000 Users

mySugr Passes 1 Million Users

February2017

mySugr mHealth app

mySugr mHealth app has significant impact

October2016

mySugr Coaching

A personal diabetes educator at the tap of a finger

September2016

mySugr and Abbott

Enables direct data integration of mySugr and Abbott’s FreeStyle® Libre System

June2016

Clinical Studies by Profil Institute

Clinical value and health impact of mySugr's portfolio

June2015

7VPD

mySugr Wins $2.2M in 7VPD Competition

March2015

Investment

$4.8 Million for Diabetes Startup mySugr

November2014

mySugr Academy

mySugr Academy: Online Training for Monster Tamers

February2014

Investment

Viennese startup snaps up over €1M in investment

June2013

mySugr Companion

Award winning mySugr Companion launches in the U.S.

Assets

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Trophies

Healthline’s Best Diabetes App

Healthline’s Best Diabetes App

mySugr App was selected as a top diabetes app by Healthline in 2016.

Focus Magazine’s Best Diabetes App (Germany)

Focus Magazine’s Best Diabetes App (Germany)

mySugr App won first prize for best app for people with diabetes by Focus Magazine in 2015."

Healthline’s Best Diabetes App

Healthline’s Best Diabetes App

mySugr App was selected as a top diabetes app by Healthline in 2015.

7VPD award

7VPD award

mySugr takes 2nd place in the 2015 7VPD Challenge, winning 2M€ television media budget in Germany."

National Marketing Award

2013 mySugr wins “National Marketing Award” for the best startup marketing in Austria"

Founders

Frank Westermann

CEO, Co-founder

Frank’s personal frustration with traditional diabetes logbooks and the lack of great apps for diabetes led him to create mySugr. His studies in business administration and his background with startups in the tech industry have proven invaluable as he leads the company.

I’d like more people to have fun with their diabetes therapy!

Fredrik Debong

Head of Research & Development, Co-founder

Fredrik’s love for gaming and struggles to overcome diabetes burnout shape much of mySugr’s gamification and positive approach to improving diabetes therapy. His knowledge of computer science and experience from co-founding Pioneers makes him a valuable member of the team.

Work on a problem that really captivates you to help move the world in a positive direction.

Gerald Stangl

Design Director, Co-founder

Gerald has a natural talent for storytelling and has grown up working with design. His creative background is diverse, including clients like the Austrian Parliament, the Ministry of Agriculture, Nivea, Red Bull, and more. Now he’s responsible for product design and branding at mySugr.

I enjoy thinking of new ideas and bringing them to life!

Michael Forisch

Quality Management Director, Co-founder

Michael’s attention to perception and quality management has made him a recognized leader in the regulated medical app space. Michael brings an intense focus on precision and process improvement which encourages positive growth company-wide

Helping others improve their life is the strongest motivation I can think of.

Info Material

Media Contacts

Ilka Gdanietz

Communication Lead DACH

Ilka is a long-term diabetic (25+ years), a friend of all things Nutella, and an insulin pump user. As Communications Lead, DACH for mySugr, she handles all German language communication needs. An early member of the International diabetes social media space, she writes privately about her life experience at www.mein-diabetes-blog.com.

Scott Johnson

Communication Lead US

Almost famous for his addiction to Diet Coke, Scott has lived with diabetes for over 36 years and is Communications Lead, USA for mySugr. He handles all English language communication needs. He's been active in the diabetes social media space for more than a decade and blogs privately at scottsdiabetes.com when time allows.