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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.

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Founded:2012
Location:Vienna, Austria
CEO:Frank Westermann
Company Size:30 - 40 FTE's
Users:over 600,000
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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.

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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

Community Relations Lead, 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.

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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.