DarioHealth Gains Regulatory Approval in Australia for iPhone 7, iPhone 8, and iPhone X Smart Glucose Meter
DarioHealth Will Begin Selling Lightning® Enabled Smart Glucose Meters in the U.K. and Australia Imminently
Dec 18, 2017
CAESAREA, Israel, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DarioHealth Corp. (Nasdaq: DRIO), a leading global digital health company with mobile health and big data solutions, announced today that it received the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Mark for its Lightning®-enabled version of the acclaimed Dario™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System in Australia. The regulatory approval ensures that consumers in the Australian market will be able to receive the same quality user experience with DarioHealth on the latest Apple devices, including the brand-new iPhone 8 and iPhone X.
The launch of Apple's smartphones with only a Lightning® connector posed a unique challenge to the entire mobile ecosystem. With today's announcement, DarioHealth can now successfully offer its proprietary glucose meter with either a 3.5mm headphone jack or Lightning® connector to users in Australia.
"We are thrilled to announce that DarioHealth secured TGA approval to offer the Lightning®-enabled version and can now accommodate users in Australia who have updated their Apple devices," said Erez Raphael, Chairman and CEO of DarioHealth. "We hope to help the 1.7 million Australians who have diabetes, specifically the more than 100,000 Australians who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the past year."
In addition to the TGA approval, users in the U.K. will be able to purchase the Lightning®-enabled Dario device at the end of this month while sales of the device will begin in Australia by January 2018. DarioHealth is still waiting on approval from regulatory agencies in the U.S. and Canada, which is expected in the coming months.
About DarioHealth Corp.
DarioHealth Corp. is a leading global digital health company serving tens of thousands of users with dynamic mobile health solutions. We believe people deserve the best tools to manage their treatment, and harnessing big data, we have developed a unique way for our users to analyze and personalize their diabetes management. With our smart diabetes solution, users have direct access to track and monitor all facets of diabetes, without having the disease slow them down. The acclaimed Dario™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System all-in-one blood glucose meter and native smartphone app give users an unrivaled method for self-diabetes management. DarioHealth is headquartered in Caesarea, Israel with a regional office in Burlington, Massachusetts. For more information, visit http://mydario.investorroom.com/.
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