News | Hygieia - Part 2

Hygieia adds to its clinical liaison team as more physicians embrace revolutionary d-Nav® technology

Hygieia has appointed Nikki Seeley as its newest clinical liaison. Nikki will be serving primary care physicians, endocrinologists, clinics and health systems throughout southeast and central Michigan with special focus on Oakland and Macomb counties, and Flint and Saginaw markets. She joins Hygieia as demand grows for the organization’s first-to-market d-Nav® Insulin Management Program. Seeley, […]

Healthcare services leader Ted Bucknam joins Hygieia as president, leading company’s expansion of clinical insulin management program

Demand grows for Hygieia’s d-Nav® program, a unique technology that makes insulin work better Livonia, Mich., March 23, 2021 – Hygieia, a digital health company for insulin therapy management, has appointed Ted Bucknam as president. Bucknam will spearhead the company’s clinical expansion, working with endocrinologists, referring physicians and clinic partners throughout Michigan and the U.S. […]

Insulin Therapy: The How and Why of Dose Changes

By Israel Hodish, M.D., Ph.D., co-founder and clinical research lead Most patients who use insulin therapy use it for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition of insulin deficiency, which means that over time the body secretes less and less insulin. During the second decade of the disease, most patients require insulin […]

Digital health leader Mark Hirschhorn joins Hygieia board as company ramps up for growth of its unique d-Nav® insulin management technology

Demand grows for d-Nav, the first FDA-cleared technology to automatically adjust a medication dose Livonia, Michigan, March 1, 2021 – Hygieia, a digital health company, is accelerating its operations as demand increases for d-Nav®, the only FDA-cleared technology that automates dose adjustments for patients who inject insulin. To help guide its aggressive growth initiatives, Hygieia […]

Diabetes and heart disease: How to manage the risk

By Robert Frank, M.D., chief medical officer Although diabetes is a condition of the endocrine system, it also can affect many other systems in the body. For example, there is a strong link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In fact, cardiovascular disease is the most prevalent cause of death (mortality) and complications (morbidity) in diabetic […]

What We Know About Type 2 Diabetes and the Covid-19 Vaccines

By Robert Frank, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hygieia As the coronavirus continues to impact lives around the world, the promise of COVID-19 vaccines brings new hope. In the United States, two vaccines are already in use and more are in development. If you have type 2 diabetes, you might be wondering if you should get […]

Artificial Intelligence: Just what the doctor ordered

Medicine is the next industry where AI will replicate human decision making By Eran Bashan, Ph.D., Hygieia CEO and co-founder Just as the 2008 recession ushered in an era of unbridled innovation in financial tech, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are similarly accelerating a radical shift in medicine. In the last year, as COVID-19 […]

Tammy Swihart, RDN, CDCES joins Hygieia as clinical liaison for physicians in northern and west Michigan

Hygieia has appointed Tammy Swihart, RDN, CDCES, as its clinical liaison to primary care physicians, endocrinologists, clinics and health systems throughout northern and west Michigan. Swihart joins Hygieia as demand grows for its d-Nav® Insulin Management Program. Swihart has deep experience in diabetes care and education. She holds certification from the National Certification Board for […]

Insulin Therapy and the Weight Paradox

By Israel Hodish, M.D., Ph.D., endocrinologist and Hygieia co-founder Most patients with adult-onset diabetes or type 2 diabetes will require insulin therapy at some point. Typically, it happens toward the second decade of the disease. In many cases, patients gain weight during the first six to 12 months after they start insulin therapy. On average, […]

Hygieia adds health care economics expert A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., to its advisory board

Livonia, Mich., November 10, 2020 — Hygieia, a Livonia-based specialty provider of insulin management, has added nationally renowned health care industry expert A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., to its advisory board. Dr. Fendrick directs the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and is a professor of medicine at the University’s […]