New app goes beyond blood sugar to cut diabetes risk

by | May 5, 2015

health-screen-1 (1)New Yorkers have another weapon in the fight against diabetes: a mobile app.

Noom Health will enable users to track their exercise and eating habits to curb the risk of Type 2 diabetes — a disease that continues to plague the city despite former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban — when it launches next month.

Noom, developed by a New York City tech startup, will be distributed to at-risk patients by CityMD Urgent Care, which operates 40 clinics in the greater New York City area, including Long Island, Westchester and Rockland County. Continued.