June 24, 2019

DI Talk: Mapping the Burden of Diabetes


  • All you need is a smartphone and a little piece of paper to have a game-changing impact on diabetes.
“We’re talking about two orders of magnitude lowering of costs, instant access, on any smartphone, anywhere in the world.”

Presented at the Digital Initiative 2017 Future Assembly, in this flash talk, Professor Tarun Khanna from Harvard Business School illustrates how a simple diagnostic device can completely change the landscape of testing and treatment for a disease that impacts approximately 1.5-2 billion people throughout the world.

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