OREM, Utah, June 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ActiveCare, Inc. (OTCQB:ACAR), a leader in diabetes management and wellness services for self-insured employers nationwide, today announced June growth increasing its membership base of diabetics by 12%.
This growth comes as ActiveCare has began to expand its sales to the northeast and southwest regions of the country. "ActiveCare brings clarity and visibility to the epidemic problem of diabetes," commented Michael Z. Jones, President of ActiveCare. The CDC currently estimates there are over 29 million adults with diabetes nationwide, costing over $245 billion in healthcare costs. "Our growth is a direct response of employers both large and small searching for ways to mitigate and bend the cost curve of care," continued Jones.
In a peer reviewed study published in the Journal of U.S. Endocrinology, ActiveCare was able to reduce healthcare costs in the first year by $3,384 or over 19% for each participating members. "ActiveCare's innovative approach to diabetes management utilizes the combination of real-time data with its 24/7 CareCenter. This unique proactive approach responds in real-time needs of members. This higher level of visibility and care improves the health of individuals, resulting in reduced costs and risk for their employer," concluded Jones.
ActiveCare, Inc. provides patented diabetes and chronic disease management and wellness solutions that increase visibility, lower costs and provide real-time care for members resulting in improved outcomes. Utilizing state-of-the-art meters with embedded cellular technology, trained CareSpecialists can intervene in real-time and provide members with the support needed to control their disease 24 hours a day, every day. ActiveCare's solution is revolutionizing the way employers, individuals and their health plans monitor chronic disease. To learn more about ActiveCare please visit www.activecare.com.
CONTACT: Company Contact: Bryan Dalton, Director of Market Strategies ActiveCare, Inc. (877) 862-5545 Investor Relations: Alliance Advisors, LLC (212) 398-3486
Released June 24, 2014