May 13, 2022
In collaboration with Habitus Care/JMDC Inc., we have developed a new program to enable diabetes educational hospitalizations to be done at home by DX. Learn more.
May 9, 2022
We will start a clinical trial to analyze and improve eating behavior and measure the effect of suppressing elevated blood glucose levels by providing “Oishii Kenko”, a smartphone application equipped with AI menu and nutrition management functions, to type 2 diabetes patients in collaboration with Oishii Kenko Co. Learn more.
November 17, 2021
We discovered the mechanism how insulin transcriptionally controls the flow of macronutrients. Learn more.
April 9, 2020
“One-week safe menu for diabetic patients supervised by University of Tsukuba Hospital” jointly developed with “Delicious Health” Co., Ltd. will be available for free on the website from April 9, 2020. Learn more.
April 24, 2018
We analyzed the cost-effectiveness of fingertip HbA1c checks in the specimen measurement offices opened at pharmacies, and clarified for the first time the high medical and economic value of the specimen measurement offices in the early detection and treatment of diabetes. Learn more.
June 08, 2017
Since it was established in 2014 as a new national program, pharmacies and drugstores across the country have been opening specimen measurement offices, and the number reached 1,513 as of the end of May 2017. Learn more.
April 27, 2017
Smile Lab, Habitus Care, the University of Tokyo, and the University of Tsukuba are collaborating on a scientific evidence-based industry-academic collaboration for joint development of healthcare programs
Square Enix Group’s Smile Lab Co., Ltd., Habitus Care Inc., Professor Yoshiyuki Arai of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of Tokyo, and Associate Professor Naoya Yahagi of Nutrigenomics Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, have agreed to jointly develop the scientific evidence-based “health care programs” and advance the study of data-based health care services. Learn more.
August 19, 2016
For the first time, we have elucidated the mechanism by which triglyceride synthesis in the liver is turned on and off according to dietary conditions. Learn more.
March 31, 2014
On March 31, 2014, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) promulgated a revision of the notification related to the Clinical Laboratory Technician Act, clarifying the legal position of self-blood testing at pharmacies, in response to the results of the Revolution of Access to Diabetes Diagnosis (RADD) Project. Learn more.
August 13, 2013
We discovered that there is a mechanism in the liver that senses the decrease in glycogen levels, and this mechanism is responsible for the fasting process, switching our energy source from liver glycogen to triglycerides in adipose tissue. Learn more.
June 11, 2013
In partnership with COOKPAD Co., Ltd., which operates Japan’s largest cooking recipe site, we jointly developed diabetic food menu and will release it free of charge on COOKPAD’s website from June 12, 2013. Learn more.
October 12, 2011
Since October 2010, the Revolution of Access to Diabetes Diagnosis (RADD) Project has been the first innovative trial in Japan to screen diabetes with fingertip HbA1c testing at nine pharmacies and drugstores in Adachi-ku, Tokyo. In the first year since the project began, 538 people (not including people being treated for diabetes) performed fingertip HbA1c measurements, and about 13% of people were revealed to be strongly suspicious of diabetes (HbA1c (NGSP) was 6.5 or higher). Learn more.