Diabetes

with EllieGrid's Smart Pill Box

 Here at EllieGrid, we are committed to creating a user-centric smart pill box that empowers & supports those with Diabetes and other conditions. Managing medications is an important component to maintaining your health. EllieGrid is here to help!

Facts About Diabetes & Medication Adherence

  • November is American Diabetes Month.
  • Celebrities with Diabetes include; Tom Hanks (type 2), Salma Hayek (gestational), and Nick Jonas (type 1).
  • Approximately 48 million people are on 5+ prescription medications in the US.
  • 50% of patients in the U.S. do not take their medications correctly.
  • 85% of American adults with Diabetes are taking prescription medications according to the CDC.
  • About 50% of American adults with Diabetes are taking pills only, whereas 13% are taking pills and insulin.
  •  Studies show that the use of a smart pill box can result in an 80% adherence rate for users with Diabetes.

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EllieGrid vs. Other Pill Boxes

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Organize Pills in Seconds

By sorting medications by type instead of time, you can refill EllieGrid in seconds by simply pouring the bottle of pills into the appropriate compartment. The lights on the lid will turn on whenever it is time to take your pills, and indicate which pills to take and how many.

Time-Consuming

Since typical weekly pill boxes organize medications by the time of day, users have to individually sort their pills every week. Not only is this a very tedious task that can take forever, but it can also be dangerous since there is a lot of room for error.

Friendly Reminders

Whenever it is time to take your pills you will receive a friendly notification on your phone, the alarm on EllieGrid will ring, and the lights on the device will tell you which pills to take and how many.

No Reminders

Life can get busy, and when it does, it is easy to forget to take your vitamins & medications. 

Track Results

Thanks to EllieGrid's sensors, you can track your adherence data so you can remember if you already took your meds or not, preventing overdose. You can also share this information in real time with family or caregivers so that they can be a helping hand whenever you need it.

No Tracking

There is currently no way for you, caregivers, or even care providers, to know if medications are being taken correctly.

Sleek Design

People describe EllieGrid as "sleek", "modern" and "stylish" whereas traditional pill boxes are described as "old-people-pill boxes" in our surveys and interviews. 

Stigmatizing

For much of the healthcare industry, people are treated as patients before people, and that is reflected in the design of "medical" devices. People feel stigmatized when using these products and as a result do not use them.

The EllieGrid App

Our mobile app makes it easy to program your smart pill box and set reminders for when it is time to take your medications and vitamins.

Can't remember if you took your pills already? Don't worry. The app will keep track of this for you in order to prevent overdose or missed does.

Want to keep your caregiver updated? No problem. You can allow the EllieGrid mobile app to notify a loved one or caregiver if you forget to take your pills.

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"OMG I need one of those!"

- Venus Willams 

(Professional Tennis Player)