• Connected medical devices designed for diabetes patients to use at home (e.g. connected glucose meters)
  • Diabetes apps that assist in self-management (e.g. diabetes diaries)
  • Service-oriented diabetes apps which make recommendations based on collected data
  • Telemedical services for diabetes patients


  • Hardware and software solutions for healthcare professionals, e.g. medical equipment for hospitals
  • Advertising-funded apps
Market definition


United States

  • Revenue in the segment "eHealth solutions for Diabetes" amounts to US$355m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2020) of 30.1 % resulting in a market volume of US$782m in 2020.
  • User penetration (as a share out of all ill people) is at 8.8 % in 2017 and is expected to hit 12.5 % in 2020.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) currently amounts to US$151.54.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$355m in 2017).
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