Startup Klivo helps 14,000 Brazilians treat chronic diseases

The entrepreneurial duo was inspired by the model of American startup Livongo, which also helps monitor patients with chronic diseases, to create Klivo.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health in Brazil has never been this digital. With the pandemic, Brazilian medicine has embraced apps and tele-consultations to continue serving the population. One of the companies benefited by this change in behavior was startup Klivo. Founded in late 2019, the company started its operations specializing in a public that demands periodic monitoring: diabetics.

One of the Covid-19 comorbidities, diabetes is among the most common chronic diseases in Brazil: about 12.3 million people were diagnosed with the disease in 2019, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). With diet adjustments . . .

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