Diabetes industry veteran joins Glucotrack’s Board to support bringing novel continuous blood glucose monitoring technology to people with diabetes

Rutherford, NJ, June 20, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glucotrack, Inc. (Nasdaq: GCTK) (“Glucotrack” or the “Company”), a medical technology company focused on the design, development, and commercialization of novel technologies for people with diabetes, today announced that it has appointed Andy Balo to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Mr. Balo brings decades of regulatory, clinical and quality experience in the medical technology industry. In 2002 he joined Dexcom as part of the original executive team where he remained for the next 22 years playing a critical role in shaping the company’s future. During his tenure, he was responsible for numerous glucose monitoring regulatory submissions and clinical trials worldwide and coordinated quality activities across multiple manufacturing facilities. In March 2024, Mr. Balo retired from Dexcom as Executive Vice President of Clinical, Global Access, and Medical Affairs. Prior to joining Dexcom, Mr. Balo held several leadership positions at St. Jude Medical, including Corporate Vice President of Regulatory, Clinical, and Quality, and also served in executive roles at Baxter, Pacesetter and Endocardial Solutions.

Mr. Balo is widely regarded as an industry expert in regulatory and clinical strategies. He has served on several FDA panels as an industry representative, spanning cardiovascular, neurological, and gastrointestinal technologies. He has been instrumental in bringing several breakthrough medical devices to market, including continuous glucose monitors, tissue-based and mechanical heart valves, 3-D electrophysiology mapping devices, pacemakers, and has obtained approval for over 100 PMAs, PMA supplements and 510ks.

Mr. Balo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and chemistry from the University of Maryland and completed graduate studies at UCLA.

“We are honored to have Andy join our Board of Directors,” said Paul Goode, PhD, CEO of Glucotrack. “He is nationally recognized as a thought leader in the regulatory and clinical landscape, and his experience in diabetes and cardiovascular technologies will be invaluable as we move into human clinical studies for our unique technology. Additionally, Andy is an authentic, driven and passionate leader who will help guide the company through our regulatory, clinical and commercialization milestones.”

“I am excited to be joining the Board of such an innovative and nimble medical technology company,” said Mr. Balo. “Glucotrack’s continuous blood glucose monitor (CBGM) is a very compelling product that bridges diabetes and cardiovascular technology, leveraging established techniques and tools to create a truly differentiated glucose monitoring product. I look forward to working with the Board and the leadership team to bring this groundbreaking technology to people living with diabetes every day.”

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About Glucotrack, Inc.

Glucotrack, Inc. (NASDAQ: GCTK) is focused on the design, development, and commercialization of novel technologies for people with diabetes. The Company is currently developing a long-term implantable continuous blood glucose monitoring system for people living with diabetes.

Glucotrack’s CBGM is a long-term, implantable system that continually measures blood glucose levels with a sensor longevity of 2+ years, no on-body wearable component and with minimal calibration. For more information, please visit

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