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Anand K. Iyer, Ph.D., is the president and chief operating officer of... News PhotoAssistance,Baltimore - Maryland,COO,Corporate Business,Diabetes,Horizontal,Human Interest,Manager,Maryland - State,Mobile App,New Business,Patient,Portable Information Device,President,Smart Phone,Symptom,Type 2 Diabetes,USA,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: The Washington Post 2013 The Washington PostBALTIMORE, MD., JUNE 19, 2013: Anand K. Iyer, Ph.D., is the president and chief operating officer of WellDoc, a Baltimore startup which launched BlueStar, a smartphone app helping patients with Type 2 diabetes manage their symptoms. It analyzes data about the patients blood glucose level, and relays it to the physician, but also offers tips to patients directly through the app. Its among the first mobile apps to get FDA approval, and healthcare providers must prescribe the app to patients. 'I have type 2 diabetes,' says Iyer 'That's why I am very motivated to help others.' (Photo by Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty Images)