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On January 8, the FDA approved Farxiga (dapaglifozin) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The drug is called Forxiga in Europe, where it has been approved since...
Diabetes can be exhausting – how do you stay motivated? Adam shares six tips you can apply right now…
On February 4, Dexcom announced FDA approval of the G4 Platinum CGM for children 2-17 years old in the United States. Dexcom’s G4 Platinum was previously approved in...
AADE educator of the year Gary Scheiner on how even he (!) sometimes struggles to maintain excellent diabetes control.
On January 7, the FDA announced updated standards for the accuracy of blood glucose monitors for use in both the home and healthcare facility settings. These standards...
On April 15, the FDA approved GlaxoSmithKline’s once-weekly GLP-1 agonist Tanzeum (albiglutide) for type 2 diabetes, which makes it the second once-weekly GLP-1 agonist...
On January 13, J&J LifeScan announced the launch of the OneTouch VerioSync blood glucose meter in the US. The meter sends blood glucose readings wirelessly (via...
MannKind’s inhalable ultra-rapid-acting insulin Afrezza has its day at the FDA – find out what it can do for patients and how to speak up!
In April, Asante Solutions started shipping its Snap insulin pump to users in the northeastern part of US. What’s unique about the Snap is that insulin cartridges are...
On March 4, Medtronic announced the creation of a new pilot program with Aetna to provide an insulin pump to up to 300 fully insured members with uncontrolled type 2...
The first quarter of 2013 has been eventful for Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care. Animas Corporation submitted the Animas Vibe insulin pump to the FDA, integrated...
On February 19, Abbott announced a recall of FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash blood glucose meters, which may produce low blood sugar results incorrectly when used with...
On April 17, Abbott announced a recall of the FreeStyle InsuLinx blood glucose meters due to software issues for readings of 1,024 mg/dl and above. The problem is...
LifeScan’s OneTouch VerioSync meter – the magic of wireless blood glucose data to your iPhone/iPod/iPad.
Beating challenging meals and winter weather – simple tips for better blood sugars and health in 2014.
Twitter Summary: Abbott receives EU Approval to launch Freestyle Libre – updates from EASD on payment, device accuracy, design, and user experience On September 3,...
Getting to goal – the four biggest game-changers for improving my diabetes management.
Twitter: Livongo for Diabetes cloud-connected meter connects users to virtual care team, has algorithm-based feedback and built-in activity monitor Livongo Health...
We’ve been following the development of Lilly’s Trulicity (dulaglutide), a once-weekly GLP-1 receptor agonist , for almost two years now, so it was encouraging to hear...
How will a new “biosimilar” insulin compare to Sanofi’s Lantus?

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