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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.
Five key insights from April’s big-deal artificial pancreas meeting in Washington, DC.
The New York Times publishes a critical front page piece on type 1 diabetes costs and devices - what we wish they would have written.
(S)he said what!?
Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Have a parent or a friend recently diagnosed? The top ten things to know from co-managing editor Adam Brown!
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...
Beating challenging meals and winter weather – simple tips for better blood sugars and health in 2014.
Twitter Summary: Novo Nordisk’s Xultophy gets positive recommendation in Europe, full approval to hopefully come soon! On July 25, Novo Nordisk announced that the...
Twitter summary: FDA approves Xigduo XR – first once-daily SGLT-2 inhibitor/metformin fixed dose combo in the US AstraZeneca recently announced that the FDA approved...
How many different factors can affect blood glucose? See the 22 things that can change your blood sugar in the short-term...
Twitter summary: Roche launches first-ever BGM with built-in bolus calculator – important advance for MDI patients At the recent AADE conference , this August, Roche...
On June 12, iHealth Lab announced the launch of the Align blood glucose meter, a very small device that plugs directly into the headphone jack of an Apple iOS- or...
What are your diabetes landmines? The small blood sugar mistakes I make again and again and how I'm trying to overcome them.
On June 11, Glooko and the Joslin Diabetes Center announced the release of their HypoMap software , a cool product that really should be able to identify and help...
Twitter summary: BI/Lilly launch Jardiance in the US, making it the 3 rd SGLT-2 inhibitor on the market; savings program for one-year free supply After its recent FDA...

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