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Diabetes Devices monitor and help to manage your blood sugar levels to try to stay within the target range, helping prevent complications of diabetes.

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On July 15, Novartis announced a partnership with Google[x] to develop smart contact lenses that can non-invasively track blood glucose levels through tears and send the...
Twitter summary: Dexcom announces “Software 505” for CGM users – FREE download that improves accuracy to 9% vs. fingersticks, available now! In unexpected news, Dexcom...
Robo-doctors? How new technologies might change the way you meet with your health care provider.
On April 22, the FDA announced an exciting new program to accelerate access to medical devices that address major unmet needs. This should mean earlier and more...
Twitter Summary: Abbott receives EU Approval to launch Freestyle Libre – updates from EASD on payment, device accuracy, design, and user experience On September 3,...
On July 3, Dr. Ed Damiano addressed the Friends for Life Conference in Orlando with the latest update on his team’s bionic pancreas, which involves automated insulin+...
An illuminating FDA workshop on bolus calculators and device interoperability identifies key unmet needs in diabetes technology - Adam Brown makes a patient presentation!
Twitter Summary: Insulet’s next-gen PDM will integrate with Dexcom’s Gen 5 CGM and mobile app – like so many patients had always hoped! On August 5, Insulet announced...
On April 29, the FDA issued a strongly-worded safety communication that advised patients and health care providers to stop using the GenStrip from Shasta Technologies, a...
Twitter Summary: FDA approves Trulicity for #T2D, 1 st ready-to-use once-weekly GLP-1 agonist in the US, with a patient-friendly “auto-injector” – launch for later this...
On July 9, NeuroMetrix announced that the FDA had granted clearance for over-the-counter use of the Sensus pain management system for diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN...
Twitter summary: @LillyDiabetes launches Trulicity in the US – first ready-to-use once-weekly GLP-1, available w/savings program for commercially insured On November 10...
Twitter summary: Asante MySnap allows users to customize the design of their pumps, plus a new “upgrade” program and plans for a next-generation pump At AADE in August,...
German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA has launched a pilot program in Kenya and Uganda to improve the outcomes of diabetes care through a text messaging campaign...
Twitter Summary: @MDT_Diabetes working on Guardian Mobile – new CGM will send readings via Bluetooth straight to a smart phone app! At the recent Health 2.0 conference...
The first six-year-old in the world to test the Bionic Pancreas.
Twitter summary: NIH commits $20 million for outpatient artificial pancreas studies for potential FDA submission – a big step that speaks volumes On July 21, the NIH...
Update (1/12/15): Medtronic Diabetes gave an update on their upcoming diabetes device pipeline at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. The MiniMed 640G is expected to...
Twitter: Livongo for Diabetes cloud-connected meter connects users to virtual care team, has algorithm-based feedback and built-in activity monitor Livongo Health...
Expert Dr. Irl Hirsch’s eight tips for managing diabetes on a budget.

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