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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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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...
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...
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...
The Future of Type 1 Diabetes – what challenges and promises lie ahead? Part two of our interview with David Panzirer and Dana Ball.
A powerful video from Dr. Anne Peters urges people impacted by diabetes to advocate for access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for seniors with type 1 diabetes...
On April 29, the California State Assembly is set to consider bill AB-1893, which, if approved, would require all sharps to be sold with a waste container. This would...
On March 18, NeuroMetrix launched the second-generation version of its Sensus pain management device, The Sensus is designed to relieve the pain and numbness often...
On April 3, an FDA Advisory Committee voted an overwhelming 13-1 in favor of approving MannKind’s ultra-rapid-acting inhaled insulin Afrezza for type 1 diabetes. The...
The New York Times publishes a critical front page piece on type 1 diabetes costs and devices - what we wish they would have written.
Top 10 Things I Wish My Parents Knew When I Was Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
Dr. Damiano reveals the much anticipated data from the bionic pancreas trials at the biggest diabetes tech conference of the year.
LifeScan’s OneTouch VerioSync meter – the magic of wireless blood glucose data to your iPhone/iPod/iPad.
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 January 21, Novo Nordisk announced the launch of the NovoPen Echo in the US. This is the first and only pen device available in the US with half-unit dosing and a...
‘Needlephobia’ and the hassle of multiple daily injections can be a significant barrier to taking insulin. Encouragingly, Medtronic recently made its i-port Advance...
Cellnovo recently launched its mobile-enabled insulin pump system in the UK, after receiving very positive feedback from a usability study that began in the UK in...
On January 27, Asante and Tidepool announced an insulin pump data downloading partnership for the Snap insulin pump . The agreement marks the first diabetes device...
On March 3, AstraZeneca announced FDA approval for the Bydureon dual-chambered pen (once-weekly exenatide) to improve glycemic control in people with type 2. The device...
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...
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!

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