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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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Blood glucose monitoring meets Apple’s iPhone: our own Adam Brown test drives Sanofi/AgaMatrix’s new tiny smartphone glucose monitor, the iBGstar…
April has been quite a busy month for Medtronic with the launch of new CareLink software that is finally Mac-compatible and the introduction of the greatly anticipated...
Look out for a new "smart" insulin pen this February. It's called the HumaPen Memoir - "memoir" because it records the time and amount of the previous 16 insulin doses...
Although most blood glucose meters are theoretically able to upload test results to a computer, the reality can be a frustrating, time-consuming process. Different...
What will it take to get an artificial pancreas approved? It seems that the path ahead may now be a bit clearer…
Recently, JDRF has ratcheted up the pressure on the FDA to encourage quicker development and approval of an artificial pancreas (AP) for type 1 diabetes. In late...
Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG, i.e., fingersticks) and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM, i.e., wearing a sensor) sometimes seem like rival technologies in the...
Tandem Diabetes Care recently announced that its much anticipated t:slim insulin pump had received FDA clearance. This new pump features a color touchscreen and sleek...
Recently, we were excited to hear that Sanofi/AgaMatrix have received FDA clearance for the iBGStar , the first blood glucose monitor that connects directly to an Apple...
Major updates on the artificial pancreas from this year’s Diabetes Technology Meeting.
What are going to be the big headlines for 2012? What will be the impact of Bydureon, the latest once-weekly drug for people with type 2 diabetes?
Recently, increasing evidence has suggested that weight-loss surgery (called “bariatric surgery”) can help improve type 2 diabetes management (or even cause its reversal...
Kelly thanks the FDA for keeping its holiday promise: an artificial pancreas guidance document by December 1…
Although insulin pens don't often grab headlines as much as other diabetes devices, we were glad to hear news about Novo Nordisk’s FlexTouch pen earlier this summer. The...
Valeritas’ V-Go Disposable Insulin Delivery Device. In late July, Valeritas announced it had received CE Mark approval for its V-Go disposable insulin delivery device,...
According to a recent Apple report , over 425,000 mobile apps are now available in the App Store, with a staggering 200 million users and 15 billion downloads. And...
Telcare's cellular-enabled blood glucose meter will automatically upload a user's test results to an online portal. Though people with diabetes are urged to keep...
At EASD, Cellnovo announced that it had received approval in Europe for its new insulin patch pump. It will be launched soon in the UK, and its submission to the FDA is...
On August 31, Abbott Diabetes Care announced that it will permanently discontinue the FreeStyle Navigator continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in the United States...
Insulet recently announced that its second-generation OmniPod had received approval in Europe. Compared to the first-generation OmniPod, the new pod is approximately 40...

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