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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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Kelly’s take on the maddeningly slow FDA approval process and why things are probably getting better.
For people with diabetes, driving a car can be dangerous. According to a study of crash data from the United Kingdom, commercial truck drivers with diabetes had a three-...
In June, Insulet announced the acquisition of Neighborhood Diabetes, a medical equipment distributor that specializes in consumer sales of diabetes supplies. The company...
What if a closed-loop system used three hormones, instead of one? Gary Scheiner discusses the possibility.
D. Medical's Spring Universal Infusion Set has been cleared by the FDA. After almost 18 months of review at the FDA, D. Medical’s subsidiary Spring-Set Health Solutions...
Medtronic and Bayer have announced that they will partner over the next several years to develop “innovative next-generation diabetes management systems for patients...
Abbott received CE Mark approval for FreeStyle InsuLinx blood glucose meter. Since receiving CE Mark approval for its FreeStyle InsuLinx in Europe, Abbott has launched...
Asante’s Pearl insulin pump has received FDA clearance and CE Mark approval. In welcome news, Asante Solutions received FDA clearance for its new Pearl insulin pump in...
Insulet, which makes the OmniPod disposable insulin pump, has submitted a next-generation OmniPod for FDA review. The new pod is approximately 40% smaller than the...
Insulet's OmniPod will now be available in Canada. GlaxoSmithKline is partnering with Insulet to make the OmniPod available in Canada for the first time. Under the new...
Dexcom recently received CE Mark approval for its fourth-generation CGM sensor, clearing the new sensor for use in Europe. The company plans to first feature the sensor...
Allergan’s LAP-BAND, an implantable weight-loss device. Following an FDA advisory committee ’s recommendation last December (see New Now Next in diaTribe #28), the FDA...
Bayer presented an interactive overview of its CGM product in development, which has a number of features that the company says will make it easier to use than current...
Medtronic’s new Enlite sensor appears to be a big step forward from the currently available Sof-Sensor shown above (bottom right). Medtronic held its first “hands-on”...
Kelly shares her thoughts on recent reimbursement and regulatory news for diabetes devices.
At the ATTD meeting, we had our first look at the combination Animas/Dexcom integrated pump/continuous glucose monitor (CGM). We weren’t allowed to take pictures, but we...
Check out our latest pump and CGM insights from our trip to London earlier this month.
Kelly highlights an important diaTribe milestone and debriefs readers on the latest developments in diabetes technology.
As we wrote in our New Now Next column in diaTribe #25, Dexcom is developing several new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technologies, including a fourth-generation...
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