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Top Diabetes Tech Stories of 2022

Published: 1/9/23 12:13 pm
By Andrew Briskin

Over the past year, there have been tremendous advances in technology that aim to help people manage their diabetes. Here are some highlights of the major developments in diabetes tech in 2022.

1. Mobile Apps That Can Help Improve Time in Range

Managing your Time in Range (TIR) can be challenging, but there are several apps you can download to help you. In this article, we cover 14 apps you may want to check out.

2. New Delivery Devices Make Taking Insulin Easier

Technology has improved insulin delivery devices, which has made managing glucose levels easier. Yet most people who take insulin continue to use a syringe or traditional pen. Talking to your healthcare provider about these devices could make it easier to dose your insulin.

3. The Future of Diabetes Care – Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine, and Automated Insulin Delivery

A fascinating session at the EASD 2022 conference on emerging technologies sheds light on where we are with AID and telemedicine, and what leading researchers in diabetes believe is coming next in diabetes management.

4. Bionic Pancreas Improves A1C and Time in Range

A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a bionic pancreas, or a closed-loop automated insulin delivery system, kept blood glucose levels in range better than standard insulin delivery methods for type 1 diabetes.

5. Omnipod 5 Fully Available in the US

Insulet announced that the Omnipod 5 automated insulin delivery (AID) system is now fully available to anyone with type 1 diabetes ages 2 and up. Read about Omnipod’s features and how to get the new pump today.

6. Dexcom G7 Approved by FDA

The long-awaited FDA clearance of Dexcom G7 is finally here! G7 improves on Dexcom’s current continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, the G6, with greater accuracy, smaller size, easier insertion, and more.

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Andrew Briskin joined the diaTribe Foundation in 2021 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Health and Societies . Briskin is an Editor for diaTribe Learn.... Read the full bio »