Digital health startup Bonbouton has formed a partnership with Liquid X Printed Metals to build temperature and pressure sensors directly on textiles using additive manufacturing techniques. It’s the second such partnership Bonbouton has forged in the past several months. In March, the smart-clothing company joined forceswith W.L. Gore and Associates to create advanced sensor technology to develop better smart […]
Livongo Health said today it will integrate continuous glucose data from Abbott‘s (NYSE:ABT) FreeStyle Libre Pro system into its Livongo for Diabetes system, touting it as the first such system to integrate data from Abbott’s system. With the integration, users of the FreeStyle Libre Pro will be able to see a visual snapshot of their glucose […]
The FDA this week warned of serious flesh-eating bacterial infections, or necrotizing fasciitis, reported by patients taking sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors intended for treating type 2 diabetes. The federal watchdog said that between March 2013 and May 2018, 12 cases of Fournier’s gangrene, a rare but life-threatening bacterial infection of the tissue under the skin […]
The study that led the FDA to approve an AI system for diagnosing diabetic retinopathy came out today, revealing how one of the leading causes of blindness can be detected in a primary care physician’s office. Published in the journal Nature Digital Medicine, the pivotal study of IDx-DR on 900 adults with diabetes showed 87% sensitivity, 90% specificity, and a 96% […]
ALR Technologies and Aspire Cerebro Advertising have inked a marketing deal in India for the ALRT diabetes management system. Aspira Cerebro Advertising plans to create a comprehensive marketing plan for the ALRT Diabetes Solution system, with the intent of bringing the technology to India’s estimated 100 million diabetes patients. Get the full story at our sister […]
Pharmaceutical manufacturer Julphar said yesterday it inked a deal with BD (NYSE: BDX) to supply disposable insulin pens to the United Arab Emirates. Through the deal, individuals will be able to purchase BD’s Vystra disposable pens featuring Julphar’s human insulin formulations, including its Jusline R, Jusline N and Jusline 30/70. The same system is slated to be […]
GlucoMe said last week it inked a pilot collaboration deal with Merck (NYSE:MRK) looking to evaluate GlucoMe’s digital diabetes platform at several hospitals in Vietnam. Israel-based GlucoMe said that the project was scheduled to begin this month, and that it will compare GlucoMe’s digital diabetes care system against the current standard of care in the country. Read […]
Health measurement company Evidation Health and diabetes data firm Tidepool have launched a research program to study real-world data from people with type 1 diabetes. The T1D Sleep Pilot will develop insights from data generated by continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps, in addition to sleep and activity trackers from smartphones and other connected sensors. The observational […]
Valeritas (NSDQ:VLRX) said today that it launched its V-Go wearable insulin delivery device in Australia. The company inked an exclusive distribution agreement in Australia with AMSL Diabetes earlier this year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) said this week that it acquired TypeZero Technologies and its personalized diabetes management solutions. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Dexcom plans to support the first commercial launch of an automated insulin delivery system using TypeZero’s inControl algorithm next year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Xeris Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:XERS) said last week that it launched a Phase I trial of its ready-to-use liquid glucagon in a closed-loop, dual-hormone artificial pancreas system. Automated insulin delivery systems represent the latest advancement in diabetes management. But these technologies fall short of performing the tasks of a human pancreas – they deliver insulin, but they can’t […]