Glooko announced this month that it’s teaming up to connect Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) insulin pens with the company’s diasend diabetes management solution. Novo Nordisk plans to launch its connected insulin pens, the NovoPen 6 and NovoPen Echo Plus, in early 2019. Any provider using diasend and any person using the diasend mobile app will be able to sync […]
Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) said last week that it won Health Canada approval for its G6 continuous glucose monitoring system for people with diabetes ages two and up. The company plans to kick off the G6 commercial launch later this year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) topped expectations on Wall Street this week with its fourth quarter and full-year financial results. The San Diego, Calif.-based company posted a net loss of -$179.7 million, or -$2.03 per share, on sales of $338 million for the 3 months ended Dec. 31, for sales growth of 52.9% compared with the same period last […]
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) presented real-world data this week showing that use of its FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system reduced prolonged hypoglycemia and helped users achieve better glucose control. At the 12th Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes meeting in Berlin, the company showcased a real-world evidence data set that included roughly 500,000 FreeStyle Libre system users. Get […]
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) said today that it inked a non-exclusive deal to integrate insulin dose data from Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) pre-filled and connected pens with its FreeStyle Libre mobile app and cloud-based system. The companies touted that integrating the products will allow healthcare professionals, caregivers and users to easily view glucose and insulin data, as well as make […]
Hygieia said today that it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its insulin management app designed to optimize insulin dosing among people with Type 2 diabetes. The Michigan-based company touted its product as the first insulin management mobile app that can titrate individualized doses for all types of insulin regimens. Get the full story at […]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it won breakthrough status from the FDA for its investigational personalized closed-loop insulin pump system. The company touted its technology as enabling automated insulin delivery in a real-time, adaptable and personalized fashion. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Senseonics (NYSE:SENS) this week announced that it partnered with Geo-Med to provide access to the Eversense continuous glucose monitor to more than 9 million veterans and U.S. government staff. The company’s Eversense device is the first CGM system to feature an implantable sensor that can be worn for up to 90 days. Get the full story […]
The FDA announced this week that it established Tandem Diabetes Care‘s (NSDQ:TNDM) t:slim X2 insulin pump as the first in a new category of devices called ‘Alternate Controller Enabled Infusion Pumps’ or ACE pumps. The newly-approved indication for Tandem’s t:slim X2 pump clears the device to communicate with compatible products, including insulin dosing software and continuous glucose […]
GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) said yesterday it won Institutional Review Board approval to launch a pivotal trial of its EndoBarrier device exploring its ability to treat diabetes and obesity. The EndoBarrier device is a plastic gut sleeve designed to prevent the absorption of nutrients from food as it exits the stomach and enters the intestinal tract to treat type […]
[Press Release] – WTWH Media and MassDevice.com announced today that Shacey Petrovic, president and CEO of Insulet (NSDQ:PODD), will be a featured keynote speaker at DeviceTalks Boston 2019. DeviceTalks Boston, which takes place on June 5-6, 2019, at the Seaport World Trade Center, brings together engineering, product development and commercialization professionals to share the challenges and best […]