MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Sanofi’s (NYSE:SNY) iPhone glucose meter, the iBGStar, landed 510(k) clearance from the FDA, making it the first iPhone glucose meter to win a nod from the federal watchdog agency.
The company’s website describes the meter as "is the first available blood glucose meter that seamlessly connects to the Apple iPhone and iPod touch for the flexibility to manage your diabetes whenever, wherever."
Sanofi’s device, which connects the AgaMatrix glucose monitoring technology to iPhones and iPods, won CE Mark clearance earlier this year.
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"The iBGStar is just one component in what will be series of devices from Sanofi, all of which will be interconnected and push the company closer to their quest to handle everything a patient needs, soup-to-nuts," reported the Diabetic Investor.
The companion app to the iBGStar is not yet available in the iPhone AppStore.
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