The companies are hoping to chip off a piece of the diabetes market from Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), to which J&J has offered to help some 90,000 Animas patients transfer (J&J is also evaluating another of its diabetes businesses, LifeScan, which makes the OneTouch line of blood glucose monitoring products).
Heidi Dohse was diagnosed with a rare arrhythmia in 1982 and has been 100% pacemaker dependent for over 30 years. With the help of wearable devices, she has been able to pursue her dream to become a competitive cyclist.
You can hear her story and more when you register for DeviceTalks Boston, October 8-10.
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