Companion Medical said today that it won FDA clearance for the Android version of its InPen app. The company’s InPen system consists of a smart insulin injection pen that connects with an integrated diabetes management app. Companion Medical expects to release the app for Android users by the fourth quarter of this year. Get the full […]
Companion Medical launched today Insights by InPen, a diabetes management system that aggregates and analyzes data from Companion’s connected insulin injection pen. The company’s Insights by InPen system provides users with their average glucose, average total daily insulin dose, dose calculator usage, missed doses and more, according to Companion Medical. Get the full story at our […]
The global market for connected insulin pens could be worth up to $123 million by 2023, according to a report published this year by Research & Markets. Insulin pens, designed for people who control their diabetes with multiple daily injections instead of a pump or wearable patch, are portable devices that were first introduced in 1985 with […]
Companion Medical started selling its smart insulin pen in the U.S. today, according to the San Diego, Calif.-based company. The InPen system, which combines an insulin injector pen and a smartphone app, is compatible with Eli Lilly‘s (NYSE:LLY) Humalog and Novo Nordisk‘s (NYSE:NVO) Novolog fast-acting insulin. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
DJO Global said this week that it hired Jeffery McCaully as global president of its surgical business, effectively immediately. McCaulley succeeded Brady Shirley, who was named DJO’s president & CEO in November last year. McCaulley previously served as president & CEO of Smiths Medical, as well as president of Zimmer Biomet‘s (NYSE:ZBH) global reconstructive unit, where […]
Connectivity, one of the newest buzzwords in the medical device lexicon, is becoming more and more integral to device design and development. Research shows that connected health devices can improve patient outcomes by increasing adherence and reducing dosing variability. Mark David Tuckwell, head of electronics, software & systems at Sagentia, says connected device can also provide crucial information to help […]
Companion Medical said today it won FDA 510(k) approval for its wireless-enabled InPen insulin pen and mobile application. The InPen is designed to connect to smartphones via bluetooth and send data back, including insulin dosage and timing, the company said. The app allows patients to track and calculate doses, and set alarms for future doses. […]
Companion Medical said it raised $3.2 million of a hoped for $3.5 million in a Series B round from 3 investors, including pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY). San Diego-based Companion Medical said the funds are slated to help pursue FDA 510(k) clearance for its Bluetooth-enabled insulin pen and connected smartphone app. “Lilly is focused on delivering […]