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2014-09-16 08:31:56

--New Collaboration will Increase Data Available to Artificial Pancreas Researchers -- NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and Tidepool (TM), a Silicon Valley-based non-profit organization committed to reducing the burden of T1D, announced a partnership supported by JDRF funding for data access technology for people with T1D who use insulin pumps and...

2014-09-16 08:30:07

ACCU-CHEK Aviva Expert offers people with diabetes a new and easy way to simplify complex calculations to deliver precise insulin dosing advice INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Roche's ACCU-CHEK(®) Aviva Expert system, the first and only blood glucose meter system with a built-in insulin calculator to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is now available by prescription. The device represents...

2014-09-04 23:02:56

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Continuous glucose monitoring devices are smart, tiny automated machines that provide a wide range of information about a patient’s fluctuating blood glucose levels such as the frequency, magnitude, direction, duration and causes of the...

2014-09-03 08:35:26

- FreeStyle Libre System eliminates routine finger pricks for glucose measurements1 and requires no finger pricks for calibration ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its FreeStyle(®) Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, a revolutionary new glucose sensing technology for people with diabetes. The system eliminates the need for routine finger pricks(1), reading glucose levels through a...

hydrogel glucose meter
2014-08-28 03:00:18

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring. The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips. “There are significant...

2014-08-26 08:31:29

All Heart Homecare home health aides now offers patients professional assistance in daily glucose monitoring and glucometer use. NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Heart Homecare, a trusted Brooklyn home health care agency, is spotlighting the agency's diabetic coaching services for patients struggling with the daily monitoring and management of diabetes. Poor monitoring and maintenance of diabetes can be a fatal mistake and All Heart Homecare's staff urges all patients to learn the...

diabetes pin pricks
2014-08-25 03:00:24

John Sullivan, Princeton University Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar, and, with more work to shrink the laser system to a portable size, the technique could allow diabetics to check their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood. "We are working hard to turn engineering solutions into useful tools for people to use in their daily lives," said Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical...

2014-08-19 12:28:36

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $10 million senior secured term loan agreement with Senseonics, Incorporated ("Senseonics"). Proceeds of the loan will be used to fund the ongoing development of an implantable continuous glucose monitoring system for people with diabetes. "Senseonics is on the verge of...

2014-08-14 16:20:56

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050. However, one Army doctor has made it his mission to halt the epidemic in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136290 Dr. Robert Vigersky is the head of the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. With a blend of civilian...

2014-08-12 12:28:18

Company's Network and Technology Enable Trial of Artificial Pancreas in California NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids and teens with Type 1 diabetes are swimming, rock climbing, hiking and playing various field sports in the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains - all while testing a device that automatically measures their blood sugar and determines how much insulin they'll need. Using Verizon's network technology, campers aged 7 to 17 are participating in a clinical...


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