Since I got Type 1 diabetes at the ripe old age of 30+, I never had the experience of “leaving the nest” with the Big D. So I recently asked fellow blogger and advocate Allison Blass what that was like: Did your parents fall apart? Were you scared to death, or more elated? What she came back with was actually more of a practical nature: the top tips she wished she’d known at the time.…Read more »
Slowly but surely, a fully integrated “closed loop” or “artificial pancreas” system doesn’t seem so pie-in-the-sky anymore.
By that I mean: the real diabetes device news coming out of this week’s annual ADA Conference was not any product launch in particular, but what I view as a “clear and present” push towards a more automated diabetes management system.
For starters, see the new pre-conference special edition of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, all about “accelerating the…
Two steps forward in diabetes technology were announced this week, My Friends:
First, the FDA has cleared a new wireless diabetes management system called inTouch™·diabetes. The system was created by West Chester, PA-based SymCare, Inc., a company started by Johnson & Johnson.
“The new web-based system uses a combination of objective biometric data, education and a rewards program to better engage patients in effective diabetes management.”
It’s not exactly clear from the press release if…