Recently I wrote about an amazingly compact new glucose meter called the Glucocard, from Japanese manufacturer Arkray. Now it seems that the company is going designer ultra-mini with a tiny new meter that will be the first-ever to feature interchangeable face plates, “so users may personalize the look of their monitoring system.” The GLUCOCARD® 01 (as it’s inexplicably named; 01 tells us nothing) received final FDA clearance in early February, and will be launched next…Read more »
Due to my busy summer, I somehow missed the excitement about TRUE2go, the world’s smallest blood glucose meter, which was granted FDA clearance in August. Was there excitement? From the looks of it, there should have been.
As you can see, it’s about the size of an iPod Shuffle…
I haven’t seen one up close and personal yet, but according to the company, it’s about the size of a quarter! “Small enough to fit in…Read more »
I’m baaaaacckk… And this video topic is a big one for me. I’ve written a whole lot about how much it irks me that so many patients get sent home with glucose meters and told to take a bunch of tests and record the numbers, without ever being told what to do with that information: How can it be useful for your health? So here’s a brief video explanation in our 4th in the new…Read more »