Wow, most of that post header came out like some kind of pet command. Sorry. I’m just excited, I suppose, to have been contacted by the renown innovation research firm Cambridge Consultants on this project: they’re looking into combination products* for the diabetes community and would like to ask all of us to complete a brief survey, to give real and actual patient perspectives on how we choose our devices and how we feel about…Read more »
Speaking of iPhone-ish diabetes devices (aren’t we always?), a number of readers asked us lately for an update on the new Tandem insulin pump, which could hardly look more Apple’esque if it tried:
The San Diego-based company has been developing this one for several years, and recently added some famous names to its Clinical Advisory Board: insulin pump experts Dr. Bruce Bode, CDEs Virginia Valentine and John Walsch, and Dr. Steven Edelman of TCOYD fame.…Read more »
Anyone who’s ever looked over a traditional glucagon kit (scary! confusing!) will appreciate this: another company hot on the trail of developing a new compact, one-step injection device for treating severe hypoglycemia. This one is called GlucaGo, from a group of young entrepreneurs out of Purdue University.
Co-Founder Rush Bartlett explains: “Our device holds the drug in a freeze dried form until right before use when the user removes the cap, causing the freeze dried…