It’s finally here!
A whopping 19 months after being sent in for regulatory review, JnJ’s new integrated Animas Vibe insulin pump + continuous glucose monitor has gotten the green light from the FDA to be sold in the United States! (See also: it finally got some ‘good vibes’ from regulators )
Word came early Monday morning in the form a press announcement that on Nov. 25, the FDA had finally OK’d the Animas Vibe —…
It’s finally here!
Our correspondent Wil Dubois is on the scene at the big annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting in Orlando, FL, this week covering the action live.
We’ll be bringing you several full reports from Wil on both conference sessions and product updates, starting with this one on some of the most exciting breaking news on the diabetes device & data front that just can’t wait… because, hey, #WeAreNotWaiting!
Snap Pump to Smartphone…
This is a big deal, Folks! Asante Solutions, maker of the new Snap insulin pump, just signed an agreement to make its data protocols open and available via the new open-source Tidepool Platform. This means that for the first time ever, a pump maker is going straight to the cloud, committing to an open system that will allow users to combine their pump data with CGM data and other records, and view and share that…Read more »
I’ve chosen to buy a Tandem t:slim insulin pump.
Whoa, you might be saying aloud or under your breath… is this the same guy who published a critical review of the Tandem pump a few months ago? And now he’s going to buy one? Huh?!
Yep, that’s me.
Rest assured, I’ve thought about this a lot and weighed all the options. I’ve decided that when it comes down to it, the t:slim is the pump…
These days, I’m living the trifecta of new diabetes devices.
A new insulin pump, CGM (continuous glucose monitor) and glucose meter have made their way into my hands, allowing me to change up my entire D-gadget roster for the first time in more than a decade.
Two of them have already been bought and processed through insurance. And I’m still deciding on the third, weighing the pros and cons that play into whether I will…