Last week, I attended the 13th annual Children with Diabetes Friends for Life conference in Orlando (which also has added great new offerings for adults with type 1 in the last few years!). It was a wonderful event with almost 3,000 attendees, including parents, children, adults with diabetes and their significant others. All the leading diabetes pharmaceutical and device companies were exhibiting as well, and FFL attendees were lucky enough to get a closer look…Read more »
No one denies the new t:slim insulin pump by Tandem looks really cool. It does.
But if you’re just getting your feet wet with insulin pumping, or prone to experiencing buyer’s remorse, then this Apple’esque pump may not be the best choice for you.
Once you get past the headlines touting the flashiness of this new 21st century-friendly pump (everyone being smitten with this device because it looks like a small iPhone with color touchscreen…
The long-awaited Apple’esque t:slim insulin pump from Tandem Diabetes Care is finally through FDA! This is the new full-featured pump that looks like a mini iPhone, with the first-ever color touch screen for insulin dosing. When it hits the market in the first half of 2012, it will also be the smallest insulin pump system available, “sized like a credit card and slim as a smart phone.”
Tandem is understandably proud that t:slim is one…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 »