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  1. A Needle-less Closed-Loop Insulin Pump System?

    A diabetes tech company in India wants to create a low-cost automated pump system that uses electric pulses to open up skin pores wide enough to absorb insulin. Satya Tapas (left) and Nitin Saluja (right) of SciDogma Research By Shahd Husein/GluShahd Imagine a wristwatch that pulses insulin through the skin without a needle pricking the […]

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  1. Tidepool Now Compatible with Medtronic 630G, 640G, and 670G Pumps

    The move now gives Medtronic pump users an alternative to Medtronic’s CareLink data platform. -Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig Medtronic pump users will have an expanded opportunity to utilize the Tidepool platform to access and share data from their insulin pumps. Tidepool is now compatible with Medtronic 630G, 640G, and 670G pumps, according to Christopher Snider, Tidepool community […]

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  2. Senseonics Pairs its Implantable CGM with Glooko

    Eversense CGM users will be able to track their glucose trends using Glooko’s platform. By Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig Senseonics has announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Glooko to pair the software company’s platform with its implantable CGM. Under the agreement, Eversense CGM users will be able to sync their data from the […]

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  3. Sugar.IQ, Medtronic and IBM’s AI Diabetes Management App, Launches

    Medtronic also shares data showing the app helped people with diabetes keep their glucose levels in range for longer in the day. –by Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig On the first day of the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, Medtronic and IBM have announced the commercial release of the Sugar.IQ app. The app uses artificial intelligence to provide […]

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  1. Medtronic Announces 670G Now Approved for Ages 7 and Up

    The pump and CGM system, which automates basal insulin rates and pauses insulin delivery to prevent lows, previously was only available for ages 14 and up. –-by Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig Medtronic announced today that the FDA has approved expanded use for the Medtronic 670G so that the system will be available to a greater segment of […]

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  2. Tandem Releases Predictive Insulin Pump – The t:slim x2

    The new pump system will not require fingersticks for calibration and will be available for children with type 1 diabetes as young as 6 years of age. –-by Craig Idlebrook, Glu community and content manager/GluCraig Update 6/22/2018: Beyond Type 1 tweeted that Courtney Lias, Director of the Division of Chemistry and Toxicology at the FDA, […]

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  3. DreaMed Diabetes Management AI Software Gains FDA Approval

    The DreaMed Advisor Pro will help healthcare providers make recommendations for changes in insulin pump therapy, and it will be integrated into Glooko software.   By Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig The FDA has approved new artificial-intelligence-based software that will help healthcare professionals make insulin dosing recommendations for people with type 1 diabetes. On June 18, 2018, Israel-based […]

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  4. FDA-Approved Omnipod DASH System: 13 Facts to Know

    Insulet updates its popular tubeless Pod pump system with a makeover of its PDM. -Craig Idlebrook/GluCraig Insulet’s Omnipod DASH System has received FDA clearance. Here are 13 facts to know about the new pump system: 1) The Pods look the same as with the old system, but the old Pods are not compatible with the […]

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  5. 10 Facts About Lilly’s Proposed Automated Insulin Pump System

    It’s a round insulin pump that looks about the size of a stopwatch. On the first day of the Lilly Diabetes Blogger Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lilly officials shared information about a proposed automated insulin pump system, and showed the assembled audience the prototype of the pump itself. While no photos of the device were allowed, […]

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