News of Note—Enteromedics rebrands as ReShape LifeSciences, and more

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> Following its $38 million acquisition of ReShape Medical earlier this month, Enteromedics is rebranding as ReShape Lifesciences. MassDevice article

> Medtronic unveiled the first economic analysis of professional continuous glucose monitoring in people with Type 2 diabetes. The study, which analyzed data from more than 5,600 people who had used professional CGM in the U.S., showed “significant cost avoidance” when the system was used during a therapy change or at least twice a year. Abstract

> When Animas announced it would exit the insulin pump business in the U.S., it tapped Medtronic to transfer its customers to new devices. Insulet and partners Tandem and Dexcom have since offered welcome programs for Animas users. Now, Tandem is extending its offer period from Dec. 31 to March 31, 2018. Release | Read more about Insulet


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