Topic: continuous glucose monitor
Medtronic rolled out an updated meal-logging app for its iPro2 glucose-monitoring device.
The FDA cleared DreaMed’s decision support software for managing Type 1 diabetes in patients that use insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring.
The clearance marks the first time the FDA has signed off on such an integrated system and creates a simpler path to market for future CGMs.
The initiative will provide certain UnitedHealth members with Dexcom’s CGM technology and personalized coaching to help manage their diabetes.
Medtronic’s sales took a 4% hit in the second quarter, but the company expects growth to ramp back up in H2.
Lilly is working on devices that move it onto Medtronic’s turf and has teamed up with Dexcom to add continuous glucose monitoring to its arsenal.
Here is Wednesday's dose of medtech news of note.
OptiScan Biomedical scored an FDA nod for its bedside device that continuously monitors ICU patients’ glucose levels.
The FDA OK'd Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre Flash glucose-monitoring system, which does not require fingerprick calibration.
Senseonics received a CE mark for its continuous glucose monitoring system with a sensor that lasts up to 180 days.