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Xeris Pharmaceuticals announces trials of dosing soluable glucagon

Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Xeris"), a clinical stage, specialty biopharmaceutical company developing novel, non-aqueous formulations of…

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Combined glucose sensor and infusion set

http://newsroom.medtronic.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=251324&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1936694&highlight= Press Release Printer Friendly Ve…

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Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is pleased to announce the launch of the DTS Surveillance Program for Cleared Blood Glucose Monitors

Foster City, Ca. May 20, 2014—Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is pleased to announce the launch of the DTS Surveillance Program for Clear…

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FDA Approves Trulicity - Another once a week GLP-1

The FDA has announced approval of Trulicity (dulaglutide) a once a week injected GLP-1 agonist which is manufactured bu Eli Lilly. Trulicit…

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0 Sep 22

Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter

Abbott has gotten EU approval for sale of it's new glucose metering system that has a sensor that lasts up to 14 days. It allows you to tes…

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30 Sep 22
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An Open Source Platform for T1

JDRF and Tidepool Partner to Bring Data to an Open Source Platform for People with type 1 diabetes –New Collaboration will Increase Data Av…

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1 Sep 17
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Monitoring Glucose Meters and Who Pays to Make them Accurate

In May 2014, the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) launched an initiative to protect patients from inaccurate glucose meters on the market.…

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0 Sep 17

Bydureon Now Available in Pens at Pharmacies

Bydureon in pen form was approved by the FDA back in March of 2014. But approval doesn't mean that it is available and starting to be cover…

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0 Sep 11

Livongo Health Launches New Consumer Digital Health Platform for People with Diabetes

Palo Alto, CA – September 10, 2014 – Livongo HealthTM, which launched earlier today, is announcing the availability of Livongo for Diabetes…

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0 Sep 11

New Procedure For T2 Diabetes Treatment - Fractyl Labs gets $40M Investment

Fractyl Laboratories raises $40m as it looks to develop procedure for diabetics Chris Reidy, BostonGlobe, September 04, 2014 Fractyl Labora…

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0 Sep 11

New Glucose Monitoring system (realtime but not cgms)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/831203?src=wnl_edit_tpal%3Fsrc%3Dstfb Medscape Medical News No More Finger Pricks? EU Okays New Glucose…

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2 Sep 5
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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the res…

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8 Aug 29
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Nipro Diagnostics Announces FDA Clearance of 2 Meters Which "Exceeded minimum accuracy criteria for new, more stringent ISO 15197:2013 performance requirements for accuracy"

Today (August 25, 2014), Nipro Diagnostics, Inc., which is a company traditionally best known for selling low-cost meters under the brand n…

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0 Aug 25




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#MedicareCoverCGM Panel Discussion

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