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FDA Approves Trulicity - Another once a week GLP-1

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The FDA has announced approval of Trulicity (dulaglutide) a once a week injected GLP-1 agonist which is manufactured bu Eli Lilly. Trulicity joins two other GLP-1 agonists, Bydureon (exenatide) and…Continue

Tags: FDA, Approval, Thyroid Tumor, GLP-1, Lilly

An Open Source Platform for T1

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Sep 17. 1 Reply

JDRF and Tidepool Partner to Bring Data to an Open Source Platform for People with type 1 diabetes–New Collaboration will Increase Data Available to Artificial Pancreas Researchers –New York, NY and…Continue

Tags: Type 1, T1, Open Source, Partnership, Tidepool

Monitoring Glucose Meters and Who Pays to Make them Accurate

Started Sep 17 0 Replies

In May 2014, the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) launched an…Continue

Tags: Manny, Hernandez, FDA, DTS, Diabetes Technology Society

 

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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. Trulicity joins two other GLP-1 agonists, Bydureon (exenatide) and Tanzeum (albiglutide) from AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline respectively. While there are concerns that Trulicity was found to be associated with thyroid tumors in rodent studies, this same association was found in both Bydureon and Tanzeum and similar further studies and information collection as…See More
Sep 22
Karen replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"I have used the Freestyle lite for years and no issues, (crossing fingers this arrives soon)"
Sep 22
JustLookin replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Surely would be far cheaper than CGM. I would love to try this out.... if it comes here and is affordable enough. I like abbott products. Their meters are among the most accurate... but they are also on the more expensive side compared to some other…"
Sep 22
Karen replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"with the dex isn't there lag time with the blood sugar readings? Wouldn't this new system be real time?"
Sep 21
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Current Research into a Cure for Type-1 Diabetes

From CureResearch4Type1Diabetes by Joshua LevyNews and updates on potential cures for type-1 diabetes, that are in human (or clinical) trials now, or are expected to be soon.WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014JDRF Funding for a Cure 2014In the US, we are in the "Walking Season" when JDRF asks us to walk to raise money for a cure. So I'd like to do my part, by…See More
Sep 18
Terry replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'An Open Source Platform for T1'
"I love the directions this is moving. Let's hope that the various organizations can sustain their efforts and enable all people with diabetes to effectively use their data for their own benefit. This is a seriously underutilized tool to control…"
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Dmitry replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Here is a short video. All I can say is "WOW!" (assuming it has correct readings) "
Sep 7
Dave replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Re: continuous monitoring Keep in mind everyone that this device offers the enormous step forward of continuous data acquisition -- something that isn't possible with current fingerstick meters. Same as a CGM -- you can capture a continuous…"
Sep 7
Don replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Great point. This allows the bodyware to be cheaper and smaller. And being entirely disposable can open the door to coverage under pharmacy vs DME."
Sep 7
Don replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"vs Dexcom, it appears more financially feasible to use on part-time basis with no ongoing replacement transmitter cost. After buying the reader device, sensors can be purchased in small amounts at no penalty to degrading transmitter battery life.…"
Sep 6
meee replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Yes I agree Terry, but if it would mean doing even less finger sticks I would definitely use this in addition to dex."
Sep 6
Christopher replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"There's always www.amazon.co.uk I've often ordered items from Europe this way that are not available or approved in the US."
Sep 6
jims replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Very interesting and some steps forward!"
Sep 6
Don replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter'
"Abbott needs to re-commit to the regulatory hurdles in the US and mass produce their sensors. We just might end up with a cheaper alternative to Dexcom."
Sep 6

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