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Dexcom launches employee foundation


SAN DIEGO – Medical device maker Dexcom has launched the “Dexcom One Step Ahead Foundation: A Dexcom Employees Foundation,” a non-profit organization that will award grants to diabetes advocacy organizations.

LabStyle opens business model to HME providers


BURLINGTON, Mass. – LabStyle Innovations has tapped Gemco Medical to become the first authorized U.S. distributor of its Dario Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

Beware the scavengers

Friday, April 8, 2016
David Higgins
The new age of web marketing and mass merchants has spawned knock-off artists and eased the process of stealing from innovators

The entire world depends upon creative leadership in all walks of life, from the creative arts to better living. The world of health care is certainly no exception. Where would we be without the medical and scientific brilliance to save lives, prevent illness and find solutions to epidemics?

Insulin prices increased threefold over 11-year period


YARMOUTH, Maine – The cost of insulin more than tripled—from $231 per year per patient in 2002 to $736 per year per patient in 2013, according to an analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Earnings: Insulet in 'full swing' for 2016


BILLERICA, Mass. – Insulet Corp. execs stand poised to take advantage of the “tremendous market opportunity” for their wireless OmniPod system and other initiatives, they said in a recent earnings call.

A&D buys diabetes and respiratory distributor


SAN JOSE, Calif. – A&D Company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the necessary business assets of Toronto-based Auto Control Medical. The deal allows A&D to expand its product range and application experience across the Americas.

I can't feel my fingers

Monday, October 19, 2015

Here in Maine we’ve been spoiled by warmer fall weather. Until yesterday. The temp never got above 50 degrees and it dipped into the 20s overnight.

I reluctantly turned on the heat. (We usually wait until Halloween).

Tech watch: CGMs change game for diabetes

By Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – Diabetes advocates say it’s high time for Medicare to cover continuous glucose monitors.

An expanding market

Monday, July 13, 2015

At the end of the day last Friday, a small group of United Publication employees gathered in Managing Editor Theresa Flaherty’s office to behold KFC’s new offering in the Philippines: the