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Insulin use to increase, study finds

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11/29/2018

NEW YORK – The amount of insulin required to treat Type 2 diabetes is expected to increase by more than 20% from 2018 to 2030, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

‘We will continue to talk to Congress,’ diabetes group says

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11/20/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Medicare’s mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies has decimated the industry, shutting out suppliers and drastically cutting reimbursement.

FDA approves FreeStyle app

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11/01/2018

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – The FreeStyle LibreLink app has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the iPhone, according to a press release from Abbott. The app allows user to capture and view real-time glucose levels.

'Smart' technology boosts management

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10/30/2018

Because diabetes patients are so involved in the management of their disease, technology is key to helping them stay healthy.

Ascensia gets ‘seal of approval’ for Contour Next

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09/25/2018

BASEL, Switzerland – The Contour Next BGMS finished top of the list for accuracy, according to the results of a recently published assessment of 18 blood glucose monitoring systems.

Q&A: Ascensia’s Russ Newsome

Health apps should be seamless, predictive
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08/17/2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ascensia Diabetes Care recently selected the Culinary Coach, a digital solution from U.K.-based Whisk that provides personalized food recommendations to users, as the winner of its Ascensia Diabetes Challenge.

Abbott upgrades FreeStyle Libre

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08/01/2018

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 14-day Flash Glucose Monitoring System.

Ascensia Diabetes goes toward future

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06/25/2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ascensia Diabetes Care has upgraded its Contour Diabetes app to help users self-manage their diabetes better by analyzing behavior patterns and suggesting new ones.

CMS changes course on CGM policy

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06/12/2018

WASHINGTON – CMS will allow Medicare beneficiaries to use smart phone technology with their continuous glucose monitors, it announced.

FDA clears Omnipod DASH

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06/06/2018

BILLERICA, Mass. – Insulet Corp. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Omnipod DASH Insulin Management System. The Omnipod DASH features an easy-to-read, touch-screen PDM; user-friendly steps to manage basal rates; and a food library.

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