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FDA approves Libre 2

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06/19/2020

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – Abbott has received Food and Drug Administration clearance for its Freestyle Libre 2.

Dispatches from the dining room: Unicorn days and a connected future

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Today was a unicorn day.

What do I mean by that? In diabetes parlance, a unicorn is a blood sugar reading of 100. No scientific reasoning that I’m aware, it’s just a nice, round number, generating excitement not unlike that of aperfect score on a school test.

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AdaptHealth makes diabetes play, with emphasis on tech

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05/29/2020

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth execs say recurring revenue streams and a focus on connected health care made a recent pair of acquisitions doubly attractive.

Solara Medical Supplies acquires Active Healthcare

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05/22/2020

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Solara Medical Supplies has acquired the diabetes division of Active Healthcare.

The Raleigh, N.C.-based Active Healthcare,a provider of CGMs, insulin pumps and supplies, was founded in 1990 by Steven and Lisa Feierstein.

DexCom, Insulet to integrate technologies

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02/19/2020

SAN DIEGO – DexCom and Insulet Corporation have partnered to combine current and future Dexcom CGMs with Insulet’s tubeless insulin delivery Pod into the Omnipod Horizon System, which is currently in trial.

How 'bout those CGMs? And other modern inconveniences

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

“How ‘bout those CGMs?"

I was at the doctor’s office today—not the endo’s—and the nurse was double-checking I still used the Freestyle Libre.

DMS looks beyond strips

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10/28/2019

NEW ORLEANS –With the national mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies drastically changing the marketplace, provider Cynthia Pazos made a deliberate shift toward insulin pumps and other advanced diabetes therapies in 2016—and hasn’t looked back.

Ascensia partners with CGM maker

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01/09/2019

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascensia Diabetes Care is partnering with Zhejiang POCTech, Co., a manufacturer of continuous glucose monitoring systems, to serve as its exclusive distributor in 13 markets.

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.

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.

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