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Ascensia bets on CGMs

As part of partnership, company provides up to $50M in financing to Senseonics

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascencia’s new partnership with Senseonics is a big nod to continuous glucose monitors as the next best step in diabetes management.

In brief: Bid relief, first audits, new Numotion location


WASHINGTON – The HME industry’s champions in the House of Representatives have indicated that they’re still invested in securing permanent relief for rural and other non-bid suppliers, AAHomecare says.

Ascensia launches family focused diabetes campaign


PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ascensia, in a nod to World Diabetes Day 2019, has launched a campaign to highlight the importance of families in helping people with diabetes manage their disease.

Ascensia touts interconnected approach to diabetes care


SAN FRANCISCO – People with Type 2 diabetes who participated in a pilot study using Ascensia Diabetes Care’s investigational Interconnected Diabetes Management Solution significantly lowered HbA1c, the company reported at the American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientifi

In brief: VGM provides talking points, Viemed shares take hit


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has pulled together suggested talking points for providers who plan to comment on CMS’s proposal to include vents in its next round of competitive bidding.

Ascensia updates app


PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ascensia Diabetes Care has updated its Contour Diabetes app to enable seamless integration with Apple Health. Connectivity between the two apps means users are able to share blood glucose readings and carbohydrate data from the app with Apple Health.

Q&A: Ascensia’s Russ Newsome

Health apps should be seamless, predictive

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.

Ascensia, Dexcom bundle diabetes products


PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ascensia Diabetes Care and Dexcom have hammered out a commercial agreement that they expect to increase access to the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitoring system.