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Digital health, Folgers coffee cans and bacon: A day in the Heartland

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

When last year’s Heartland Conference rolled around, I had just gotten my Freestyle Libre and was excited to take it on the road and see how much easier it was to check my blood sugar from the confines of a plane or during a session.

Abbott, Novo Nordisk seek to eliminate ‘hassle’

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02/20/2019

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – Abbott and Novo Nordisk have partnered to integrate insulin dose data from Novo Nordisk’s connected insulin pens with digital health tools compatible with Abbot’s FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring system.

What's up with the diabetes? Funny you should ask.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

As I was sitting down at my desk one recent morning my coworker, Cath, came to me and said, “Theresa, I guess I need to ask you about diabetes.”

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.

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.

Second CGM receives Medicare approval

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01/09/2018

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – The FreeStyle Libre System is the second continuous glucose monitoring system approved for Medicare coverage. The Abbott-manufactured system requires no user calibration, reading glucose levels via a sensor worn on the upper arm.