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In brief: AAHomecare survey, Bigfoot sale, Medtronic lawsuit 

September 8, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has launched a survey to learn what education topics would be most beneficial to an HME company’s livelihood and operations.   The association will use the results of the survey to help shape a curriculum featuring respected thought leaders from the HME Industry and beyond that addresses pressing concerns.  “In a recent industry survey, nearly 250 HME professionals nationwide shared business pain points revealing critical challenges impacting...

AAHomecare, Abbott, Bigfoot Biomedical, Inogen, Medtronic, National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS)

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Abbott to acquire Bigfoot Biomedical

September 6, 2023HME News Staff

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and MILPITAS, Calif. – Abbott will acquire Bigfoot Biomedical, a developer of smart insulin management systems.  Abbott  and  Bigfoot have worked together on connected diabetes solutions since 2017.  Bigfoot developed Bigfoot Unity, a smart insulin management system that works exclusively with Abbott's FreeStyle Libre technology and includes a customer smartphone app connected to a cloud-based online portal used by health care providers to support...

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CGM technology drives diabetes market

April 2, 2022John Andrews

As the diabetes market observes the 100th anniversary of insulin therapy, manufacturers are optimistic about the growth of medical technology in the category. Specifically, the evolution of continuous glucose meters has charted a path forward for the industry to follow, they say.  Elaine Anderson, head of the Eversense CGM business unit at Parsippany, N.J.-based Ascensia Diabetes Care, calls CGM the “first step change” in diabetes treatment since the “transformative discovery”...

Ascensia Diabetes Care, Bigfoot Biomedical, Diabetes

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Bigfoot ready for big time

January 21, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MILPITAS, Calif. – Bigfoot Biomedical is gearing up to roll out its diabetes management system to a larger market after a busy 2021 that included clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Bigfoot launched its Unity Diabetes Management System in June to a handful of small clinics and in December it made three senior hires in business development, marketing and sales.   “We are at the point where things are taking off,” said Dr. Jim Malone, chief medical...

Bigfoot Biomedical, Diabetes, Insulin pen

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Bigfoot hires three, primes expansion

December 16, 2021HME News Staff

MILPITAS, Calif. – Bigfoot Biomedical, a company dedicated to better health outcomes for people with insulin-requiring diabetes, announced three senior hires with deep experience in the diabetes and health care sectors. Matthew Clemente joins Bigfoot as senior vice president of development; Robin A. Beadle joins as vice president of marketing; and Scott Snead joins as vice president of national accounts. All three positions are new to the company as it moves to expand access to its Bigfoot...

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Bigfoot Biomedical receives clearance for smart insulin pen cap system 

May 13, 2021HME News Staff

MILPITAS, Calif. – Bigfoot Biomedical has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Bigfoot Unity Diabetes Management System, which features connected smart pen caps that recommend insulin doses for people using multiple daily injections. “Diabetes management is incredibly hard because insulin has no fixed dose or timing, leaving individuals to constantly determine their doses and configure devices as they make multiple critical decisions...

Bigfoot Biomedical, Diabetes, Smart Insulin Pen

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