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OneDrop surpasses 25 billion data points

June 10, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – OneDrop, which provides solutions for people with chronic health conditions, has surpassed 25 billion biometric data points on its health platform. Those data points include glucose, A1C, blood pressure, weight, medications, food intake, physical activity, heart rate, other self-care data (e.g., sleep) and personal data (e.g., gender, year of diagnosis). "We can't keep throwing money at treating the symptoms of sickness and neglect the investment in prevention required to keep...

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Medtronic, OneDrop earn CE Marks

May 27, 2021HME News Staff

Medtronic, a global medical technology company based in Dublin, Ireland, has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Marks for the expanded functionality of its InPen smart insulin pen for multiple daily injections and for its Guardian 4 sensor, which requires no fingersticks for calibration or diabetes treatment decisions. The CE Marks allow this next-generation sensor to be integrated with either the MiniMed 780G insulin pump system or InPen,...

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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...

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Ascensia launches educational tool for health care professionals 

April 28, 2021HME News Staff

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascensia Diabetes Care has launched an online educational platform aimed at health care professionals working with people with diabetes. The [email protected] tool, which was originally piloted in September 2020, has been developed in partnership with the TUMAINI Institute in Germany, through a collaboration with Professor Peter Schwarz, a globally renowned diabetes expert. “As part of our ongoing commitment to the diabetes community, one of our...

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Crushing it? For the diabetes herd, technology is path forward

April 13, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I got my first COVID vaccination in early April and immediately slacked my co-workers to share an image of my “Crushing COVD-19” sticker. Along with the obligatory congratulatory emojis, came the obligatory jokes about government chips and tracking. As a person with diabetes, I’m used to tracking. I track my numbers, my insulin doses and my carbs. In turn, my Freestyle Libre sensor tracks me and sends data wirelessly to the Diabetes Center from my iPhone (no more arriving at...

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Glooko raises stakes on remote monitoring 

April 2, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Glooko saw its remote monitoring business take off in 2020 and plans to use recent funding to increase adoption of its platform by diabetes patients and their health care providers.  The company, which provides a software-as-a-service application and accompanying mobile app, will ramp up its marketing, among other efforts, after raising $30 million in Series D funding.  “Remote monitoring is a solution we’ve...

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Glooko raises $30M to accelerate growth

March 17, 2021HME News Staff

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Glooko, a provider of remote patient monitoring and chronic care management solutions including diabetes and obesity, has raised a $30 million Series D round of funding.   The company will use proceeds from the funding to accelerate organic growth and strategic initiatives across its product line of digital health solutions, including increasing adoption of is remote patient monitoring platform, widening commercialization of products...

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Insulet posts Q4 revenue increase, net loss

February 24, 2021HME News Staff

ACTON, Mass. – Insulet  reported revenues of $246.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2020, an increase of 17.5% over the same quarter in 2019. Full-year revenues were $904.4 million, an increase of 22.5% compared to the previous year. For the quarter, U.S. Omnipod revenue was $231.1 million and International Omnipod revenue was $149.2 million. Omnipod revenue for the full year was $834.9 million: $526.9 million in U.S. Omnipod...

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Dexcom enters VC space

February 15, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – Dexcom has launched Dexcom Ventures to identify and invest in opportunities to supplement growth in its core business of continuous glucose monitoring and advance the development of adjacent technologies.  Dexcom Ventures, led by Dexcom veteran Steve Pacelli, will be focused on investment opportunities in sensing technology, data analytics, remote patient monitoring and population health, broadening the company’s commitment to advancing better outcomes in health care.  “Driven...

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Ascensia supports Spare a Rose campaign

February 11, 2021HME News Staff

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascensia Diabetes Care is supporting the 2021 Spare a Rose campaign, which encourages people to donate the $5 cost of each rose they would have given someone on Valentine’s Day to Life for a Child. The organization provides lifesaving diabetes supplies and insulin to children in countries such as Mauritania, Jamaica and India. “While people around the world will be buying flowers and cards for their loved on this Valentine’s Day, many of...

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