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Diabetes prevention program aims to help pharmacies build brand

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06/19/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – In many parts of the country, community pharmacists are often the most accessible health care providers, says the National Community Pharmacists Association. That’s a big reason why the association was recently awarded a contract by the Centers for Disease Control to help independent pharmacies prevent Type 2 diabetes, says John Beckner, NCPA’s senior director of strategic initiatives.

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.

DarioHealth signs initial RPM contracts

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06/11/2020

NEW YORK – DarioHealth has signed its first two remote patient monitoring contracts.

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.

Plans buy into insulin savings model

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05/27/2020

WASHINGTON – More than 1,750 standalone Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans with prescription drug coverage have applied to offer lower insulin costs through the Part D Senior Savings Model for 2021

Medtronic offers pandemic assistance

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05/07/2020

DUBLIN – Medtronic has expanded its Medtronic Assurance program for U.S. customers who lose their jobs and health insurance due to COVID-19. Current eligible customers can receive a three-month supply of sensors, infusion sets and reservoirs at no cost.

Dario Health expands remote care

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04/29/2020

NEW YORK – Dario Health has partnered with MediOrbis to expand the service offering for its blood glucose monitoring system with a full suite of telemedicine capabilities for its 50,000 active users.

Dispatches from the dining room: Flattening the (blood sugar) curve

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Appropriate to my current WFH status, I also had my first ever telehealth appointment last week, with Sarah the CDE.

Insulet reports year-over-year growth

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02/27/2020

ACTON, Mass. – Insulet Corp. reported revenue of $738.2 million for 2019, a 31% increase compared to 2018.

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