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Ascensia Diabetes goes toward future

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06/25/2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ascensia Diabetes Care has upgraded its Contour Diabetes app to help users self-manage their diabetes better by analyzing behavior patterns and suggesting new ones.

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.

FDA clears Omnipod DASH

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06/06/2018

BILLERICA, Mass. – Insulet Corp. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Omnipod DASH Insulin Management System. The Omnipod DASH features an easy-to-read, touch-screen PDM; user-friendly steps to manage basal rates; and a food library.

ADA: Improve insulin access, affordability

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05/31/2018

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Diabetes Association on May 24 released a public policy statement outlining both long- and short-term recommendations for improving insulin access and affordability.

Inolife primes ADW to distribute Inojex

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04/17/2018

TORONTO – Inolife R&D has entered into a letter of intent with ADW Diabetes for the distribution of its Inojex, a patented and FDA-cleared needle-free injection device.

Softgait makes it easy to add new business

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01/23/2018

FLETCHER, N.C. – A new tool that connects DME providers with a nationwide network of certified shoe fitters aims to help providers kick-start a therapeutic shoe business without having to incur a lot of expense, says Marcus Suess.

One Drop knocks down barriers to diabetes management

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01/23/2018

NEW YORK – One Drop’s primary goal has always been to give people with diabetes a place to collect all of the data that matters to them, says Rachel Sanchez, marketing associate.

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.

It's a diabetes thing

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Last week, I mentioned to editor Liz that I needed to leave early for a dentist appointment.

“It seems like you’ve been going to the dentist a lot,” she said.

“Yep. I go four times a year now,” I replied.

“Is that a diabetes thing?” she asked.

CMS to update definitions for shoe inserts

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11/07/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS has proposed revising the definitions of custom fabricated and therapeutic inserts in Appendix C of the DMEPOS Quality Standards to account for new technology.

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