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Medical Devices for Diabetes Management: The following articles answer key questions about the use and application of medical devices for diabetes patient care including:
– What do they do and how?
– What medical device options are available for diabetes management?
– When should a medical device be considered?

Ambio Remote Health Monitoring System

Ambio Remote Health Monitoring System  The Ambio Remote Health Monitoring System, which has FDA 510(k) clearance, wirelessly sends readings from devices such as a weight scale and blood pressure and blood glucose meters to the web-based Ambio Care Portal where the readings can be viewed by patients and their authorized …

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Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Ed., Excerpt #13: Control and Complications

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Rudy Bilous, MD, FRCP Richard Donnelly, MD, PHD, FRCP, FRACP   Much of the impact of chronic diabetes results from the development of tissue complications, mainly microvascular (retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy) and macrovascular disease (atherosclerosis). Microangiopathy is characterized by progressive occlusion of the capillary lumen with subsequent impaired tissue perfusion, increased vascular …

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