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Information on the newest products for the care of patients with diabetes, from electronics to software and other products that have everything and anything to do with diabetes.

“ReShape” Dual Balloon Approved for Weight Loss

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ReShape® is the first non-surgical weight loss procedure for mild to moderate obesity. The dual balloon device is helping patients to achieve life-changing weight loss without surgery. The dual balloon mounted on a flexible shaft that is inserted endoscopicaly in the stomach and filled with saline. It works by restricting …

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Auvi-Q

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Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) is used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) in people who are at risk for or have a history of these reactions. The first and only compact epinephrine auto‑injector for severe allergic reactions that talks you through the injection process step by step. It comes in …

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Glucagon Patch

Zosano Pharma is making progress with a patch-based glucagon delivery system for severe hypoglycemia, recently announcing that it has completed enrollment for a phase 2 trial. The idea is to deliver glucagon through a coin-sized patch (about the size of a U.S. quarter). Early studies suggest the microneedle delivery can …

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Genteel: The First and Only Pain-Free Lancing Device

  Genteel’s patented technology allows patients to get the right amount of test blood from both fingers and alternate sites the first time, every time, with almost no pain, or the need to squeeze lance sites. Genteel is ideal for anyone needing just a small drop of test blood, such …

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Unifine Pentips Plus

  The first all-in-one pen needle and remover for more convenient needle change. Unifine Pentips Plus is the world’s first integrated pen needle system that uses the same high quality needles as Unifine Pentips, but also features an integrated needle disposal chamber. Convenient and easy to use, this system encourages …

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Medtronic’s Hybrid Closed Loop System in Clinical Trial

Researchers are testing Medtronic’s 670G "hybrid-closed loop" system (insulin pump + Enlite 3 CGM sensor) in people with type 1 diabetes. Based on the Enlite 3 CGM reading every five minutes, the 670G pump’s software automatically increases/decreases insulin delivery to target a blood glucose of 120 mg/dl. The 670G algorithm …

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BD’s New Infusion Set with FlowSmart Technology

BD has received FDA clearance for its new insulin pump infusion set with FlowSmart technology. The new set uses a novel catheter which allows insulin to flow out of two places: the bottom (like current infusion sets) and the side (a new innovation). the new tech innovation led to an …

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Humalog U-200 KwikPen

  Humalog U-200 KwikPen holds twice as many units of insulin (600 units vs. 300 units) as the U-100 formulation in the same three-milliliter cartridge. This offers patients a pen that lasts longer between pen changes, allowing for fewer changes every month. Humalog U-200 KwikPen delivers the same dose in …

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The Bionic Pancreas

A collaborative group from Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital are working together to make automated blood glucose control a reality. Engineers from Boston University have developed a bionic pancreas system that uses continuous glucose monitoring along with subcutaneous delivery of both rapid-acting insulin (to lower blood glucose) and glucagon …

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