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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.

New Product: Endobarrier

Endobarrier

Endobarrier The Endobarrier is a plastic tube inserted down the throat and through the stomach that tricks the body into feeling full. Held in place by a tiny spring, the Endobarrier sits in the duodenum — the entrance from the stomach to the small intestine — and also stops fats, …

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New Product: Amturnide

Amturnide (aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) from Novartis is a medication in tablet form for the treatment of high blood pressure. Amturnide combines the direct renin inhibitor Tekturna (aliskiren), with the widely used calcium channel blocker amlodipine and the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ).

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New Product: Medtronic’s CareLink Pro 3.0

CareLink

Medtronic’s CareLink Pro 3.0 Medtronic’s CareLink Pro 3.0, the “first diabetes management software to offer advanced decision support,” has received FDA approval. CareLink Pro 3.0 offers therapy considerations to help healthcare professionals make more informed treatment decisions. The software analyzes data from a patient’s insulin pump, CGM device, and blood …

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New Product: Oral Insulin Strip

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Oral Insulin Strip Midatech, a U.K.-based company that designs and synthesizes nanoscale particles is developing a thin-film insulin drug delivery product. Midatech has “nanosized” the medication which delivers it in a way that is easy to swallow without water — a postage-stamp-sized film similar to a breath strip. Based on …

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New Product: MD Mouse

MdMouse

MD Mouse The MdMouse system includes a computer mouse with a blood pressure monitor and application software to display blood pressure readings on a computer monitor. The readings go directly from the MDMouse system sensor to the computer for recording on the hard drive. can The MdMouse also maintain records …

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New Product: Smarter Diabetes Management for a Digital Lifestyle: MyGlucoHealth

MyGlucoHealth

Smarter Diabetes Management for a Digital Lifestyle: MyGlucoHealth MyGlucoHealth is an intelligent diabetes management platform providing comprehensive tools for patients, clinicians, families and caregivers. The MyGlucoHealth Wireless BlueTooth Meter has a small sample size of 0.3 microliters and automatic coding. MyGlucoHealth Wireless works in combination with a real-time online data …

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New Product: Cycloset

Cycloset

Santarus Announces Launch of Type 2 Diabetes Drug CYCLOSET CYCLOSET is the first and only centrally acting dopamine agonist oral antidiabetic. CYCLOSET is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with Type …

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New Product: Kombiglyze XR

Kombiglyze XR FDA Approves Combo Pill for Diabetes: A pill combining saxagliptin (Onglyza) and extended-release metformin as a once-daily diabetes medication has won FDA approval. See this week’s Item #6.  

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This Week’s New Product: The Stairs

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This week’s New Product: The Stairs Maybe we should reintroduce our patients to them? For an inspiring article on how we are missing out on this great exercise opportunity as well as her own take on the CDC’s latest predictions on the increase in diabetes in the U.S., see Sheri …

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New Product: ILUVIEN®

Iluvien

ILUVIEN® — an intravitreal insert for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) Iluvien, which has the potential to be the first FDA-approved prescription product for DME, is a sustained release intravitreal insert.   Iluvien is inserted in the back of the patient’s eye to a position that takes advantage of …

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