Search
Diabetes News
Home

Technology

Novartis and Google to Develop 'Smart' Contact Lens

Posted by dlife on Wed, Jul 16, 14, 01:40 PM 0 Comment

July 15, 2014 (Reuters) -- Swiss drugmaker Novartis has struck an agreement with Google to develop "smart" contact lenses that would help diabetics to track their blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus.

The device for diabetics would measure glucose in tear fluid and send the data wirelessly to a mobile device, Novartis said. The technology is poten

Continue reading "Novartis and Google to Develop 'Smart' Contact Lens"

Email this

iHealth Launches Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System in US

Posted by dlife on Tue, Nov 05, 13, 02:53 PM 0 Comment

November 1, 2013 (MedGadget) -- Health announced it will begin selling its FDA approved Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System in the US. The device is Bluetooth enabled, allowing a streamlined approach to monitoring, tracking, and sharing of blood glucose levels on iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. The kit comes with a lancet and 50 test strips that require only 0.7mL of blood for a speedy 5 second test, on par with the fastest glucose meters currently on the

Continue reading "iHealth Launches Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System in US"

Email this

LifeScan Announces Voluntary Recall of All OneTouch VerioIQ Blood Glucose Meters

Posted by dlife on Mon, Mar 25, 13, 03:19 PM 0 Comment

March 25, 2013 (Johnson & Johnson) — At extremely high blood glucose levels (1024 mg/dL and above), the OneTouch VerioIQ Meter will not provide a warning and will shut off Milpitas, CA – March 25, 2013 – LifeScan, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement for all of its OneTouch VerioIQ blood glucose meters in the United States, effective immediately.

LifeScan is recalling and replacing all OneTouch VerioIQ Meters because at extre

Continue reading "LifeScan Announces Voluntary Recall of All OneTouch VerioIQ Blood Glucose Meters"

Email this

Insulet Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results

Posted by dlife on Wed, Mar 06, 13, 12:59 PM 0 Comment

February 28, 2013 (Insulet Corporation) — Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod Insulin Management System, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.

Fourth Quarter Results

Fourth quarter 2012 revenue increased 23% to $57.8 million, compared to $47.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Gross profit for the fourth quarter of 2012 improved by 26% to $25.3 million, as compar

Continue reading "Insulet Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results"

Email this

Machine Similar to Dialysis Removes Cholesterol from Blood

Posted by dlife on Wed, Mar 06, 13, 09:37 AM 0 Comment

February 28, 2013 (Newswise) — Some patients are genetically prone to such dangerously high levels of cholesterol that no amount of diet, exercise and medications can reduce their cholesterol to safe levels.

So Loyola University Medical Center is offering a treatment called LDL apheresis, which is similar to kidney dialysis. Once every two weeks, a pa

Continue reading "Machine Similar to Dialysis Removes Cholesterol from Blood"

Email this

Sign up for FREE dLife Newsletters

dLife Membership is FREE! Get exclusive access, free recipes, newsletters, savings, and much more! FPO

Congratulations!
You are subscribed!
Congratulations!
You are subscribed!
Congratulations!
You are subscribed!
Sponsor Specials

dLife Weekly Poll

Have you developed any complications yet as a result of your diabetes?