Rush for COVID Vaccine Hinders Diabetes Tech Advancements

Modern science is amazing. The COVID-19 pandemic, which is still shaking the world as we know it, is quickly getting controlled due to fast scientific progress and the vaccine rollout (in the United States, at least). Having an effective vaccine come to market within a year of the appearance of a novel disease is unheard of; most […]

So You Got a CGM – Now What?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Katie Mahoney, Hanna Gutow, and Diana Isaacs If you just got a continuous glucose monitoring system, you may be wondering how to use it most effectively and how to understand your glucose data. Read our tips, tricks, and things to consider. Congratulations – you got a […]

Making the Most of CGM: Uncover the Magic of Your Ambulatory Glucose Profile

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Cindy Takigawa and Frida Velcani What’s an AGP report, and what does it show? Why does my AGP matter? How can I use an AGP report to improve my blood glucose levels and time in range? Having diabetes is a full-time job: you have to […]

What’s Coming and What’s Delayed in Continuous Glucose Monitoring?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Albert Cai Updates and delays from Abbott, Dexcom, Medtronic, and Senseonics With several clinical trials on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest updates on future continuous glucose monitors (CGM). Understandably, the FDA also announced a few months […]

New Implantable Device Gains Attention

We have seen major advancements in the world of continuous glucose monitors in recent years, including Eversense, the first implantable device. This implanted device is able to monitor blood glucose, as well as alert the person when their levels get too low or high. One issue with implantable devices is how to continuously power them. […]