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By Aditi Pai January 12, 2015
At CES 2015, continuous glucose monitor (CGM) maker Dexcom presented a demo of what Dexcom's CGM readings would look like on the Apple Watch, according to a report from diaTribe. The app interface will look similar to the Dexcom Share app, the company's FDA-cleared app that syncs with a hub to collect glucose readings. And data sent to the Apple Watch would also be available via Apple's HealthKit...
By Jonah Comstock October 20, 2014
Dexcom Share, a cradle device that will allow users to send data from a Dexcom continuous glucose monitor to multiple smartphones, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. The system is designed to help parents and caregivers remotely track the glucose of a child, elderly parent, or spouse when the diabetes patient is at home or stationary. “Dexcom Share represents a significant advance in...
By Jonah Comstock September 15, 2014
According to a report from Reuters, two more large hospitals are embarking on pilots with Apple's HealthKit: Stanford University Medical Center and Duke University Hospital. Stanford is using the technology to track blood sugar in children with diabetes, while Duke will be tracking blood pressure and weight for patients with cancer and heart conditions. Apple appears to be working with a large...
By Aditi Pai August 7, 2014
Dexcom Guide, the company's current education-only app Continuous glucose monitor maker Dexcom announced that it will partner with insulin pump maker Silicon Valley-based Asante Solutions so that users of Asante devices will be able to access that data from Dexcom's not-yet launched smartphone app. Dexcom already offers one app that helps people with diabetes watch training videos, read...
By Jonah Comstock June 12, 2014
As the makers of wearable sensors continue to push the boundaries of what those sensors can track, new research suggests that a device worn on the wrist could some day track hydration, pulse, and even blood glucose non-invasively. In two papers published this month in Biomedical Optics Express, the journal of the Optical Society, researchers from around the world used a technique called the...
By Aditi Pai June 11, 2014
HypoMap, a tool created by Glooko in partnership with Joslin Boston-based Joslin Diabetes Center has created a new non-profit division, called Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT), so that the healthcare organization can collaborate with companies currently developing tools for people with diabetes, according to a press release. "Working with our CEO John Brooks, we thought that...
By Aditi Pai June 6, 2014
Germantown, Maryland-based continuous glucose monitor developer Senseonics raised $20 million from existing investors Anthem Capital, Delphi Ventures, Greenspring Associates, Healthcare Ventures, and New Enterprise Associates. This brings the company's total funding to at least $84 million to date. Senseonics will use the funds to obtain a CE mark and start investigational device exemption (IDE) ...
By Brian Dolan April 30, 2014
Three former Dexcom employees left the company last year to form a new venture, Glucovation, which is developing a direct-to-consumer, wearable device that continuously senses glucose for people trying to lose weight or improve their athletic performance. The Glucovation team is headed up by Dexcom's former senior technical director for R&D, Robert Boock, who was in charge of that company's...
By Jonah Comstock February 5, 2014
The promise of Google's glucose-sensing contact lens is non-invasive continuous glucose monitoring: that rather than having to prick themselves with lancets several times a day, the nation's 26 million people with diabetes could take their readings on their phone via passively collected tears. If that sounds too good to be true to you, you're not alone. A number of voices in the diabetes care...
By Jonah Comstock January 15, 2014
San Diego-based Dexcom, a maker of continuous glucose monitors, has filed for a patent for a system that would integrate a smartphone with a Dexcom device, detailing some of the features such a device might have. "The present embodiments harness a wide variety of capabilities of modern smartphones, and combine these capabilities with information from a continuous glucose monitor to provide...

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