February 20, 2020
Insulin pump maker Insulin announced partnerships yesterday with two of the leading continuous glucose monitor companies, Abbott and Dexcom. Both involve the Insulet’s Omnipod Horizon Automated Insulin Delivery System which uses a tubeless, wearable “Pod” to deliver insulin for 72 hours at a time.
Abbott and Insulet have partnered to offer a new integrated digital health platform that will...
November 7, 2018
Editor's note: The headline and body of this article has been edited to clarify that Samsung's integration with the Omnipod Dash have not yet been implemented.
Samsung Galaxy smartphones will be serving as the controlling device for Billerica, Massachusetts-based Insulet Corporation’s tubeless insulin pump devices, the two companies announced today.
Insulet’s recently FDA-cleared Omnipod Dash...
June 4, 2018
Billerica, Massachusetts-based Insulet Corporation, maker of the OmniPod Insulin pump, has just announced that it received the FDA clearance to commercialize its latest product the Omnipod Dash Insulin Management System.
“Omnipod Dash was inspired by Podders and embodies what users on multiple daily injections have been asking for in a diabetes management system,” Patrick Sullivan, chairman and...
June 27, 2017
Diabetes data management company Glooko has raised $35 million in new funding. The company already had strategic investments from Samsung and Medtronic; in this new round the Mayo Clinic and insulin pump maker Insulet join those ranks. Toronto-based Georgian Partners led the round, with participation from existing investors Canaan Partners and Social Capital, in addition to the aforementioned...
May 30, 2017
In addition to recently entering the digital health world with a prescription-checking app, online glasses retailer Warby Parker has also hired a new vice president of computer vision with a digital health background. Serial entrepreneur David Rose, who joined Warby Parker in March, was the founder and CEO of Vitality, maker of connected pill bottle cap brand GlowCap. Vitality was one of the...
February 17, 2017
This week in Paris, companies in the diabetes managment space came together at the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes conference to share news and, mostly, a lot of efficacy data. It's an exciting time for the space as closed-loop systems that allow people with diabetes to monitor their glucose continuously and automatically manage their insulin dosing get closer and closer to...
July 13, 2016
Insulet, maker of the OmniPod insulin pump, has launched a new tablet app aimed at children. The app, called Toby's T1D Tale, is essentially a virtual story book intended for teaching young children with Type 1 diabetes about diabetes and how to manage it.
“We’ve worked closely with several providers, including a pediatric psychologist, caregivers and our clinical team to deliver a credible...
June 3, 2015
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Diabetes management software company Glooko will add its first two continuous glucose monitor and pump integrations into its offering: Dexcom's G4 CGM and Insulet's OmniPod Insulin Management System.
The company announced in March that it would begin to incorporate pumps and CGMs into its system, including those from Medtronic, an investor in Glooko's latest $16.5...