August 1, 2011
According to an FDA filing, wireless-enabled blood glucose meter developer Telcare just received 510(k) clearance for its device, Telcare BGM. The company submitted its device for FDA review at the beginning of March.
Telcare has largely eschewed the glucometer-smartphone pairing model currently pursued by a number of other device makers in favor of a wireless meter "that requires no additional...
June 13, 2011
Mathew discusses LifeScan's prototype iPhone BGM app in 2009
In early 2009 at an iPhone 3.0 launch event, Apple demonstrated how a LifeScan blood glucose meter could connect to the iPhone.
Anita Mathew from LifeScan, a Johnson & Johnson company, demonstrated the prototype iPhone application that would let users upload glucose readings from their connected blood glucose monitors direclty to...
April 12, 2011
Like many parts of the world, South Korea is facing an aging population and a rise in medical care costs. Looking for ways to save money while taking care of its increasing patient rolls, the country is turning to mobile health as a way to manage chronic illness. Qualcomm, the Gyeonggi Province of Korea, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) and Korea Telecom (KT) announced...
July 9, 2010
Salem, New Hampshire-based Agamatrix already has a popular diabetes management app available for iPhone users: The WaveSense Diabetes Manager app currently has 50,000 users, according to a report over at DiabetesMine. Like many diabetes apps, Agamatrix's requires users to manually enter glucose data. That could change soon.
Agamatrix believes that its WaveSense Jazz meter could become the first...