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Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor Cleared in U.S. (video)

Posted by Gene Ostrovsky on October 11, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Dexcom received FDA clearance for its G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring system. It includes an under-skin sensor, a wireless transmitter, and the interactive monitor that picks up readings from within 20 feet (6 meters).

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Nanoscale biosensor measures glucose without needle pricks

Posted by Fraunhofer Society on September 6, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Pricking a finger everyday is just part of everyday life for T1D patients. A non-invasive measurement approach could release them from the constant pain of pin pricks. Read More »
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Meter Accuracy Counts More -- and Less -- Then You Think

Posted by Riva Greenberg on August 29, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
There are a few things our kids can do to increase dosing accuracy: wash their hands, brush up on carbohydrate counting, learn more about insulin dosing...

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New Glucometer from Purdue Measures Glucose in Tears, Saliva

Posted by Gene Ostrovsky on August 21, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Researchers at Purdue University may have actually come up with a possible solution that may allow diabetics of the future to use their saliva, tears, or even urine to measure their blood glucose. Read More »
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