Category: continuous glucose monitoring

  • NICE expands access to real-time glucose monitoring for diabetics

    More than 250,000 people living with type 1 diabetes in the UK will be offered real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology, reducing their reliance on fingerprick testing, according to NICE. Finalised guidance from the health technology assessment (HTA) agency recommends real-time CGM for all children and adults with type 1 diabetes for the first time, […]

  • Real-time Abbott glucose monitor available to NHS after UK launch

    The latest version of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor is now available via the NHS to eligible people with diabetes in the UK. Abbott’s wearable FreeStyle Libre 3 device – which is billed as the smallest and thinnest real-time CGM system available – sends glucose readings every minute directly to the user’s smartphone for […]

  • Artificial pancreas will be piloted in 1,000 diabetics, says NHS CEO

    NHS England will provide artificial pancreas devices to 1,000 type 1 diabetes patients as part of a pilot study of the technology, according to chief executive Sir Simon Stevens. The diabetics will be offered the closed-loop systems, which continually monitor glucose levels in the blood and uses the data to automatically adjust the dose of […]

  • Carbon Health buys virtual diabetes clinic firm Steady Health

    US healthcare group Carbon Health has made a move into digital care for patients with chronic conditions, buying diabetes-focused startup Steady Health. Steady Health has developed a platform that combines a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device with real-time, online coaching from endocrinologists, with the objective of improving management of diabetes and reducing the risk of […]

  • Indigo raises 38 million euros for ‘invisible’ diabetes glucose sensor

    Medical device company Indigo Diabetes has raised 38 million euros to develop an “invisible” sensor for people with diabetes, which could provide an alternative to the “patch” based monitors currently on the market. The new investment round will enable Indigo to prepare and start up the clinical study phase for the device. Indigo hopes that the […]