Dexcom Inc. achieved the first integrations of an automated insulin delivery system (AID) approved for use in the U.S. with its G7 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) integrating with Tandem Diabetes Care Inc.’s T2:slim X2, announced on Dec. 6, and integration with the Ilet Bionic Pancreas made by Beta Bionics Inc. revealed on Dec. 7.
One of the largest med-tech deals of 2023 was wiped off the charts when Medtronic plc terminated a $738 million agreement to acquire South Korean wearable insulin patch maker Eoflow Co. Ltd., citing “multiple breaches” under its agreements, on Dec. 6.
With hybrid closed-loop systems for automated insulin delivery increasingly being seen as life changing for people with diabetes, Vicentra BV has teamed up with Diabeloop SA and Dexcom Inc. to launch a system to help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition.
Glucometrics Co. Ltd. is rolling out its self-developed application programming interface (API) for diabetes care in steps, and the latest partnership with G2E Co. Ltd. is underway to develop a smart insulin pen loaded with the interface.
The U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has seen the nation’s spending numbers for diabetes, which is said to account for roughly 10% of healthcare spending in the U.K., and responded in a collaboration with the National Health Service (NHS).
Sibionics Technology Co. Ltd. said it received the CE mark for its continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, coined the Sibionics GS1 CGM, helping the company expand its market opportunities beyond China.
Zense-Life Inc. reported seeking patent protection for systems and processes for manufacturing working wires for a continuous biological sensor, that reduce cost and improve accuracy and efficiency compared to current technique.
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm using voice technology developed by Klick Inc. could be a game changer for diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, helping to identify the 50% of individuals who unknowingly have the disease. The technology uses a six- to 10-second voice clip spoken into a smartphone plus basic health data to detect diabetes in close to nine out of 10 individuals, a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Digital Health found.
Dexcom Inc. revealed new clinical data at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) which highlighted the benefits of the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Results from the COMISAIR seven-year study, the longest prospective real-world CGM trial ever conducted, showed significant and continued reduction of HbA1c with the use of real-time CGM by people with type 1 diabetes.
Following the receipt of a U.K. Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark for its kidney function diagnostic software, the CKD Screening Prioritizer (CSP), Gendius Ltd. is hoping to soon receive CE mark and then U.S. FDA approval next year. Given that people with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease, Gendius’ pre-screening software will be “transformative” for patients and health care systems, CEO Rory Cameron told BioWorld in an interview.