In this update we are covering the news stories from September 2023, keeping you informed whether you are managing your own diabetes or doing so as a carer.
Dexcom integration with Omnipod 5
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CE Mark for Medtronic's Simplera CGM
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Medtronic are set to launch their Simplera sensor having being awarded a CE mark for marketing the CGM in the EU.
The Simplera is the successor to the Guardian 4 and brings a change of shape as well as being smaller and slimmer. Its USP ie. unique feature, is that it integrates with the Inpen smart insulin pen which provides real-time insulin dosing guidance. The company are also keen to point out that no overtape is needed.
It looks very much like a potential competitor to Freestyle Libre and Dexcom.
For more , see press release here: https://news.medtronic.com/2023-09-21-Medtronic-Diabetes-announces-CE-Mark-for-new-Simplera-TM-CGM-with-disposable-all-in-one-design
ABBOTT COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF BIGFOOT BIOMEDICAL
For more information, see press release here: https://abbott.mediaroom.com/2023-09-22-Abbott-Completes-Acquisition-of-Bigfoot-Biomedical