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New Video Review of the Asante MySnap Pump

Obviously, we’ve been shouting from the rooftops for years about how diabetes tools should be more aesthetic and customizable. Well, Northern California-based Asante Solutions definitely got the message with their new MySnap insulinShow More Summary

MySnap Insulin Pump – Review

Longtime type 1 and advocate Melissa Lee reviews the latest customizable MySnap insulin pump from Asante Solutions. {Disclosure: Melissa received a free upgrade and controller unit for review from the company} REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN: PROs: New...Show More Summary

Major milestone in communications standards for diabetes devices

Interoperability standards for diabetes devices have been published. This work defines how diabetes devices, such as insulin pumps, blood glucose meters, and continuous glucose monitors, communicate with one another and with other devices.

Our Test Run of the New Customizable MySnap Insulin Pump

Right before Thanksgiving, Asante Solutions started shipping the first few MySnap insulin pumps to users who ponied up the $99 for the upgrade over the summer. We were able to get our mitts on one of the first for a… The post Our Test Run of the New Customizable MySnap Insulin Pump appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

FDA Approval for Animas Vibe Insulin Pump with Dexcom G4 PLATINUM CGM (VIDEO)

Animas, a division of Johnson & Johnson, won FDA approval for its Animas Vibe insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system. The pump is the first to pair with Dexcom‘s G4 PLATINUM continuous glucose monitor that samples interstitial fluid every five minutes and provides a trending chart of the patient’s sugar levels. Show More Summary

NewsFlash: Animas Vibe (Finally) Gets Green Light from FDA

It’s finally here! A whopping 19 months after being sent in for regulatory review, JnJ’s new integrated Animas Vibe insulin pump + continuous glucose monitor has gotten the green light from the FDA to be sold in the United States!… The post NewsFlash: Animas Vibe (Finally) Gets Green Light from FDA appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Ask D’Mine: Funky Fat from Insulin

Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine — with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a question about how insulin pump infusion sets can sometimes cause particularly… The post Ask D’Mine: Funky Fat from Insulin appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

All About Those Diabetes Tattoos…

A pair of Michigan insulin pump reps aren’t ashamed to show the world they have type 1 diabetes, so much so that they have literally embedded ink on their arms to prove it. Diabetes tattoos are worn with pride by… The post All About Those Diabetes Tattoos… appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

GOP Senate candidate David Perdue autographs woman's insulin pump [Updated]

Update: BuzzFeed has now offered a retraction of sorts on its claim that Republican Senate candidate David Perdue autographed a young woman's body, with a second video from a different angle, and with clearer audio, illustrating that...Show More Summary

Medtronic Minimed 530G Insulin Pump with CGM – Review

Longtime type 1 Travis Fuger reviews the Medtronic Minimed 530G system, including an advanced insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor (CGM). REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN - PROs: he CCM sensor interacts with the insulin pump directly instead...Show More Summary

Huge Breakthrough in Quest for Type 1 Diabetes Cure

There is no known cure for type 1 diabetes, so for 3 million Americans, an insulin pump or regular insulin injections form an imperfect and temporary solution. And it's one that doesn't always keep some of the disease's worst outcomes, including blindness and limb amputation, at bay. Scientists have long...

Tech Tweaks to Get More Info From Medical Devices – The Short Answer

Medical devices such as insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors are being used by many of the 30,000 Americans diagnosed each year with Type 1 diabetes to manage the condition. A group of tech-savvy patients and parents of diabetic...Show More Summary

Study shows users of insulin pumps are at 29 percent lower risk of death compared with patients on insulin injections

A study of more than 18,000 patients with type 1 diabetes has shown that use of insulin pumps to administer insulin rather than treatment with multiple daily insulin injections results in a 29% reduction in all-cause mortality and 43% reduction in the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD, i.e. Show More Summary

Why Did Miss Idaho Sierra Sandison Wear Her Insulin Pump During Competition?

This past July, right before she was about to go onstage at the Miss Idaho competition, a contestant named Sierra Sandison, who suffers from diabetes, was nervous and conflicted about wearing her insulin pump in such a public arena. What...Show More Summary

FitBit One Activity Tracker – Review

Type 1 college student Greg Weintraub reviews the FitBit One activity tracker, which he uses alongside his insulin pump. REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN - PROs: easy to carry easy to use real-time view of activity levels is motivating to do more CONs:… The post FitBit One Activity Tracker – Review appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Clever Ways to Get Diabetes Supplies & Devices to Those in Need

Every time I look at the price tags of my diabetes supplies and D-devices, I cringe a little. Because it all costs a lot. And knowing that many people want and need these items — like insulin pumps and continuous… The post Clever Ways to Get Diabetes Supplies & Devices to Those in Need appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Pancreum Progress Report: Wearable Closed-Loop System Now a Prototype

Remember that little circular, three-wedge closed-loop device known as Pancreum? You know, the Artificial Pancreas system in which you pop in wedges for insulin pumping, CGM (continuous glucose monitoring), and glucagon pumping, allShow More Summary

Tandem Diabetes Pump/CGM Combo News – Plus An Inside Look!

It’s official: Tandem Diabetes Care has made its filing with the U.S. FDA for an integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor — a new device that combines their sexy t:slim touchscreen pump with a Dexcom G4 Platinum CGM. News… The post Tandem Diabetes Pump/CGM Combo News – Plus An Inside Look! appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

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