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Abbott, Tandem Diabetes Care team to develop automated insulin delivery systems

Abbott, Tandem Diabetes Care team to develop automated insulin delivery systems

ABBOTT PARK, Ill.— Abbott and Tandem Diabetes Care announced Monday that they have finalized an agreement to develop and commercialize integrated diabetes solutions that combine Abbott’s world-leading continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology with Tandem’s innovative insulin delivery systems to provide more options for people to manage their diabetes. The companies first announced their intention to

Splenda unveils Diabetes Care Shakes

Splenda unveils Diabetes Care Shakes

INDIANAPOLIS —  ​Splenda Brand announced the launch of S​plenda Diabetes Care Shakes,​ the first and only no added sugar ​ shakes specifically designed to help manage blood sugar​‡​ and support the needs of people managing diabetes and prediabetes​.​ The shakes serve as a delicious meal or snack replacement and are packed with protein and key

CVS Health to distribute new diabetic nutrition beverage

CVS Health to distribute new diabetic nutrition beverage

BENTONVILLE, Ark.— Glucose Health has confirmed that CVS Health has agreed to distribute the Company’s innovative beverage for the adult-diabetic nutrition retail category, GLUCODOWN. Murray Fleming, CEO of Glucose Health, Inc., stated, “CVS is embarking on a significant corporate expansion of diabetic care at many of its pharmacies nationwide and we are very pleased GLUCODOWN

One Drop announces launch of SugarRx

One Drop announces launch of SugarRx

NEW YORK — One Drop, a leader in digital therapeutics solutions for people living with diabetes and other chronic conditions, announced the launch of SugarRx, a digital subscription for personal diabetes coaching and education, delivered entirely in the award-winning One Drop app. SugarRx is an immersive educational experience and represents an evolution of One Drop’s

Higi partners with the American Diabetes Association

Higi partners with the American Diabetes Association

CHICAGO – Higi has teamed with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to combat the large number of Americans with undiagnosed prediabetes or diabetes. Together, the two are offering a free and convenient self-service type 2 diabetes risk assessment at Higi Health Stations across its network. Retail pharmacy partners with clinical, pharmaceutical and product solutions for

Lilly’s ultra rapid lispro provided similar A1C reductions compared to Humalog

Lilly’s ultra rapid lispro provided similar A1C reductions compared to Humalog

INDIANAPOLIS — Two phase 3 studies show that Eli Lilly and Co.’s ultra rapid lispro (URLi) provided non-inferior A1C reductions compared to Humalog (insulin lispro) at 26 weeks in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The data from these treat-to-target studies showed URLi also significantly reduced the rise in blood glucose one hour

NACDS touts valuable pharmacist tool for National Diabetes Month

NACDS touts valuable pharmacist tool for National Diabetes Month

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS highlighted a newly-released guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this year in an op-ed in Morning Consult. The guide is even more timely now that it is National Diabetes Month, which brings awareness to a disease that affects nearly 30 million people in the United States—and counting.

Healthy Interactions and Merck launch digital health platform

Healthy Interactions and Merck launch digital health platform

KENILWORTH, N.J. — Healthy Interactions, a global leader in health education, in collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the launch of map4health – a digital platform and mobile application in the U.S. that was designed to help facilitate and enhance communications between diabetes patients and educators. This technology was

Sugar.IQ diabetes app now available

Sugar.IQ diabetes app now available

DUBLIN and CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  — Medtronic and its strategic technology partner IBM Watson Health announced commercial availability of the Sugar.IQ smart diabetes assistant, a first-of-its-kind intelligent app designed to simplify and improve daily diabetes management. Approximately 30.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, with 1.5 million new cases being diagnosed every year. More than 6 million

BD launches 6mm Ultra-Fine pen needle

BD launches 6mm Ultra-Fine pen needle

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Becton Dickinson (BD) has rolled out its new 6mm x 32G Ultra-Fine micro pen needle. With the launch, BD is providing health care providers with an additional needle length option for people with diabetes who inject insulin. The introduction of the new pen needle rounds out the BD Ultra-Fine pen needle portfolio,

Roche to buy diabetes app provider mySugr

Roche to buy diabetes app provider mySugr

BASEL, Switzerland — Roche has entered an agreement to acquire mySugr GmbH, a Vienna-based provider of diabetes management apps and services. The drug maker said mySugr’s leading mobile diabetes platform, with more than 1 million users globally, will become a linchpin of its new patient-centered digital health services platform in diabetes care. Founded in 2012

Thrifty White unveils diabetes care plan

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Thrifty White Pharmacy has introduced the Healthy Outcomes Diabetes Support Program. Tailored to patients’ individual needs, the diabetes care solution is being offered directly to employers and through health plan partnerships. “We’ve continually heard from employers in our communities that diabetes is one of their top-two concerns,” Thrifty White said. “Our new

Thrifty White Pharmacy steps up diabetes care

Thrifty White Pharmacy steps up diabetes care

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Thrifty White Pharmacy has boosted its support for diabetes patients with the launch of a new, high-touch program. Called the Healthy Outcomes Diabetes Support Program, the patient-centric platform provides an additional 24 touch points annually tailored to patients’ individual needs. The diabetes care solution is being offered directly to employers and through