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Bigfoot raises 45 million dollars

Bigfoot Biomedical Announces $45 Million Series C Financing Led by Abbott

Bigfoot Biomedical, a diabetes startup creating insulin delivery through the use of AI and automation has raised $45 million in the initial tranche of Series C equity financing. The financing round was led by Abbott with support from existing investors, including Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson, and Cormorant Asset Management. Read more Abbott […]
AI for diabetes care

American Diabetes Association Recognizes Use of Autonomous AI for Diabetes Care

In its new set of clinical standards, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognizes the use of autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) for the screening of some medical conditions. Experts believe the move could help some skeptics change their minds when it comes to using AI in clinical care. Related John Hancock Collaborating with Verily and Onduo […]
Omnipod DASH in Europe

Insulet Launches its Omnipod DASH Insulin Management System in Europe

Insulet, a maker of wearable Insulin Management System, based in Massachusetts, announced the launch of its Omnipod DASH™ Insulin Management System in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. People with diabetes at King’s College Hospital in London and a leading hospital in Amsterdam are now among the first in Europe to access Insulet’s new system. […]
Tandem t slim X2 insulin pumpTandem t slim X2 insulin pump

FDA Authorizes Tandem’s Interoperable, Automated Insulin Dosing Controller

Tandem Diabetes Care, a San Diego, CA-based insulin delivery and diabetes technology company, announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the company’s t:slim X2™ insulin pump with Control-IQ™ technology, an interoperable automated glycemic controller device that automatically adjusts insulin delivery to a person with diabetes by connecting to an alternate controller-enabled insulin pump […]
Livongo diabetes contract

Livongo Shares Soar on Winning Diabetes Contract for Federal Employees’ Health Plan

Livongo Health, a leading healthcare company empowering people with chronic conditions to live healthier lives, was awarded a contract to provide the Livongo for Diabetes solution to eligible members covered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) who are living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Read more Livongo Integrates Chronic Disease Management […]
Abbott FreeStyle Libre

Abbott to Ramp Up Production of its FreeStyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor

American health care company Abbott, who was sharing exciting insights about their work in diabetes at the recently concluded WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2019 USA in San Francisco, is planning to significantly ramp up manufacturing for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor (CGM), the FreeStyle Libre. Abbott had a major sales bump in the second […]