Abbott Recalls FreeStyle lnsulinx Blood Glucose Meters

Abbott Diabetes Care has initiated a voluntary recall of FreeStyle lnsulinx Blood Glucose Meters in the United States. The glucose meters are being recalled because at extremely high blood glucose levels of 1024 mg/dL and above, the FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood … Read more

New FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System Receives CE Mark

Abbott’s new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System with insulin calculator has received CE Mark (Conformité Européenne).The InsuLinx System is the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a mealtime (bolus) insulin calculator for calculating suggested insulin doses. The new system.. Read more

Glucose Test Strips Recalled: Risk of False Low Blood Glucose Results

Abbott Diabetes Care and the FDA have recalled 359 different lots of glucose test strips marketed under the following brand names: Precision Xceed Pro, Precision Xtra, Medisense Optium, Optium, OptiumEZ and ReliOn Ultima. The problem with these strips relates to a defect that inhibits sufficient absorption of blood into the test strip. Strips exposed to warm weather or prolonged storage may be more likely to provide a false result… Read more

New Treatment May Help Type 2 Diabetes Patients Suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease

Data from a Phase 2b study suggests that bardoxolone methyl, an investigational treatment for chronic kidney disease (CKD), may reduce the stage of CKD and improve estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and other measures of kidney function in the majority of patients receiving the drug. Reata Pharmaceuticals and Abbott presented the new findings at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Renal Week Conference in Denver, Colorado…. Read more

FDA Sends Warning Letter To Abbott Diabetes Unit

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Abbott Laboratories’ (ABT) diabetes unit about manufacturing violations involving the company’s blood-glucose-monitoring systems, according to a report published on NASDAQ.com…
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Abbott Receives FDA Clearance for New FreeStyle Test Strips

Following the recent clearance of its FreeStyle Lite® blood glucose test strips, Abbott announced that it has also received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new FreeStyle blood glucose test strips. The new FreeStyle test strips minimize interference during blood glucose testing and are designed to offer a better testing experience… Read more

Abbott Receives FDA Clearance for New FreeStyle Test Strips

Following the recent clearance of its FreeStyle Lite® blood glucose test strips, Abbott announced that it has also received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new FreeStyle blood glucose test strips. The new FreeStyle test strips minimize interference during blood glucose testing and are designed to offer a better testing experience… Read more

Abbott Receives FDA Clearance for New Easier-to-Use Test Strips

Abbott announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips. The new FreeStyle Lite test strips minimize interference during blood glucose testing and are designed to offer… Read more

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