New Continuous Glucose Sensor System Developed by PositiveID

PositiveID Corporation announced that it has successfully created and laboratory-tested a stable and reproducible closed-cycle, continuous glucose sensing system that functions in the human blood fractions that are relevant to glucose analysis in the human body. PositiveID’s development of the glucose sensor, which is based on RECEPTORS LLC’s (“Receptors”) proprietary chemistry platform… Read more

Dexcom’s Irritating <55 Alarm

It pains me to vent about the amazing Dexcom, but I have a frustration. It’s the must-always-be-turned-on <55 alarm that Dexcom has built in. For starters, I love Dexcom. I hate life without Dexcom. When I’ve run out of sensors, … Read more

Sudden Sensor Death Syndrome

The Medtronic continuous glucose monitor that I wear has sensors that are FDA approved for 3 days at a time. Given, however, the expense and the pain involved with replacing the sensor, I, like many others, try to wear the … Read more

Medtronic Launches New Improved CGM Sensor

Medtronic has launched the Enlite Sensor, the newest and most advanced glucose sensor for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), in more than 35 countries outside of the United States.
The new Enlite Sensor combines greater comfort with improved glucose sensor performance in both overall accuracy and detection of hypoglycemia… Read more

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Improves Blood Sugar Control In Type 1 Diabetics

A new study designed to evaluate the effect of continuous glucose monitoring on hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes has found that continuous glucose monitoring both reduces the amount of time spent by type 1 diabetes patients in hypoglycemia and improves HbA1c levels. The results appear in the April addition of Diabetes Care…. Read more

Thinking about Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Deciding to postpone yesterday’s run to this morning, following my hypoglycemic episode was the right thing to do. I woke up at 5:00am this morning and checked my BS – it was 223. High, very high, but I knew this … Read more

Nazi Nightmare or Hypoglycemia?

I had a very scary night last night. It started out like most nights, nothing unusual.  I checked my blood sugar before eating dinner, it was 130,  I ate dinner, which included a nice portion of quinoa and some squash, … Read more

Medtronic to Release New iPro 2 CGM Monitor

Medtronic, Inc. announced the launch of iPro 2 Professional CGM, a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system used by physicians to help improve diabetes management, in 49 countries around the world. This simplified, yet more advanced fourth generation CGM system is valuable for detecting high and low glucose fluctuations that can lead to dangerous health complications. .. Read more

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