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French startup Diabeloop announces €31m Series B funding round

Grenoble, France-based startup Diabeloop has secured €31m in a Series B funding round led by Cemag Invest, with ADAG, Odyssée Venture, previous backers Supernova Invest, Air Liquide Venture Capital and others also participating. WHAT THEY DO Founded in 2015 out of a medical research project, the company’s primary product is what is referred to as […]

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Dexcom server outage rocks Type 1 diabetes community

Many users are outraged over what they say is inadequate communication by the company, which is using Facebook as a primary way to update patients. The company’s Twitter account is not active. Carrie Diulus, an orthopaedic spine surgeon and Type 1 diabetic who uses a Dexcom device, told MedTech Dive in an interview Dexcom’s communication to parents […]

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Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Health Canada Approval of t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Basal-IQ Predictive Low-Glucose Suspend Technology

FANTASTIC NEWS!!!!!! SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 20, 2019– Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a leading insulin delivery and diabetes technology company, today announced Health Canada approval of the t:slim X2™ insulin pump with Basal-IQ™ technology. Basal-IQ technology, a predictive low-glucose suspend (PLGS) algorithm, utilizes sensor values from an integrated Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) […]

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Glucose monitoring technology ‘life or death’ for type 1 diabetes

Like every other kid nowadays, Ava Everson loves her gadgets. But not for their entertainment value. To the eight-year-old Niagara Falls girl, the gadgets she wears and holds can be life-saving technology. Ava has type 1 diabetes, a chronic, dangerous disease that can cause wild swings in blood glucose levels that require constant vigilance for […]