The Flash is essentially a small, circular plastic sensor that sits on top of the skin and detects blood sugar from a small wire that goes under the skin beneath the sensor. People can insert themselves using an applicator that works sort of like a rubber stamp.
Diabetes patients can now choose Dario, a new smartphone-powered glucometer, to manage their disease.
Most glucometers look like a cross between a stopwatch and a portable chemo pump. One Drop does not, and instead evokes the ease and luxury of those compact cocktail kits you find in gift shops.
Ultraslim graphene sensor monitors blood sugar levels through skin.
first go to the billing section of the patient’s EHR to identify the insurer. Patients on Medicaid in Hawaii must enroll with one of the following: HMSA, AlohaCare, Ohana (WellCare), United Healthcare and Kaiser. I then go to The Prescribing Guide to identify which brand of glucometer (Freestyle, OneTouch, AccuChek) I can prescribe. Each insurer contracts with a specific manufacturer, and the preferred brand can change every six months. If you enter the wrong brand, the pharmacy will tell you to obtain prior authorization.
AT&T is teaming up with the manufacturers of a smart glucose monitor, in an attempt to help diabetic patients better record and share their blood sugar levels. Called YOFiMeter, the monitor is an all-in-one finger prick testing kit that analyzes a patient's blood sugar count and stores that information in the cloud. And now with the help of AT&T, patients can send that info to their doctors over the company's wireless network.
Diabetes has forced me to become a self-tracker, and I can't stand it.
In this article I’m going to introduce a simple technique that, when used properly, is one of the most effective ways to maintain healthy blood sugar and prevent cardiovascular and metabolic disease – without unnecessary drugs.
World-wide annual sales of glucose meters and test-strip supplies tally up to well over 10 billion dollars each year, but with over 50 styles and brands to choose from, it can be hard to determine which meter is not only the best for your needs but also best in terms of accuracy, price, and ease of use.
Health self-tracking is in vogue. But is it more of a boon or a burden? Yes, self-tracking offers all sorts of benefits. It helps people chart their progress, helps them feel that they're in control. But it's not a panacea or a silver bullet. It is nothing at all like a cure.
BeatO’s Smart Glucometer helps to monitor and keep a check on your blood sugar levels anytime and anywhere.
Dario is a personalized, pocket-sized, all-in-one glucose meter coupled with a robust real time mobile app to manage diabetes quickly, efficiently and accurately.