C8 Medisensors announced today that they have gained CE Mark approval for their non invasive continuous glucose monitor. This opens the door for them to sell the device in the UK and Europe, although news yet on release dates.
Continuous glucose monitors have been around for a while now, indeed I’ve been using one to improve my control for the last 5 years. The market has been dominated by three main players, all with very similar devices, at very similar – and for many out of reach – prices. That could be about to change. I spent… Read More »
As much as I love, cherish and adore my continuous glucose monitor, I have to say there has never been a piece of diabetes kit so expertly designed to mess with your head. My pen, pump and meter combined have never provoked such a wide range of emotions as my CGM. In one day I… Read More »
I’m a couple of months into life with the new Enlite CGM sensors, so how’s it going? Have my thoughts changed since my first impressions? Insertion. Genuinely, it has never hurt once when I’ve inserted an Enlite sensor. The marketing spiel claimed it wouldn’t hurt, but I didn’t actually believe it! I’ve got the hang… Read More »
The day has come! Finally there is viable competition in the integrated pump and CGM marketplace. After more than 5 years of monopoly status for Medtronic, Animas have finally gained CE mark approval for their Vibe pump with integrated Dexcom CGM. Apparently it will launch first in United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Sweden. According… Read More »
And so the day has come. I have called an end to 12 days of loyal service from my first Medtronic Enlite CGM sensor. How was it for me? Well… Overall it was very good. I’ve no real complaints. It seems a good bit of kit that’s an improvement on the old sensors. Not a life… Read More »
The day has finally come. Ring the bells, dance in the streets and drink til dawn to celebrate the arrival of some new diabetes tech. Medtronic’s new and improved CGM sensor – Enlite – has ticked all the legislative boxes and is being launched today in the UK. According to the marketing propaganda “The Enlite… Read More »
As my pump is nearing the end of it’s days and I’m on the look out for potential replacements, I was very interested to see this… Diatribe (who do a very nice monthly newsletter focussed around research and product developments in diabetes in case you’re interested) have been reporting back from the 4th International Conference on… Read More »