Author: Aaron Neinstein, MD

On February 9th, Cellnovo, a company based in the UK, announced they were launching a new system comprised of an integrated insulin pump connecting wirelessly to a touch-screen handset which then connects wirelessly to their software, allowing remote monitoring of a patient's diabetes.  They also...

Medtronic just published results from their ASPIRE study showing decreased time in hypoglycemia for patients using their new "low glucose suspend" feature.  The new system will automatically and temporarily suspend insulin delivery if the patient's glucose falls below a set threshold value.  In this case, the...

The United Kingdom's National Health Service, according to this Telegraph article, plans to start recommending that physicians start prescribing certain mobile health apps to their patients.  Examples include electronic reminders to check blood sugar or take a medication.  Though I'm not sure that the examples...