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On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. more

Opinion

An integrated continuous glucose monitoring (iCGM) system for measuring sugar levels in children and diabetic adults has been given approval by the FDA. more

Devices

A device that takes inspiration from a spider’s web may be a game-changer in the control of Type 1 diabetes more

Devices

Phillips-Medisize has entered into an agreement with biotechnology company Dance Biopharm to develop a connected insulin inhaler. more

News

Healthcare company Abbott has announced that its FreeStyle Libre sensor is now available on prescription in England, Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland. more

Devices

A system designed to automatically measure glucose levels through a sensor has been approved by the NHS and will be available for reimbursement across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from 1 November. more

News

Jawbone’s plan to relaunch itself as a medical device company has been leaked by Bloomberg. more

News

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

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An American patient was able to avoid having her foot amputated after a new wound dressing was used. more

Devices

A company aimed at improving diabetes care has revealed during Diabetes Week that it has managed to save the NHS more than £25 million. more

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A team of researchers may have discovered a way to make life for diabetics easier after developing longer lasting insulin injections. more

News

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been seen testing a new wearable device that tracks blood sugar and is connected to the Apple Watch. more

Technology

According to CNBC, Apple has taken on a group of biomedical engineers to develop sensors for use in treating diabetes. more

Devices

A new report has highlighted the emerging technologies that are being used to help monitor glucose levels for those with diabetes. more

News

A team of researchers have developed a wearable patch for diabetics that can measure blood sugar with a small amount of sweat without drawing blood and administer drugs in stages according to the wearer’s levels. more

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Peter Bailey’s TickleFlex has scooped a share of £200,000 as one of the Design Council Spark’s 2016 finalists. more

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Earlier this month, medical technology and services company Medtronic cut its full-year earnings and saw shares fall by more than 8%. more

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Medical technology and services company Medtronic has announced its quarterly sales for all its major product lines showing sales below Wall Street’s expectations. more

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Global specialist diabetes care company, Ascensia Diabetes Care, has launched its Contour Next One blood glucose monitoring system in the UK. more

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