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

5 Jan 2018 15:20 Devices

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

5 Dec 2017 09:15 News

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

1 Nov 2017 12:05 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

13 Sep 2017 15:40 News

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

18 Aug 2017 14:55 News

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

21 Jul 2017 11:50 News

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

18 Jul 2017 12:25 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

14 Jun 2017 14:25 News

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

6 Jun 2017 13:50 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

19 May 2017 11:35 Technology

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

13 Apr 2017 15:59 Devices

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

30 Mar 2017 11:00 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

13 Mar 2017 11:30 News

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

29 Dec 2016 09:00 News

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

1 Dec 2016 09:40 News

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

23 Nov 2016 16:25 News

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

19 Oct 2016 15:55 News

London based health startup Patients Pending has announced its new product, a Bluetooth enabled dose capture cap that the company hopes will provide data and more automated care for diabetic patients. more

12 Oct 2016 11:15 News

Leader in medical technology, Medtronic, has won approval from the FDA for an ‘artificial pancreas’. more

29 Sep 2016 16:20 News