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AptarGroup, a specialist in dispensing and drug delivery solutions, has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its unidose powder system to treat severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. Read more

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UK-based medtech company Nemaura Medical is best placed to disrupt the global diabetic and pre-diabetic markets, according to GlobalData, after receiving European approval for its non-invasive continuous glucose monitor SugarBEAT. Read more

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A start-up business that is aiming to revolutionise the way that diabetes is monitored and managed is seeking a buyer after entering administration. Read more

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Drug delivery specialist manufacturer Nemera has announced the opening of a new site to produce plastic components for diabetes giant Novo Nordisk. Read more

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Tech start-up Alertgy has secured an initial $1.2 million in funding to develop non-invasive diabetes blood glucose monitoring technology. Read more

North America

Type 1 diabetes patients will be able to receive the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitor on prescription from the NHS from April 2019. Read more

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Health brand consultancy company Arcadia Group has announced the launch of an Amazon exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management. Read more

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B. Eng. Dominik Sinzinger, and Richard Gane, Schöttli explain how the company’s high performance mould technology for plastic products helps with diabetes epidemic. Read more

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The market for electronic skin patches is expected to reach over $10bn by 2023 according to a new report by analyst IDTechEx Research. Read more

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Medical technology company Valeritas Holdings is presenting its V-Go Wearable Insulin Delivery device today at MD&M East. Read more

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

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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 Read more

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

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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

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