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Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Blood Glucose Reading in 20 Seconds

On April 11, Abbot Laboratories MediSense Products announced that its alternate-site BG-monitoring Sof-Tact is now available. Granted marketing clearance by the FDA on November 20, 2000, the Sof-Tact is the first monitor to offer lancing, blood collection and BG testing with a single press of a button. All of this is done in 20 seconds. … Continue reading Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Blood Glucose Reading in 20 Seconds

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: FDA Clears Blood Glucose Meter for Use in Multiple Sites

TheraSense, Inc. of Alameda, California, received word on December 13, 2000 that its FreeStyle blood glucose monitor has received FDA clearance for testing on the upper arm, thigh, calf and anywhere on the hand. The FDA had recently cleared the FreeStyle for testing on the forearm. “We believe the additional testing sites for FreeStyle will … Continue reading Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: FDA Clears Blood Glucose Meter for Use in Multiple Sites