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Consumer Reports: We found several models that are ideal for monitoring at home

Consumer Reports: We found several models that are ideal for monitoring at home

We found several models that are ideal for monitoring at home “The Up & Up and ReliOn models had excellent accuracy and very good repeatability scores, and the average yearly cost of their strips—assuming 4 tests a day—is $525, much … Read More


Diabetes Forecast: Blood Glucose Meters 2013

Diabetes Forecast: Blood Glucose Meters 2013

Diabetes Forecast Magazine, January 2013 In this guide to meters on the U.S. market, we’ve listed information that will help you sort through their features. Some important things to consider: Cost. For the first time, we’ve listed the manufacturers’ suggested … Read More


Consumer Reports: Our tests find affordable strips for blood-glucose meters

Consumer Reports: Our tests find affordable strips for blood-glucose meters

Our tests find affordable strips for blood-glucose meters Nicole Sarrubbo Updated Sep 14, 2012 3:00 PM Giving blood for your job sounds a little extreme, but it’s exactly what our panel of volunteer staffers did for our latest tests of … Read More


Michael Malone: The Sources of the Next American Boom

Michael Malone: The Sources of the Next American Boom

Nanotech, 3-D printing and other innovations point to a coming golden era, if we can unleash the animal spirits of the market. BY MICHAEL S. MALONE Updated July 5, 2012, 7:27 p.m. ET Three years after the recession was declared … Read More


AgaMatrix and Sanofi Announce First Glucose Meter to Directly Connect to the iPhone® and iPod® touch

AgaMatrix and Sanofi Announce First Glucose Meter to Directly Connect to the iPhone® and iPod® touch

Available at Apple® Retail Stores and all Walgreens stores nationwide, online at Apple.com, Walgreens.com and through Diabetic Care Services Salem, New Hampshire – May 14, 2012 – AgaMatrix announced today the commercial availability of the iBGStar® Blood Glucose Monitoring System … Read More


iBGStar turns your iPhone into an FDA-approved glucose meter for $99.95

iBGStar turns your iPhone into an FDA-approved glucose meter for $99.95

By Evan Rodgers on May 6, 2012 03:34 am There are a lot of iPhone accessories out there, but few are FDA-approved: the iBGStar blood glucose meter is now on sale for $99.95. It’s being sold through Apple stores and … Read More


iBGStar Glucometer for iPhone Now Available in U.S.

iBGStar Glucometer for iPhone Now Available in U.S.

by Gene Ostrovsky on May 4, 2012 • 12:57 pm Sanofi has announced that its iBGStar, the first approved blood glucose meter to interface with the iPhone, is now available in the U.S. The device will display glucose readings on … Read More


Monitoring Your Health With Mobile Devices

Monitoring Your Health With Mobile Devices

By PETER WAYNER Published: February 22, 2012 Dr. Eric Topol is only half joking when he says the smartphone is the future of medicine — because most of his patients already seem “surgically connected” to one. But he says in … Read More


iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter for iPhone Now Approved in U.S.

iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter for iPhone Now Approved in U.S.

by Gene Ostrovsky on Dec 9, 2011 • 4:26 pm iBGStar blood glucometer attachment for the iPhone, developed by AgaMatrix and commercialized by Sanofi, has received FDA approval. The iBGStar uses the iPhone as a beautiful visualization tool to keep … Read More


First Look: iPhone Add-on Is a Revolutionary Product for Diabetics

First Look: iPhone Add-on Is a Revolutionary Product for Diabetics

by ALISSA WALKER A NEW WAY TO HELP DIABETICS RECORD AND SHARE CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION. Over 17.9 million Americans have diabetes, and they all live with the painful, often thrice-daily process of using needles to check blood sugar. The process … Read More