Report: AgaMatrix gains FDA approval for iPhone blood glucose meter

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — According to a report published Wednesday on the site of MobiHealthNews, the Food and Drug Administration has approved an iPhone glucose meter called AgaMatrix Nugget from Sanofi. "Sanofi has long planned to sell the AgaMatrix Nugget (also called the iGBStar) in the United States. It began offering the device in Europe earlier this year," MobiHealthNews reported.

AgaMatrix entered into a global marketing deal with Sanofi in March 2010 "for the development, supply and commercialization of blood-glucose monitoring solutions. Earlier this year, AgaMatrix partnered with Perrigo to provide a line of store-brand blood-glucose meters.

AgaMatrix already offers an iPhone app for people looking for help managing diabetes. (To check out the app, click here.)

For the full MobiHealthNews story, click here.

 


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