March 25, 2013

LifeScan initiated a voluntary recall and replacement for all of its OneTouch VerioIQ blood-glucose meters in the United States, effective immediately.

March 8, 2013

Sales of glucose meters were slightly up over the holidays, reaching $67.7 million for the 12 weeks ended Dec. 30 across U.S. multi-outlets, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.

February 6, 2013

Adults living with diabetes in the United States reported highest satisfaction using Roche Diabetes Care's Accu-Chek products compared with other blood-glucose-meter manufacturers, according to the inaugural J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Study.

December 17, 2012

Target has launched new products and a co-pay assistance program for customers with diabetes, the mass merchandise retailer said.

November 15, 2012

As more Americans join the ranks of diabetics, the opportunity to target these consumers at the shelf becomes more crucial. 


November 15, 2012

Abbott’s latest glucose meter, the FreeStyle Insulinx, is helping to bring blood-glucose monitoring up to speed with the latest in smartphone and tablet technology. The

November 9, 2012

Links Medical Products Animal Health Group on Thursday announced the introduction of their new Pet Gluco blood-glucose monitoring system for dogs and cats.

October 12, 2012

Nipro Diagnostics' TRUEresult Blood Glucose Meter for the second consecutive year received a “recommended“ rating from Consumer Reports as part of the publication's review of blood glucose meters in its October issue.

September 17, 2012

InterMedia Advertising on Monday announced the launch of a national television campaign for its client Care Concepts, which is bringing a two-in-one talking glucose meter and blood-pressure monitor to market.

August 3, 2012

Philosys is seeking regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its blood-glucose monitoring system.

July 19, 2012

Roche on Wednesday announced that it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Combo system for insulin pump therapy.

May 2, 2012

The number of healthcare diagnostic products featuring a direct link to Apple's iPhone or iPod Touch increased by one on Wednesday as Sanofi US announced the launch of the iBGStar Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

April 20, 2012

Regulators have approved a new blood-glucose monitoring system made by Bayer HealthCare, the company said.

February 14, 2012

A provider of mobile health solutions has introduced a free application that synchronizes with a wireless blood-glucose meter.

January 13, 2012

MagnaCare, a health plan management company, on Thursday announced its partnership with Telcare on that company's new wireless-enabled blood glucose meter.

January 12, 2012

Roche on Wednesday announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Nano SmartView blood-glucose monitoring system.

January 5, 2012

Medtronic has launched a blood-glucose monitor that allows remote monitoring of blood-glucose levels, the company said.

December 8, 2011

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.

November 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a professional glucose monitoring system made by Medtronic, the company said.

November 11, 2011

A new app for the iPhone allows users to keep track of their blood-sugar levels on a daily basis, according to published reports.

November 11, 2011

Scientists are reporting development and successful laboratory testing of an electrochemical sensor device that has the potential to measure blood-sugar levels from tears instead of blood — an advance that could save diabetes patients the discomfort of pricking their fingers for droplets of blood used in traditional blood-sugar tests.

October 31, 2011

Select Walgreens across the country will offer free blood-glucose testing during National Diabetes Month this November, Walgreens announced Monday.

October 14, 2011

Patients with diabetes may benefit from a system that provides continuous, real-time glucose readings, according to new clinical practice guidelines released by the Endocrine Society.

September 15, 2011

LifeScan on Thursday kicked off the global launch of its new blood-glucose monitoring device specifically designed to make self-monitoring simple.