Another Step to Close the CGM Loop

Another Step to Close the CGM Loop

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body fails to properly regulate blood sugar levels. Treatment often involves finger pricks to measure glucose levels, followed by insulin injections to maintain the desired range. This approach has many inconvenient,...
Companies Boosting Telemedicine in 2020

Companies Boosting Telemedicine in 2020

For many months, I have been stating that we’ve missed an inflection point in healthcare; we have passed the tipping point for telehealth and it is on its way to become a common feature in healthcare in the U.S. Remote patient monitoring and virtual visits are...
VR Reduces Maternal Childbirth Pain without Chemicals

VR Reduces Maternal Childbirth Pain without Chemicals

Augmented reality (AR) may play a larger role in medicine and healthcare applications than virtual reality (VR), but the immersive engagement of VR makes it the better choice for some treatments. In 2019 we wrote about a study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center that found...
Injectable Oxygen Sensor Assists Limb Treatments

Injectable Oxygen Sensor Assists Limb Treatments

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is the most extreme form of peripheral artery disease (PAD). CLI mortality rates are as high as 20% in the first six months after diagnosis. Characterized by poor quality of life, 6-month lower limb amputation rates from 10% to 40%, and...
AI and Device Companies Collaborate for Chronic Care

AI and Device Companies Collaborate for Chronic Care

Remote monitoring technology companies and medical data analytics firms are partnering to improve chronic care management. We’ve written about collaborations for wearable data clinical trials, regional telemedicine, precision medicine endeavors, and much more....