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Taking good care of your diabetes today means avoiding other health related problems often related to diabetes in the years to come. Work with your healthcare team design the best care plan. Use of a blood glucose monitor with blood glucose test strips will help provide valuable information to help you control your diabetes.
Not exactly a smart meter, but Ambio Health has developed a Remote Health Monitoring System for the Presto Blood Glucose Meter, a Homedics blood pressure monitor and an Ambio Health digital scale. The Ambio Health system includes a Plug and Play USB connector that plugs into each device. These devices are able to wirelessly communicate with the gateway, that then sends the data to the cloud. From there, the data can be accessed by patients and caregivers.
Advancements in technology will continue to help us improve our monitoring and control of diabetes. Diabetes software continues to get better and better and incorporate these advancements, such as the smartphone market. We have listed a number of diabetes related software programs below, including smartphones, desktop and online software. If you know of any other useful software for people with diabtes, please contact us.
The Asante Snap began to ship in April of 2013, two years after receiving FDA approval. The Snap is being rolled out by region, starting in the Northeast US, with gradual availability to other regions. This allows Asante to build up their sales and service network (Similar to Insulet’s rollout of the Omnipod). Asante has focused on ease of pump use and highlights how easy it is to use the Snap pump and change out the cartridge, among other things.
Who does your diabetes data belong to? You - obviously. You're the one who created it and needs it for diabetes management. Your glucose readings, your insulin doses, your carbs and meals consumed, your exercise events, your stress levels, your devices. How can you take charge of your data and benefit from it?