The Longevity

News & Press

Diabetic Smart Sock Startup Siren Raises $3.4M in Seed Funding

Amputations resulting from diabetic ulcers and infections are one of the most serious complications of diabetes, costing the U.S. healthcare […]

Read More

New DexCom CGM System Receives FDA Clearance Ahead of Schedule

From the FDA’s landmark clearance of Medtronic’s continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system to Fitbit’s announcement that their new smartwatch would […]

Read More

Platinum Equity Bids to Buy Blood Glucose Monitor Company LifeScan

Johnson & Johnson announced last week that investment firm Platinum Equity had offered to buy LifeScan, a diabetes management company […]

Read More

HIMSS18 Addresses Challenges in Digital Therapeutic Adoption

For all the clamor about digital therapeutics, it may take a while for care providers and payers to catch on, […]

Read More

FDA Approves Medtronic’s Guardian Connect CGM

Medtronic, the maker of Medtronic, the first FDA-approved continuous glucose monitor and insulin dosage system, announced Monday that they had […]

Read More

WellDoc and Samsung Health Partner to Provide B2C Access to Welldoc’s Platform

Diabetes management platform WellDoc and mobile application Samsung Health announced Tuesday that they had partnered to provide consumers with direct access […]

Read More

Medtronic Gets FDA Approval for Upper Arm Glucose Monitoring

Minnesota-based medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced Monday that the Guardian Sensor 3, their continuous blood glucose monitor, had received FDA […]

Read More

Better Therapeutics, Formerly FareWell, Reduces HbA1c Levels in Small Study

Digital health Startup FareWell announced Thursday that it was changing its name to Better Therapeutics as the company pivoted away from digital […]

Read More

Glooko’s Mobile Insulin Dosing System Receives FDA Clearance

California-based diabetes management startup Glooko has received FDA clearance for their app-based Mobile Insulin Dosing System. The system is designed […]

Read More

Telehealth Startup Virta Health Releases First Year Results of Type II Diabetes Study

Nutrition and diabetes management telehealth startup Virta Health, launched last March, has announced the publication of the 1-year results of […]

Read More