Good News! The Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) has announced the launch of the DTS Surveillance Program for Cleared Blood Glucose Monitors. This surveillance program will provide independent assessment of the performance of cleared blood glucose monitors following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance against accepted standards, and generate information that can assist patients, healthcare providers,

Read more…

The Diabetes Collective, Inc. just announced The Diabetes UnConference, the first peer-to-peer support conference for all adults with diabetes. The Diabetes UnConference will be held at the Flamingo Las Vegas from March 12 – 15, 2015. What a great idea. The best part of any diabetes event is connections. This event takes that idea and brings it to

Read more…

StripSafely salutes the Diabetes Community’s strong and sustained level of comments to the FDA Glucose meter dockets. Accuracy Matters. Thanks! Here is the count at close: The personal use ‘over the counter’ docket 373* The professional ‘prescription’ use docket 183* 556 Comments! Ain’t America Great?     * FDA notes: This count refers to the total comments received

Read more…

Become a stronger champion for effective diabetes policy. July 2, 2014 7am – 5pmOrlando World Center Marriott Speakers include: Patient advocates from other diseases FDA Government  and Regulatory Affairs representatives from device and pharmaceutical companies Other experts. Understand the role of patients, empower diabetes advocates: Policy, regulatory issues What advocacy looks like now and where we can

Read more…