Closer to the Artificial Pancreas

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Ā approvedĀ the first closed-loop insulin-pump sensor system for the diabetes market. Ā The MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system, often referred to as an ā€œartificial pancreas,ā€…

Get Ready for the Freestyle Libre

Last week the prestigious British medical journal the Lancet published a report summarizedĀ hereĀ describing dramatic reductions in low blood sugar without any loss of blood sugar control using the Freestyle Libre.…

E-cigarettes as Aids in Quitting Smoking

Via Reuters, electronic cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking last year and there is no evidence of any serious side effects associated with…

Rethinking Investment in Healthcare

BCDiabetes Medical Director, Dr. Tom Elliott, recently met with Shafin Tejani, Angel Investor of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Startup Awards, to discuss a diabetes-related innovation. While the notion…