Bigfoot Biomedical Receives FDA Clearance for Bigfoot Unity® Android App for People Living with Insulin-Requiring Diabetes

Bigfoot Biomedical today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) clearance for the Android version of the Bigfoot Unity® Mobile App, a necessary component of the Bigfoot Unity® Diabetes Management System. Given that 41 percent of U.S. smartphone users choose Android devices, this clearance enables expanded access to a large group...

Out of Practice: Why Retirement Doesn’t Always Mean You Stop Seeing Patients

santen When Endocrine Society past-president Richard J. Santen, MD, achieved “emeritus” status at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, he was far from being done with practicing medicine. That’s when he decided to continue seeing patients throughout southwest Virginia from the comfort of his home and with help from telehealth technology and the Federally Funded Community...

FDA Clears Dexcom G7

Dexcom announced recently that the FDA has cleared its next-generation Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for people with all types of diabetes ages two years and older. Dexcom says it is working closely with its insulin pump partners to integrate Dexcom G7 into current and future automated insulin delivery systems as quickly as...

Topline Results Announced from Trial of Non-Pharmacological Treatment for Osteopenia

Bone Health Technologies (BHT) announced yesterday topline results of its pivotal trial of the Osteoboost Vibration Belt. The results found that using Osteoboost more than three times per week in each of four quarters provided a statistically significant reduction in the loss of vertebral bone strength among participants— with no reported device-related serious adverse events....

From A Distance: The Endocrine Society’s Newest Perspective Statement on Telehealth Encourages Individualized Care

october 2022 cover This month, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism is publishing “Appropriate Use of Telehealth Visits in Endocrinology: Perspective Statement of the Endocrine Society.” Since this new modality is here to stay, Endocrine News talks to the authors about which patients are better candidates for telehealth than others, why endocrinology seems tailor-made for this new...

Endocrine Society Experts Recommend Individualized Approach to Use of Telehealth  

Policy perspective explores factors to maximize effectiveness of telehealth Following rapid growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth visits are expected to remain an important part of endocrine care, according to a new Endocrine Society policy perspective published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.   Health care providers need to consider a variety of...

The endocrine system is a miracle of evolution — a highly complex machine that carries out multiple functions within the body with precision and efficiency. It’s no wonder that as our understanding of the endocrine system advances, the technology we use to study and care for it also becomes more advanced as it approaches the endocrine system in terms of sophistication. Whether that endocrinology technology takes the form of new, advanced medicines, sophisticated imaging and diagnostic technology, or innovative therapies that make life easier for patients, endocrine science continues to push the boundaries and enter new territory. For endocrinologists, staying informed about all of the latest advances in technology and effective treatment options mean better overall care for their patients.

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