Senseonics (NYSE:SENS) and Ascensia Diabetes Care launched a collaboration with the Nurse Practitioner Group (NPG) today. NPG offers multidisciplinary health services and medical staffing solutions. The collaboration aims to broaden access to the Eversense E3 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) system. Senseonics developed Eversense E3 and Ascensia distributes the system as the company’s partner. The collaboration […]
Senseonics announces first Eversense E3 CGM implant in U.S.
Senseonics (NYSE:SENS) announced today that the first patient was implanted with its next-generation Eversense E3 continuous glucose monitor. Germantown, Maryland-based Senseonics, in partnership with Ascensia Diabetes Care, launched the Eversense E3 long-term implantable CGM system in the U.S. earlier this week. The system received FDA approval in February for use lasting up to six months […]
With FDA clearance ‘imminent’ for Senseonics 180-day CGM, what’s next?
When Dr. Fran Kaufman began her career in the late 1970s, diabetes management consisted of urine testing and animal insulin. At that point, it had not been proven that managing glucose actually mattered, according to Kaufman, and proof didn’t come until 1992 with the conclusion of the DCCT study. “I’ve seen a lot of innovation,” […]
Looking back at two decades of CGM advances
Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) have transformed how many people with diabetes manage blood sugar, but attempts to monitor blood glucose have a long history. Attempts to manage glucose kicked off in earnest when researchers began measuring glucose in urine in the mid-1800s. Scientists’ ability to do so steadily improved over the years, but urine glucose […]