Sanofi launches the 1st iPhone monitor for Diabetes

Fierce Pharma has reported that Sanofi have launched the first blood-sugar monitor that connects to the iPhone and the iPod Touch.

The product is called the iBGStar, it is a break through new approach for people with diabetes who take insulin as it can help them manage their glucose levels. The iBGStar (which is only an inch long) connects to the iPhone or iPod Touch and delivers results via a free diabetes manager app that tracks and graphs blood-sugar levels, and can collect relevant information about carb consumption, exercise and insulin doses. Patients can see interactive reports and email a report to their doctors.

Dr Andrew Hockey, medical director for Sanofi, said: “It harnesses the power of the latest technology to empower people with diabetes to manage their condition on a day-to-day basis.”

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