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Diabetes Forecast 2014 Consumer Guide features new products

Friday July 18, 2014
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Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine from the American Diabetes Association, released its annual Consumer Guide in January, according to a news release. The new guide features new tools and how they fit into a treatment plan.
Highlights from this guide about diabetes devices and products include seven in-development products poised to make waves in the diabetes world.

Blood glucose meters

Will help people with diabetes make an educated decision in choosing a meter. The article also explains the Food and Drug Administrationís accuracy standards for meters and requirements announced by the International Organization for Standardization, which narrows the range for acceptable blood glucose readings and increase accuracy.

Insulin pumps

Outlines the top factors to consider when buying a pump, including one with a new threshold suspend feature, which automatically shuts off insulin delivery for up to two hours when hypoglycemia is detected and the user is unable to respond to an alarm.

Favorite apps

Readers share favorite smartphone apps for logging blood glucose results, counting carbs, recording exercise and losing weight.

Ketone test strips

Products offering a quick and easy way to determine if a person is at risk for diabetic ketoacidosis.

Aids for insulin users

Products that can help insulin users with dexterity problems, vision impairment and needle anxiety as well as profiles of some of the entrepreneurs behind them.

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1660242.

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