Here’s a great preview by Melissa Lee of ASweetLife.org.  I’ve just given you a tickler … please check out the link to her full article posted December 17, 2015.  http://tinyurl.com/nte7c6a

Insulet’s NEW Omnipod Phoenix PDM Insulin Pump

OmniPodPDMComing by end of 2016!  Look for a sleek color touchscreen but don’t hold your breath … not yet integrated with the Dexcom G5.

Abbott Freestyle Libre Pro Flash Glucose Monitoring System for US markets

5_abttLibre is a factory-calibrated flash system which displays glucose readings when scanned by a small, handheld device.

Medtronic Minimed 640G Insulin Pump for US markets

medtronic640GThis model includes their Low Glucose Suspend feature plus a predictive LGS feature,  bundled in a new color user interface, new buttons and a new orientation (more like a smartphone).

Dexcom 6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

G5The G6 supposedly does not require calibration (maybe not by year end) and they are also introducing a new insertion device.

Novo Nordisk’s Fast Insulin

No name yet but this is a newer, speedier version of Novolog which contains a short-acting insulin and 2 excipients (a vitamin and an amino acid) to increase the initial absorption rate.

Eli Lilly’s New Nasal Glucagon

Locemia Solutions ULC glucagon nasal powder device. June 2, 2015Finally, a nasal delivery of glucagon which they claim is easy to carry, easy to dose, easy to implement and fairly fool-proof.

Other New Insulins include

  • Sanofi’s Lixilan, which combines Lantus with their new GLP-1 Agonist Lyxumia
  • Novo Nordisk’s Xultophy which combines Victoza with their new basal insulin Tresiba
  • Eli Lilly’s Basaglar, which is a new form of Glargine.

That’s it in a nutshell.  Bring on 2016!

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