October 7, 2020

Is Glucometrics The Missing Data in the Fight Against COVID-19?

SEPTEMBER 2020 DR. JORDAN MESSLER, MD, SFHM, FACP Is Glucometrics The Missing Data in the Fight Against COVID-19? Glucometrics – the system-wide analysis of inpatient glucose data – should be of fundamental interest for hospital administrators striving to improve the outcomes of their patients. Why is this data so important? Proper glycemic control has been linked to improved outcomes and …

Are we there yet? A look at 4 value-based care programs

SEPTEMBER 2020 KEITH LORIA Are we there yet? A look at 4 value-based care programs The work of moving away from fee for service is in progress. The results so far? Mixed. Will COVID-19 accelerate or put the brakes on the move toward value-based payment? Christopher Chen, M.D., CEO of Miami-based ChenMed, says doctors will embrace value over volume as …

July 7, 2020

Glytec and ThunderCat Technology Partner to Improve Glycemic Management at VA Hospitals

Glytec and ThunderCat Technology Partner to Improve Glycemic Management at VA Hospitals Collaboration Seeks to Improve Outcomes and Reduce Cost of Care for the 25% of Veterans with Diabetes WALTHAM, MASS. (July 7, 2020) – Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across the continuum of care, and ThunderCat Technology, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that delivers technology …

July 3, 2020

Our health care system has holes. Data and AI can help us fix them

JULY 2020 JACQUELINE LISK Our health care system has holes. Data and AI can help us fix them Data and AI are transforming science and reducing health care costs. Moore’s Law states the speed and capabilities of computers will increase every couple of years, but their cost will continue to go down. John Sculley, a business leader, speaker, and author …

June 22, 2020

Insulin Management Software Glucommander Shows Positive Results on Time in Range

JUNE 2020 ELIZA SKOLER, JIMMY MCDERMOTT, MATTHEW GARZA, DIVYA GOPISETTY, FRIDA VELCANI, EMILY FITTS, KARENA YAN, JOSEPH BELL, LORENA BERGSTROM, AND ROSALIND LUCIER The Biggest News in Diabetes Technology, Drugs, and Nutrition: Highlights from ADA 2020 Insulin Management Software Glucommander Shows Positive Results on Time in Range An exciting study examined the success of the Glucommander insulin dosage software for …

June 16, 2020

5 Reasons Why Providers Need Electronic Support for Glycemic Management

JUNE 2020 ROBBY BOOTH 5 Reasons Why Providers Need Electronic Support for Glycemic Management It’s no secret hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are associated with adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients. We’ve known for many years that hyperglycemia is widespread in the hospital, causes immune dysfunction, higher rates of infection, a longer length of hospital stay, complications, and even death. Insulin has been …

June 15, 2020

Bruce Bode, MD: Impact of COVID-19 on Diabetes Care and Endocrinology

JUNE 2020 PATRICK CAMPBELL Bruce Bode, MD: Impact of COVID-19 on Diabetes Care and Endocrinology The impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak on endocrinology has been impossible to ignore. With diabetic patients at increased risk of developing serious complications, endocrinologists have had to keep a keen eye on the latest on the disease for the wellbeing of their …

Onduo, Medtronic, Abbott, Glytec present diabetes management study data at ADA 2020 virtual conference

JUNE 2020 DAVE MUOIO Onduo, Medtronic, Abbott, Glytec present diabetes management study data at ADA 2020 virtual conference From virtual management programs to hybrid closed loop systems, diabetes management companies put the spotlight on improved blood glucose management and positive clinical outcomes. The American Diabetes Association’s 80th Scientific Sessions kicked off this weekend, and a handful of diabetes management device-makers …

Glytec’s Glucommander Software Combined with Continuous Glucose Monitoring Enables Patients with Diabetes to Improve Time in Range by More than 25% in Only Four Weeks

Glytec’s Glucommander Software Combined with Continuous Glucose Monitoring Enables Patients with Diabetes to Improve Time in Range by More than 25% in Only Four Weeks First study to utilize CGM data with FDA-cleared, cloud-based titration software suggests significantly improved outcomes for patients while optimizing clinical resources WALTHAM, MASS. (June 16, 2020) – Glytec, the only provider of insulin management software across …

June 13, 2020

Preventing Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia with Insulin and Glucagon Coadministration

JUNE 2020 PATRICK CAMPBELL Preventing Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia with Insulin and Glucagon Coadministration Attempting to prevent hypoglycemia without worsening hyperglycemia in those with type 1 diabetes has been a challenge for clinicians for decades, but results of a new study from the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 80th Scientific Sessions signal there could be a change on the horizon. Results of the 11-person proof-of-concept trial …