FDA approves the first real time blood glucose level monitoring app from DexCom

January 25, 2015 7:05 AM

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The Food and Drug Administration has given the Greenlight to the first glucose-monitoring app owned by DexCom, Inc., which is to be used in mobile devices to track the health of diabetic people. The system transmits data via a small wire inserted under the skin. This is a milestone achievement for DexCom considering there are many systems in use at the moment but has not yet attained the FDA approval.

The sensor according to the FDA sends glucose levels continuously to a monitor that users wear externally. DexCom system gets blood glucose readings by the use of needle that is inserted under the skin of a person being monitored. The system consequently allows information to be shared by users whil...

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