Manufacturer intends to launch glucose monitor compatible with Apple Watch

Who follows the MacMagazine you may have read about the Dexcom, an American company that manufactures glucose monitoring kits. At the beginning of last year, we selected four apps that can help you control diabetes, including One Drop (which supports measurement performed by the company’s devices).

Dexcom glucose monitoring solutions

Recently, the manufacturer announced the new devices of the G6 CGM System line, which should be launched soon, including a version compatible with the Apple Watch which will allow patients with diabetes track the glucose index in the blood from the gadget Apple wearable.

The news was released by Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer during an interview on the show Mad Money, gives CNBC.

Sayer did not disclose many details of the tool and, although it is possible to follow the information recorded by the Dexcom G6 transmitter on the Apple Watch, the novelty may provide its own version for watchOS, possibly with more features.

You need to do a CGM [monitor contĂ­nuo de glicose] and make it a lot smaller. We really think it will be a device for the next generations and a platform that will last forever. It will be wonderful.

The company also announced that it will contribute to other institutions, such as Verily, Alphabet’s subsidiary that studies life sciences and pharmaceutical giants CVS Health and Walgreens.

In the case of Apple, this partnership will certainly help in fulfilling the proposal that Tim Cook made about the company’s biggest contribution to humanity being in the area of ​​health.

via Cult of Mac