New technologies for diabetes: a review of the present and the future
1 The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Bronx, NY, 10467, USA
2 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Bronx, NY, 10461, USA
International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2012, 2012:28 doi:10.1186/1687-9856-2012-28Published: 26 October 2012
This review summarizes the technologies in use and in the pipeline for the management of diabetes. The review focuses on glucose meters, continuous glucose monitoring devices, insulin pumps, and getting clinicians connected to technologies. All information presented can be found in the public domain, and was obtained from journal articles, websites, product review tables in patient publications, and professional conferences. The technology concerns, ongoing development and future trends in this area are also discussed.