Diabetes Self-Management

New Diabetes Tools

The year 2020 wasn’t a normal one for healthcare, to say the least. The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way doctors and patients interact throughout the United States, with many turning to telemedicine for routine visits, including those related to diabetes. It stands to reason that many people were reluctant to change up their diabetes management or treatment in this environment.

But even though you might have missed them, a variety of devices and drugs for diabetes were introduced in 2020. Here’s what you should know about these new tools, along with drug and device label changes that were made to existing products.



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