Insulet’s Omnipod® DASH™ Insulin Management System Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
DASH System Features Sleek, Color Touch-Screen Handheld Personal Diabetes Manager, Bluetooth-Enabled, Waterproof1, Tubeless Pump and Suite of User-Friendly Mobile Applications
No-Cost Personal Diabetes Manager with Purchase of Pods
“Omnipod DASH was inspired by Podders and embodies what users on
multiple daily injections have been asking for in a diabetes management
Omnipod DASH was built to be simple, discreet and easy-to-use. The system features Bluetooth wireless technology for connectivity between the color touch-screen Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM), tubeless waterproof pump (Pod), and is optimized for use with the CONTOUR® NEXT ONE Blood Glucose (BG) Meter for the seamless transfer of blood glucose readings to the PDM’s bolus calculator. Bluetooth functionality also provides connectivity to the Omnipod DISPLAY™ and Omnipod VIEW™ apps. The DASH PDM will be offered at no cost with the purchase of Pods.
The Omnipod DISPLAY and Omnipod VIEW apps will provide users and their caregivers quick and easy access to their insulin therapy information on their smartphones. Omnipod DISPLAY allows users to discreetly monitor their PDM data on their smartphones along with other Podder-inspired features including “Find my PDM”. Omnipod VIEW allows parents and caregivers to monitor their loved ones’ diabetes more easily and with greater peace of mind. The iOS Today View widget allows users and their care teams to see their or their loved ones’ PDM and continuous glucose monitor (CGM) data on one smartphone screen with one swipe.
“I’m thrilled with the new Omnipod DASH System,” said
For more information on product details, availability and a comprehensive list of FAQs, please visit the Omnipod website.
1 The Pod has a waterproof IPX8 rating for up to 25 feet for 60 minutes. The PDM is not waterproof.
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*Starting July 1, 2018, Insulet will assume direct distribution of its Omnipod Insulin Management System in Europe, including sales, marketing, training and customer support activities. This will allow Insulet to be closer to the diabetes community and identify opportunities to support European customer needs over the long-term, as it already does in the United States and Canada.
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