Diabetes tech market continues to witness an upward trend as more companies are coming up with new innovations

US – Despite the volatility of last year’s economy due to the corona virus pandemic, diabetes technology companies experienced tremendous success. Analysts have been bullish on the market as companies target new patient populations and major product launches have been planned for 2021 with clinicians approving of the same. Recent surveys of healthcare professionals projecting both the use of continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps to jump in the coming years. While continuous glucose monitoring (CGMs) and insulin pumps are the primary devices in diabetes tech, the space is also…

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Medtronic launches world’s smallest pacemaker

INDIA – Medtronic private limited, a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions, has launched Micra AV the world’s first miniature-sized pacemaker. Micra AV is the first pacemaker that can sense atrial activity without a lead or device in the upper chamber of the heart. The new innovation has several additional internal atrial sensing algorithms which detect cardiac movement, allowing the device to adjust pacing in the ventricle to coordinate with the atrium. Micra AV provides Atrioventricular (AV) synchronous pacing therapy to patients with AV block, a type of…

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