Friday, August 26, 2005

Abbott's Freestyle Connect™ - FDA Approved

On August 15, Abbott received the nod from the FDA to market their newest blood glucose monitor, the Freestyle Connect™ *

As with other Freestyle meters, the Connect™ requires just a 0.3 micro liter blood sample, the smallest of any like product on the market. Their newest model claims speed (15-second results) and outstanding accuracy.

The meter will be available this month to hospitals and other medical settings.


For Abbott's press release:
Abbott Receives FDA Clearance to Market Freestyle Connect™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System

For Abbott's Freestyle product information:
Diabetes Health Connection: Freestyle Blood Glucose Monitoring System

* Abbott has discontinued the Freestyle Connect Data Management System.