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No kidding

Before we get into the numbers take a look at this from Abbott’s press release this morning; “During the quarter, Abbott released real-world data from nearly 500,000 users that shows higher rates of scanning with its FreeStyle Libre system improves … Continue reading

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Is it over?

Funny thing when a stock comes under a short attack it’s next to impossible to determine when the attack is over. As we reported Dexcom has come under attack, got hit pretty hard but has rallied recently. So the question … Continue reading

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End Game?

Yesterday during a congressional hearing lawmakers gave the insulin companies and PBM’s an earful. As we expected there was plenty of finger pointing as to who is to blame for the high cost of insulin. There were also several ideas … Continue reading

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Alexa vs Siri

Amazon recently announced that snarky Alexa is now HIPAA-complaint meaning she can now be a patient’s healthcare coach. So besides being able to order more Tide a patient will be able to ask Alexa “What’s my blood sugar?” Invariably we … Continue reading

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Ignorance and Arrogance

Since there is never a dull moment in our wacky world let’s not waste any time and get right too it. First on the list comes this piece of news on the CGM front, per a company issued press release; … Continue reading

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What we are learning

We have known from the beginning that this brouhaha over the “high” out of pocket cost of insulin was an issue that was being somewhat blown out of proportion. To fully appreciate this take a look at the recent decision … Continue reading

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Mahalo Aloha Capital Management

Well it seems as though the rumors we have heard about Medtronic selling their diabetes franchise to a private equity group are true. While the terms of the transaction are still not final and as with all deals until the … Continue reading

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How the game is played

After more than 20 years in this wacky world we have seen our fair share of shenanigans. We have seen first hand how stocks can be manipulated, how information is misconstrued and how there are times when companies willingly participate … Continue reading

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We ain’t stupid

We’re not exactly sure what a PR person does but in our wacky world but they are doing it very badly. When the bruhaha over the high out of pocket of insulin began the insulin companies missed an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Nothing new here

Three notable events occurred during the weekend and none of them are really all that notable, more like expected. Friday in a move that should surprise no one the FDA rejected sotagliflozin confirming once more when it comes to diabetes … Continue reading

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