When everyone has one it’s not special anymore

Way back in the day before the advent of CGM when SMBG ruled the diabetes device kingdom any innovation by one company was quickly copied by the others. Alternate site testing, smaller blood samples, faster test times and no coding are some examples. This copycat psychology is now being duplicated with insulin pumps, CGM and connected pens. Yes there are some small differences between these toys, but a well-trained, properly educated and well-motivated patient will succeed no matter which toys they play with.

The toys in the toy chest aren’t the only diabetes tools where innovation is . . .

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