New diabetes management system wins FDA approval
The FDA has cleared SymCare Personalized Health Solutions' inTouch·diabetes Web-based system, which uses biometric data, education and a rewards program to better engage patients in their diabetes management.

The West Chester, Pa.-based company said the inTouch·diabetes features:
  • Individualized program by showing trends, providing diabetes education and supplying other information;
  • Automatically collects blood sugar readings from a glucose meter and wirelessly transmits them to a secure Web site, and also enables text messaging to cell phones;
  • Offers live one-on-one discussions about information that patients can discuss with their healthcare providers; and
  • Provides health content from Johns Hopkins University and diet and exercise programs from e-Diets.