Apple Store Now Selling One Drop Blood Glucose Meter


Apple has started selling the One Drop | Chrome wireless blood glucose meters in certain U.S. stores, according to One Drop[1].

A purchase of the system, which connects to the iPhone, also includes a year of unlimited diabetes coaching via the One Drop mobile app. The coaching program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association[2] and connects participants with a certified diabetes educator[3].

The kit costs $69.95[4] and includes a blood glucose meter and an app for the iPhone and Apple Watch that gathers data and links it to Apple’s Health app.

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“The health-care industry is deeply invested in resisting progress, but consumerized, data-driven, digital health is becoming a reality,” said Jeff Dachis, the Founder and CEO of One Drop. “Diabetes affects more than 30 million Americans today, many of whom face a tremendous amount of stigma and lack of adequate support from an over-burdened system. One Drop is shifting value towards the consumer, while remaining relentlessly focused on improving outcomes and quality of life.”

Apple is reportedly also working[6] with continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) company Dexcom on a direct-to-Apple Watch version of the Dexcom G6.

Want to learn more about Dexcom and continuous glucose monitoring? Read “Dexcom G6: The Future of CGM Is Here,”[7] “Dexcom CGM to be Available in Pharmacies”[8] and “CGM for Diabetes Management.”[9]

(Image courtesy of One Drop.)

Diane Fennell[10]

Diane Fennell

Senior Digital Editor for, Fennell has 16 years’ experience specializing in diabetes and related health conditions. Based in New York City, she has a degree from Columbia University.

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Diane Fennell: Diane Fennell has been an editor at Diabetes Self-Management magazine since 2003. She is currently the Editorial Director. (Diane Fennell is not a medical professional.)

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