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].

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

Endnotes:
  1. according to One Drop: https://onedrop.today/blogs/press-releases/one-drop-s-digital-diabetes-management-system-now-available-in-select-us-apple-stores
  2. American Diabetes Association: http://www.diabetes.org
  3. certified diabetes educator: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/about-diabetes/diabetes-basics/certified-diabetes-educator/
  4. The kit costs $69.95: https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-is-now-selling-one-drop-blood-glucose-monitors-in-its-stores/
  5. sign up for our free newsletter: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/newsletter/
  6. Apple is reportedly also working: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/dexcom-apple-watch/
  7. “Dexcom G6: The Future of CGM Is Here,”: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/dexcom-g6-the-future-of-cgm-is-here/
  8. “Dexcom CGM to be Available in Pharmacies”: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/dexcom-cgm-to-be-available-in-pharmacies/
  9. “CGM for Diabetes Management.”: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/blood-glucose-management/cgm-diabetes-management/
  10. [Image]: //cdn.diabetesselfmanagement.com/2019/06/DFennell-Headshot.jpg

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Diane Fennell: Diane Fennell has been an editor at Diabetes Self-Management magazine since 2003. She is currently the Senior Digital Editor for Diabetes Self-Management E-News and DiabetesSelfManagement.com. (Diane Fennell is not a medical professional.)

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