Abbott’s Libre in Hospitalized Patients; Companion Medical Launches Fixed Dose and Meal Estimation

Two diabetes-related news items have been observed: Abbott issued a press release announcing the FreeStyle Libre 14 day CGM is now being utilized in the US for diabetes patients hospitalized during the COVID-19 outbreak and Companion Medical announced they have launched fixed dose and meal estimation options for the InPen app. Below, FENIX provides thoughts on how Abbott’s COVID-19 response may act as lead generation for Libre, Dexcom’s potential response to Abbott, and insights on Companion Medical’s updated InPen app.

About The Author

Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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