November 27


DexCom and Lilly Are Joining for the Better of All with Diabetes

By Gabriela

November 27, 2017

The great news for all those with diabetes is that 2 leaders combine tools. Tools which lower burden and complexity. And at the same time improve outcomes in the management of diabetes.

People should know that DexCom is a leader when it comes to CGM, i.e., continuous glucose monitoring for individuals with diabetes. DexCom announces a development agreement with Eli Lilly and Company.

The development agreement is to include Dexcom Glucose Monitoring into Lilly’s Connected Diabetes Ecosystem. This a game-changer for those who have diabetes.

More About This Development Agreement

Both companies expect to combine Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and Lily’s smart insulin delivery devices. They will do this in order to improve the future of management of diabetes.

The Connected Diabetes Ecosystem of Eli Lily and Company promises to drive a notable step forward when it comes to diabetes management.

According to the CEO and President of Dexcom, Kevin Sayer they believe that connected system over time will become the standard of care.

The Aim of the Companies

He says that by combining technology, devices, and drugs, they can come to solutions which adapt to each’s unique needs when it comes to diabetes management. Also at the same time, they will provide compelling advancements for payers and physicians.

The aim of the companies is to offer a comprehensive solution to those who have diabetes.

Devices like apps, drugs, CGM, insulin pumps and smartpens will be aimed to improve outcomes. The clinical trials should start by the end of this year.

The Opinion of the President of Lilly USA and Lily Diabetes

According to the president Enrique Conterno, the Connected Diabetes Ecosystem does not relies only on the core diabetes expertise of Lilly. It relies also on the strength on their key partners like Dexcom.

Enrique Conterno says that Dexcom will be a crucial collaborator in this mission. Mission to improve outcomes and lower the daily burden for individuals with diabetes.

DexCom with headquarters in San Diego, CA is a company which is dedicated to helping people have better management over their diabetes. It is doing that by marketing and developing CGM tools and products for pediatric and adult patients.

Moreover, with the incredible performance, lifestyle flexibility and patients comfort, users rank DexCom highest in customer loyalty and satisfaction.

We hope that this collaboration will have change a lot of things for those with diabetes.


  • Gabriela

    Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Health Page, Fitness trainer and instructor has dedicated her career to educating and informing people for over 10 years. As one of the most passionate diabetes advocates, Gabi has worked tirelessly to ensure that those people receive the education and support they need to properly manage their diabetes and achieve their health, fitness and weight loss goals.

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