John Sjölund, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years, founded Timesulin with his brother Andreas. Timesulin makes a pen cap that tracks your last insulin dose, counting up from zero and counts up to a maximum of 100 hours. The next step is to build a cap that connects to your smartphone. John and Andreas Sjölund, together with Marcel Botha founded Patients Pending Ltd, makers of the Timesulin insulin pen timer cap, which retails from £12. Last year Bigfoot Biomedical, Inc., acquired Patients Pending Ltd, and its Bluetooth-enabled insulin pen dose capture technology. They have joined Bigfoot Biomedical to help lead the effort to bring Bigfoot’s insulin automation technology to people injecting insulin. Jeffrey Brewer, Bigfoot Biomedical President and CEO explains purchasing the company saying, “We believe integrated systems are the future of diabetes therapy.” www.timesulin.com
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