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Becton Dickinson Discontinuing Glucose Monitor Development Program

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Becton Dickinson's decision not to introduce a stand-alone blood glucose monitoring product by year-end gives the company extra resources to focus further on its "strategic bullseye" represented by sharps protection, biosciences and insulin delivery.

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