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Abbott/TheraSense FDA panel rescheduled

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Diabetes test manufacturer is working with FDA to establish a panel date for the FreeStyle Navigator continuous glucose monitor system, which uses interstitial fluid, after the agency mistakenly issued and then retracted a notice that its Clinical Chemistry & Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel would review the device on Oct. 13. TheraSense submitted a PMA last November. Upon approval, FreeStyle will compete with Medtronic's Guardian CGMS. Roche/Disetronic is developing similar technology...

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