FDA Committee Recommends Approval of Continuous Glucose Monitor That Can Be Implanted for 3 Months

March 29, 2018. A US Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has voted unanimously to recommend approval of a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that can be worn for up to 90 days. The device, the Eversense CGM, is manufactured by Senseonics. It is a small, fluorescence-based glucose sensor that can be implanted in the patient’s upper arm and paired with a transmitter to provide real-time data using a smartphone app. Follow this link to read a more detailed summary of this device’s functionality and its associated clinical research.