Sanofi has what’s probably the first FDA-approved iPod/iPhone accessory with its iBGStar Blood Glucose Monitoring System. But to make best use of it, you’ll probably have to be a diabetic. The compact iBGStar module plugs directly into the iPhone or iPod touch and can immediately displays results. The iBGStar Diabetes Manager app allows users to analyze their glucose patterns, record and track readings, monitor intake and insulin doses, and easily share the data with their healthcare professional.
Available from Walgreens and Diabetic Care Services for $74.99 for the meter and $64.99 for 50 test strips, the app is free from the the App Store. It’s also available at Apple.com ($99.95) and will be available in Apple stores soon.