A package of purple PIP lancers is placed into a blue zippered pouch

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26911383/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_567_Final_PIP_Josh_Pittman.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26911383″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]When many diabetes tech companies are turning their attention to CGMs or closed loop systems, Josh Pittman has his eye on the basics: lancets. His company PIP, makes a new kind of smaller and thinner device for fingersticks. This week, we talk about why he thinks this is still necessary, why he’s passionate about helping people overcome fingerstick fear and what his mother with type 2 taught him about why the basics are so important to long term care.

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