Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


U.S. Food & Drug Administration Webpage
Contains information for consumers, health professionals, and researchers on food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, radiation emitting products, clinical trials, vaccines and biologics, and tobacco products. 

FDA Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices Webpage
Provides an overview of how devices work, safety tips and alerts and  links to trending news on new devices and approvals.

FDA Medical Device Approvals Search Page
Provides information on medical devices approved by the FDA. Click on the year to see approvals by year.

FDA May 2019 Warning Alert
Note: The FDA issued a warning alert about safety issues of non-FDA approved devices titled: FDA Safety Communication: Devices for Diabetes Management May, 2019.

FDA Pulse Oximeter Accuracy and Limitations Safety Communication
Provides reccomendations for patients and caregivers as well as limiitations of use. (2/19/21) 

MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Reporting Program
Provides information on labeling changes, drug prescribing information, medication Guides, safety Information from the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), current Drug Shortages Index, recalled products, and an  FDA Guide to Drug Safety Terms (FDA, 3/26/18).  

Page Updated 12/28/21