Tempo Smart Pen/Button & Platform

Tempo from Lilly

Tempo is a personalized diabetes management platform that combines the Tempo prefilled insulin pen and smart button, diabetes management devices, and app-driven support to deliver personalized guidance for people with diabetes.

For complete information, visit  Lilly

Device Type:
Smart Pen
Reusable Disposable:
Medicine Type:

Insulin: Lyumjev, Basaglar, Humalog

Insulin Type:
Dose Delivery:
Lyumjev Tempo Pen: 1 to 60  units

Basaglar Tempo Pen: 1 to 80  units

Humalog: 1 to 60  units
Largest Dose Possible:
Lyumjev Tempo Pen: 60 units, Basaglar Tempo Pen: 80 units Humalog Tempo Pen: 60 units
Total Capacity:
3 ML (300 units)
Memory Function:
Audible Click:
Assistive Dexterity Issue Options:

Manufacturer Programs:

Tempo Welcome and Refill Kits

Other Options:


The re-usable Tempo Smart Button is attached to a pre-filled disposable Tempo Pen (Humalog, Basaglar, Lyumjev) and connected to the Tempo App and CGM and/or BGM. 

There is a 3-hour delay before Dexcom CGM glucose data appears in the TempoSmart App. The user cannot use the CGM data for dosing decisions through the TempoSmart App.

Tempo is compatible with the Dexcom CGM System and the following blood glucose meters (BGMs): Tempo Blood Glucose Meter, Accu-Chek® Aviva Connect, Accu-Chek® Guide, Accu-Chek® Instant, CONTOUR®NEXT ONE, OneTouch Verio Flex®, OneTouch Verio Reflect®, and TRUE METRIX® AIR.

January 2024

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