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2014-02-12 12:31:50

In an unprecedented, challenging environment for reimbursement and choice for people with diabetes, ACCU-CHEK remains highest ranked brand INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.D. Power has announced that Roche Diabetes Care's ACCU-CHEK products rank "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Blood Glucose Meters" among adults living with diabetes in the U.S. for the second year in a row according to the 2013 Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Study(SM). In a study comprised of...

2013-02-05 12:27:12

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults living with diabetes in the United States reported highest satisfaction using Roche Diabetes Care's ACCU-CHEK products compared with other blood glucose meter manufacturers, according to the inaugural J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Study(SM). Diabetes affects a large portion of the U.S. population - 25.8 million children and adults or approximately 1 in 12 people.(1 )The study gathered responses from 2,681...

2012-10-01 06:27:18

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the ACCU-CHEK Combo system for insulin pump therapy is now available in the United States. This market launch follows clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ACCU-CHEK Combo system in July 2012. People with diabetes who are interested in learning more about the system should contact Roche Insulin Delivery Services at 1-866-382-2355. (Photo:...

2012-07-25 06:25:08

INDIANAPOLIS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK(®) products and services, is pleased to announce the availability of the new, user-friendly ACCU-CHEK Nano SmartView System. The ACCU-CHEK Nano meter, part of the ACCU-CHEK Nano SmartView System, offers enhanced features including: ease-of-use, fast and accurate readings and small, portable size. Moreover, the meter offers patients the flexibility to test at any time - day or night - with a brilliant...

2012-07-18 10:26:45

INDIANAPOLIS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Accu-Chek Combo system for insulin pump therapy. The Accu-Chek Combo system seamlessly combines a blood glucose meter with an insulin pump, which are able to exchange data in both directions via Bluetooth wireless technology. The meter not only enables the user to quickly test blood glucose levels: It allows for...

2012-05-30 02:24:08

PALO ALTO, Calif. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Glooko, Inc., makers of an innovative diabetes logbook solution, and Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK blood glucose monitoring systems, insulin pumps and information management solutions, today announced their co-promotion of the Glooko Logbook solution in the U.S. With the introduction of the Glooko IR Adapter, ACCU-CHEK customers who prefer to manage their diabetes on their iPhone or iPod touch can now use the Glooko...

2012-01-11 11:00:00

MANNHEIM, Germany and INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Accu-Chek® Nano SmartView blood glucose monitoring system. The new Accu-Chek Nano meter, which is smaller than a standard credit card, employs a large brilliant backlit display and does not require any manual coding or code key for enhanced ease of use. It also offers...

2011-12-02 09:19:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK products and services, is pleased to announce that Diabetes Living Today® Founder, President and CEO Kitty Castellini is the winner of Roche's inaugural Diabetes Heroes' Torchbearer Challenge. Roche launched the online Diabetes Heroes program earlier this year to highlight and recognize historic and present-day individuals who have made important contributions to help others...

2011-11-21 10:06:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Hands Foundation announced today the donation of $75,000 to six diabetes charities that help people with diabetes in need in the United States and Latin America. The money was raised through a grassroots online diabetes awareness campaign called Big Blue Test, supported by Roche Diabetes Care. The Big Blue Test takes place every November leading up to World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14. The campaign reinforces the...

2011-11-01 11:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- People with diabetes will help change the lives for others with diabetes in need as they do something in unison -- exercise. Every time someone participates in the Big Blue Test and shares the experience on BigBlueTest.org, a donation of life-saving supplies will be made on their behalf to someone with diabetes in need. The Big Blue Test, a diabetes awareness program started by the nonprofit Diabetes Hands Foundation, takes place every...