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2011-05-26 13:52:00

BERKELEY, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced today that it is the recipient of two Telly Awards for the diabetes awareness video Big Blue Test (BigBlueTest.org). "We are proud and thrilled that our grassroots online video effort to raise awareness of diabetes has earned this recognition," said Manny Hernandez, president of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) and founder of TuDiabetes.org, a social network of people touched by diabetes. DHF...

2011-04-18 10:34:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has introduced a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR) interface for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that helps VA healthcare facilities improve their efficiency and accuracy by transmitting patient diabetes management data directly into the VistA computerized patient record system (CPRS). The new JResultNet(TM) middleware module from Dawning Technologies Inc. enables VA...

2011-04-06 13:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK® products and services, has launched dedicated Facebook and Twitter accounts to promote diabetes education, awareness and advocacy. The company has also expanded its current Diabetes Link blog from Canada to North America. Roche Diabetes Care's Facebook (www.facebook.com/AccuChekUS) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/accuchek_us) accounts have been created with one goal in mind: help people...

2011-02-01 10:29:00

MANNHEIM, Germany, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative diabetes management concept including structured self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG), data visualization, pattern analysis and derived therapy adjustments can significantly reduce HbA1c values, improve glycemic control and enhance patients' quality of life. These are the key findings of the 12-month data from the Structured Testing Protocol (STeP) Study, newly published in Diabetes Care.(1) Self-monitoring of blood glucose...

2010-11-11 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of ACCU-CHEK® products and services, is showing its support for World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14) through two truly collaborative initiatives. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101111/DE99363) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101111/DE99363) Roche Diabetes Care formed its first human blue circle this year as a demonstration of support for people around the world with diabetes. The...

2010-10-13 16:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Medical Automation Systems, Inc. (MAS) announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Roche will acquire certain assets from MAS, a Charlottesville, Virginia-based privately held company. Under the terms of the agreement, Roche will acquire all the assets associated with the RALS point-of-care (POC) information technology (IT) connectivity system, as well as the names "Medical Automation...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

MANNHEIM and WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, a global leader in diabetes care and eHealth specialist InterComponentWare (ICW) today announced a multi-year, global partnership to develop a next-generation web-based solution for efficient diabetes management. The structured evaluation and communication of blood glucose monitoring and insulin data is a pivotal part in efficient diabetes management. Until today, this poses a significant challenge for both people...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'