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2010-08-03 11:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of the ACCU-CHEK® portfolio of diabetes management products and services, will announce an inaugural event to increase understanding and education about proper infusion site management at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 37th Annual Meeting. Guests will hear from healthcare professionals who have learned to manage their own Type 1 diabetes with proper infusion site management techniques, as...

2010-08-02 08:40:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- No-Sugar Added Poetry, a breathtaking and beautiful new collection of 39 poems written by people touched by diabetes from around the world, has just been published by the Diabetes Hands Foundation (www.diabeteshandsfoundation.org). The collection provides profound insight into the challenges, hopes, and fears of those living with diabetes through the power of their poetry. As Dr. Bill Polonsky, CEO of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, writes in...

2010-06-23 12:51:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of the ACCU-CHEK® portfolio of diabetes management products and services, will highlight leading patient health and safety initiatives during the 70th annual American Diabetes Association Annual Conference June 26-28 in Orlando, FL. "During the past year, Roche Diabetes Care has made significant advancements in health and safety initiatives to assist health care professionals and patients make personal...

2010-06-01 09:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, makers of ACCU-CHEK® blood glucose meters, infusion pumps, lancing devices and data management systems for people with diabetes, received the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International's "Chancellor's Award" during the JDRF Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The "Chancellor's Award" recognizes and honors longstanding JDRF corporate partners. During the presentation, JDRF highlighted Roche's "Bag of Hope" program...

2010-03-15 10:46:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics announced today that it has been awarded contracts for blood glucose monitoring and clinical chemistry/immunoassay lab analyzers from Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., Inc., the group purchasing unit of Premier, Inc. Roche was also named the sole source supplier for blood glucose in Premier's exclusive ASCEND supply chain performance program. When combined with an existing molecular diagnostics agreement, the contracts give Premier...

2009-12-02 16:40:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Blood Glucose Meters & Strips - A Global Update of Market Trends & Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164351/Blood-Glucose-Meters--Strips---A-Global-Update-of-Market-Trends--Opportunities.html Blood glucose levels or blood sugar levels represent the measurement, which indicates whether or not a person is suffering from diabetes. Blood glucose...

2009-11-23 09:53:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of people with iPhones have already downloaded Glucose Buddy, a free app designed to help people with diabetes better manage their disease through a better understanding of what their numbers mean and what they can do to better manage their blood sugar. Now it's become even easier through a free app upgrade of Glucose Buddy available now. Roche Diabetes Care, the maker of the ACCU-CHEK® line of blood glucose meters and...

2009-11-12 12:53:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Wouldn't it be great to design a skin for your ACCU-CHEK Aviva blood glucose meter and have it end up being a future ACCU-CHEK skin offering? Chances are, you have already visited www.rockmymeter.com and tried your hand at a few skin designs. Today, Roche announced the launch of the Born in the USA Meter Skin Design Challenge, a response to high traffic to the site, along with friendly competitive spirit. "We are excited to announce this fun skin...

2009-06-30 14:27:00

Program helps diabetes educators better engage and motivate their patients with the goal of more positive outcomes. INDIANAPOLIS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, the maker of ACCU-CHEK blood glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps, announced today the latest component of its Behavior Change through Patent Engagement (sm) program. Creative Coaching is an advanced educational program that fights the growing epidemic of diabetes by improving dialogue between diabetes educators and their...

2009-05-28 11:41:00

People with diabetes can improve their general health and self-care management by using simple tools to uncover links between lifestyle and blood glucose levels. INDIANAPOLIS, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, the maker of ACCU-CHEK(R) blood glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps, announced today the availability of two new tools that can help patients pinpoint food and lifestyle choices that have the biggest impact on their blood glucose levels, giving them greater control in their...


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