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2013-10-01 08:30:38

GlySure recognized by BIG for unparalleled progress in delivering continuous blood glucose monitoring technology to the healthcare marketplace OXFORD, England, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GlySure Limited, developer of in-hospital continuous blood glucose monitoring (CBGM) systems, today announced that it has won two major awards in the 2013 BIG (Business Intelligence Group) Awards for Business. BIG has selected GlySure as Small Business of the Year and it also won...

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2013-09-30 15:04:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While heart disease is a significant health problem among members of the general population, it is particularly prevalent among individuals with diabetes, who have four times the risk of others. New research published in the journal Nature may provide a window into the unique connection between blood sugar levels and heart problems. The study revealed a biochemical pathway that causes irregular heartbeats when blood sugar levels become...

2013-09-30 08:30:23

ASHKELON, Israel, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As we enjoy a large variety of new technology advancements today, memories of the "old ways" often fade into oblivion. Who thinks about typewriters anymore or life before smartphones? Thanks to technology, changes are occurring rapidly. For those men, women and children with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes (who, according to the International Diabetes Federation, number 366 million worldwide) a new, long-awaited technology is also on the...

2013-09-26 23:33:33

QuickMedical is a new authorized Federal government distributor of the Coag-Sense PT/INR Monitoring System. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 QuickMedical is now an authorized government distributor of the Coag-Sense PT/INR Monitoring System. The Coag-Sense system is the very first point-of-care prothrombin time monitoring system to offer direct clot detection technology. By miniaturizing a direct mechanical means of detecting clot formation, the Coag-Sense system offers unequaled...

2013-09-25 23:36:31

Request A Test is offering a Hemoglobin A1C test with an additional calculation for Estimated Average Glucose (eAG). This updated test offering is great for people monitoring their blood sugar levels. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is now offering an updated Hemoglobin A1C test which includes a measurement for eAG (Estimated Average Glucose). This test is recommended by the American Diabetes...

2013-09-24 23:23:33

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices Industry London (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Blood Glucose Strips, Blood Glucose Meters, and Lancets. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2013-09-24 10:31:16

Blood samples still the gold standard Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using thepoint-of-care i-STAT device is not accurate enough to determine the exact troponin level without the application of a corrective term. The study was funded by the Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center and was published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The study was conducted by Devin Loewenstein, BS, Christine Stake,...

2013-09-09 23:23:01

Balancing the body’s electrical system during weight loss is critical to avoid cell malfunction, muscle cramps, and even cardiac complications. Diet Doc’s new Electrolyte Capsules are the sensible solution to keeping these elements balanced. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Sometimes confused with the flu, an electrolyte imbalance can leave one feeling bad all over with muscle cramping, weakness and headache. These symptoms, however severe or mild, should not be taken...

2013-09-09 11:35:52

Disease-causing bacteria stink — literally — and the odor released by some of the nastiest microbes has become the basis for a faster and simpler new way to diagnose blood infections and finger the specific microbe, scientists reported here today at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. The new test produces results in 24 hours, compared to as much as 72 hours required with the test hospitals now use,...

2013-09-04 23:03:51

Medical Food Designed to Address the Increased Nutritional Requirements of Anemia Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Targeted Medical Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: TRGM), today announced the company has initiated a third open-label clinical trial of its oral amino acid-based erythropoietin stimulating system (ESS) to determine increased red blood cell production in subjects diagnosed with anemia of chronic disease. The study consists of 30 patients randomized for treatment across...