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2011-09-09 07:00:00

Research has shown that a diabeticâs sweat pattern undergoes changes when blood glucose levels drop too low. Now a sweat meter developed jointly at the University of Olso in Norway and the National Hospital may be able to monitor sweat patterns to determine irregularities in blood glucose levels and send an alert via text message before the patient suffers an attack. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Sweat Meter May Alert Diabetics to Low Blood Glucose: Type 2 diabetics...

2011-08-10 06:43:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Managing your diabetes could be as simple as using your mobile phone. A study conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first of its kind to examine mobile health technology. Mobile phones are improving nurse-patient communication and monitoring health through innovative applications that are expected to increase in use over time. The mobile phone may now be contributing to health care as suggested by this recent study.  Researchers found that...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing the Symphony(TM) tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today announced that Marshall ('Mac') D. Deweese, who has more than fifteen years of experience in blood glucose monitoring systems, has joined Echo Therapeutics' management team as part of the company's plan...

2011-08-01 13:36:47

Trial is 1 of the first to include a control group and follow patients for a year An interactive computer software program appears to be effective in helping patients manage their Type 2 diabetes using their mobile phones, according to a new study by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers. The study is being published in the September issue of the journal Diabetes Care. The study, one of the first to scientifically examine mobile health technology, found that a key measure of...

2011-08-01 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intuity Medical, Inc., a privately held company developing novel glucose monitoring technologies for diabetes management, announced today it has secured additional funding with the closing of a second tranche of its previously announced Series D Preferred Stock financing, increasing the Series D total to $76 million. A new investor, Accuitive Medical Ventures (AMV), joined the impressive list of existing investors, Investor Growth Capital...

2011-07-26 13:51:00

EDINA, Minn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARKRAY announced today that it has been awarded a 22-month contract with Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare alliance, for the Continuum of Care. The new agreement allows all Premier Continuum of Care members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for ARKRAY's Blood Glucose Meters and Reagents, Consumables and Service. "We're very excited...

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2011-07-25 11:48:30

Glucose meters aren't just for diabetics anymore. Thanks to University of Illinois chemists, they can be used as simple, portable, inexpensive meters for a number of target molecules in blood, serum, water or food. Chemistry professor Yi Lu and postdoctoral researcher Yu Xiang published their findings in the journal Nature Chemistry. "The advantages of our method are high portability, low cost, wide availability and quantitative detection of a broad range of targets in medical diagnostics and...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

Teams with MyCareTeam to connect patients and care providers through remote patient monitoring linked to Allscripts EHR WORCESTER, Mass., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UMass Memorial Health Care is aiming to improve and lower the cost of diabetes care using a new approach that allows patients and their care team to better manage their health remotely. UMass Memorial, clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is the first health care provider in the...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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