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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...

2011-06-24 15:40:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --- Abbott Diabetes Care is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement officials to recover one tractor-trailer shipment of blood glucose monitoring products that was reported stolen from a shipping carrier facility in Louisville, Ky. on June 19. Practitioners, pharmacies, and consumers are advised to purchase Abbott Diabetes Care blood...

2011-06-20 11:51:00

Guidance outlines recommendations for clinical trials and pathway to market approval SILVER SPRING, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance that will help advance the development and approval of an artificial pancreas system to treat type 1 diabetes in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no...

2011-06-01 00:06:49

Xhale, Inc. announced today the issuance of U.S. patent 7,914,460, disclosing a system and method for non-invasive monitoring of glucose concentrations in blood through the analysis of exhaled breath condensate. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Xhale, Inc. announced today the issuance of U.S. patent 7,914,460, disclosing a system and method for noninvasive monitoring of glucose concentrations in blood through the analysis of exhaled breath condensate. Such a system, when successfully...

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...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation and LifeScan, Inc., both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, today announced plans to further build upon their existing collaborative efforts to co-develop and market innovative new products and tools for people living with diabetes. The increased collaboration also will include more closely aligning their commercial organizations to actively co-promote their product offerings, such as the...

2011-05-10 03:00:00

WIESBADEN, Germany, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System,(1,2) the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a mealtime (bolus) insulin calculator for calculating suggested insulin doses. The new FreeStyle InsuLinx System also offers several additional user-friendly features, including a touch screen interface, automated...

2011-05-09 08:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScan, Inc., makers of the top-selling OneTouch® Brand of Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems for people with diabetes, has fulfilled the terms of its exclusive, three-year agreement to provide Medtronic customers in the U.S. with the OneTouch® UltraLink® Blood Glucose Meter that wirelessly transmits glucose values to Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm®( )insulin pumps and...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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