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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...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

QuickMedical® a leading distributor of medical equipment and supplies, announced today the addition of the entire line of WaveSense Glucose Monitoring Systems to their already extensive product inventory. WaveSense is the next generation of glucose monitoring devices and in recent clinical studies was shown to be significantly more accurate than a popular store brand. Issaquah, WA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 QuickMedical® has launched the complete line of WaveSense Blood Glucose...

2011-03-28 16:22:00

TORONTO, March 28 /PRNewswire/ - Biosign Technologies (TSXV: BIO) ("Biosign") and DynamiCARE AG have replaced their exclusive master distribution agreement announced on July 2, 2010 with a similar but non-exclusive distribution agreement. Under the revised agreement, DynamiCARE will have nonexclusive distribution rights to resell Biosign products in Germany, France, Switzerland, and Austria and will not be required to pay the $2.5million milestone payment or achieve the volume...

2011-03-15 07:25:00

MILPITAS, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTouch®, a leading brand of blood glucose monitoring systems for people with diabetes, has introduced Life First(TM), a new North American campaign featuring music legend B.B. King and Crystal Bowersox, one of music's most talented new artists. The ads debut on national and regional television today and will be followed by online and print ads over the next several months. The introduction of the campaign is...

2011-02-28 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intuity Medical, Inc.(TM), a privately-held company developing innovative technologies in diabetes management, announced that it has secured a $20M credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance Corporation. The funds will be used to help complete clinical trials and commercialize POGO(TM), a fully-integrated blood glucose monitoring system. Intuity Medical's POGO combines traditional blood glucose testing supplies into one...

2011-02-17 07:15:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with AgaMatrix, Inc. to sell and distribute blood glucose monitors and test strips in the U.S. store brand channel. As part of the agreement, Perrigo will sell and distribute certain products in the current AgaMatrix portfolio as well as certain future new products. AgaMatrix is a privately held company focused entirely on innovative solutions for people...

2011-02-14 12:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Providing the best possible customer online shopping experience to consumers has long been the goal of Shenzhen Wuzhou Changlian International Trading Co. Being continuously innovative, the customer-oriented organization announced today its latest customer-focus move in order to better satisfy its customers, the double-slash health device package sales. The current health device promotion presents different benefits to diverse consumer...

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...

2011-01-24 03:06:00

SHARJAH, UAE, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ALQAEM International (FZE) ("Alqaem" or the "Company"), exclusive Biosign master distributor for the Middle East and North Africa Region (M.E.N.A.) today announced that they will be joining with Biosign Technologies Inc (TSX-V:BIO), the Canadian manufacturer of the revolutionary UFIT(R)TEN-20 non-invasive glucometer, to exhibit at the 36th Annual Arab Health Exhibition & Congress held in Dubai, UAE from January 24th to 27th, 2011 at Stand...

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2011-01-16 06:35:00

A new study said that portable meters used to gauge blood sugar levels in pregnant women with diabetes gave readings that differed from lab tests by up to 16 percent. Researchers say that this kind of inaccuracy is concerning because small differences in blood sugar during pregnancy can have potentially serious consequences for the mother and baby. However, Dr. David Sacks, who heads the clinical chemistry lab at the National Institutes of Health, told Reuters that women should pay more...


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