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2013-10-30 08:31:28

OXFORD, England, October 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GlySure making important progress in delivering continuous blood glucose monitoring (CBGM) technology to the healthcare marketplace GlySure Limited today announced that it has completed patient enrollment for the multicenter CE Mark trial of its in-hospital continuous blood glucose monitoring (CBGM) system. The trial, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Krishna Prasad, comprised 30 post surgery...

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...

2012-09-10 11:02:56

NIH-supported findings diverge from previous studies showing that blood sugar control benefits adults Tight blood sugar control in infants and children undergoing heart surgery does not lower the risk of infection or improve recovery, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Infants and children who have undergone heart surgery commonly develop high blood sugar levels, which may be associated with health issues and death. Although the results of clinical trials...

2012-05-29 08:02:13

Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that intensively controlling glucose (glycemic) levels in type-2 diabetes patients may not reduce the risk of kidney failure. The study, which is a review of data from seven clinical trials, is published in the May 28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. To test the hypothesis that aggressive glycemic control can prevent renal disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, first author Steven G. Coca of Yale and colleagues searched...

2012-03-20 22:20:41

BRUSSELS, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous glucose monitoring systems for use in intensive care units (ICU), announced positive clinical study data for the OptiScanner(TM), the company's first-of-its-kind automated, bedside glucose monitoring system. Study results demonstrated excellent clinical accuracy for the OptiScanner in monitoring the blood glucose levels of critically ill patients in severely ill ICU patients....

2012-03-20 02:24:19

OXFORD, England, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GlySure Limited, developer of in-hospital continuous blood glucose monitoring systems, announced that Dr Krishna Prasad is presenting the results of its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Pilot Trial for the first time at the 32nd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) being held in Brussels, Belgium from March 20th - 23rd, 2012. The data show that the optical fluorescence sensor can successfully...

2012-03-02 01:14:46

Opioids are a mainstay of care in the critical care unit, but their use frequently causes constipation which can lead to adverse outcomes including delayed feeding and later discharge from the ICU. Researchers from London, UK, and Chicago, IL, have found that methylnaltrexone (MNTX), a peripheral opioid antagonist, may restore bowel function in critically ill patients. Their retrospective study appears in the March issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. "We found MNTX to be very effective in...

2011-10-05 15:11:28

Interactive video games, already known to improve motor function in recovering stroke patients, appear to safely enhance physical therapy for patients in intensive care units (ICU), new research from Johns Hopkins suggests. In a report published online in the Journal of Critical Care, researchers studied the safety and feasibility of using video games to complement regular physical therapy in the ICU. “Patients admitted to our medical intensive care unit are very sick and, despite...

2011-09-19 06:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous glucose monitoring systems for use in intensive care units (ICU), today announced that the company's OptiScanner(TM) Automatic Bedside Glucose Monitoring System has received CE Mark certification for use in the European Union. This CE Mark certifies that the OptiScanner has met all relevant European Union consumer safety, health and environmental requirements, allowing it...

2011-01-18 10:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care is presenting research on evidence-based ICU best practices from its tele-ICU programs at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 40th Critical Care Congress, held January 15-19 in San Diego. The research shows these best practices reduce risks to patients and prevent ICU complications. Abstracts that will be presented include: "Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Challenges of Baseline Data Availability, Management and Ongoing...