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January 6, 2011

Bayer Diabetes’ Contour USB, pictured here at CVS, may be ideal for those tech-savvy boomers just learning they have diabetes.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bayer Diabetes’ Contour USB, pictured here at CVS, may be ideal for those tech-savvy boomers just learning they have diabetes. 

The monitor takes a blood-glucose reading at one end and can be inserted into the USB port of either a home computer or the laptop in the doctor’s office.

December 2, 2010

Oramed Pharmaceuticals, a developer of oral drug delivery solutions, has published an article in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology’s November issue describing evaluation of the company’s glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) analog formulation (ORMD-0901) in regulating glucose excursions in animal models.

JERUSALEM — Oramed Pharmaceuticals, a developer of oral drug delivery solutions, has published an article in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology’s November issue describing evaluation of the company’s glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) analog formulation (ORMD-0901) in regulating glucose excursions in animal models.

November 8, 2010

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to the privately owned company...

CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to the privately owned company Pop Test for a means for diabetics to measure their glucose levels without drawing blood, Pop Test said Tuesday.

 

The company said it is conducting clinical trials on a glucose test that uses saliva to allow Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients to monitor blood glucose, and can detect abnormally low and abnormally high blood sugar levels.

 

 

November 7, 2010

Two companies announced the integration of their respective programs to develop an end-to-end wireless diabetes...

WASHINGTON Two companies announced the integration of their respective programs to develop an end-to-end wireless diabetes management solution.

November 1, 2010

Wegmans on Monday announced the availability of its co-branded blood glucose monitoring systems: Nipro Diagnostics’...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. Wegmans on Monday announced the availability of its co-branded blood-glucose monitoring systems: Nipro Diagnostics’ TrueResult system and True2go.

 

October 24, 2010

In recognition of American Diabetes Month in November, MinuteClinic is offering complimentary A1c tests beginning...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. In recognition of American Diabetes Month in November, MinuteClinic is offering complimentary A1c tests beginning Oct. 25 through Nov. 25, CVS Caremark has announced. The free tests, sponsored by Bayer Diabetes Care, are available while supplies last.

October 20, 2010

In line with American Diabetes Month, one drug store chain is offering its diabetes patients...

October 10, 2010

Bionime this summer received the parent-tested, parent-approved seal of approval from PTPA Media, a designation...

October 6, 2010

A new Tel Aviv University study found a test used to diagnose gestational diabetes in...

TEL AVIV, Israel A new Tel Aviv University study found a test used to diagnose gestational diabetes in women could be a key indicator to diagnosing Type 2 diabetes.

October 6, 2010

Heightened blood sugar during critical illnesses could be a sign of risk for Type 2...

NEW YORK Heightened blood sugar during critical illnesses could be a sign of risk for Type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study by researchers in Croatia.

 

September 9, 2010

A leading provider of award-winning mobile 3G technology and applications recently launched a mobile app...

LOS ANGELES A leading provider of award-winning mobile 3G technology and applications recently launched a mobile app for diabetics.

July 7, 2010

LifeScan last week introduced the new OneTouch Delica lancing system, a lancing product designed to...

MILPITAS, Calif. LifeScan last week introduced the new OneTouch Delica lancing system, a lancing product designed to provide more-comfortable blood-glucose testing.

 

For many individuals, the pain of lancing — which involves piercing the skin with a lancet to draw a small blood sample — can be a barrier. Of those people who quit testing their blood glucose each year, nearly 1-in-6 cite the pain of lancing as the reason, LifeScan reported.

 

 

June 9, 2010

Bayer on Wednesday received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award for its Countour USB meter,...

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. Bayer on Wednesday received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award for its Countour USB meter, the company announced. The MDEA recognizes excellence in medical product design and manufacturing.

 

"Winning a Medical Design Excellence Award is quite an honor," stated Rick Kates, Bayer global senior director, digital health. "We're gratified that the innovation and hard work that went into bringing this product to life has been so richly recognized.”

 

 

May 9, 2010

MinuteClinic is offering free A1c tests, sponsored by Bayer Diabetes Care, through June 12 to...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. MinuteClinic is offering free A1c tests, sponsored by Bayer Diabetes Care, through June 12 to help those patients with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels.

May 5, 2010

Cellnovo, a London-based medical device company, and Home Diagnostics, a leader in diabetes products, on...

April 21, 2010

A new study published in the April 7 issue of Adolescent Health suggested that teens...

A new study published in the April 7 issue of Adolescent Health suggested that teens with Type 1 diabetes may undergo stress when managing their condition.

April 7, 2010

Patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Pittsburgh were more likely than similar patients nationwide...

PITTSBURGH Patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Pittsburgh were more likely than similar patients nationwide to receive A1c, blood glucose, serum cholesterol, ophthalmologic or urine glucose tests than those in other areas, but best-performing regions use the same management services at a higher rate, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health.

 

March 22, 2010

PositiveID has filed nonprovisional patent application for its iGlucose system with the U.S. Patent and...

March 10, 2010

Kinney Drugs will offer free glucose testing at its stores in Vermont under a partnership...

February 24, 2010

LifeScan on Wednesday issued a voluntary recall in the United States of eight lots of...

February 17, 2010

PositiveID on Wednesday acquired the intellectual property rights and assets of Easy Check Medical Diagnostics...

February 10, 2010

Obese children carry a risk of dying before age 55 years, more than twice that...

February 3, 2010

Talk show guru Oprah Winfrey is hoping to shed some light on a rising epidemic...

January 3, 2010

The American Diabetes Association's new clinical practice recommendations being published as a supplement to the...

September 27, 2009

It’s not wireless, but that doesn’t necessarily matter — the significance of a product like...

NEW YORK It’s not wireless, but that doesn’t necessarily matter — the significance of a product like this is in its enhanced track and chart functionalities.