FOR GROWTH HORMONE THERAPY, NOW AVAILABLE IN THE U.S. -- Device is designed for patients' ease of daily use, reliability and convenience--
Today's launch of easypod(R) by EMD Serono, Inc. marks an advancement in the use of technology in growth hormone delivery devices.
The first of its kind device in this therapeutic area, easypod(R) was designed for ease of daily use, reliability and convenience. easypod(R) was the recipient of a 2007 Gold Medal from the Medical Design Excellence Awards(R), a premier awards program for the medical technology community.
Key features include:
Preset dosing, which means patients no longer have to set their dose each day
Dose confirmation screen that notifies patients when they have properly administered their treatment
Logging of the date and dose of each injection, which allows healthcare
professionals to monitor patient adherence.
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NEWS: New Injection Device Available for Growth Hormone Therapy
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* 10-year-old child with growth hormone deficiency, and her mother
* Dr. Henry Anhalt, Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, St.
Barnabas Medical Center
* Mary Andrews, CEO a
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