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Now Available: Bayer Diabetes Care's CONTOUR(R) Meters in Midnight Blue and Orange Burst

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Diabetes Care announced the introduction of two bold new colors to their line of CONTOUR(R) Color blood glucose meters -- Midnight Blue and Orange Burst -- that will provide people with diabetes more color options so their meter fits their own style. ...

New WaveSense Presto(TM) and Pro(TM) Glucose Meters to Simplify Testing

SALEM, N.H., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of the WaveSense(TM) line of blood glucose monitoring products (AgaMatrix, Inc.) announce the launch of the WaveSense Presto and WaveSense KeyNote Pro Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems (BGMS). The Presto is a no code meter with premium features tha...

Watch Out For the Erroneous Readings in the Glucose Meters

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) warned that some of the glucose meters are giving faulty readings. The diabetic patients are cautioned about this erroneous equipment //. The meters are found to giving readings which were far too high. Diabetes type 1 patients take in...

Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort

...e both of these studies started in the 1980s, conventional type 1 diabetes management was significantly different than it is today. Home blood glucose meters had only recently been introduced, and there were fewer options in insulin and insulin delivery at the time. The DCCT trial was an intervention tri...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Approved by Health Canada

...akers of insulin pumps and LifeScan makers of the OneTouch brand of glucose meters and OneTouch((R)) Ultra((R)) Test Strips. OneTouch Ping also ...elt, tucked in a pocket, or secured under clothing, is waterproof up to 3.6 meters (12 feet) for 24 hours, and has a color screen for outstanding pump readabi...

What are the most effective ways of promoting physical exercise in adults?

...nts to counselling sessions with an exercise physiologist at their local general practice. Internet advice on physical activity, the promotion of pedo meters in the community, and a mass media campaign that promoted physical activity and community events and activities, were also assessed. A standardize...

Brooks Instrument Introduces New Liquid Vaporizer Solutions Breakthrough Vaporization Solutions for All Liquid-to-vapor Applications

..., Brooks Instrument's portfolio includes glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), thermal mass flow controllers and meters, Coriolis mass flow controllers, meters and transmitters, pressure control products, magnetic level instruments, an...

Frost & Sullivan: Self-Monitoring and POC Diabetes Tests Reveal Potential for Significant Growth, Boosting the European Diabetes Diagnostics Market

...atic in nature; therefore, emphasis is placed on early diagnosis of the disease. Along with early diagnosis, patients are recommended to use self-test meters at home. The rising interest in self-testing has opened opportunities for emerging technologies such as minimally invasive and non-invasive blood gluc...

Know Your Odds for Heart Failure

... The second advisory warned against use of just the body mass index (BMI) to determine obesity. BMI, which is weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared, is a common clinical measure of weight, with overweight defined as a BMI over 25 and obesity as a BMI over 30. By those measures, one-third o...

WaveSense Reduces Diabetes Testing Cost by 50%

... For more information on WaveSense products, go to: http://www.wavesense.info . About WaveSense: WaveSense(TM) is a line of blood glucose meters and strips designed to improve the quality of diabetes care by using a new technology that personalizes each test to provide world class accuracy. It ...
Meters in Medical Technology

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

...e used with a computer or monitor. "Talking" tools. Alarm clocks, watches, timers, thermometers, scales, prescription bottles and blood sugar meters that "talk" help with daily tasks. Computer software programs. Software is available that can magnify text on a computer screen. Speech syste...

Major deCODE-led Study Underscores Role of the Brain in Obesity

... body mass index (BMI). BMI is a measure used to relate weight to height, calculated as an individual's weight in kilograms divided by their height in meters squared, and individuals with a BMI greater than 30 are defined as obese. The 43 SNPs identified in this first scan were then analyzed in 5,500 Danes ...

New Drug Application for Inhaled Treprostinil Submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

...results confirmed an improvement in median 6MW distance of approximately 20 meters (p<0.0005 at peak exposure, Hodges-Lehmann estimate and non-parametric anal...nificantly improved, with an estimated treatment effect of approximately 14 meters (p<0.007). Secondary endpoints related to quality of life and change in NT ...

Treprostinil Data Presented at American Thoracic Society Conference Demonstrates Significant Clinical Progress in All Four Routes of Administration

...udy of investigational inhaled treprostinil. Dr. McLaughlin's presentation confirmed that six-minute walk (6MW) distance increased by approximately 20 meters in patients receiving inhaled treprostinil as compared to patients receiving placebo, with a durable and significant effect on 6MW distance observed a...

PTC Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2b Registration-Directed Clinical Trial of PTC124 in Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy

...times per day. Eligible patients will be boys with nonsense-mutation-mediated DMD/BMD who are at least 5 years of age and are able to walk at least 75 meters or approximately 80 yards in six minutes. PTC expects to enroll a total of 165 patients at approximately 35 investigational sites; all study subjects ...

Medicare Announces Expanded Coverage for Anticoagulation Patients, Opening the Door for More Patients to Test PT/INR at Home

...y healthcare professionals and by patients testing themselves.(4) "I feel comfortable with more of my patients monitoring from home because handheld meters like the CoaguChek XS System are easy to use, cause less pain and improve compliance," said Dr. Jacobson. "I also know the results will be consistent ...

Medicare Announces Expanded Coverage for Warfarin Patients Monitoring Clotting Time at Home

...d conventional testing performed on a laboratory analyzer.(2,3,4) "I feel comfortable with more of my patients monitoring from home because handheld meters like the CoaguChek XS System are easy to use, and I know the results will be as reliable as results from our office meter and from the lab," said Dr. ...

Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Achieves Significant Milestones in the Development of Isosorbide Mononitrate Sustained Release Tablets

... "Lotus East"), and a number of high-tech personnel. Lotus East has business and office facilities of 2,000 square meters, a warehouse of 1,000 square meters and operates ten retail pharmacies in the Beijing area. Lotus East performs scientific research on new medicines, and the production, wholesale and re...

TREANDA Demonstrates Substantial Efficacy in Patients with Relapsed Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

...in 100 patients with indolent NHL whose disease has progressed during or following treatment with rituximab. Patients received bendamustine 120 mg per meters squared intravenously over 60 minutes on days one and two every 21 days for six cycles. At the investigator's discretion, patients could receive up to...

TREANDA Significantly Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Compared to Chlorambucil

...ients with B-CLL Binet stage B/C [equivalent to Rai stages I-IV], a measure of disease progression (n=305). Patients received bendamustine (100 mg per meters squared on days 1+2) (n=156) or chlorambucil (0.8 mg/kg on days 1+15) (n=149) for up to six treatment cycles. Safety and efficacy were assessed by an ...
Meters in Medical Products

Megabeam Non-Contact Fibers for Holmium Lasers

Description:... Flat tip, bare fiber, no cooling, polished SMA 905, 3 meters long. Sold in boxes of five. Each part is individually packaged in sterile Tyvek bags....
Company:biolitec, Inc.

The Unilet range

Description:... Unilet lancets offer a complete range of needle sizes to ensure that accurate blood samples for all popular meters can be obtained with any skin type, quickly, easily and consistently. The specially shaped needles and choice of needle diameters enable users to obta...
Company:Owen Mumford, Inc.

Topcon SS-3 Screenoscope

Description:...accurate, and reliable tests of a wide variety of visual performances. The optical system duplicates conditions for viewing far point test charts at 5 meters (16') and provides conditions for near point test charts at 30cm (12"). The SS-3, which is very simple to operate, incorporates test charts that can b...
Company:Topcon America Corporation

BLF21D Dual Channel

Description:... Housed in a small lightweight, flame retardant plastic cases, meters are equipped with a convenient multiposition handle/stand. Measure microcirculation in 1 cubic mm of tissue for real-time assessment of perfusion....
Company:Transonic Systems, Inc.

BLF21 Single Channel

Description:... Housed in a small lightweight, flame retardant plastic cases, meters are equipped with a convenient multiposition handle/stand. Measure microcirculation in 1 cubic mm of tissue for real-time assessment of perfusion....
Company:Transonic Systems, Inc.

Miniature Telescopes

Description:... directions from 0 up to a 120 retrospection, and image angles ranging between a zoom lens and wide angle view. Endoscopes with working lengths of 1.5 meters and longer are available for special applications....
Company:Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG.

Swing Prism Borescopes

Description:... directions from 0 up to a 120 retrospection, and image angles ranging between a zoom lens and wide angle view. Endoscopes with working lengths of 1.5 meters and longer are available for special applications....
Company:Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG.

Rigid Borescopes

Description:... directions from 0 up to a 120 retrospection, and image angles ranging between a zoom lens and wide angle view. Endoscopes with working lengths of 1.5 meters and longer are available for special applications....
Company:Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG.

BiPAP® Pro Bi-level System with Bi-Flex®

Features:...titude Automatic on/off feature Mask removal indicator (May not function with all masks and circuit configurations or at high altitudes) Dual time meters provide immediate status of total machine usage and cumulative patient compliance (time at pressure) Universal power supply ...
Company:Respironics, Inc.

BiPAP® Plus Bi-level System

Features:...Indicator can be set to sound in case the mask is removed (may not function with all masks and circuit configurations or at high altitudes) Dual Time meters provide immediate status of total machine usage and cumulative patient compliance (time at pressure) Universal Power Supply simplifies travel worldwi...
Company:Respironics, Inc.

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Meters in Medical Dictionary

Orifice

...examples and orifice quotes. ... phimosis. sawdust. spout. urethra. Back Orifice . about 36 more... The orifice , nozzle and venturi flow rate meters use the Bernoulli Equation to calculate the fluid flow rate using pressure difference through obstructions in the flow Brief and Straightforward G...

Microbe

...ence of minerals essential to life. ... "There could be microbes living meters and meters underground," he said. ... Or at least keep your ... another organism, ...

Ketones

... using a dipstick coated with ... When ketones are present in the urine, the results are usually listed as small, ... Newer home blood sugar meters can also measure ketones . ... Ketones are substances that are made when the body breaks down fat for energy. ... Diabetes care tips on testi...

Glucose test

...lucose comes from carbohydrate foods. The test can be done at home or anywhere, using a small portable machine called ... All blood glucose meters have detailed instructions for performing the test . ... IOH Diabetes Support - How, when and why to test blood glucose accurately, painles...
Meters in Biological News

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...ages show clear, unambiguous evidence of shorelines of a lake more than 450 meters (1,476 feet) deep that formed about 3.4 billion years ago. The study indica...y not only the surface of the ocean but also the circulation as deep as 500 meters (1,640 feet) below the surface. The authors develop a simulation to show th...

URI researcher sheds light on 'man-eating' squid; finds them timid, nonthreatening

... swimming abilities. Humboldt squid feed in surface waters at night, then retreat to great depths during daylight hours. "They spend the day 300 meters deep where oxygen levels are very low," Seibel said. "We wanted to know how they deal with so little oxygen." Seibel said that while the squid ar...

Parasitic worms make sex worthwhile

...g, IU Biology Ph.D. student and lead author of the paper. "The females that reproduce asexually aren't as exposed to the parasites, and are just a few meters away." The Current Biology report also supports the "Geographic Mosaic Theory," which says natural selection need not act uniformly on all member...

URI researcher sheds light on 'man-eating' squid; finds them timid, non-threatening

... swimming abilities. Humboldt squid feed in surface waters at night, then retreat to great depths during daylight hours. "They spend the day 300 meters deep where oxygen levels are very low," Seibel said. "We wanted to know how they deal with so little oxygen." Seibel said that while the squid ar...

Iowa State University researchers develop process for 'surgical' genetic changes

...s been known for a long time that you if you make a break in a cell, you can get some DNA into that spot," said Wright. "It's just that you have three meters of DNA in a cell if you unwound it. Putting the break where you want it has always been the problem." Zinc finger nucleases solve the problem and al...

US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species

... region. They found that the low-flying pygmy owl made three-fourths of its flights below the height of the security wall, which is approximately four meters high, and that juvenile owls had lower colonization in areas of disturbance or areas with less vegetation. "Some of the potential damage to pygmy o...

Clinical trial shows quadriplegics can operate powered wheelchair with tongue drive system

...ns. Using discrete control, the average speed for the five subjects was 5.2 meters per minute and the average number of collisions was 1.8. Using continuous control, the average speed was 7.7 meters per minute and the average number of collisions was 2.5. While this init...

NSF provides $3.4 million to study climatically important Agulhas Current

...ull-depth mooring upward-looking profiling current meters will measure the top 350 m of the water column, wh...ngest. Below these, up to six single-point current meters will measure the rest of the water column. All current meters are acoustic, with no moving parts, measuring velo...

First riser-drilling research operations undertaken

... aboard CHIKYU. The target drilling depth at the first borehole is 1,600 meters below the seafloor. Following drilling operations, vertical seismic profili...e to passing typhoons, and riser drilling down to depths of more than 2,000 meters below surface, this phase of NanTroSEIZE is considered one of the most chal...

Trio of signals converge to induce liver and pancreas cell development in the embryo

...rrect path is provided by genetic regulatory proteins that attach to chromosomes, marking part of the genome to be turned on or off. But first the two meters of tightly coiled DNA inside the nucleus of every cell must be loosened a bit. The regulatory proteins help with this, exposing a small domain near th...
Meters in Biological Technology

Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

...e premises." "The Cheapest and Smartest Solution on the Market" Each individual "dew droplet" can detect an intrusion within a parameter of 50 meters (about 165 feet). And at a cost of 25 cents per "droplet," Prof. Shapira says that his solution is the cheapest and the smartest on the market. A p...

Brooks Instrument Completes Acquisition of Celerity's Instrumentation Division

..., Brooks Instrument's portfolio includes glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), thermal mass flow controllers and meters, Coriolis mass flow controllers, meters and transmitters, pressure control products, magnetic level instruments, an...

AFFiRiS AG: Atherosclerosis Vaccine Development Receives EU Support

...se payments are dependent on certain milestones). AFFiRiS currently employs 50 highly-qualified staff and recently acquired an additional 1,100 square meters of premises at the St. Marx campus in Vienna, Austria ( http://www.affiris.com ). Contact at AFFiRiS AG: Agnes Meyer Karl-Farkas-Gasse...

Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

...e premises." "The Cheapest and Smartest Solution on the Market" Each individual "dew droplet" can detect an intrusion within a parameter of 50 meters (about 165 feet). And at a cost of 25 cents per "droplet," Prof. Shapira says that his solution is the cheapest and the smartest on the market. A p...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

...re a group of organisms that generally live in extremely low-light environments, such as in light-deprived regions of hot springs and at depths of 100 meters in the Black Sea. The bacteria contain structures called chlorosomes, which contain up to 250,000 chlorophylls. "The ability to capture light energy...

Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

...e premises." "The Cheapest and Smartest Solution on the Market" Each individual "dew droplet" can detect an intrusion within a parameter of 50 meters (about 165 feet). And at a cost of 25 cents per "droplet," Prof. Shapira says that his solution is the cheapest and the smartest on the market. A p...

Brooks Instrument's New Mass Flow Controller Series Is Immune to Pressure and Temperature Fluctuations

...ope, and Asia. Brooks' products include glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters) , thermal mass flow meters and controllers , Coriolis mass flow meters, controllers and transmitters ...

IEEE Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary Presenting Emerging, World Changing Technologies During Its 'Embracing Human Technology Interactions' Media Event

...Officer, WiTricity - Dr. Hall is implementing a new technology that can wirelessly transmit power to common consumer electronic devices within several meters of its power source. It is designed to bring the benefits of wireless power to consumer, industrial, medical, military, and transportation markets, a...

GEN Reports on Growing Reliance on Microfluidics Technology

... the array, the sample next flows down a capillary path and interacts with an antibody array. The interactions are detected in the company's Triage(R) meters that scan the array device with a laser diode. Other companies covered in the GEN article include ChipShop, Genefluidics, Paraytec, CellASIC, a...

American Oriental Bioengineering Comments on Recent Property Purchase

...ent Co. Ltd., through which AOBO acquired buildings occupying 14,615 square meters (157,314 square feet) as well as the land use right to 22,008 square meters (5.4 acres) of land on which the building is located in the Beijing Economi...

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Meters in Biological Products

C6 Flow Cytometer System from Accuri Cytometers, Inc.

Description:...size for their sample-large for mammalian cells, small for yeast, and very small for bacteria. Second, the C6 Flow Cytometer fluidics system actually meters the sample fluid uptake so it is simple to obtain absolute counts, or sample concentration. In fact, CFlow automatically calculates the events per mic...
Company:Accuri Cytometers, Inc.
Meters in Biological Definition

Marine biology

...he sea, to the huge cetaceans (or whales) which reach up to a reported 33 meters (109 feet) in length. The habitats included by investigation in marine b...ean and atmosphere, to the depths of the abyssal trenches, sometimes 10,000 meters or more beneath the surface of the ocean. Along the way, habitats such as ...
Meters in Biological Dictionary

Small intestine

...ation, shape, definition, disease of ... The small intestine is about 6 meters (20 feet) long. ... Small Intestine . Adenocarcinoma of Duodenum. Ade...on occurs. ... The small intestine is a convoluted tube averaging 6 meters in length. ... It is the shortest , widest , and most fixed part of the sm...

Intestine

...into the duodenum, jejunum, ... The Human Intestines : function, body location, shape, definition, disease of ... The small intestine is about 6 meters (20 feet) long. ... The digestive process starts even before the first bite of food. ... The large intestine's main function is to remove water f...
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