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Roche Offers Fun Experience with ACCU-CHEK(R) Aviva Through New Rock My Meter Website

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that it has launched a new web site, www.rockmymeter.com , where visitors can create their own mini music video featuring an ACCU-CHEK(R) Aviva blood glucose meter. Once visitors get onto the site, they can begin personalizing...

Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference

...r general merchandise, HBA, OTC and Rx products. Biometric testing includes blood pressure, weight, body fat, BMI and blood oxygen, along with glucose meter and pedometer upload capability. IR (infrared) and USB ports are standard for uploading data from various other personal health devices. The LC6...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

...2 and 23rd at Imperial Beach pier, south of San Diego, which includes a 500 meter swim, 15K bike race, and 5K run for the triathletes, and a 1500 meter run, a 15K bike race, and another 5K run for the duathletes. San Di...

Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes TREANDA Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

...f TREANDA compared to chlorambucil in previously untreated patients with advanced (Binet stage B-C) CLL. Patients received TREANDA (100 mg per square meter on days 1 and 2) (n=162) or chlorambucil (0.8 mg/kg on days 1 and 15) (n=157) for up to six treatment cycles. In this study, TREANDA demonstrated sign...

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

...of thermal mass flow controller (Mf Series), the first thermal mass flow controller with Foundation Fieldbus (SLA Series), and the first variable area meter with Foundation Fieldbus (MT3809 & MT3750). Today, Brooks Instrument's portfolio includes glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), ...

World-renowned nanotechnology expert proves there is big potential in the smallest of matter

... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (June 24, 2009) For Professor Chad Mirkin, good things come in small packages specifically one billionth of a meter in size. Yet, as director of Northwestern University's International Institute for Nanotechnology, the impact of Mirkin's work is anything but small. ...

Lifeclinic Teams Up With Trucking Industry to Promote Health and Wellness to Over-the-Road Professionals

...h station that is truck terminal-friendly health. The LC500 can measure blood pressure, weight, body fat, BMI and blood oxygen tests, and has glucose meter and pedometer upload capability. IR (infrared) and USB ports are standard for uploading data from various other personal health devices. Commercial dr...

Lifeclinic Supports the Novartis and International Association of Fire Fighters Campaign Against Hypertension

... LC500 -- a community-friendly health station that offers automated blood pressure, weight, body fat, BMI and blood oxygen tests, along with glucose meter upload capability. IR (infrared) and USB peripheral input ports permit interfacing with various personal health devices including pedometers. Users c...

WaveSense Reduces Diabetes Testing Cost by 50%

... who do not have insurance. Often times products that sell at lower prices are not high accuracy or high quality, do not have a proven track record of meter and strip placement in the market, and are not readily available to consumers. WaveSense products feature a new technology that makes testing accurate...

Fora Care Inc. to Launch Cost-Effective Solution for Diabetes Care at ADA 69th Scientific Sessions

...hed Abstract where researchers used the Fora Telehealth System with improved outcomes. Fora will also introduce for the first time their Blood Glucose meter with Bluetooth capability. To learn more, visit Fora Care at booth #919 or visit www.foracare.com . Fora Blood Glucose Meters and Fora 2/1 Blo...

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WaveSense Blood Glucose Meter One of Few Brands to Pass Rigorous TNO Tests

SALEM, N.H., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellion Linus Blood Glucose Monitoring System, powered by WaveSense technology for high accuracy testing, recently received certification by the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO ("TNO"). TNO is an independent group founded in ...

FDA Approves ADCIRCA(TM) (Tadalafil) Tablets for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

...acebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical trial of ADCIRCA for PAH, patients taking ADCIRCA 40 mg (administered as two 20 mg tablets) once daily achieved a 33 meter improvement in six-minute walk distance compared to the placebo group. In addition, PHIRST-1 patients taking ADCIRCA 40 mg experienced less clinical ...

OmegaGenesis Unveils Novel Nanotechnology Platform With Broad Biomedical Applications

...sels. The europium hydroxide nanorods are between 100 to 300 nanometers in length and one and 30 to 50 nanometers in diameter. One nanometer is 10(-9) meter or about 1/100,000 of the diameter of a human hair. "Combining nano-materials technology, and the wealth of existing knowledge about angioge...

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

...APOLIS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare Part B will now cover and pay for meter training, equipment and supplies for all long-term warfarin users who monit...I also know the results will be consistent with the results from our office meter and from the lab." Patients prefer fingerstick testing over painful venou...

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

...ire/ -- Medicare Part B will now cover and pay for meter training, equipment and supplies for all long-term...lts will be as reliable as results from our office meter and from the lab," said Dr. Jacobson. "Plus, this ...sed on a national average) for the use of a PT/INR meter and test strips, and about $35 for the initial tra...

Hematology Analyzers Simple, Sophisticated Technology Serving All Patients

... a dual chamber container whose two sides were separated by a thin membrane fashioned from a cellophane cigarette carton wrapper. Having set up an ohm meter to measure impedance across the orifice, he partially drained one chamber. As seawater flowed through the orifice, each plankton cell caused a momenta...

Tight Glycemic Control in the ICU

... using SureStepPro glucose control solutions. The meter is battery powered, has an optional barcode scanne...26 seconds. Studies have shown that the Accu-Chek meter is accurate over a wide range of glucose concentra...rol solutions that come with the test strips. The meter has a rechargeable battery, barcode scanner, and m...

Hemoglobin Testing at the Point of Care

...ood centers and emergency rooms. The system consists of a reflectance meter and proprietary hemoglobin test cards that measures hemoglobin on a single ...sional Hemoglobin Testing System, consisting of a compact, battery-operated meter and single-use test strips, used in measuring total hemoglobin, from capill...

Analyzers Offer Point-of-Care Lipid Panels

...le of printing on 500-count thermal labels or thermal paper rolls. Roche Diagnostics, Basle, Switzerland, manufactures the Accu-Chek InstantPlus meter to perform total cholesterol (150-300 mg/dL) and glucose (20-600 mg/dL) with the same system. This simple, CLIA-waived test provides total cholesterol...

Prothrombin Time Comes in Small (CLIA-Waived) Packages

...results available within one minute. The hand-held meter is icon-based, with a large, easily read display. ...and flashing light make sample targeting easy. The meter recognizes errors and controls are identified auto...matically. Automatic internal controls monitor the meter and test strip for accurate function. Intern...
Meter in Medical Products

Pupil Distance Meter PM-600

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Company:NIDEK, Inc.

pH 200 series, F 265 Handheld, Water-Proof pH/Temp/mV Meter With Electrode

Description: The F 265 is a highly accurate portable, waterproof system for pH, mV (ORP), relative mV and temperature measurements. Temperature compensated pH results can be obtained when used with a temperature probe (ATC) or a 3-in-1 electrode. • This GLP/GMP compliant system includes an RS-232 interface...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Burton PD Meter

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Company:Burton Ophthalmic

PDM PD Meter

Description: The PDM utilizes the latest technology for measuring interpupillary distance and left/right pupil-to-nose distance. Lightweight and easy-to-use, the PDM provides accurate and repeatable PD measurements....
Company:Reichert, Inc.

FC-2000 Flare Meter

Description: Anterior chamber protein cell meter. Laser flare meter and cell-counting functions are included in this cell meter, with dramatically enhanced measurement of cell volume....
Company:Kowa Optimed, Inc

FM-500 Flare Meter

Description: Anterior chamber protein meter. Can be used for both slit and flare measurement....
Company:Kowa Optimed, Inc

pH 200 series, F 240 Handheld, pH/Temp Meter

Description: The F 240 is a basic portable system for pH and temperature measurements. Temperature compensated pH results can be obtained when used with a temperature probe (ATC) or a 3-in-1 electrode. • Fast and easy one- and two-point calibration with Auto-Find automatic buffer recognition for five buffe...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

pH 200 series, F 265 Handheld, Water-Proof pH/Temp/mV Meter

Description: The F 265 is a highly accurate portable, waterproof system for pH, mV (ORP), relative mV and temperature measurements. Temperature compensated pH results can be obtained when used with a temperature probe (ATC) or a 3-in-1 electrode. • This GLP/GMP compliant system includes an RS-232 interface...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

pH 200 series, F 250 Handheld, pH/Temp/mV Meter

Description: The F 250 is a portable system for routine pH, mV (ORP), relative mV and temperature measurements. Temperature compensated pH results can be obtained when used with a temperature probe (ATC) or a 3-in-1 electrode. • Fast and easy one-, two- and three-point calibration with Auto-Find automatic ...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

pH 200 series, F 260 Handheld, pH/Temp/mV Meter

Description: F 260 is a highly accurate portable system for pH, mV (ORP), relative mV and temperature measurements. Temperature compensated pH results can be obtained when used with a temperature probe (ATC) or a 3-in-1 electrode. • This GLP/GMP compliant system includes an RS-232 interface to connect to a...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

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Meter in Biological News

Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

...e liquid droplets, each less than a millionth of a meter in diameter (one micrometer), faster than hundreds... one that produced droplets sized a millionth of a meter or less. In their nozzle, liquid flows through a n... a side, with a width of about 100 billionths of a meter (100 nanometers). At SLAC, the researchers plan to...

New windows opened on cell-to-cell interactions

...r of membrane lipids -- onto to tiny glass spheres about one-millionth of a meter in diameter to closely study colloidal interaction. Colloids are tiny pa...like brushy glycoprotein (sugar-containing compounds) -- 30 billionths of a meter long -- similar to natural cell-surface proteins. Interaction between cells...

NSF provides $3.4 million to study climatically important Agulhas Current

...be positioned offshore and to the southwest of East London, South Africa, in up to 4700 m of water. The array will consist of seven full-depth current meter moorings, spanning the mean width of the Agulhas Current, one tide gauge, plus four pressure gauge-equipped inverted echo-sounders (C-PIES) to cover t...

Huntington's disease deciphered

...axon, between the cell body and the synaptic terminal to be very long. Some cells have axons that reach half the body's length -- for a tall person, a meter or more. But even in the brain, axonal projections are very long compared to other cells. In addition to the challenge of distance, neurons are very c...

Home tooth bleaching slightly reduces enamel strength

...us hardness after losing small amounts of enamel calcification. But this is the first study to show at a nanometer scale measuring in billionths of a meter how human teeth are affected by the popular home whiteners. "There is some significant reduction in nano-hardness of enamel, but we are talking on...

Caltech scientists control complex nucleation processes using DNA origami seeds

...o integrate bottom-up construction approaches with molecular fabrication processes to construct objects from parts that are just a few billionths of a meter in size that essentially assemble themselves. In a recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ), Winfree and his ...

Carnegie Mellon researchers apply new statistical test

...they can help track the source of PM2.5. Their research also found that the number of days when concentration exceeds 35 micrograms of PM2.5 per cubic meter of air in the city's Squirrel Hill/Oakland areas was four times higher than the number of days allowed by the National Ambient Air Quality Standard ad...

Rising sea levels set to have major impacts around the world

...tica are already contributing more and faster to sea level rise than anticipated. If this trend continues, we are likely to witness sea level rise one meter or more by year 2100", he says. "Unless we undertake urgent and significant mitigation actions, the climate could cross a threshold during the 21s...

Lobster traps going high tech

...traps that would wirelessly transmit data via satellite once the trap is hauled on deck. They are also working on a combined tilt meter-bottom current meter with digital compass to measure both bottom currents and the angle at which the trap rests on the seafloor. The information collected should provide i...

Iowa State researchers developing clean, renewable energy for ethanol industry

...y be possible to efficiently produce liquid fuel directly from synthesis gas. The key will be carbon-based nanoparticles just a few billionths of a meter wide. The particles are made from graphite and carry a transition metal that produces a chemical reaction. That reaction converts synthesis gas to eth...
Meter in Biological Technology

Home Delivery Medical Offers New Glucose Meter With State-Of-The-Art Technology

Arkray Glucocard X-Meter, Dubbed The iPod Of Glucose Monitoring Systems, Is Just What Diabetics Have Been Waiting For. The Sleek, Bold And Simple New Look Of the Meter Is Taking The Diabetic Market By Storm. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) February 27, 2009 -- For years, the di...

New nanotube coating enables novel laser power meter

The U.S. military can now calibrate high-power laser systems, such as those intended to defuse unexploded mines, more quickly and easily thanks to a novel nanotube-coated power measurement device developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The new laser power meter,...

Profits up at Badger Meter

Milwaukee Badger Meter Inc. (AMEX:BMI) reported $3.5 million in profits on $54.4 million in sales for the quarter ended March 31, a profit jump of 42 percent over last year's first quarter. Badger Meter makes metering products for water systems, including a wireless display that can be moun...

Brooks Instrument Completes Acquisition of Celerity's Instrumentation Division

...of thermal mass flow controller (Mf Series), the first thermal mass flow controller with Foundation Fieldbus (SLA Series), and the first variable area meter with Foundation Fieldbus (MT3809 & MT3750). Today, Brooks Instrument's portfolio includes glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), ...

Krohne Announces Podcast on Energy Management

...ese environments, such as vapor and saturated steam measurement, steam boiler monitoring, compressor control or compressed air systems monitoring. The meter can also be used for measurement of industrial gases, burner consumption measurement, and SIP or CIP processes in the food, beverage and pharmaceutica...

Roche Announces Back-to-Basics Approach to Diabetes Care - Simpler is Better

...understand how difficult it can be to stay motivated, especially when it's not clear what affects blood sugar levels or why the numbers on a patient's meter rise and fall like they do. These simple tools bring clarity to the meaning of those numbers and, more importantly, help patients better understand wh...

World Micromachine Summit highlights technologies impacting energy and the environment

...ted disease sites," says Dan Gale, Chair of the Micromachine Summit and CTO of CMC Microsystems. Micromachining techniques at the 1 - millionth of a meter scale are used to manufacture a range of mechanical devices that can become pressure sensors, accelerometers, lab-on-chip devices, microfluidics and o...

Researchers peer into nanowires to measure dopant properties

... Semiconductor nanowires tiny wires with a diameter as small as a few billionths of a meter hold promise for devices of the future, both in technology like light-emitting diodes and in new versions of transistors and circuits for next genera...

Scientists patent corrosion-resistant nano-coating for metals

...al Laboratory have developed a method for coating metal surfaces with an ultrathin film containing nanoparticles - particles measuring billionths of a meter - which renders the metal resistant to corrosion and eliminates the use of toxic chromium for this purpose. The scientists have been awarded U.S. Pate...

No small measure: Origins of nanorod diameter discovered

...t an oblique angle onto a surface, and the atoms accumulate and grow into nanorods about 100 nanometers in diameter. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter in length. The accumulating atoms form small layers. After being deposited onto a layer, it takes varying amounts of energy for atoms to travel or ...

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Meter in Biological Definition

Diabetes mellitus

...g devices available on the market today, not every meter suits all patients and it is a specific matter of choice for the patient to find a meter that they personally find comfortable to use. The ... reaction occurs and the strip changes color. The meter then measures the color of the strip optically. ...

Insulin

...tosamine' level, which is a measure of similarly glyclosylated proteins (chiefly albumin) with a shorter half life in the blood. There is a commercial meter available which measures this level in the field. Abuse There are reports that some patients abuse insulin by injecting larger doses that lead ...
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Glucose

...wers to your questions about glucose monitoring and more! ... A glucose meter then analyzes the strip. The meter digitally displays the glucose level as a ... Blood sugar is the amoun...

Electromagnetic energy

...T&E. at Dahlgren. ... Electromagnetic (EM) waves can transport energy across empty space. ... How much electromagnetic energy per cubic meter is contained in sunlight if the ... The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences ... Regions of the ...

Biosphere

...w, the biosphere is the global ecological system integrating all living beings... Biosphere 2 contained representative biomes: a 1900 square meter rainforest, an ... This allowed advance modeling of Biosphere 2's ability to maintain carbon ... Geography4Kids.com! The web site that te...

Amp resistance

...ded gets a ... in resistance also increases the current draw from the amp , causing the amp to get ... The most important feature of the amp meter is that it is a low resistance high current device. ... If the resistance is very small it will not appreciably ... Basic car audio technical i...
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