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Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market Estimated at $568.5 Million by 2020

Posted by dlife on Mon, Dec 23, 13, 01:20 PM 0 Comment

December 21, 2013 (Healio) - The market for continuous glucose monitoring products is projected to grow from $194.8 million in 2012 to $568.5 million by 2020, according to market research.

Allied Market Research conducted the study of the continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) market in 2011 and 2012 and forecast demand for CGM through 2020, according to a press release.

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Voluntary Recall of Specified Lots of Nova Max® Glucose Test Strips

Posted by dlife on Tue, Jul 30, 13, 12:28 PM 0 Comment

July 26, 2013 (FDA) — Nova Diabetes Care today announced it is initiating a voluntary recall of 21 lots of the Nova Max Glucose Test Strips distributed both in the USA and outside the continental USA. Nova Max Plus™ glucose meter kits that include test strips from the recalled lots are also included in this voluntary recall.

The company has recently determined that some of the blood

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Individuals with Diabetes Who Use Meters to Monitor Their Glucose Levels Have Better Control Over Their Disease

Posted by dlife on Tue, Jun 18, 13, 02:07 PM 0 Comment

June 6, 2013 (Newswise) — Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will present several new studies at ENDO 2013, The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting & Expo (ENDO) from June 15-18 in San Francisco.

Mount Sinai researchers will demonstrate new da

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Roche Response: FDA Test Strip Warning

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

August 13, 2009 (Roche Diabetes Care North America) - Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a notice about potential errors with select blood glucose monitoring test strips that use technology known as GDH-PQQ, which include ACCU-CHEK monitors as well as other monitors. The errors occur in a small number of diabetes patients who take certain drugs intravenously or by peritoneal catheter that may increase non-glucose sugars in the bloodstream. The presence of these non-glucose sugars may then result in falsely elevated blood glucose readings. The drugs and therapies avai

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Advice for Patients: Serious Errors with Certain Blood Glucose Monitoring Test Strips

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

August 13, 2009 (FDA) - For Diabetic patients and/or their caregiversAdvice NEVER use GDH-PQQ* glucose meters or test strips if you are using drug products or therapies that contain certain sugars other than glucose.*GDH-PQQ stands for glucose dehydrogenase pyrroloquinoline quinoneIssue Diabetic patients who receive drug products or therapies containing certain sugars other than glucose could experience serious, although rare, injuries if they use blood gluc

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