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March 25, 2013 (Johnson & Johnson) — At extremely high blood glucose levels (1024 mg/dL and above), the OneTouch VerioIQ Meter will not provide a warning and will shut off Milpitas, CA – March 25, 2013 – LifeScan, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement for all of its OneTouch VerioIQ blood glucose meters in the United States, effective immediately.
LifeScan is recalling and replacing all OneTouch VerioIQ Meters because at extre
February 28, 2013 (Insulet Corporation) — Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod Insulin Management System, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.
Fourth Quarter Results
Fourth quarter 2012 revenue increased 23% to $57.8 million, compared to $47.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Gross profit for the fourth quarter of 2012 improved by 26% to $25.3 million, as compar
February 28, 2013 (Newswise) — Some patients are genetically prone to such dangerously high levels of cholesterol that no amount of diet, exercise and medications can reduce their cholesterol to safe levels.
So Loyola University Medical Center is offering a treatment called LDL apheresis, which is similar to kidney dialysis. Once every two weeks, a pa
December 10, 2012 (JAMA) — Two adapted diabetes lifestyle interventions resulted in weight loss, as well as improvements in waist circumference and fasting plasma glucose level, for overweight or obese adults compared with usual care over a 15-month period, according to a report of a randomized trial published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.
An estimated 69 percent of U.S. adults
January 2, 2012 (Newswise) — Even the best medicines in the world can be rendered ineffective if they are not taken as prescribed. The problem known as medication "non-adherence" is a major health issue in the United States, contributing to worse outcomes for people who have diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Now a study led by researchers at the University of Califo