Diabetes Care Club adds pain management to mail-order offering

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Diabetes Care Club, one of 19 contract suppliers for the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies, has inked a deal with Neurometrix to distribute its pain management system.

Diabetes Care Club, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simplex Healthcare, will distribute the Sensus pain management system also through mail order.

“Our customer feedback indicates that diabetic nerve pain is common in our patients, and that they have a strong interest in a pain relief option such as Sensus,” stated Michael Iskra, CEO of Simplex Healthcare, in a news release. “This is an opportunity for us to expand our product offerings to address a common complication of diabetes in support of our patients and we look forward to having success with Sensus.”

Sensus is a wearable, non-invasive nerve stimulator that offers non-narcotic relief for chronic pain that’s specifically designed for people with diabetes. The most common cause of pain among diabetics: diabetic neuropathy, which affects up to 5 million in the U.S. alone, according to the release.

Diabetes Care Club has grown to become the third largest mail-order supplier of diabetes testing supplies for seniors, according to the release.

The company earned a spot in the national mail-order program by acquiring Priority Diabetes Supply.