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Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice

October 30, 2018HME News Staff

SEATTLE - Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management.The Choice brand will start with a range of blood glucose and blood pressure monitors, both with supporting mobile apps offering tracking, data mobility and reminders.“The Choice brand is all about accessible wellness,” said Bob Guest, CEO of Arcadia Group. “Consumers no longer need to drive to a store to stand in line and purchase their medical...

Amazon, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, e-commerce, Medical devices

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Inolife primes ADW to distribute Inojex

April 17, 2018HME News Staff

TORONTO - Inolife R&D has entered into a letter of intent with ADW Diabetes for the distribution of its Inojex, a patented and FDA-cleared needle-free injection device. With ADW as a new partner, Inolife will have strategic access to one of the biggest insulin markets in the world, according to a press release. “By connecting innovative needle-free insulin delivery technologies to ADW's diabetic community, we will create new opportunities and synergies that otherwise would not have been available...

ADW, Blood Glucose, Diabetes, Inolife, needle-free

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I can't feel my fingers

October 19, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Here in Maine we've been spoiled by warmer fall weather. Until yesterday. The temp never got above 50 degrees and it dipped into the 20s overnight. I reluctantly turned on the heat. (We usually wait until Halloween). This morning, a thick layer of frost on my car windshield awaited me. I arrived at HME News world headquarters only to find we had no heat. (It's also not unheard of for the AC to conk out when it's hot. We are, after all, located in an old fish cannery. It's a tricky building). While...

Blood Glucose, Diabetes

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The great CGM experiment

June 23, 2011Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

"This thing costs $1,000. Please don't drop it in the toilet. With those words of wisdom, I was ready to go. I had the opportunity in May to use a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for a week. The CGM tracks blood glucose levels 24/7 to pinpoint potentially problematic patterns. Day 1 Being mindful of what I am doing, eating, drinking, dosing at all times. The numbers that the CGM tracks mean nothing if the diabetes educator has no idea what I was doing at the time. Right now, those numbers are...

Blood Glucose, Continuous Glucose Monitors, Diabetes, Insulin

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