Abbott Diabetes Care develops products that reduce the discomfort and inconvenience of blood glucose monitoring; introducing systems that are easier to use, require less blood and provide faster results. Based in Alameda, California, Abbott Diabetes Care designs, develops and manufactures several leading-edge monitoring systems and test strips for use in both home and hospital settings. Among its leading brands are FreeStyle®, FreeStyle FlashTM, FreeStyle ConnectTM and Precision XtraTM.
Animas Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson company, is dedicated to making diabetes management easier through product innovation, exceptional customer support and customized education programs. The Animas® 2020 insulin pump is the company's fifth generation insulin pump since the company was founded in 1996. Some of the pump features include a flat panel, high contrast color screen, a 500 in-pump food database and smallest basal rate/increment. Plus it's waterproof! Animas also offers customized education programs and 24/7 pump support. Animas is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2008 Regional Conference Series.
Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes. Insulet's OmniPod Insulin Management System is a revolutionary insulin infusion system that gives kids the freedom to be kids, and parents the peace of mind of continuous insulin therapy. The OmniPod System packs all the functionality of today's "smart" insulin pumps in two discreet, easy-to-use wireless parts, with virtually pain-free insertion, an integrated Freestyle blood glucose meter, and, best of all, no cumbersome tubing. For complete details about the OmniPod System and to read stories from real OmniPod users, please visit www.MyOmniPod.com.
LifeScan has been committed to improving the qualify of life for people with diabetes since 1981, revolutionizing home blood glucose testing with the introduction of the ONE TOUCH® System in 1987. Always an innovator in self-monitoring, LifeScan launched the ONE TOUCH Ultra® blood glucose meter to make testing easier and less painful. LifeScan, an early sponsor of Children With Diabetes, is proud to be a sponsor of the 2008 Regional Conference Series.
As a world leader in insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring, Medtronic Diabetes' mission is advancing solutions for the treatment of diabetes. To our customers, this means we are committed to the creation and optimization of the innovative products and services they need to control their diabetes, primarily the development of an artificial pancreas. Good glucose control can delay the onset of diabetes-related complications by an average of 15 years, extend lives by up to five years, and significantly reduce the tremendous burden of diabetes. And Medtronic Diabetes' insulin pumps allow for the tightest control possible, allowing patients to live more normal, healthier lives.
Novo Nordisk is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with diabetes. For nearly 80 years, the company has combined drug discovery with state-of-the-art technology to develop leading edge products for people with diabetes. Novo Nordisk was the first to develop longer-acting NPH insulin, purified insulin, and premixed human insulin. Novo Nordisk also designed the first durable and disposable insulin pen devices and the first dial-a-dose insulin delivery system. Novo Nordisk recently added a rapid-acting human insulin analog, NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) as another treatment option for people with diabetes. Novo Nordisk is proud to be a sponsor of the 2008 CWD Regional Conference Series.
Pelikan Technologies is dedicated to developing innovative technologies in blood glucose monitoring that will change the way people with diabetes feel about testing. The launch of our first product, the Pelikan Sun™, will "Take the Pain out of Testing" for children of any age. You won't believe it until you try it; the PelikanSun is the first ever finger friendly electronic lancing device. Our ongoing design and development of future products will bring ultimate convenience to glucose testing. A past participant of the Friends for Life conference, Pelikan Technologies is proud to be a sponsor of the 2008 regional conference series.
Roche Diagnostics, maker of Accu-Chek® products, is the world's leading producer of diagnostic systems. As a global leader in diabetes care products, we are proud that Accu-Chek products are trusted by millions of people worldwide. There is an Accu-Chek blood glucose meter for every need and all Accu-Chek products are accurate, convenient, and easy to use. In addition, our 24-hour Accu-Chek Customer CareSM center is available to answer your questions and provide technical support for all Accu-Chek products. To learn more about Accu-Chek products, visit our website at www.accu-chek.com. You can count on Accu-Chek to make living with diabetes a little easier. The maker of Accu-Chek products is proud to be a sponsor of the 2008 CWD Regional Conference series.
Sanofi-Aventis is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2008 CWD Regional Conference Series.
With a long heritage of breaking new ground in ambulatory infusion pumps, Smiths Medical MD, Inc. brings nearly two decades of experience to the CozMore Insulin Technology System. Only the CozMore Insulin Technology System allows you to attach the CoZmonitor blood glucose module to your Deltec Cozmo insulin pump to create an "all-in-one" insulin pump and blood glucose monitoring system. Add to that the CoZmanager PC Communications Software and you have the most advanced insulin technology system available. Our reputation for customer service and product support is unsurpassed, and clinical expertise is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Behind every CozMore insulin technology system are the resources of the Medical Division of Smiths Group plc. Smiths' innovative approach has brought it to world leadership not only in medical systems but in advanced aerospace electronics and specialized industrial equipment as well.
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