FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Diabetes Care Club, a provider of mail-order diabetic test strips owned by Simplex Healthcare, has acquired Jupiter, Fla.-based Priority Diabetes Supply, according to a press release.
American Diabetes Wholesale (ADW) in February sponsored “Downhill for Diabetes,” a fundraiser for diabetes research. The daylong skiing and snowboarding event was held at Pico Mountain Resort in Killington, Vt., and is sponsored by Donations for Diabetes.
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has entered into an agreement with LifeScan to become a mail-order supplier of its products, including the OneTouch Ultra meter and test strips, according to a press release.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The costs associated with diabetes, including medical care and lost productivity, rose from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012, a 41% increase, according to a new study by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
BEDFORD, Mass. – Insulet, a provider of insulin pumps for patients with diabetes, reported $58.7 million in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012, a 23% increase over the same period in 2011. It reported net losses of $10.2 million vs. $14.3 million.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – A new study conducted by researchers in Sweden found that shoe inserts could reduce diabetes-related amputations by 50%, according to a press release from Orthofeet, a manufacturer of specialty footwear based in Northvale, N.J.