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Re: [IPp] New Animas "Ping"

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rachel A" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 10:43 PM
Subject: [IPp] New Animas "Ping"
> http://www.animascorp.com/ViewAnnouncements.aspx?ID=85
> *WEST CHESTER, PA, July 1, 2008*  Animas Corporation announced today the
> clearance of its OneTouch (R) Ping TM Glucose Management System by the 
> U.S.
> Food and Drug Administration (FDA). OneTouch Ping is the first 
> full-feature
> insulin pump that wirelessly communicates with a blood glucose 
> meter-remote.
> Using the OneTouch Ping meter-remote, a person can calculate insulin doses
> and opt to wirelessly instruct the pump to deliver them without touching 
> the
> pump at all, giving patients more freedom and flexibility in using their
> insulin pump.
> "OneTouch Ping provides patients the advanced insulin pump technology from
> Animas plus the OneTouch blood glucose technology they trust, put together
> into a system that offers the discretion, convenience and option of remote
> insulin dosing," said Juan Frias, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Vice
> President of Medical Affairs, Animas Corporation. "People using OneTouch
> Ping will no longer have to access their pump to deliver a bolus, 
> ultimately
> making life with diabetes a little easier."
> OneTouch Ping also marks the first integrated product from two companies
> within the diabetes care group of Johnson & Johnson, Animas makers of
> insulin pumps and LifeScan makers of the OneTouch brand of glucose meters
> and OneTouch(R) Ultra(R) Test Strips.
> *OneTouch Ping also offers the following:
> * Lifestyle-focused pump performance - the pump can be clipped to a belt,
> tucked in a pocket, or secured under clothing, is waterproof up to 12 feet
> for 24 hours and has a color screen for outstanding pump readability
>  Individualized control - delivers lowest basal increments (0.025 U/hr) 
> and
> lowest bolus increments (0.05 U) available to more precisely match patient
> insulin needs
>  Proven blood glucose monitoring technology - the meter-remote utilizes
> OneTouch Ultra Test Strips, the leading brand of test strips covered by 
> more
> health plans at the lowest co-pay
> *ezManager(R) MAX Diabetes Management Software*
> The OneTouch Ping system will also work with the recently cleared
> ezManager(R)
> MAX Diabetes Management Software designed to allow users to download
> important diabetes management data from the insulin pump and meter-remote.
> Integrated blood glucose data from the meter-remote and insulin dosing 
> data
> may be downloaded for review, analysis and evaluation of insulin delivery
> and blood glucose history to better inform healthcare decision-making. The
> ezManager(R) MAX software is MAC and PC compatible.
> OneTouch Ping will be available for shipment in mid-August 2008. Customers
> can order at any time by calling 1-877-937-7867 or visit 
> www.animascorp.com.
> --
> Rachel - email @ redacted
> http://picasaweb.google.com/rachelncole
> Philippians 2:4
> Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the
> interests of others.
> http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/prescottaztype1diabetes/
> http://groups.google.com/group/prescott-az-type-1-diabetes
> .
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