Nova Diabetes Care Announces Free Nova Max® Link™ Glucose Meter for Medtronic® MiniMed Paradigm® Insulin Pump Users

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LifeScan, Inc., manufacturer of the OneTouch® Ultra Link™ brand of blood glucose monitoring systems, announced in May, 2011, the termination of their exclusive agreement with Medtronic MiniMed to supply MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump users in the U.S. with LifeScan’s OneTouch Ultra Link glucose meter. In response to this termination announcement, Nova Diabetes Care is offering Minimed Paradigm users a free Nova Max Link to replace the One Touch Ultra Link meter. Medtronic MiniMed users can obtain a Nova Max Link replacement by calling the Nova Customer Care Line 800-681-7390.

LifeScan, Inc., manufacturer of the OneTouch® Ultra Link™ brand of blood glucose monitoring systems, announced in May, 2011, the termination of their exclusive agreement with Medtronic MiniMed to supply MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump users in the U.S. with LifeScan’s OneTouch Ultra Link glucose meter. In response to this termination announcement, Nova Diabetes Care is offering Minimed Paradigm users a free Nova Max Link to replace the One Touch Ultra Link meter. Medtronic MiniMed users can obtain a Nova Max Link replacement by calling the Nova Customer Care Line 800-681-7390.

When used with the Medtronic Paradigm pump, the Nova Max Link glucose results are automatically sent to the Paradigm pump for use by Medtronic’s Bolus Wizard® Calculator. The Nova Max Link may also be used as a communication device to facilitate the transfer of information between the pump and a personal computer.

Nova Max Link is the original glucose meter developed to communicate wirelessly with MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps. It does not require meter coding, removing a potential error-inducing step. It use a small 0.3 microliter blood sample and 33 gauge lancet mean less pain for self-testing, an important consideration for people who test frequently.

About Nova Diabetes Care
Nova Diabetes Care is the exclusive distributor of Nova Max brand consumer glucose meters and strips in the United States. Nova Diabetes Care is dedicated to improving lives of people with diabetes by providing advanced technology products along with 24 hour, best in class customer support. Nova Diabetes Care representatives are available throughout the U.S. to provide Nova Max sample meters and education materials for diabetes educators and other healthcare professionals, and education programs for their patients. Further information about Nova Diabetes Care and the Nova Max product can be found at http://www.novadiabetescare.com or by calling our toll-free customer service number 800-681-7390

Medtronic, MiniMed Paradigm and Bolus Wizard are trademarks of Medtronic, Inc.
One Touch and Ultra Link are trademarks of LifeScan, Inc.
Nova Max is a trademark of Nova Biomedical

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