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Lookin’ Sharp!

If you're still putting your used lancets, pen needles and syringes in a coffee can or empty detergent bottle and surreptitiously burying it under the empty cans and boxes in the trash because your community doesn't have a sharps disposal program, Becton Dickinson (BD) of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, has a solution.

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A Sticky Situation—Lancet Reuse Can Lead to Amputations

If you base your lancet changes on the turning of the seasons, you might want to rethink your policy.

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Doctor, Can I Check My Glucose Levels Without Pricking My Fingers?

A noninvasive blood-glucose monitor has long been awaited. People with diabetes do not look forward to monitoring their blood glucose every day, as it involves pricking their fingers to obtain blood samples.

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Choose a Depth, Any Depth

Roche Diagnostics of Indianapolis, Indiana, is now offering a new lancet with unique functions for making blood sugar testing as painless as possible. Called the Accu-Chek Softclix, the lancet features 11 different depth settings, which can be set to match your skin type. In addition, the lancet does not use a spring-loaded system, which can cause skin tissue to dilate or tear. Instead, it uses a linear sliding motion to avoid pain caused by side movement, according to company's press release.

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New Safety Lancet with Spring-Action Mechanism and Protective Cover

On March 16, Futura Medical Company announced the release of a new blood-testing lancet specifically designed to reduce needle-stick injuries.

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New Meter Lances, Collects Blood, and Gives Reading in 20 Seconds

On April 11, Abbot Laboratories MediSense Products announced that its alternate-site BG-monitoring Sof-Tact is now available.

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New Kids Lasette to be on the Market Soon

The Food And Drug Administration has given marketing clearance for a special laser finger perforator for kids.

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Don’t Get Stuck With The Wrong Lancet: Lancet Comparison Article

New developments in technology and manufacturing techniques have brought a new level of sophistication among lancets. The consumer now has more questions than ever about choosing the right lancet. In light of this, DIABETES HEALTH has compiled a comprehensive look at the lancets currently on the market, and their differences.

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New Lancing Device Goes Into Space

International Technidyne Corporation (ITC) of Edison, New Jersey, has announced that their Tenderlett finger incision device was been selected by NASA for use in space. In March, NASA sent ITC's Tenderlett device into space with seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Atlantis I.

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