1,000,000th WaveSense Blood Glucose Meter for Diabetes Shipped by AgaMatrix
Salem, New Hampshire, February 23, 2010 – AgaMatrix, Inc., makers of the WaveSense™ line of blood glucose monitoring products, announced that it sold its millionth blood glucose meter (BGM). The company shipped its first meter in April 2006. Currently, there are 285 million people with diabetes worldwide, 27 million of which are from the US.¹
AgaMatrix’s WaveSense BGMs are available in nearly 20 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In the United States, the products are available at popular retail outlets such as Walmart®, Kroger®, and will soon be available at Target®, as well as through mail order services such as Liberty Medical® and Diabetes Care Club®.
AgaMatrix has 8 FDA-cleared products: the WaveSense KeyNote™, KeyNote Pro™, Presto™, Presto Pro™, Amp™, WaveSense Jazz™, and WaveSense Jazz™ Wireless meters, and Zero-Click™ software, for data download to a computer. In addition, AgaMatrix was the first BGM maker to launch an App that runs on the iPhone® and iPod touch®. The App is called the WaveSense Diabetes Manager™ and is available on the iTunes App Store® for free.
AgaMatrix’s BGM products uniquely use WaveSense technology. This technology personalizes each test to provide world class accuracy. It detects and corrects for errors caused by different environmental conditions and blood samples.
“We're excited that patients and health care professionals have adopted our products so quickly, especially in the last few years when the entire community has become more focused on the importance of accuracy. This tells us we're focused on the right things - high accuracy and affordable testing,” said Dave Conn, Chief Commercial Officer. “We are looking ahead to selling our 2,000,000th meter soon.”
WaveSense™ blood glucose meters, strips, and software are designed to improve the quality of diabetes care by using a new technology that personalizes each test to provide world class accuracy. The technology detects and corrects for many errors caused by differences in blood samples and environmental conditions. Current AgaMatrix products include the WaveSense KeyNote, Presto, WaveSense Jazz, and the WaveSense Diabetes Manager iPhone App. WaveSense meters and strips are covered by insurance and available by mail order and at popular retail outlets such as Walmart and Kroger. For more information, go to: www.wavesense.info.
© 2002-2010 AgaMatrix, Inc. WaveSense, KeyNote, KeyNote Pro, Presto, Presto Pro, Amp, WaveSense Jazz, and WaveSense Jazz Wireless, Zero-Click, WaveSense Diabetes Manager are trademarks of AgaMatrix, Inc. Walmart, Kroger, Target, Liberty Medical, Diabetes Care Club, iPhone, iPod touch, and iTunes App Store are registered trademarks of their respective owners. 7500-04950 Rev A