18.05.2015
ForaCare and Meter Showcase New Talking Blood Glucose Meter and Launch Bluetooth-enabled BP monitor for iOS and Android Platforms at National Congress of AMD in Genova (Italy) at Booth n° 53
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, May 18th, 2015 / ForaCare Suisse AG located in St. Gallen, Switzerland and Meter srl located in Brindisi, Italy; announce today they will be exhibiting at the XX National Congress of AMD (Italian Association of Clinical Diabetologists) meeting May 13-16, 2015 in Genova, Italy at The Congress Center Magazzini del Cotone. ForaCare/Meter’s booth is n° 53 and the companies are showcasing the latest in professional diabetes measurement and launching a new consumer BP monitoring technology.

ForaCare is presenting its FORA Diamond VOICE, the first g lucometer with an audible talking function available in the Italian market.  T his breakthrough device gives voice guidance to the user and reads the result of measurements aloud in real time.   The FOR A Diamond Voice automatically stores   450 glucose measurements. 

FORA Diamond VOICE offers the highest clinical accuracy and system performance available meets the recently released guidelines of the new ISO 15197:2013.

The FORA Diamond VOICE is recommended for partially sighted and blind patients in hospital/clinic and home use, for pregnant women under care for gestational diabetes care , and other patients and settings that require tight glycemic control.

The VOICE meter is a result of ForaCare’s focus on the new and changing needs of diabetic patients and its commitment to in addition to accuracy, precision and reliability, to provide patients the level of attention they deserve.

Fora Care is also demonstrating its newest blood pressure (BP) monitor, FORA Diamond Cuff BP, that provides simple and convenient uploading of BP readings, via Bluetooth, to iFORA BP, a free mobile app available on iOS (including iPhone®) and Android® platforms.

This newest offering is an extension to the Total and Complete Mobility solution.  
iFORA BP tracks systolic and diastolic blood pressure and pulse rate and provides weekly and monthly graphical trends that can be exported or shared with family or physicians with data that may also be exported.   The app allows the user to apply personal notes to each result and provides a tutorial with tips to help users better manage their blood pressure for better health.

“Fora Care Suisse AG is honored to present to the National Congress of AMD showcasing our new technologies to the Italian physicians,” said Ty-Minh Tan, CEO of Fora Care Suisse AG.” “We invite physicians and researchers to visit our booth to discuss the possibilities of clinical application studies.”

All Fora Care monitoring devices are validated as highly accurate in the industry and provide superior quality directly to consumers.  FORA Blood Glucose Monitors are validated according to ISO 15197 requirements at an internationally renowned diabetes institute in Ulm, Germany.

Fora Care devices comply with new ISO standards and have completed third party validations:

  • FORA Diamond strips (for the Diamond series) is clinically validated in Czech and Switzerland and is proven to meet the +/- 15% required by the new ISO 15197:2013.

Visit this website to get the latest validations http://www.foracare.ch/validations.html

Fora Care provides FDA cleared and CE marked innovative health monitoring devices that provide simple connection to the FORA system. For more information, please visit

About ForaCare Suisse AG:  http://www.foracare.ch/

About Meter srl http://www.metersrl.it/

Contact:

Nicola Frigione
+39-347-6687150

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