08.09.2016
ForaCare Launches First Blood Glucose Product Line to Feature Six Critical Parameters
Fora® 6 Series along with Hypertension-Diabesity Day Campaign to be unveiled at EASD 2016 in Munich: : Stand M.03, Hall B.01.
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, September 8, 2016 / PRNewswire/ — ForaCare Suisse AG located in St. Gallen, Switzerland, will launch its highly anticipated FORA® 6 Series blood glucose measurement product line during the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Munich, Germany from 12-16 September. ForaCare will also unveil its Hypertension-Diabesity Day campaign and its FORA® Telehealth pilot program.

“We are pleased to introduce our new Fora® 6 Series that we believe serves an important unmet need in the management of diabetes,” said Ty-Minh Tan, CEO of ForaCare Suisse AG. “Providing tools that allow patients to measure important parameters and share them easily with family and healthcare providers helps them gain better control of their health.”

 

Launch of FORA® 6 Series: New Multi-Parameters Blood Glucose Monitors (BGM)
ForaCare is the first medical device company to launch a series of advanced blood glucose meters featuring six important parameters in a single device. The all-in-one meters offer measurement of blood glucose (BG), hematocrit concentration (HCT), hemoglobin (HB), ketone, uric acid and total cholesterol. The new line, named FORA® 6, is available in three models: FORA® 6, FORA® 6 Plus, and FORA® 6 Connect. Data meeting multiple parameters can easily be coordinated and analyzed within one single app: the new iFORA HM.

 

 

Hypertension-Diabesity Day Campaign
ForaCare will launch its first Hypertension-Diabesity Day Campaign during EASD in preparation for the Hypertension-Diabesity Day efforts taking place during the conference (12-16 September). The campaign will draw attention to the growing triple threat of hypertension and the combined co-morbid condition of diabetes and obesity called “Diabesity” by many experts.  To view the video trailer, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Me9p5R1L_Sc

To find out more about the campaign, visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/286926521682429/
Campaign hashtags:
#ReasonsToLiveBetter #Hypertension #Diabetes #Obesity #campaign #win #flight #ticket #prize #luckydraw

 

Demonstration of FORA® Telehealth Pilot Program

ForaCare will demonstrate its state-of-the-art Telehealth System. The FORA® Telehealth System bridges the gap between a physician’s care and chronic disease self-management. ForaCare provides customized Telehealth solutions that help improve patient health by providing remote monitoring of chronic and potentially life-threatening conditions and providing intervention ahead of crisis — thereby reducing healthcare costs and improving lives. Patients with diabetes, hypertension, and/or obesity can choose from a wide range of methods to upload their data simply and easily. The convenient data transmission methods include the iFORA Mobile App, the 3G Gateway, or the 3G Cellular Network. To learn more about the ForaCare pilot program and sponsorship, visit ForaCare’s boothat the EASD meeting: Stand M.03, Hall B.01.

About FORA® devices:
All ForaCare 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.

ForaCare 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. 
  • FORA® Comfort pro GD40 (with 5-electrode technology) is clinically validated in Switzerland and is proven to meet the +/- 15% required by the new ISO 15197:2013.
ForaCare provides FDA cleared and CE marked innovative health monitoring devices that provide simple connection to the FORA system. For more information, please visit http://www.foracare.ch/

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

Contact:

Elena Birrer
+41-71-220-1001
Email: elena.birrer@foracare.com
Website: http://www.foracare.ch
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