Bluetooth glucose meter ships to India

27 Feb 2008
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BodyTel Scientific, maker of wireless telemedical equipment, will sell its Bluetooth-enabled device called Glucotel to the world's most diabetes-prone country.

The company announced a distribution agreement with India's Pyramid Professional Services.

GlucoTel is a blood glucose meter that electronically measures the blood sugar level and then sends the data via Bluetooth to the patient's mobile phone.

Data can be automatically transmitted and stored in an online database via Internet connection from the phone. The patient or any authorized user (such as healthcare professionals or caregivers) can access and monitor patient the data online.

This feature is designed for doctors and authorized caregivers to monitor and advise patients more effectively.

According to the International Diabetes Federation, India had the largest number of people with diabetes in the world, tallying 40.9 million in 2007.

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