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Jan 13, 2014, 13:55 ET
The new OneTouch(R) Verio(R)Sync Blood Glucose Meter automatically sends results wirelessly to an iPhone(R), iPad(R) or iPod touch(R) using the OneTouch(R) Reveal(TM) mobile app.  (PRNewsFoto/LifeScan)

Blood Glucose Meter Sends Results Wirelessly To iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®

 People living with diabetes can now check, manage and share their blood sugar results as conveniently as they check everything else in their...

Oct 24, 2013, 09:00 ET

LifeScan Sponsors Diabetes Education Website and New "Reaching Target" Program

To help patients with diabetes better understand and manage their condition, LifeScan, Inc., makers of the nation's top selling OneTouch®...

Jul 01, 2013, 09:56 ET
Mar 25, 2013, 08:45 ET

LifeScan Announces Voluntary Recall of all OneTouch® Verio®IQ Blood Glucose Meters

At extremely high blood glucose levels (56.8 mmol/L and above), the OneTouch® Verio®IQ meter will not provide a warning and will shut...

Mar 25, 2013, 08:45 ET

LifeScan Announces Voluntary Recall of All OneTouch® Verio®IQ Blood Glucose Meters

 LifeScan, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement for all of its OneTouch® Verio®IQ blood glucose meters in the United...

Mar 04, 2013, 14:34 ET

FDA Clears First Blood Glucose Monitoring System To Automatically Send Results Wirelessly Via Bluetooth® Technology to iOS Devices

 LifeScan, Inc. announced today that the OneTouch® Verio®Sync Blood Glucose Monitoring System has received clearance from the US...

Nov 12, 2012, 11:12 ET

Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies Provides Diabetes Supplies to Children in Developing Countries

 As part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, LifeScan, Inc. announced today support of the International Diabetes...

Oct 16, 2012, 11:14 ET

New Study Associates Blood Glucose Monitoring With Lower A1C Levels and Greater Medication Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Who Don't Use Insulin

 A new study suggests that blood glucose monitoring is associated with reduced A1C levels and greater adherence to medication in type 2...

Sep 11, 2012, 16:20 ET
To promote healthy eating for people with diabetes, celebrity chef Sam Talbot is the Grand Prize in the What's Cookin' Down Home Healthy(TM) Sweepstakes from the makers of OneTouch(R) Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems. Fans can enter by "liking" the OneTouch Facebook page and voting on healthy recipes from his cookbook, "The Sweet Life: Diabetes Without Boundaries." Talbot, who has diabetes, will travel to a major city near the winner's hometown for a personal cooking lesson. Visit for information.  (PRNewsFoto/LifeScan)

OneTouch® Teams with Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot To Teach Healthy Eating For People With Diabetes

 For many of the millions of Americans living with diabetes the words "eating healthy" are too often associated with bland and boring food...

Jan 09, 2012, 12:00 ET
The new OneTouch(R) Verio(TM)IQ System with PatternAlert(TM) technology is the first and only blood glucose meter to look for high and low patterns and provide on-screen alerts.  (PRNewsFoto/LifeScan)

First and Only Meter to Look for Patterns of High and Low Blood Sugar and Alert Diabetes Patients Right on Screen

 The key to reducing the risk of short and long-term complications associated with diabetes is to minimize high and low blood sugar...

Oct 28, 2011, 09:00 ET

Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing

LifeScan, Inc., the maker of OneTouch® Brand Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems, has teamed up with Rite Aid to launch the Rite Track Diabetes...

Aug 02, 2011, 13:13 ET
Chef Sam Talbot joins the OneTouch(R) Life First(TM) diabetes campaign. By sharing his lessons about living with diabetes, he hopes to educate and inspire others to manage their diabetes and live a life without limits.  (PRNewsFoto/LifeScan, Inc.)

Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Joins "Life First™" Diabetes Awareness Campaign

Celebrity chef Sam Talbot, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 12, has joined the "Life First™" diabetes awareness campaign...

May 09, 2011, 09:00 ET

LifeScan Fulfills Exclusive U.S. Agreement With Medtronic

LifeScan, Inc., makers of the top-selling OneTouch® Brand of Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems for people with diabetes, has fulfilled the...

Mar 16, 2011, 16:59 ET
B.B. King and Crystal Bowersox star in OneTouch(R) Life First(TM) diabetes campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/LifeScan, Inc.)

B.B. King, Crystal Bowersox and OneTouch® Take Center Stage in New Diabetes Campaign

OneTouch®, a leading brand of blood glucose monitoring systems for people with diabetes, has introduced Life First™, a new North...

Jun 30, 2010, 14:32 ET
New OneTouch(R) Delica(TM) Lancing Device for comfortable blood glucose testing.  (PRNewsFoto/LifeScan, Inc., Richard Quindry)

New Lancing System Delivers More Comfortable Blood Glucose Testing(1)

LifeScan, Inc., makers of the top-selling OneTouch® Brand Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems, has introduced the new OneTouch®...

Feb 24, 2010, 17:00 ET

LifeScan Recalls Specific Lots of Consumer and Professional OneTouch(R) SureStep(R) Test Strips Due To Inaccurate Readings at High Levels

LifeScan, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall in the United States of eight lots of OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, used by people...

Mar 24, 2009, 08:17 ET

*** Diabetes Alert Day *** OneTouch(R) Offers Cost Saving Tips to Help Diabetes Patients Maintain Good Health in Tough Economy

According to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll, the majority of U.S. adults are worried about being able to afford medical care and...

Jun 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

LifeScan and ResMed Announce Co-Marketing Agreement Focused on Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep-Disordered Breathing

MILPITAS, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScan, Inc., maker of the leading OneTouch(R) Brand of blood glucose meters for people with...

Apr 11, 2008, 01:00 ET

OneTouch(R) Laugh & Learn Sweepstakes to Award Scholarships for Summer Camp Experiences to Children with Diabetes

MILPITAS, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScan, a Johnson & Johnson company and the maker of OneTouch(R) Blood Glucose Meters for...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

William E. Mayer, 63, will be appointed to the board of directors of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Reader's Digest announced today 6/4/03. Mr. Mayer is the founder and co-senior partner of Park Avenue Equity Partners, L.P., and formerly was president and CEO of The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse First Boston). (PRNewsFoto)[AG]

Video: Splash of Color Brought to Diabetes Management

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScan, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, has introduced the "What's Your Color?" Giveaway, an...