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Roche Diabetes Care to Announce Infusion Site Awareness Initiative at AADE Conference


8/3/2010 11:34:42 AM

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of the ACCU-CHEK® portfolio of diabetes management products and services, will announce an inaugural event to increase understanding and education about proper infusion site management at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 37th Annual Meeting. Guests will hear from healthcare professionals who have learned to manage their own Type 1 diabetes with proper infusion site management techniques, as well as representatives from Roche Diabetes Care who will explain how diabetes educators can address this issue with patients.

What: Media announcement of an inaugural event aimed at raising awareness of proper infusion site management.

When: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4

Where: Roche Diabetes Care booth at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) 37th Annual Meeting, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market St., San Antonio, Texas. Exhibit hall C&D, booth number 3137.

Who: Dr. Stewart Bootle, a healthcare business consultant, general practitioner, and Type 1 diabetes patient

For more information or to RSVP, contact Todd Siesky at (317) 521-3966 (office), (317) 361-7637 (cell) or todd.siesky@roche.com.

About Roche Diabetes Care

Roche Diabetes Care is a pioneer in the development of blood glucose monitoring systems and a global leader for diabetes management systems and services. For more than 30 years, Roche has been committed to helping people with diabetes live lives that are as normal and active as possible and has been helping healthcare professionals manage their patients' condition in an optimal way. Today, the ACCU-CHEK portfolio offers people with diabetes and healthcare professionals innovative products, services and comprehensive solutions for convenient, efficient and effective diabetes managementfrom blood glucose monitoring through information management to insulin delivery. The ACCU-CHEK brand encompasses blood glucose meters, infusion pumps, lancing and data management systems. For more information, please visit accu-chek.com.

Contact:

Todd A. Siesky

Public Relations Manager

Roche Diabetes Care

(317) 521-3966

todd.siesky@roche.com



SOURCE Roche Diabetes Care



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