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Press Release: Impulse Dynamics and MetaCure Sign Asia-Pacific distribution Agreements with Vitality Devices

Medical device companies Impulse Dynamics NV and MetaCure Ltd. have announced today the signing of a strategic Asia-Pacific distribution agreement with newly formed Australian company Vitality Devices Pty. Ltd. Australia (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Under this agreement Vitality will distribute Impulse Dynamics’ OPTIMIZER System for treating Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) and MetaCure’s DIAMOND System for [...]

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GI Electric Stimulation – Asia Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery

The Asia Pacific Workshop on Metabolic surgery took place in Singapore on February 6, 2012 The Chairman of the MetaCure Scientific Advisory Board, Prof. Harold Lebovitz, presented the Diamond System  at the workshop, during his talk entitled  ”Bariatric intervention with pacing/GI electric stimulation”.

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MetaCure’s Diamond System featured on Japanese News Show

DIAMOND System featured in the japanese show “the world’s astonishing news” discussing treatments for diabetes and obesity.

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Press Release: “Favorable Benefit Risk Profile for the DIAMOND System in Type 2 Diabetics”

The favorable Benefit-Risk profile of the DIAMOND (TANTALUS) System , a minimally invasive gastric stimulator for treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and its metabolic comorbidities, developed by MetaCure, was presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Hamburg at the beginning of September. Prof. [...]

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Read article published on “A Sweet Life” blog: “Electrical Stimulation to The Stomach: A New Way to Treat Type 2 Diabetes”

A Sweet Life blog article, May 31, 2011 With today’s growing type 2 diabetes epidemic, there’s a need for new ways to treat the disease.  Not everyone achieves good glycemic control with oral medications and some medications, like insulin, lead to weight gain.  For type 2 diabetics who also suffer from obesity, any treatment that [...]

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The “Gray Sheet” reports MetaCure implant overseas trials to wrap up by 2012

The article, published on April 18th on “The Gray Sheet” reveals the Company’s plans to wrap up three overseas trials by the end of 2012 for its DIAMOND electrostimulator implant for type 2 diabetes in obese patients and begin a pivotal U.S. trial within the next couple of years to support a PMA submission for [...]

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Press Release: “The DIAMOND System for Treating Type 2 Diabetes Found to Have a Desirable Long Term Safety Profile”

The DIAMOND (TANTALUS) System, a minimally invasive gastric stimulation System for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes developed by MetaCure was found to have a desirable long term safety profile. Safety is a crucial point in Type 2 Diabetes treatments in light of the recent safety concerns regarding some antidiabetic agents and the associated risk and [...]

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Press Release: “DIAMOND (TANTALUS) System by MetaCure Might be a Valid Alternative to Insulin in Improving Glycemic Control and Metabolic Risk Factors”

In a poster presented at the 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes held in New York on March 28-30, Dr. Simon Wong from the Department of Surgery at Prince of Wales Hospital in The Chinese University of Hong Kong demonstrated that as compared to insulin therapy, the DIAMOND System has the [...]

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International Diabetes Federation Supports Surgery to Treat Diabetes

Surgery should be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients to help stem the serious complications that can result from diabetes, according to an International Diabetes Federation (IDF) position statement presented at the 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in New York. Read full article on Internal Medicine News Visit [...]

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Read article from MailOnline:”Pacemaker for your tum to stop sugar overload for diabetes sufferers”

MailOnline Article, March 29, 2011 A pacemaker-style device that delivers mild electric pulses to the stomach could be a new way to tackle type-2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease. The matchbox-sized gadget, implanted under the skin on the abdomen, stimulates the stomach muscles when the patient is eating. Studies show this boost in [...]

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