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 News Release - July 16, 2007

ARKRAY USA Launches PocketChem(TM)EZ Blood Glucose Monitoring System

New, easy-to-use blood glucose system designed specifically for individuals with diabetes

MINNEAPOLIS, July 16 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- ARKRAY USA, Inc. announced today that it has started to sell its PocketChem(TM)EZ Blood glucose monitoring System for people with diabetes. ARKRAY USA, Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market this system earlier in the year.

PocketChem(TM)EZ makes testing easy! This intuitive system gives results in 10 seconds, requires a 1 microliter sample size, and has a 250-count test memory with time and date stamp. The choice of palm or fingertip testing, combined with the ability to reapply blood within 10 seconds if the first drop is too small (double dosing), makes testing more comfortable. It also features a large, easy-to-read display for better viewing of test results.

"PocketChem EZ is a welcome new tool for diabetes self management. The small sample size and choice of palm or fingertip testing makes it easier for patients to test quickly, comfortably, and accurately," said Jonathan Chapman, President for ARKRAY USA, Inc. "This cost effective system is a significant extension of our Self Monitoring Blood Glucose portfolio."


ARKRAY USA, Inc. ( is a leading healthcare company specializing in diagnostic products and medical devices at the point of care. ARKRAY develops, manufactures, and markets innovative diagnostic products and related medical devices used in managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, screening for acute conditions utilizing blood and urine diagnostics, and enhancing healthcare worker safety. The company's primary products include a broad line of blood glucose monitoring systems, safety lancets and lancing devices, as well as urine testing equipment and supplies. ARKRAY's focus is to improve today's technology to develop products that are even more convenient and safe.


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