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Animas'state-of-the-art insulin pump and ezSet infusion system provide the highest level of safety, performance, and convenience. Our extensive customized education program and ezManager software are designed to help our patients successfully manage their diabetes. A long-term implantable glucose sensor with no percutaneous wires is under development. Animas is pleased to co-sponsor all of Saturday's events at Focus on Fitness and Nutrition.


With a long heritage of breaking new ground in ambulatory infusion pumps, Smiths Medical brings nearly two decades of experience to bear on the new CozmoTM insulin pump. We have applied to diabetes treatment the same therapy-based approach that has improved the lives of millions of patients. We have sold over 150,000 pumps worldwide. We enjoy a strong position in the hospital market. And we are the market leader in pumps for home health care. Our reputation for customer service and product support is unsurpassed, and clinical expertise is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Behind every Deltec Cozmo(tm) insulin pump are the resources of the Medical Division of Smiths Group plc, which is a multi-billion dollar corporation. Smiths' innovative approach has brought it to world leadership not only in medical systems but in advanced aerospace electronics and specialized industrial equipment as well. Deltec is pleased to sponsor Friday evening's Opening Reception at Focus on Fitness and Nutrition.


LifeScan has been committed to improving the qualify of life for people with diabetes since 1981, revolutionizing home blood glucose testing with the introduction of the ONE TOUCH® System in 1987. Always an innovator in self-monitoring, LifeScan launched the ONE TOUCH Ultra® blood glucose meter to make testing easier and less painful. LifeScan, an early sponsor of Children With Diabetes, is proud to co-sponsor all of Saturday's events.


Medtronic MiniMed As a world leader in insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring, Medtronic MiniMed's mission is advancing solutions for the treatment of diabetes. To our customers, this means we are committed to the creation and optimization of the innovative products and services they need to control their diabetes, primarily the development of an artificial pancreas. Good glucose control can delay the onset of diabetes-related complications by an average of 15 years, extend lives by up to five years, and significantly reduce the tremendous burden of diabetes. And Medtronic MiniMed's insulin pumps allow for the tightest control possible, allowing patients to live more normal, healthier lives. Medtronic MiniMed is pleased to sponsor Sunday morning and afternoon snack breaks at this Children with Diabetes conference.


Novo Nordisk is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with diabetes. For nearly 80 years, the company has combined drug discovery with state-of-the-art technology to develop leading edge products for people with diabetes. Novo Nordisk was the first to develop longer-acting NPH insulin, purified insulin, and premixed human insulin. Novo Nordisk also designed the first durable and disposable insulin pen devices and the first dial-a-dose insulin delivery system. Novo Nordisk recently added a rapid-acting human insulin analog, NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) as another treatment option for people with diabetes. Novo Nordisk is proud to co-sponsor all of Saturday's events.


TheraSense develops, manufactures and sells easy to use blood glucose monitoring systems that dramatically reduce the pain of testing for people with diabetes. TheraSense has developed the FreeStyle® Blood Glucose Monitoring System, FreeStyle Flash, FreeStyle TrackerTM Diabetes Management System, and has just introduced the FreeStyle FlashTM system, which includes the world's smallest glucose meter. TheraSense's FreeStyle blood glucose monitoring products are based on breakthrough coulometric measurement technology that measures glucose from a tiny sample of blood, just 3/10th of a microliter. The new FreeStyle Flash meter includes a fast test time of about 7 seconds, a backlit panel display, a lighted test strip port for easy testing at night or in other dark conditions, and four customizable daily alarms. In addition, TheraSense also offers the FreeStyle CoPilotTM Web-Based Data Management System ( that enables people with diabetes and their health care providers to analyze and communicate glucose information using the Internet. TheraSense is pleased to sponsor Sunday morning breakfast.

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