US Availability of GLUCOMETER® DEXTM Delayed Until 1999
On March 31, 1998, Bayer announced that the GLUCOMETER® DEXTM Blood Glucose Monitoring System would be available in the United States beginning the first quarter of 1999. The delay is due to the company's need to increase production capacity to meet anticipated demand.
The DEXTM Meter is currently available in twelve countries:
- As the GLUCOMETER® ESPRITTM Meter in:
Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain
- As the GLUCOMETER® DEXTM Meter in:
Germany, Canada, Japan, Belgium, the Netherlands
The company promises to continue to supply the "cartridges" for the 40,000 DEXTM meters that were given out to U.S. patients, at no charge, until the commercial availability of the product early next year.
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