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ACCU-CHEK (ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS)
9115 Hague Road
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Phone: (800) 858-8072
Web site: www.accu-chek.com/us
Manufacturer of the Accu-Chek Voicemate System (no longer being shipped to new retailers as of January 2007) and the associated Accu-Chek Comfort Curve strips, as well as a variety of conventional blood glucose meters and other diabetes supplies.

BBI HEALTHCARE
Unit A, Kestrel Way
Garngoch Industrial Estate
Gorseinon
Swansea, UK SA4 9WN
Phone: 011-44-1792-229-333
Web site: www.bbihealthcare.com
Distributor of the SensoCard Plus, which is not yet available in the United States.

CAPTEK/SCIENCE PRODUCTS
PO Box 888
Southeastern, PA 19399
Phone: (800) 888-7400
Web site: www.captek.net
Produces the Digi-Voice, a voice attachment for the OneTouch Basic blood glucose meter (as well as the discontinued OneTouch Profile and OneTouch SureStep meters), the Sure-Drop, a device that fits over the OneTouch Basic to collect and guide blood to the appropriate spot on the strip, and the Sure Guide, which directs the finger to the appropriate spot on the OneTouch SureStep strip. This company also distributes magnifiers and other talking equipment such as scales and coin counters.

DIAGNOSTIC DEVICES, INC.
9300 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 450
Charlotte, NC 28269
Phone: (800) 366-5901
Web site: www.prodigymeter.com
Manufactures a line of talking blood glucose meters, including the Prodigy Audio Meter, the Prodigy Duo (which combines a blood glucose meter and blood pressure monitor), the Prodigy Autocode (which features an automatic strip coding function), and the Prodigy Voice (which is completely audible).

LS&S
P.O. Box 673
Northbrook, IL 60065
Phone: (800) 468-4789
Web site: www.lssproducts.com
Sells a wide variety of items for people with visual impairment, including Prodigy meters and the OneTouch Basic meter with a speech box attachment.

PHARMA SUPPLY
3381 Fairlane Farms Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33414
Phone: (866) 373-2824
Web site: www.pharmasupply.com
Carries the Advocate line of talking blood glucose meters, which includes the Advocate, Advocate Duo (a combination talking blood glucose meter and blood pressure monitor), and Advocate Redi-Code (which features an automatic strip coding function), as well as a variety of general diabetes supplies.

 

 

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