Navigation Links
Heritage Labs Announces A1c Test Certification Milestone
Date:11/11/2008

First laboratory to be certified for A1c testing using dried blood spot specimens

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Labs International LLC, a division of Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH), today announced certification of their hemoglobin A1c testing methods by the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP).

Heritage Labs uses two blood testing methods for hemoglobin A1c, one for testing whole blood specimens and the other for testing dried blood spots (DBS), both of which have been certified by NGSP. Heritage Labs is the first, and only, laboratory worldwide specifically listed to be certified for A1c testing using dried blood spot specimens. There are currently 78 laboratories worldwide currently certified by the NGSP, and only 20 of those labs are in the United States of America.

Heritage Labs uses the DBS testing method in its Appraise(R) Home A1c Kit, which provides consumers with an inexpensive and easy-to-use blood test that produces highly accurate and reliable test results equivalent to whole blood tests collected in physicians' offices. This DBS test is designed to be safely and easily completed in the privacy of one's home and mailed to the lab. Results are delivered online or in the mail within a few days.

The Appraise(R) Home A1c Kit is available now at many retail locations including Wal-Mart, where it is marketed as the Reli-On A1C Test. The test is also available under Heritage Labs' Appraise brand in other retail locations nationwide, including Rite Aid and other independent pharmacies.

"This certification not only recognizes the high standards which we uphold at Heritage Labs, it recognizes our position as a leader in this field," said Mark Patterson, President of
'/>"/>

SOURCE Hooper Holmes
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Hooper Holmes Heritage Labs Division Launches New Home Diabetes Test
2. DNA Heritage Success in Patent Battle Helps Keep Genealogy DNA Test Prices Low
3. PETCO Adds Canine Heritage Breed Test to its Innovative Assortment
4. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Hispanic Heritage Month Reminds Us Increasing Numbers of Hispanic-Americans Do Not Have Health Insurance
5. Heritage and Ipca Enter Into Strategic Alliance for Generic Pharmaceutical Products
6. Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Recent Corporate Highlights
7. The Binding Site Announces Trading Update for Year Ended September 30th 2008
8. CorMatrix Announces Pre-Clinical Data Suggesting Next Generation ECM Technology(TM) Can Improve Cardiac Function
9. Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Strategic Restructuring and Workforce Reduction
10. 3SBio Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results
11. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Results From Diabetic Neuropathy Clinical Trial SB-509-601
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Riordan-McKenna Institute ... announced today that the use of sterile, dehydrated amniotic tissue AlphaPATCHâ„¢ developed by ... otherwise non-healing surgical knee wound. , The case involved a 78-year-old male, who ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 27, 2015 , ... ... unique opportunity for venture capital funds, investment firms and animal health companies to ... Forum have raised $160 million. Several have also received licensing agreements or distribution ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Aug. 27, 2015  Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG ... of United Kingdom -based Lab M ... media and diagnostic systems. Lab M ... leading provider of microbial testing and diagnostic products for ... The company currently sells into more than 70 countries ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015 The National Necrotizing Fasciitis ... life—were saved by doctors at Vanderbilt University Hospital in ... NovaBay Pharmaceuticals and Dr. John Crew , director ... Seton Medical Center in Daly City, CA. ... breakthrough approach, pioneered by Dr. Crew, that had previously ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Dallas-Fort Worth Stem Cell Researchers Use Amniotic Tissue To Successfully Treat Non-Healing Surgical Wound 2Dallas-Fort Worth Stem Cell Researchers Use Amniotic Tissue To Successfully Treat Non-Healing Surgical Wound 3Dallas-Fort Worth Stem Cell Researchers Use Amniotic Tissue To Successfully Treat Non-Healing Surgical Wound 4VetStem Biopharma, Inc. Among Seventeen Companies Selected to Present at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum on September 1st 2015 2VetStem Biopharma, Inc. Among Seventeen Companies Selected to Present at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum on September 1st 2015 3Neogen acquires U.K.-based Lab M Holdings 2Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 2Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 3
... "BioMS/Eli Lilly - Dissecting a Billion Dollar Collaboration" ... - BioMS Medical Corp (TSX: MS), a leading ... today announced that Mr. Richard Brown, Vice President, ... Senior Director, Corporate Business Development, Eli Lilly and ...
... May 14 - Bioniche Pharma, a leading ... launch of Enlon (R) (edrophonium chloride injection, ... sulfate, USP) Injection. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080702/AQW070LOGO )"The ... Bioniche,s continued growth and a commitment to bringing ...
... 14 Nucletron, a,knowledge-based leader in radiation ... Brachy, a comprehensive film- and volume-based treatment,planning ... brachytherapy.,Oncentra Brachy, the world,s first fully DICOM-compatible ... system that features,state-of-the-art optimization algorithms to ensure ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioMS Medical to participate in panel session at Bio International Convention 2009 2Nucletron Releases Comprehensive Film-and Volume-Based Planning System for Wide Variety of Brachy Solutions 2
(Date:8/18/2015)... , Aug. 17, 2015 Research ... addition of the "Global Biometric Authentication & ... - Estimation & Forecast, 2015-2020" report to ... authentication and identification systems market is expected to ... 2015 to 2020 and generate over $25 billion ...
(Date:8/12/2015)... , Aug. 12, 2015  Synaptics Inc. ... human interface solutions, today announced that four of ... Match-in-Sensor solution, have officially been named FIDO Certified™ ... part of the certification, Synaptics, Natural ID™ fingerprint ... Universal Authentication Framework (UAF) standard and are interoperable ...
(Date:8/6/2015)... Germany , August 6, 2015 ... (SMI) shows the world,s first Eye Tracking ... Epson,s Moverio BT-200 see-through head mounted display and on ... unprecedented quality and efficiency is brought to personalized visualization ... the first time, professionals and researchers can integrate gaze, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Biometric Authentication & Identification Market 2015: Focus On Modality, Motility & Application - Estimation & Forecasts to 2020 for the $25 Billion Industry 2Synaptics Announces FIDO Certification of Natural ID Fingerprint Solutions 2Synaptics Announces FIDO Certification of Natural ID Fingerprint Solutions 3SMI Shows First Eye Tracking Upgrade for Augmented Reality Glasses 2SMI Shows First Eye Tracking Upgrade for Augmented Reality Glasses 3
... of Harvard and MIT today announced that they have ... from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify ... can probe the proteins, signaling pathways and cellular processes ... Broad Institute is among nine institutions to receive funding ...
... America,s population, diabetes can lead to blindness, kidney failure, strokes ... new cure based on advances in cell therapy ... TAU,s Sackler Faculty of Medicine, whose research group is among ... to cultivate cells derived from insulin-producing beta cells from human ...
... Spanish . , Background , Many ... in childhood or adolescence. In fact some studies show that ... diagnostic criterion for a mental disorder before reaching adulthood. The ... serious in children than in adults in fact, childhood ...
Cached Biology News:Broad Institute awarded grant to develop chemical probes for human biology and disease 2Broad Institute awarded grant to develop chemical probes for human biology and disease 3Battling diabetes with beta cells 2Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents 2Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents 3Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents 4Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents 5
...
Anti Autotaxin /ENPP2 , - (Rabbit)...
...
... An N-nitroso-containing diabetogenic compound that acts ... pancreatic islets. An antibiotic effective against ... DNA strand breaks in pancreatic islet ... in H 2 O. RTECS LZ5775000, ...
Biology Products: