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  • Senseonics, Geo-Med Partner to Provide Glucose Monitoring Tool for Veterans - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Senseonics, Geo-Med Partner to Provide Glucose Monitoring Tool for Veterans

    Senseonics Holdings and service-disabled veteran-owned small business Geo-Med have teamed up to provide over 9M veterans and U.S. government employees access to an implantable device built to monitor glucose levels in patients with diabetes. Senseonics said Thursday its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring system uses a fluorescence-based sensor, a mobile application and a smart transmitter for data communication.

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  • ICF Secures CDC Public Health Communication Support Contracts; Kris Tremaine Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF Secures CDC Public Health Communication Support Contracts; Kris Tremaine Comments

    ICF has secured nine contracts worth a combined $34.4 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support CDC’s public health campaigns. CDC will use the company’s campaign development, creative, digital advertising, social marketing and media, stakeholder and traditional engagement expertise to facilitate  multiple projects such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program, ICF said Friday. The first task order covers support for tobacco […] More

  • NIH Awards SPARC Grant to Purdue to Aid Stomach Neural Circuitry Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIH Awards SPARC Grant to Purdue to Aid Stomach Neural Circuitry Research

    Purdue University will lead a $10 million study to research the stomach’s neural circuitry and discover if bioelectronics medicine could help treat conditions such as diabetes or obesity. Purdue said Tuesday the grant was received from the National Institutes of Health‘s Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions program, which supports research projects that focus on the development […] More

  • Mark Testoni: Natl Kidney Foundation Targets Greater Education, Awareness - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mark Testoni: Natl Kidney Foundation Targets Greater Education, Awareness

    Two statistics from the National Kidney Foundation feature the number nine in striking terms that describe the impact of kidney disease in Americans and other figures tell a tale of a veteran population that is particularly at risk. The foundation says kidney disease is the U.S.’ ninth-leading cause of death at a greater volume than breast cancer or prostate cancer, while 26 million […] More

  • Intel-GE JV Signs Up for Mississippi Telehealth Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel-GE JV Signs Up for Mississippi Telehealth Program

    Intel and General Electric‘s joint healthcare venture and Mississippi’s government have partnered to offer telemedicine services to people with diabetes in underserved communities. The Diabetes Telehealth Network includes Intel-GE Care Innovations, C Spire, GE Healthcare, the North Sunflower Medical Center and University of Mississippi Medical Center, the university said Thursday. Gov. Phil Bryant said this […] More

  • Sick Is Not Sweet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sick Is Not Sweet

    EHS Corporate Care Busy executives are bombarded daily with issues surrounding the high cost of healthcare. Part of the challenge is the soaring cost of being sick. In 1997, it was estimated the total annual cost of diabetes was $98 billion in the United States, which translates to a per capita cost of $10,071.00. Further, […] More

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