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Diabetic Ketoacidosis Assay Available on Abbott ARCHITECT™ Systems Vidan Diagnostics Launches its β-Hydroxybutyrate 21FS in Pre-filled Reagent Kits for the Abbott ARCHITECT™ Clinical Chemistry Systems SAN ANTONIO, Texas, December 18, 2019 - Vidan Diagnostics, LLC today announced the availability of its pre-filled reagent kits that allows Abbott ARCHITECT™ customers access to it's Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BOHB) assay, [...]
A New Direct Enzymatic Assay for Determination of Beta-Hydroxybutyrate on Clinical Chemistry Analyzer Platforms
A New Direct Enzymatic Assay for Determination of Beta-Hydroxybutyrate on Clinical Chemistry Analyzer Platforms K. Eulberg1 , H. Müller1 , A . Lein1 , B. Cucu 1 , L. von Tietzen und Hennig1 , A. Blanco3 , M . Grimmler1,2 1DiaSys Diagnostic Systems GmbH , Alte Strasse 9, 65558 [...]
Availability of Beta-Hydroxybutyrate Reagent on Beckman Coulter AU® Systems SAN ANTONIO, TX – November 01, 2019 – Vidan Diagnostics, LLC today announced the launch of its prefilled reagent kits for the Beckman Coulter AU® clinical chemistry systems.Pre-filled Reagent Kits Vidan’s pre-filled reagent kits makes it easy to load its β-Hydroxybutyrate 21FS Reagent directly onto the Beckman Coulter [...]
Monitoring your blood sugar is very important if you suffer from either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. For those with diabetes, you should also monitor b-hydroxybutyrate levels. These are ketone levels. If ketone levels are high, a person with diabetes can develop Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) which can be life threatening. If you are a [...]
Blood sugar monitoring and diabetes go hand in hand. In order to manage diabetes, it is important that patients monitor their blood glucose levels in order to determine if and when insulin is needed. Monitoring in diabetes also includes b-hydroxybutyrate levels. These ketones, while not technically dangerous in the average person, can mean a serious [...]
The term ketotic refers to those who are in ketosis. While ketosis itself is not harmful in normal people, it can be life-threatening in those who have type 1 or even type 2 diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, your physician has likely covered this information with you, including your need to monitor [...]
Diabetic ketoacidosis or DKA is a complication in those who have been diagnosed with diabetes. This condition can present itself in those diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but is more common in patients who have type 1 diabetes. The condition occurs when there is not enough insulin in the body, which causes a difficulty in [...]
Beta-hydroxybutyrate a ketone body that is predominantly present in those suffering from DKA, severe diabetic ketoacidosis. For those with type 1 diabetes, as well as type 2 diabetes, testing for this ketone is critical. A serum ketone test can determine the level of this ketone in the bloodstream. While ketones in general are not harmful, [...]
Vidan Diagnostics in Attendance at the Fisher Scientific National Sales Meeting in Houston, TX Vidan Diagnostics recently attended the Fisher Scientific National Sales Meeting in Houston. This event which was held on January 30 & 31, 2019, provides a means for companies to showcase their products to consumers and other businesses in the area. [...]