CHESTERBROOK, Pa., November 7, 2018 / PRNewswire / – LifeScan, Inc., a global leader in technology for monitoring blood glucose, today introduced a new name and brand name for LifeScan Diabetes Institute (Lifescan Diabetes Institute) , formerly called the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute. Renaming a scientific and educational institution is carried out in connection with the change of ownership. As previously reported, the leading private equity firm Platinum Equity on October 2, 2018, completed the acquisition of LifeScan brand and the aforementioned institute from Johnson & Johnson.
For more than a decade, the Institute has been working to improve the diabetes treatment algorithms. The renewed institution will continue its mission to tackle the global diabetes epidemic through advanced empirical learning projects. Since the Institute was founded in 2007, thousands of specialists in the field of treatment and control of diabetes have been trained on its basis, participating in interactive webinars, individual training programs, clinical video sessions in question-answer format, advanced training courses, electronic modules, Twitter -chat and discussions of specialized literature.
“LifeScan Diabetes Institute provides practitioners around the globe with access to the most up-to-date information about innovative therapeutic models and how to use existing tools and technologies to control diabetes, which ultimately leads to improved quality and effectiveness of treatment,” noted Amparo Gonzalez (Amparo Gonzalez), Director of International Vocational Training and Educational Relations at the LifeScan Diabetes Institute. “With more than a decade of experience working with leading medical professionals in the world, the LifeScan Diabetes Institute continues to pursue its mission, intending to further improve the methods of treating and controlling diabetes in order to improve the quality of life of patients. We are optimistic about the future and we are confident that at the next stage of our evolution, great achievements will await us. ”
In addition to the new name, the LifeScan Diabetes Institute received a new branding, including an updated website and logo, which can be found here .
In an effort to create life without boundaries for people living with diabetes, LifeScan, Inc. is a global leader in blood glucose monitoring technology. More than 20 million people worldwide trust in OneTouch® brand products.
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