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Medtronic Acquires Advanced Uro-solutions

Medtronic Acquires Advanced Uro-Solutions NURO Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation System to Enhance Neuromodulation Product Offerings for Treatment of Bladder Control Issues February 25, 2015, Outcome Capital is pleased to announce that Medtronic has acquired Advanced Uro-Solutions, a privately-held developer of neurostimulation products for the treatment of bladder control issues based in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Outcome Capital served as exclusive financial advisor to Advanced Uro-Solutions. Advanced Uro-Solutions develops and manufactures the NURO(TM) percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation system, which consists of a small external stimulator and a single, reusable lead to provide temporary stimulation to the tibial nerve. This therapy is 510(k) cleared by the FDA to treat patients with overactive bladder (OAB) and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence. Medtronic is preparing to launch the NURO system in the U.S. within the next 12 months. More than 37 million adults in the United States one in six suffer from OAB. By 2018, it is estimated that 546 million people worldwide will be affected by OAB. The acquisition of Advanced Uro-Solut Continue reading >>

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  1. peetorskeetor

    Hi all, T1 for 10 years now. I feel that my "team" are being easy on me and not giving me the real picture. I've always known my control isn't the greatest, and there are things that I should change. I think I need a bit of a kick in the butt to get myself in a better range.
    How bad is an a1c of 8.4? Is there any way of telling what my risk level for complications is, and when they would start to occur?

  2. Adamantaimai

    Not everyone gets them at the same a1c or at the same speed. So it's not easy to answer this.
    An a1c of 8.4 means that your average BG is 12.3 mmol/l and 222 mg/dl. Which is pretty high for an average.

  3. peetorskeetor

    How does that work? I was under the impression that the a1c is your average blood sugar reading in mmol/l

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