The 1-Clic Vial System is an easy open medicine bottle for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis, or by upper extremity amputees. The system is made up of 1-Clic vials (bottles) and closures (lids), which are moisture and light resistant. The lid can be opened with minimal pressure on the tab at the top of vial and a slight turn of the lid. An audible “click” signals that a closure is properly secured. The closure can be used in a child-resistant or non-ch
The 12 Alarm Mini Pager Pill Timer is an audible and vibrating medication reminder designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities or seniors. Designed to alert those who need to be reminded to take medications at frequent intervals, this device features daily alarms that automatically signal each day without re-programming, an auto button feature that protects from accidental erasure when battery is be changed, and a countdown, custom, and meeting timer that gives disti
7 Day Pill Organizer, Spanish is designed for use by individuals with cognitive impairments, dementia, Parkinson or Alzheimer’s disease. It has 1 compartment for each day of the week. There is also an adult lock, which can be removed if desired.
The Accu-Chek Advantage is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This unit is about the size of a stopwatch and has rubber side grips. To minimize pain, it has a dial with 11 depth settings to match the user's skin type, and its lancing device is held firmly in place to avoid tearing the skin by wiggling from side to side. The unit uses Accu-Chek Comfort Curve or Accu-Chek Advantage test strips. It has a downloadable 480-value memory with time and date, and is compati
The ACCU-CHEK Aviva Plus System is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This full-featured blood glucose meter uses ACCU-CHEK Aviva Plus test strips and ACCU-CHEK FastClix lancing device. The 1-click lancing device has a load-and-go drum of six preloaded 30-gauge lancets and 11 customizable depth settings to match the user’s skin type. The meter features nonslip rubber grips and choice of four test sites on the body. Other features include 5-second results, 0.6
The Accu-Chek Compact Plus Meter System is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. Test strips for this blood glucose meter come pre-loaded with 17 strips in a cartridge (drum). Other features include a big glow-in the-dark screen; a detachable lancing device with 11 customizable depth settings for different skin types; 5-second results; and non-slip rubber grips. POWER: Uses triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 4 x 1.2 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 4.2 ounces with batte
The ACCU-CHEK FastClix is a puncture device for blood test designed for people with diabetes and other conditions requiring that they administer blood tests at home or in other locations. This 1-click lancing device features a drum of six preloaded 30-gauge lancets and 11 customizable depth settings for different skin types. The lancet counter shows the number of remaining lancets. Minimal side-to-side motion technology creates less skin tearing. WARRANTY: One year warranty against defects in ma
The ACCU-CHEK Multiclix is a puncture device for blood test designed for people with diabetes and other conditions requiring blood tests administered at home or in other locations. This lancing device features a drum of six preloaded 30-gauge lancets and 11 customizable depth settings to match the user’s skin type. Precision-guided technology minimizes painful side-to-side motion, creates less skin tearing, and ensures smooth entry. The Multiclix has a counter that shows the number of remaining
The ACCU-CHEK Nano SmartView System is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The system includes the ACCU-CHEK Nano meter, ACCU-CHEK SmartView test strips and ACCU-CHEK FastClix Lancing Device (see separate entry). The Nano features a backlit display, It requires no coding technology, and it has several insulin-management tools such as four customizable test reminders and before- and after-meal markers. Other features include 0.6-microliter sample size, 5-second
AccuPax Medication Management is a pill organizer service designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities and others who who take regularly scheduled medications. This pharmacy service provides home delivery of medications in packaging arranged by the date and time of day they need to be taken. The service can be used in place of a traditional pill organizer where the individual or caregiver separates the pills into a multi-compartment box by time and day. It is designed fo
ACU-LIFE Jumbo 7 Day Pill Box Organizer, model 400447) is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This seven-compartment plastic organizer features individually opening lids marked with the day of the week in extra-large letters and identified in Braille. The compartments are large to accommodate multiple medications. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): The compartments are 2 1/16 x 1.5 x 1.25 inches. The organizer is 11 x 2 1/16 x 1.25 inches.
AdvantaJet, AdvantaJet ES and GentleJet are insulin syringe infusers that inject insulin without the use of a needle. They are cylindrical, pen-shaped injectors that deliver insulin under pressure through a tiny port (0.006 inches) at the head of the injector through the outer skin and into the subcutaneous layer below. The injection pressure can be selected from six available settings. Before injection, the user attached an adaptor to the insulin vial and attaches the adaptor and vial to the in
The Advocate Duo Talking Blood Glucose Plus Blood Pressure Monitor, model TD-3223, is a voice output glucose analyzer and electronic blood pressure meter designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This glucometer speaks in English or Spanish and provides results in 7 seconds using 0.7 microliters of blood. As many as 450 tests are retained in memory. The unit also calculates averages for 7, 14, 21, 28, 60 and 90 days. The unit tells the user the code number a
The Advocate Redi-Code Talking Glucose Meter, model TD-4223, is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This talking unit provides results in English or Spanish in 7 seconds. Results are also presented on a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. The unit requires no coding, and uses a small blood sample size of 0.7 microliters, which may be taken from other parts of the body besides the fingertips, such as the palm, forearm, u
The Alarm Watch with Pill Organizer Holster is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities who need frequent reminders to take medications or injections. Designed without a band, this watch features a clip or integrated belt loop and has up to five audible alarms per day and a four-compartment daily pill organizer with timer. A nylon canvas case is included. DIMENSIONS (LxDxW): The unit is 4.5 x 2.25 x 2 inches and the pill organizer compartm
The Alere INRatio and INRatio2 PT/INR Monitoring Systems are anticoagulation testing units designed for use by individuals taking warfarin (Coumadin) or other anticoagulation medications. With the prescription of a doctor, this unit enables the user to self-test for PT (prothrombin time) or INR (international normalized ratio). A drop of blood on a test strip yields results in about 60 seconds. Blood is drawn with a finger stick, and the test strip is inserted into the unit for analysis. The uni
The All Metal Pill Crusher is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. Designed to reduce pills to a powder, the unit has chrome die-cast components and a stainless steel, corrosion-resistant receptacle. Designed to be strong enough for use in hospitals, nursing homes, and pharmacies, the device can be mounted to medication carts, counters, tabletops, etc. using the mounting base. Instructions are included. DIMENSIONS (HxL: 3 x 8 inches.
The AM/PM Pill Organizer 800 is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take pills. Compact and lightweight, this organizer features 16 individually labelled pouches color-coded for daytime and nighttime use. Slide-locks keep pills and vitamins secure. The organizer has Velcro closure and a zippered pocket on the back to store prescriptions. A medical reference card is included. DIMENSIONS: 7.75 x 4 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces. COLOR: Black, blue, green, or red.
The AM/PM Pocket Pill Organizer is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who use medications. This two-compartment, plastic oval-shaped container has a snap-shut lid marked "AM" and "PM" over the compartments. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 2.75 x 1.875 inches. COLOR: Assorted (no choice).
The Analogue Dementia Care Day/Clock is designed for use by individuals who may have difficulty distinguishing day from night when looking at the clock as associated with dementia or Alzheimer’s. A bright blue sky with the sun and clouds is displayed during the day and a dark blue sky with the moon and stars is shown at night.
Andros Insulin Dosage Monitor, model 074300, is a syringe needle guide designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. The guide is a sturdy plastic strip that the physician snips off at a point on the scale that corresponds to desired insulin dosage. This guide is for use only with Becton Dickinson's ##8410 Plastipak U-100 disposable syringes. To self- inject, the user pushes the U-100 syringe lip into the Insulin Dosage Monitor's slot and draws the plunger back
The Animas 2020 Insulin Pump is an audible insulin pump designed for use by individuals with diabetes, including those who are blind or have low vision. This automatic pump delivers insulin at a basal rate of 0.025 units per hour to keep blood sugar steady between meals and during sleep. The user can establish up to four personalized basal programs and set times for insulin-to-carb ratios, insulin sensitivity factors (ISF), and blood glucose targets in 30-minute increments, with up to 12 persona
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold an insulin bottle securely so a person with one functioning hand can self- administer insulin. Provides diagram guide for construction of the bottle holder which calls for four small (1/2 inch) suction cups, 5 inches of 1/4 inch doweling cut into 4 equal lengths, a 4 1/2 by 2 by 1/ 2 inch piece of hard wood, a large rubber band, finishing nails and wood glue. The suction cups can hold the device on any smooth perpendicular surface. SKILL
The Apex 7 Day Pill Organizer, models 70010 and 70042, has 1 compartment for each day of the week. The days are clearly indicated with raised and highlighted letters and Braille on top of each of the 7 compartments for blind individuals or persons with low vision. All compartments open individually. OPTIONS: Available for imprinting. SIZES: Medium (##70010) and Extra Large (##70042). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 1.25 x 0.75 x 4.5 inches (medium) or 1-5/6 x 7/8 x 6-3/16 inches (extra large). COLOR: Both a
The Apex 7-Day MediPlanner is a pill organizer designed to help individuals who have difficulty remembering to take their pills. There are four daily dosage sections for each day of the week, for a total of 28 color coded compartments. Compartments are contoured to aid in pill removal. Compartments come with four translucent lids and fit on a base. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 5.6 x 1.5 x 8.3 inches. COLOR: Base in white. Lids are blue, lavender, berry, and yellow.
The Apex Medicine Spoon, model 70001, is a hollow handled liquid medicine spoon calibrated to measure up to 2 teaspoons or 10 cc of liquid. The calibrations are hot stamped and marked for both teaspoon and metric measurements. The spoon has a built-in stand that helps avoid spillage. This device is made of polypropylene (plastic) and is dishwasher safe. OPTIONS: Custom imprinting. COLORS: Clear or blue.
The Apex Super Dropper, model 70005, is a liquid medication guide. The dropper holds up to 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of liquid, and can be used to deliver medication beyond taste buds. The dropper's stem is clear, with calibrations marked in black. This device is dishwasher safe. MATERIALS: Stem is made of polypropylene; bulb is PVC. OPTIONS: Custom imprinting. COLORS: White, blue, or pink.
The Aqua Pill Timer is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with memory or visual impairments. This compact electronic pillbox has an alarm that can be programmed to beep when it is time for the user to take medication. The pillbox also carries approximately two ounces of water and a straw. A safety top flips open for access to the straw and water. Write-on dosage labels are included. POWER: Uses LR44 button cell batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 4.25 x 1 x 2.5
Auto Lancet is a puncture device for blood tests designed to automatically puncture the finger to the correct depth for blood testing.
Autodrop Eyedrop Guide is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping difficulties while trying to use an eyedropper. The guide holds the eye open and directs the drops, allowing for accurate eye drop installation. The Autodrop Eyedrop Guide clips into place and positions the bottle at the correct angle over the eye. The special cup design prevents blinking by keeping the lower eyelid open. Unique pinhole directs eyesight upward and away from the descending drops.
The Autoject 2 is a syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with vision or fine motor disabilities or use of only one hand with diabetes. Available in two models, for either fixed or non-fixed needle syringes, this device features adjustable penetration depth, a safety lock to prevent accidental firing, and a dose completion indicator. At the touch of a button, the unit automatically inserts the needle and contents of the syringe into the skin without the user having to see the nee
The Autolet Impression is a puncture device for blood test designed for use by individuals with vision or fine motor disabilities and diabetes. This device can be used for for finger and alternate site testing and features Comfort Zone Technology to mask the sensation of pain and increase comfort when lancing. A force adjustment allows users to control the lancet force when sampling, which can be used as an alternative to increasing the penetration depth. The unit also offers seven penetration d
AutoMed is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (or app) is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user enters his/her medications and dosages and a set time that the medications need to be taken. AutoMed will alert the user with messages when it is time to take the medications. The user can make as many entries in the program a
The Autopen syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with vision or fine motor disabilities. Designed for use with pre-filled 3 milliliter insulin cartridges from Eli Lily. The one step dose selector allows maximum volume of 32 units in two increments, or 16 units in one unit increments. A single button release returns selector to "0", resetting syringe for next use. One- and two-unit models are available.
Autosqueeze Eyedrop Bottle Squeezer is a designed for use by individuals with decreased hand strength and manual dexterity. The enlarged levers help to make bottles easier to squeeze by providing extra leverage.
Beatfirst Pill Holder Bracelet is designed for use by individuals with cognitive impairments or those who are on a aspirin regiment and need to keep their medicine accessible at all times. It holds 2 aspirins and is waterproof. The Beatfirst can be stretched to fit on the wrist of the user.
Beep 'n Tell is a voice output medication reminder designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The device may also be useful for others who need to be reminded to take medications. Beep 'n Tell has two reminder functions, an alarm, and a voice recorder-player. The alarm is set once by setting the time between alarms, up to 24 times a day. After the medication is taken, replacing the cap resets the alarm. The voice recorder can record the voice of a doctor or family member. Beep
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a child-friendly glucose meter for children with diabetes or other blood-sugar related conditions. For adults with diabetes, checking blood glucose levels up to 10 times a day can be bothersome, but for children the painful finger pricking can be especially difficult. The Blood Buddy is designed to make glucose testing a little easier for children. The testing device takes the form of a whimsical character that appears to "chomp" on the
Velcro strap for use in all areas where blood flow control is needed. Fully adjustable, sterilizable and reusable. 18 inch arm strap or 30 inch thigh strap.
The BREEZE2 Blood Glucose Monitor is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by children and adults who have diabetes. This blood glucose meter uses a 10-test disc which allows the user to load the unit once to perform ten tests. The Breeze2 features No Coding technology, 1-microliter sample size and 5-second results. The user opens the meter, inserts the disc, closes the meter, pulls and pushes the blue end tab to expose blood glucose test strip, applies sample and takes reading. Additional 1
The Cadex Alarm Watch Pill Timer is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities or seniors who need frequent reminders to take medicine or injections. Designed to look like a standard watch, this alarm watch can be set for 12 automatic daily alarms that repeat every day at the same time. Features include a scrolling reminder message function of up to 36 characters and a snooze button that sounds every three minutes until medication is take
Chemstrip K and Chemstrip uGK are urine testing strips that test for ketones and glucose for people with diabetes. Chemstrip K is a dip and read test for ketones in urine, measuring both acetoacetate and acetone. Available in vials of 25 and 100. Chemstrip uGK is a dip and read test for urine glucose and ketones, available in vials of 50 and 100 strips.
Chubb Pill Dispenser a pill dispenser designed for use by individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities associated with Alzheimer's, stroke, or traumatic brain injury. The Chubb Pill Dispenser is a carousel shape that rotates at preprogrammed times to allow the user to take the appropriate medication. An intermittent audible alert tone is also provided as a medication reminder.
The CoaguChek XS System is a rapid anticoagulation test designed for people who are taking anticoagulants, such as warfarin. This prothrombin ratio/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) level monitor is a handheld device that requires a small 8-microliter blood sample through a finger stick. Results are displayed in about one minute. A carrying case, 5 lancets and 48 test strips are included. Testing strips have 12-month shelf life. The device has a 100-test result memory. Other features inclu
The CompuMed Automated Medication Dispenser is a programable automatic pill organizer with alarm and clock. The unit can be programmed in advance to dispense medication up to four times a day seven days a week. The unit features automatic pill dispensing and a reminder system for all medications including creams, ointments, and drops. Other features include medication advance override, a tamper-proof lock, a large screen display for prescription instructions and error messages, and an audio alar
The CONTOUR and CONTOUR LINK are glucose analyzers designed for use by individuals who have diabetes. These meters uses CONTOUR Blood Glucose Test Strips (sold separately). Both feature No Coding technology to help ensure accurate results. The devices offer pre- and post-meal markers with audible reminders and personalized high and low settings with a 7-day summary. They each have a large, easy-to-read display. Testing requires a small blood sample which can be obtained from multiple testing sit
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a convenient pill box for individuals who are elderly and/or for individuals with disabilities. The Convenient Pill Box combines the convenience of carrying a person's daily dose of medications and vitamin supplements with a water bottle by integrating the pill case as a bottle cap. The pill box's ergonomic triangular shape makes the bottle easy to open. There is a manual rotary date counter (month and day) in the center of the triangle
The Daily Log Book is designed especially for persons with diabetes to keep track of common activities that affect blood sugar, such as food intake, medication use, rest, and exercise. Using this product, the user can see how daily activities (eating, exercising, resting, and medication intake) affect their blood sugar. This implies that after use, the user can make educated decisions and better manage their diabetes. This product is intended to be a memory aid for diabetics and used to recall t
The Dana Diabecare II is an insulin pump designed for use by individuals with diabetes. Worn on the user's body, this unit automatically injects insulin as needed. The basal rate is 0 to 16 units per hour, with a basal delivery frequency of 4 minute intervals. The unit's insulin resevoir holds 3 milliliters (300 units). The unit has a Swiss micro DC motor, crosschecked continuously by dual microprocessors. POWER: Uses 1 3.6-volt DC battery. DIMENSIONS: 2.95 x 1.77 x 0.74 inches. WEIGHT: 1.8 ounc
The Deluxe Weekly Pill Organizer is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities and others who take regularly-scheduled medications. Features include a pill box with four compartments for each day of the week and a carrying case. The compartments are marked morning," "noon," "eve," and "bed" for each day. Each daily box can be removed and carried in a pocket or a purse. SIZES: Medium (each compartment holds 11 tablets) or large (each compartment holds 3
Blood sugar test strips for diabetics who are self monitoring blood sugar levels. designed for use with Glucometer meter, see separate entry. Can be direct read using color chart, up to glucose levels of 250 mg/dl. Wet wash strip: blood is applied to chemically treated pad on strip, then washed off in stream of water, blotted dry and compared to color chart or read in meter. One treated pad per strip. Color blocks at 0, 25, 45, 90, 130, 175, and 250 mg/dl.
Plug-in voice module designed to be used with one of two blood glucose analyzers: LifeScan GlucoScan 3000, or LifeScan One Touch II (see separate entries). It is an external box that plugs into the analyzer and is powered by 9 volt battery. User has option to use analyzer with or without voice and the voice module can be attached to new analyzer if old one fails. Measures 6 by 3 1/2 by 1 1/4 inches.
The Digi-Voice for Lifescan's One Touch II glucose analyzer is an external voice output module designed to convert the unit to a talking glucose analyzer for use by people with visual disabilities. The module plugs into the external port of the analyzer and talks the user through the self-test procedure. POWER: Replaceable, rechargeable 9-volt Ni-Cad battery. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3.5 x 1.25 inches. COLOR: Bone case with burgundy panel screen. WARRANTY: Customer satisfaction is guaranteed: if the unit
The E-Pill 7-Day Organizer and Reminder Medinizer Combo is a pill organizer and voice output medication reminder system designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It may also be useful to others who need reminders about taking medications. The E-Pill 7-Day Organizer and Reminder Medinizer Combo includes a compact storage pack made of durable high quality canvas, with seven EZ-to-OPEN Medinizer pill boxes. Each pill box has a day of the week imprinted on top, and includes four
The Automatic e-pill® Station is a locked medication pill box system that automatically puts the user’s medicine in a dispensing cup. This device is intended for those with dexterity problems, past medication errors, and complex medication regiments. At each scheduled time, the alarm sounds and the inside tray rotates to make the next set of medications available. If medications are left in position when the next scheduled alarm time is reached, they will be rotated away (this is how the e-pill
The E-Pill Vibrating Count Down Timer and Alarm is a vibrating medication reminder designed for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The device may also be useful to others who need to be reminded to take medications. Vibration (or a sound alarm) reminds the user to take medications on time. Vibrations are strong and last 60 seconds. The device fits in a purse, shirt pocket, or on a belt. Pressing the Start/Stop button twice resets the timer and starts the count down. The count down timer ca
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an eye drop dispenser to assist people who have the use of only one hand, fine motor disabilities, or have other difficulties applying eye drops into the eye. Easy Eye Drops is an eye medicine dropper that allows and individual to dispense the liquid into the eye using just one hand. This device has two hinged plastic flaps that are located on opposite sides of the nozzle of the dispenser. When an eye is closed, the flaps are placed gent
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to open a standard, twist-cap prescription pill bottle. Sugru molding rubber adheres to the bottle's cap making for an ergonomic pill opener. COMMENTS: For those with motor issues, such as arthritis, this modified pill bottle can help one open pill bottle more easily.
The Easy Open Vial is an easy open medicine bottle for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or grasping disabilities and by upper extremity amputees. This plastic bottle and its cap are a single piece with the bottle and top portions connected by a durable and flexible plastic tab. The Easy Open Vial's 1-piece construction is intended to prevent lost caps. To open the bottle, a user squeeze the top sides where indicated by arrows on the cap and the lid pops open. Al
The Easy Set Timer with Pill Box is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities. The timer requires no programming; to set it, flip the switch corresponding to the time of day the alarm is to sound. Alarms sound on the hour and the half hour and up to 31 alarms can be set between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. This device is equipped with a liquid crystal display (LCD) clock, a plastic cover to protect the alarm switches, and a slide-out pill conta
The Economy Metal Pill Crusher is designed to pulverize pills to a powder. This metal device has a metal spoon chained to the base. The pill is placed on the spoon and the spoon is set on the base. Closing the top handle crushes the pill. COLOR: Silver.
The Economy Week-Day-Pill Dispenser, model HA-4140, is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take large numbers of tablets several times each day. It has four clearly marked compartments for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bedtime, and is also marked with each weekday. DIMENSIONS: 25 x 226 x 125 millimeters. WEIGHT: 161 grams.
The Electronic Pill Box Timer-Clock is a pill organizer designed to remind the user to take their medicine at regular prescribed intervals. It features an easy-to-read digital clock/timer display with two countdown timers and a dual-chambered pillbox. The two individual timers are designed to alert the user to take two different medicines. After taking the pill, the user must push a button to reset the timer. This product can fit in the user's pocket or purse.
The Eye Drop Guide is a liquid medication guide designed to enable individuals who are blind or have low vision to self-administer eye drops. The user places the guide around the eye drop bottle, then holds the guide against the eye for perfect alignment. The guide is made of soft plastic and conforms to the contours of the face.
The Eye Dropper is a grasping aid and liquid medication guide designed to enable users with weak upper body strength, manual dexterity, or spasticity to apply eye drops with a standard eye dropper bottle. The device is a metal clamp consisting of machined aluminum, steel tubing, and plastic. The user places the eye dropper bottle in the holder at the top, then grasps the device by the two long handles at the bottom. The device is then raised up to the head, with the bottle positioned over the ey
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with arthritis and other upper extremity disabilities to administer eye drops. Two pieces of PVC tubing were cut to fit the user's hands and joined with hinges. Between the hinges, a slot was fitted to grip the eye drop container and two knobs touched the sides of the container. When pumped, the knobs squeeze the container and deliver the medication. The device also aids in removing the top of the container. The container is placed in the slot
The EZ-Lance is a puncture device for blood test designed for people with diabetes and other conditions requiring blood tests administered at home or in other locations. The EZ-Lance features an ergonomic design intended to make it easy to hold. The needle moves as high speed and will lance only once. Each EZ-Lance is designed for single-use and cannot be re-cocked. There is a safety indicator that shows when the device has been used. The EZ-Lance is available in four color-coded versions, ea
Ez-Lets are puncture devices for blood tests designed for use with most standard automatic finger lancing devices. Ez-Lets are tri-beveled, sterile, uniform capillary blood lancets. Ez-Lets are available in boxes of 100 or 200 lancets.
The EZ-Swallow Combination Pill Crusher/Pill Splitter is designed to assist persons with limited hand strength or arthritis to easily crush medications. The device has a surgical stainless steel blade that will not rust, and Lexan plastic grinding surfaces designed to give maximum crushing without plastic to plastic contact that can contaminate the medicine. A positive locking cap keeps the unit closed. A storage compartment is built- in with a friction cap to prevent pills from spilling out. Th
The EZ-Swallow Pill Crusher is designed so that persons with limited strength or arthritis can easily crush medications, vitamins, or food supplements in tablet form to facilitate swallowing them. The Pill Crusher will grind pills or tablets into a fine powser that can be mixed with liquids or solids. The manufacturer recommends the crusher for pediatric and geriatric patients; tube feeding individuals; isolation, intensive care units (ICUs) or ICN units; or for discharge planning. The device pr
The EZ-Swallow Pill Splitter is designed to quickly and safely reduce medications, vitamins, or any tablet into smaller dosages or smaller pieces for facilitated swallowing. The pocket or purse sized splitter features a stainless steel blade housed in a positive locking lid with a built-in storage compartment for tablets. The unit is cylindrical with a flip up top that houses the stainless steel blade. The bottom half of the cylinder has a diamond-shaped raised border to hold pills securely in p
The EZ-Vac is a vacuum alternate site testing device that works with any lancing device to assist with blood collections from areas other than the fingertip, such as the forearm.
The Ezy-Dose 7-Day Push Button Medication Reminder, models A-67578, B-67571, and C-67577 are medication organizers and reminders designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, limited hand strength or those with the use of only one hand. The Ezy-Dose pill series consists of four models each designed to hold specific amount of aspirin sized pills. Its one-touch design allows the user to lift the lid of the pill box with a touch of a button for easy access. Ot
Fashion Timer is pill timer designed to remind individuals with cognitive impairments, dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease to take their medicine. It has a compact design that allows the Fashion Timer to be stored in a bag, purse or worn with the attached lanyard. The front cover slides open to the pill compartment. The settings allow users to count up or down their next dosage.
First Crush Electric Pill Crusher’s patented ‘Dual Action’ crushes and grinds pills, providing finer powder. Its full automation is designed to provide better staff utilization and reduction in the amount of strength needed to crush pills to reduce repetitive motion injuries by caregivers or patients.
FlexPen is a pre-loaded syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with diabetes. About the size of a pen, it comes prefilled with 3 milliliters (mL) (300 units) of insulin, so the user does not need to draw insulin from a vial. Instead, the user dials the amount of insulin needed, holds the device at different angles to distribute the medicine, then injects by pressing a button. The device can be carried in a pocket or purse, or kept on a nightstand. Once in use, it does not need ref
The FreeStyle Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This system can utilize samples from multiple test sites on the body, including forearms, upper arms, thighs, and calves, as well as the fingertips and other parts of the hands. Testing is a three-step process. Insertion of the test strip automatically turns the meter on. The sample is drawn into the test strip, and an audible beep signals that the strip is full. The test result is
This Freedom Lite Meter® is designed for individuals with Diabetes who also have a disability that affects a person’s vision. This device measures blood glucose levels and has a large display on its screen. Four daily programmable alarms to remind the user when its time to test.No coding required.
These Freestyle Lite® Test Strips are designed for use by individuals who have diabetes or for persons who have to check their blood regularly, as it is designed for in vitro blood glucose testing.. No coding required. Target blood sample for easy application and fast uptake. Includes ZIPWIK™ tabs, which break the surface of the blood samplr. Instant wicking of blood.
FreeStyle Precision insulin syringes are designed for personal use and serve many purposes, including flushing out tubing at the end of intravenous injections or for withdrawing secretions of blood or body fluid. The needle is lubricated for injection. Markings on the syringe help the user, nurse, or doctor, to prepare an accurate dose. The syringe is non-toxic, pyrogen-free, and latex-free. All FreeStyle Precision syringes include a protective needle shield and plunger cap.Syringe is nontoxic,
Dialysis machine, microprocessor based, solid state design in a component oriented system provides flexibility in selection of total system. Venous pressure monitoring, with or without arterial pressure monitoring is available in the blood monitors, which also feature an ultrasonic air leak detector. Fluid monitors are available with or without an ultrafiltrate measurement option, and also feature an infrared blood leak detector. Chemicals and heat disinfection modes are standard. Safety backup
Sterilized, individually packaged bloodline sets are color coded for arterial and venous lines. Bloodline sets are available for all commonly used dialysis machines. The bloodlines are made of PVC tubing, while individual components are made of polypropylene. Packaged in cases of 16 bloodline sets. Custom bloodline manufacturing is available.
The Gentle Draw Lancing Device is a puncture device for blood glucose testing designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This lancet has five depth settings and a trigger button for insertion. COLOR: White and blue.
The Hand Held Pill Crusher is a pill crusher designed to assist individuals with limited hand strength, swallowing disabilities or arthritis to crush medications from pill(s) into powder to facilitate swallowing them. Made of heavy duty plastic, this device has a shallow cavity on one side of a hinge and a cylindrical protrusion on the other side that fits into the cavity. Handles extend from each part. Pills are placed in the cavity, and the user closes the handles to crush the pills into a po
The Home Care Pill Box is a pill organizer designed to separate pill doses for indivuals with memory disabilities and for those who are visually disabled. Each pill box consists of seven large see-through compartments with separate lids. Each compartment lid is marked with a letter indicating the day of the week, together with the Braille equivalent and a number from 1 through 7. Where multiple doses are required, boxes can be snapped together to create a single unit capable of holding several d
Gravity feed medication dispensing unit. 7 day unit organizes up to six administrations per day of prescribed medications color coded labels for days of week, large print, space to write in dosage time. 11 by 10 by 8 inches. Medication is placed in easy to open boxes. Boxes are stacked in order in dispenser with next dose in bottom box which is pulled out when needed.
iMed Reminder HD is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications, vitamins or other treatments at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The program sends the user notifications when it is time to take a medication. The user can also view a summary list of medications on the screen. For each medication, the following information can be added: the name of the medicati
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype prescription-medicine pill bottle for individual who are blind or have low vision. Two University of Cincinnati design students, Alex Broerman and Ashley Ma, have designed their “Inclusive Bottles for the Blind” in order to make identification and use of pill bottles more straightforward and affordable than existing high-tech solutions. The bottles were designed after carrying out a survey of existing products and end-users identified a nu
Infuse a port is a syringe infuser with surgically implanted silicone catheter for delivery of continuous flow of insulin or other drug to specific body site. FDA approved for use with heparin, morphine and FUDR drugs. Also used to draw blood. Pump consists of 2 chambers separated by flexible metal bellows. Pressure from charging fluid in one chamber forces drug from other chamber into catheter and into body. No batteries. Infusion flow rate set at 1.0 to 6.0 per day. Drug refills done percutane
Inject Ease is a syringe injection aid designed to assist with the administration of injections. The device consists of a syringe with a spring loaded trigger mechanism. When the tip is pressed against skin, it causes enough sensation to mask the feeling of needle penetration. A push button triggers the needle to puncture the skin and inject the pre-measured dose. The device can be used with low dose or regular (1 cubic centimeter) syringes. It can be used with the right or left hand, and is com
The Inject-Ease is a syringe injection aid. Place the loaded syringe into the Inject-Ease, place the tip against the skin and press the button to automatically deliver the needle through the skin. The user can control the rate at which the medicine is injected. The Inject-Ease is designed for one-handed use and allows access to harder to reach injection sites. 2 year warranty.
The Insul-Cap is a syringe needle guide and vial holder designed to aid people with diabetes and neuromuscular disabilities, tremors or others with unstable hands to load a syringe. This colored plastic screw-on cap is designed to be used with bottles of insulin, and it facilitate one-handed syringe loading. The cap has a narrow neck and a top that snaps on and off. The top is designed to fit most standard syringes. COLORS: Blue and orange.
The Insul-Cap stores, identifies insulin bottles, and helps load syringes. There are two different colored Insul-Caps: the orange cap has guides to allow the visually impaired to identify different insulin types.
Insul-eze is a syringe magnifier, needle guide and vial holder designed to aid people with low vision and/or users with unstable hands in syringe loading. The device has a flat-base frame that can be positioned firmly on a flat surface. Insul-eze magnifies (2.5x) syringe calibrations and automatically aligns the bottle seal with the needle. Constructed of clear plastic, the device holds a variety of insulin bottles. It can be used with one hand.
The Insul-eze is a one-piece syringe magnifier that holds the syringe and insulin bottle in place for those with visual and/or manual dexterity problems. It works with most size bottles and insulin syringes: 1ml, 1/2ml, or 1/3ml. The Insul-eze magnifies all syringe calibrations over two times for easy reading, and its sturdy base aids in syringe loading for those with limited dexterity.
The Insul-Tote is an insulated medication pack designed to transport temperature-sensitive medication, supplies and meters. The square bag is made of washable nylon with foam insulation and has a zipper closure that extends around three sides of the bag.
The Insul-Tray is a vial holder designed for people with diabetes and other conditions requiring the self-administration of injectable medicines. The Insul-Tray is designed to hold two insulin bottles in an upright position. It fits most standard insulin bottles.
Insulated Diabetic Wallet is designed for use by individuals with diabetes or any other persons who need to transport insulin, syringes and alcohol swabs. The gel pack included insulates and protects your insulin from temperature fluctuations. Easily fits into purse, brief case or diaper bag.
The Liberty Glucose Meter is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by seniors or individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This no-coding unit allows the user to test blood glucose using alternate sites such as a fingertip or forearm, with a minimum 0.5-microliter blood sample. It provides glucose readings in as little as four seconds. Results appear on a large display as well as being spoken. The unit has a 500-test result memory with date and time, and 7-, 14- and
The Lighted MagRX, model RX-75, is magnifying lens for a medicine bottle with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier clips to a medicine bottle and the magnifying lens swings outward to magnify text. It provides 3x magnification of the bottle's label and illuminates the text with two LED's. When not in use, the lens folds inward against the bottle for storage. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. POWER: Uses 3 #395 button cell batteries (included). WEIGHT: 1.3 ounce
The Magnifying Pill Cutter is a pill cutter with magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This bowl-shaped cutter magnifies the size of the pill two times for more accurate splitting.
The MagRX, model RX-55, is magnifying lens for a medicine bottle designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier clips to a medicine bottle and the magnifying lens swings outward to magnify text. It provides 2.5x magnification of the bottle's label. When not in use, the lens folds inward against the bottle for storage. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.
The Med Glide System 7 is a pill organizer and voice output medication reminder designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or individuals with memory issues who take medication several times daily. The Med Glide System 7 includes seven daily pill organizers, each of which has four numbered compartments with room for multiple pills, capsules, and tablets. Each organizer opens a closes with the touch of a finger. In addition to the organizers, the system includes an easily progra
The Med Organizer is an insulated medication pack and pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take medication several times daily. Designed to safely store and transport all types of medications, this fully insulated case includes a six compartment medication and vitamin organizer, a pill splitter, medication spoon and re-useable forehead thermometer. DIMENSIONS: 6.75 x 5 x 2 inches. COLOR: Black exterior; white interior.
Med Reminder Pro is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (or app) is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user enters each medication to be taken into the app, including details such as type of medication, side effects, dosages, time (s) that the medication need to be taken, and whether the medication should be taken with or without food.
Med-E-Lert Automatic Pill Dispenser is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by seniors and individuals with memory disabilities. This device has 28 medication compartments and can alert the individual from one to four times per day to take medication. The timer sounds a long-duration loud buzzer and has a blinking light. The unit automatically dispenses the medication at the designated time and the key-lockable lid is tamper proof to prevent access to medication at other than the designa
Med-Time Automatic Pill Dispenser is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals who have memory or cognitive disabilities, or who are blind or have low vision. The unit has two trays with 28 compartments each that hold pills of various shapes and sizes, and it can be programmed to remind and dispense medications and vitamins from one to four times daily. When the alarm sounds, the trays rotate into position and make the appropriate pills available. Tilting the tray dispenses
Medalarm is a medication reminder and compliance tracking device designed for persons with low vision. The device may also be used by others who need to be reminded to take medications. Medalarm was developed as a reminder and tracking device for use with eyedrops, but it can also be used with other medications. It is a portable, reusable, reprogrammable device that fits in a pocket or purse. It attaches simply yet firmly to the medication bottle. Medalarm calculates dosage and alarm times based
MedCenter 4 Alarm Talking reminder clock is designed to assist individuals with cognitive impairments, dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease better manage their medicine. It allows up to four daily alarms to alert you when it is time to take your medications. With its large, digital clock face and talking reminders, users will be notified of the time, date, and which dose to take. For example, your first medication alert of the day will say, "Good morning! Please take your morning pills
MedCoach is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of up to five medications the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, and notes on the medication. Based on this information, MedCoach sends the user remin
Pill crusher. Pill fits in paper cup on base. Push hinged handle down to crush pill. Available in chrome, stainless steel, or plastic models.
The Medi HydraPak is designed for to provide healthy, continuous hydration for users with lack of mobility or dexterity. Medi Pak hydrating system puts the chair or bed-ridden user back in control. Simply fill the bag and hang it anywhere with S hook (included) — the lengthy tube and patented grip provide easy access while the bite valve makes drinking on demand simple and safe in any position. A multi-day fluid intake guide on the bag lets caretakers monitor 3 days of fluid intake levels. Hydra
The Medi-Crush Tablet Crusher, model F75363, is a pill crusher designed to allow individuals to take pills and tablets with water in powder form. The device should thoroughly pulverize pills with no loss of medicine. The crushing cavity accepts a 1-inch in diameter plastic cup (12 included) for easy retrieval of powder. The device is made of molded plastic with a satin-finish base. An enlarged handle is used to crush the tablets. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 3 x 3.5 inches.
Medi-Prompt is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. Medi-Prompt allows the user to schedule medication is four ways: (1) Ad Hoc will not set up any schedules or alerts but keep a record of what medication is taken and when; (2) Timed Doses allows the user to set his/her own schedule of times during the d
The Medication Catch Tray is a tray for dispensing medication designed for use by people with fine motor and grasping disabilities, low vision, or tremors, spasticity or weakness in the hands. This tray is made of FDA-approved food-grade resin, and it is generally rectangular in shape with one end rounded. The user or caregiver can dispense pills or liquid medications onto the tray to prevent spillage or loss. For liquid medicines, there is raised well in the center of the tray where a medicine
Medication Reminder is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. This application (app) is designed to remind people to take medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. The user sets the time he/she wakes up and goes to bed, enters the number of doses recommended by his/her doctor per day, and presses “Set.” Medication Reminder spaces the doses equally throughout the day and will notify the user wh
The Medication Reminder Watch is an audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or other memory disabilities or low vision. This programmable watch offers up to 12 daily audible alarms and the unit displays the name of the medication to be taken. The watch can also store medication and personal information. The alarms automatically reset for the following day. OPTIONS: Necklace conversion kit. COLOR: Black or grey.
The Medication Stickers are pill organizers designed for use by individuals who take medications. These stickers can be affixed to medication bottles to indicate when the medication should be taken. The set of 336 stickers includes designations for morning, noon, evening, and bed.
The Medicool Insulin Protector is a carrying case/cooler for insulin and accessories designed to keep the medication cool for up to twelve hours. A freezable insert (like Blue Ice) is frozen in the home freezer, and will hold up to 2 vials of insulin when inserted into the case. Separate compartments hold the syringes, swabs, etc. Two inserts are included. The case includes a carrying/belt strap. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 4 x 3 inches. COLOR: Blue, red, grey, plum, teal, and tan.
MediMemory is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of each medication the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, prescribing doctors, individual prescriptions, and notes on the medication. Based on this i
MediMemory Lite is a medication reminder program for people with cognitive disabilities or memory issues who need to take medications regularly. It is designed to remind people to take their medications at the proper times and in the proper amounts. This application (or app) stores details of up to five medications the user needs to take, including quantity purchased, frequency and dosage, an image of the medication, and notes on the medication. Based on this information, MediMemory sends the us
The MeDose Pediatric Vibrating Six Alarm Watch is an audible and vibrating medication reminder designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have learning disabilities, and who take medication or injections for diabetes. This medication reminder is designed to look like a standard youth watch with a brightly colored Velcro strap. It shows the time, day, and date on a back-lit display with large digits. It also features a stopwatch and a timer. It can be set to vibrate or so
The MedReady Automatic Medication Dispenser is a pill organizer and audible medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, brain injury, or cognitive or memory disabilities. The unit contains a medication-despensing carousel that holds up to 28 doses (up to four doses per day for seven days). A built-in programmable timer rotates the carousel to the next dose at the set time and an audible reminder signal sounds. The unit also has a built-in key lock to prevent dou
The MedSMART Medication Management System is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by seniors and individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities. This device is available as stand-alone unit or with optional reporting. Under the event reporting and notification option, device and compliance information is transmitted to a secure data center which allows caregivers and healthcare providers the ability to track compliance, proactively address dosing errors, ensure equipment functionality
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an LED alert portable pill box for individuals with memory disabilities and other conditions that affect memory such as Alzheimer’s disease. Memo is a portable pill box system designed specifically for people with Alzheimer's disease to remind them when and how many pills to take using colored boxes and an LED indicator. The Memo system uses a two-step process: (1) the prescribing physician enters the quantities, time, and other details
The Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump is a one touch insulin pump designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This pump is designed to emphasize ease of use, optimize safety, and to ensure continuous and flexible insulin delivery. Features include an easy one-touch navigation meter that wirelessly sends test results to the insulin pump, built in prompts and reminders to help users stay on track for good control, and a calculator that uses scientific insulin action curve to protect user from hypog
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a mobile dialysis for individuals with conditions related to kidney function. Mobilysis is a dialysis machine that is worn on the body and aims to ease the lifestyle of patients by making it possible to cleanse the blood while going about their daily routine rather than spending several hours at the hospital each week. The device attaches to the waist and is compact enough that clothes can fit over it. It can be controlled through a smar
Monojector is a pen shaped puncture device for self monitoring of blood sugar levels by diabetics. Sterile lancet is inserted into device and positioned over finger. Button is pushed to puncture finger. Comes with 6 lancets, re- usable once or twice if carefully cleaned with alcohol and covered, lancets become dull if used too often. Includes 4 re-usable end caps to control depth of puncture.
The Monthly Pill Box, model 310, is a pill organizer designed for use with pills. This large-capacity organizer features 32 labeled compartments, one for each day of the month, plus one labeled "extra." Each compartment holds the equivalent of up to 24 aspirin-sized tablets. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 3.5 x 1 inches.
Multi-Med is a pill organizer designed for use by people who have difficulty tracking medication schedules. This system includes seven individual pill organizers in a plastic tray and a weekly medication schedule. Each clear plastic organizer is labeled with the day of the week and is divided into four separate compartments, with each compartment labeled with the time of the day (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bed). The individual organizers may be stored together or be removed for pocket or purs
MY tiny REMINDER is a vibrating prompter and medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or cognitive disabilities. The prompter vibrates at a preset time for two seconds and then stops for three seconds; this pattern continues until the user presses any key on the unit. The unit can be carried in a pocket or in the included wristband/wrist wallet, which also has room for other items such as cash, credit cards, keys, or MP3 players. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 2.7
The Needle-Ease Incinerator is designed for use by people with diabetes and others who give medication injections in the home. This device reduces 28- to 30-gauge needles and lancets to harmless ash, reducing the need for home "sharps" containers and minimizing risk to children and others in the home.The enclosed unit uses a two-amp fast-blow fuse to incinerate. POWER: Battery operated; the battery and battery charger are included. WEIGHT: 2.25 pounds. WARRANTY: Three-year limited warranty.
NitroNow, model 70020, is a pendant for carrying nitroglycerin tablets that can be attached to a key chain or medical alert bracelet/necklace. The device is waterproof, airtight, and heat resistant to keep nitroglycerin tablets fresh. The compartment will holds 6 to 7 tablets. MATERIALS: The pendant has a nickel-plated interior and rubber gasket.
NovoTwist is a needle for syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with diabetes and arthritis affecting the hands or other fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities, as well as individuals with visual impairments. It has a bayonet fitting that allows the user to attach the needle onto a compatible insulin pen with a simple twist. Compatible insulin pens include FlexTouch, FlexPen (see separate entry), NovoPen 4, NovoPen Echo, and Victoza Pen. Other features include an a
OneTouch Ping is a glucose monitor and insulin pump designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This insulin pump system allows the user to adjust insulin based on immediate needs. The pump can be controlled manually or through a wireless meter-remote with a full set of functions, including glucose testing and the ability to set insulin dosing levels. Basal increments are 0.025 units per hour. The meter-remote can calculate a bolus, then tell the pump to deliver it. It also allows the user to
OneTouch Test Strips with FastDraw are blood sugar test strips designed for use by individuals with diabetes. These strips require only a speck of blood for testing and can be used with the OneTouch Ultra2, OneTouch UltraSmart, and OneTouch UltraMini (see entries). The testing confirmation window the confirmation window shows when enough blood has been applied.
The OneTouch Ultra 2 Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This device delivers results in five seconds, features a backlit screen and two-way scrolling buttons, and offers before and after meal averages. Testing can be done on the finger, forearm, or palm. The system includes the meter, OneTouch UltraSoft Blood Sampler, OneTouch Ultra Control Solution and insert, OneTouch UltraSoft Lancets, OneTouch AST Clear Cap for testing o
The OneTouch UltraLink Meter, models HMS-02184101L and HMS-02184201L, is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The user inserts test strips with a blood sample and enters coding. Results are displayed on a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen in 5 seconds, and can be sent wirelessly to a MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump (not included). The unit can also display before and after meal blood glucose averages to aid in diabetes management.
The OneTouch UltraMini Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This device delivers results in five seconds, offers three-step testing, and features a screen designed to be easy-to-read. The system includes the meter, a small OneTouch lancing device, OneTouch Ultra Control Solution, 10 OneTouch UltraSoft Lancets, OneTouch AST Clear Cap for testing on the forearm or palm, a mini carrying case, logbook, owner's booklet, Quick Refer
The OneTouch UltraSmart Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a blood glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This device delivers results in five seconds, automatically collects and organizes data by time of day, and automatically enters data in nine charts and graphs. SmartButtons enable the user to enter additional information. Data can be downloaded using optional software. The system includes the meter, OneTouch UltraSoft Adjustable Blood Sampler, OneTouch Ultra Control
The OneTouch UltraSoft Adjustable Blood Sampler is a puncture device for blood testing designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This device offers seven depth settings to adjust to the most comfortable depth for the user. It can be used with the OneTouch UltraClear Cap (included) to help get a sample from the forearm. The cap helps draw blood to the lanced area and lets the user see when an adequate blood sample has been obtained. This device uses OneTouch UltraSoft Lancets or OneTouch Fin
The Open Aid is a twist or screw cap opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor and upper extremity disabilities and arthritis. Designed to fit five different bottle sizes, this device helps with the removal of hard to open medicine bottles. Features include a pointed end to remove tamper-resistant seals and a pointed hooked end to assist in removing cotton ball from new bottles. COLOR: White
The Oralflo Pill Swallowing Cup is a cup with pill holder designed for use by children (ages four and up) and adults with autism, stroke, dysphagia, Down Syndrome Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, visual impairments or who otherwise have difficulty swallowing pills. This cup is designed to allow the natural swallow reflex to ingest medications. The Oralflo cup's snap-on lid has a specially designed ribbed spout. Users simply place the pill inside the spout and tip the cup back, drinking as they no
The Penlet Plus Adjustable Blood Sampler is a puncture device for blood testing designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This device offers seven depth settings to adjust to the most comfortable depth for the user. This device uses OneTouch UltraSoft Lancets or OneTouch FinePoint Lancets with a thin tip.
The Personal Emergency Reporting System, model PERS-3600, is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a table-top console which can receive signals from up to 16 wireless transmitters. When a transmitter is activated, the console sends an alarm report to a monitoring service (not included) via the standard telephone network. Upon completion of the monitoring station report, two-way voice communicat
PharmaBraille and PharmaBraille-In-A-Box is a braille translation program designed to produce braille medication labels for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system translates information about pharmaceutical products into tactile or visual braille for pharmacy labeling. PharmaBraille is an e-mail based system, and PharmaBraille-in-a-Box is a software CD. In the e-mail based version, the pharmacist e-mails information about the medication, such as product name, strength, a
The Philips Medication Dispenser is an electronic voice output medication reminder and dispenser designed for use by individuals with vision, memory or cognitive disabilities or seniors who experience difficulty taking medications. It is designed to be used by people who subscribe to the Philips Medication Dispensing Service. Medications are placed in one-ounce plastic cups which are loaded in the Dispenser. The unit can accept up to 60 cups or doses of oral medications into a locked storage are
Pill Bottle Multi Alarm is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The device may also be useful for others who need to be reminded to take medications. Pill Bottle Multi Alarm has a beeping alarm that sounds when it is time to take the medication. Pill Bottle Multi Alarm's electronic timer cap fits right on many prescription vials or on the empty medication container that comes with it. The alarm is set by choosing the interval in hours between
Pill crusher operates like mortar and pestle. Plastic. Unscrew top section, place tablets in base, put cap back on and tighten. Washable.
The Pill Crusher, model 3457, is designed for use by people who are unable to swallow pills or caplets whole. The pill is placed in the container and the top is placed on the container; a twist of the wrist causes the pulverizing point on the top to crush the pill to a powder for mixing into food or liquids. A separate compartment in the top can be used for pill storage.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited fine motor ability to take pills independently. Made of machined Lexan plastic, this device can be customized to meet the needs of the individual with as many pill dispensing stations as required. The unit consists of a base with a layer of non-slip material bonded to the bottom, a rotating pill-despensing section, and a top. A very fine washer is used between the base and the rotating pill holder layer to allow it to move ea
The Pill Dispenser Bag, model HA-4141, is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take pills several times daily. This unit contains four zippered compartments marked morning, noon, evening, and bedtime. The bag folds for portability. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 20 x 421 x 125 millimeters when open, 20 x 85 x 125 millimeters when folded. WEIGHT: 39 grams.
The Pill Pouch is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take medications and caregivers. This plastic organizer organizes up to eight prescriptions, providing a complete visual display of a daily regimen, dosage, and the reason for taking each pill. It has eight pill pockets, and to each pocket is a sleeve to hold a label (included) for recording the pill's name, dosage, and the reason for taking the pill. The pouch has hook-and-loop closure. A clear pocket on the front provides s
The Pill Pulverizer is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. Place any crushable pill in the jar and use the cap to crush the pill to a fine powder. The powder can then added to foods such as pudding, yogurt, or apple sauce.
Pill Puncher, model HA-4131, is a pill pack opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This device provides a way to remove pills from blister packs. The user places the pack with the required pill over a hole on the device and pushes the lid down. When the pill is punched out it falls into the container, and the user slides open a lid to retrieve the pill. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 21 x 56 x 32 millimeters. WEIGHT: 13 grams.
The Pill Reminder, model HA-4133, is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take pills at regular times. It has three separate compartments and fits into a handbag or pocket. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 23 x 120 x 45 millimeters. WEIGHT: 50 grams.
Splits pills up to 9/16 inch diameter. Place device on firm surface, raise lid, place pill on self centering platform, lower lid and press lightly. Lexan plastic with stainless steel cutting blade. 1 by 1 by 3. 5 inches.
Pill splitter. Cuts tablets and pills in half to make them easer to swallow.
The Pill Splitter and Crusher is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty swallowing pills. Under the flip-up cap, this unit has both a pill crusher and a pill splitter. The cap/splitter section detaches from the base to reval a pill storage compartment. WEIGHT: One pound.
The PillBag is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take medication. These small, resealable plastic bags can be used to carry pills, vitamins, and capsules. The PillBag is flexible, light, sanitary, and moisture-resistant and includes a write-on label on one side. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 2.5 x 3 inches.
PillPack is an online pharmacy designed for use by individuals who need assistance remembering when and how much of a medication should be taken throughout the day. Medications come in individual packs organized by date and time. A shipment automatically arrives on your doorstep every 2 weeks. PillPack arrives in a convenient recyclable dispenser with one easy-to-read label that includes an image of each medication and dosing directions. Pharmacists manage the refills for clients, to avoid ru
The Poppet Pill Ejector is a pill pack opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Resembling a small stapler, the unit pops a pill from a blister pack with a squeeze and collects the pill and holds it so multiple pills can be removed from the pack. The unit can then be used to dispense the pills into a pill organizer.
The Power Pill Grinder is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis or individuals with the use of only one hand. This device is intended to eliminate the manual effort of crushing pills. The Power Pill Grinder has a power on/off button, two grinding cavities, a viewing window, and a removable top back cover. The user can insert one pill into each of the grinding cavities, and the pill(s) will be ground into a powder. The powd
The Prodigy Autocode Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This system provides blood glucose test results and verbal prompts in either English or Spanish. Glucose test results are provided using as little as 0.6 microliters of blood, which can be taken from the arms, thighs, or hands, as well as the fingertips. Along with voice output, this analyzer also has a large liquid crystal displa
The Prodigy Count-A-Dose is a syringe filling device designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This product consists of two parts: a rectangular base into which the user places a syringe and a T-shaped bar that holds one or two vials of insulin. The user secures a syringe in the rectangular base with the plunger pushed completely in the syringe. Then the T-bar with the vial(s) is fastened to the base so that the needle is inserted into a vial. The user then
The Prodigy Pocket Blood Glucose Meter is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This compact meter requires only a small sample of blood with no coding. Samples can be taken from the palms, forearms, upper arms, thighs, or calves. The user inserts the test strip to begin testing. Results are displayed on a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, with one button for navigation. The unit stores up to 120 test results with time and date and gives 7-, 14-, and 28-day average
The Prodigy Voice Blood Glucose Meter is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This blood glucose monitoring system has totally audible step-by-step setups that talk the user through all meter settings, such as time-and-date and glucose unit of measurement. No coding is required. The user inserts the test strip into the test strip port on the top of the meter, and the unit automatically turns on and talks the user through
The Professional Pill Crusher, models 418 and 419, is designed to pulverize pills to a powder. Available in chrome-plated metal (418) or heavy-duty plastic (419) models, these crushers have a cup set in the base. A paper cup is set in the base, the pill is placed in the cup, and a second cup is placed on top. Closing the top handle crushes the pill. A set of 250 paper cups is included. OPTIONS: Set of 250 replacement paper pill cups is available. COLOR: The metal model is chrome and the plastic
The ResponseLink Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert and medication reminder system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system includes a two-way voice unit that connects to a telephone line and a pendant that can be worn on the user's wrist or around the neck. To contact a help center, the user pushes a red "Emergency" button on either the tabletop unit or on
The Revolving Medicine Center is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who use medications. This medicine storage unit organizes and stores medicine bottles within view and reach. The two-level design offers room for storage of medication and vitamin bottles on the upper level. The bottom tier includes 31 daily pill cases, each with 4 divided chambers for multiple doses to be taken at specific times each day. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches in diameter x 7 inches high.
Rx Identifying Straps are medication identification straps designed for use by individuals with low vision. These reusable colored straps wrap around pill bottles, enabling users to identify their own pill bottles and distinguish between different medications and medications taken at different times of the day. COLORS: Blue, green, red, or yellow.
The Rx Opener is a pill pack opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other hand or upper extremity disabilities. Designed to allow blister packaged medication to be opened easily and safely, this device features a polypropylene handle with a surgical grade 420 stainless steel blade, and a handle that can be customized to include names or logos. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6.6 x 1.9 x 0.8 inches. The opener can be used with medication packages measuring 0.5 inches wide or less. WEIGHT: 7
ScripTalk is a voice output medication label reader designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It is a portable, handheld electronic device that reads the information contained in the memory of a RFID microchip embedded within the paper label of a pill bottle and speaks that information aloud for the user. ScripTalk is part of a larger system that includes a pharmacy label printer/programmer. When the user of a ScripTalk reader submits a prescription to a pharmacy, the pharmac
The Sidekick Blood Glucose Testing System is a glucose analyzer and blood sugar test strip dispenser designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This all-in-one disposable blood glucose testing system includes 50 test strips with a built-in blood glucose meter. The meter presents results in five seconds using a one microliter blood sample. The user inserts the strip and the test is performed automatically. The blood sample can be taken from the forearm or fingertip.
The Solo V2 is a voice output glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. This meter is fully audible, with audible set up, test results, memory, averages, and error messages. It speaks in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese. Results are displayed on a large screen. The user provides a small sample of blood and the unit gives its result in 6 seconds. No code is required. An audible warning indicates when the blood sample is low and might pr
The Speech Synthesizer for the Glucometer is a voice output module designed for use by individuals with diabetes who are blind or have low vision. It converts the One Touch II and One Touch Profile Blood Glucose Monitoring System (see separate entries) to a voice output glucose analyzer. This external hardware speech synthesizer has a switch for selecting a male or female voice or to turn the voice off. It also has a volume control knob and comes with an earphone. Large print and cassette instru
Sterile Lancets are puncture devices for blood glucose testing designed for use by individuals with diabetes. These single-use sterile lancets fit most lancing devices and have a tri-bevel tip for smooth skin penetration. Lancets have a cap for safe disposal after use.
The Tablet Crusher, model HA-4132, is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. This grind mill for medicines has a screw top that crushes tablets into powder when it is turned. Spare tablets can be stored in a compartment in the lid. It can be carried in a pocket and is designed to be easy to clean. DIMENSIONS: 55 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 71 grams.
The Tablet Splitter, model HA-4130, is a pill splitter designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. This holder with blade divides tablets in half for reduced dosage or or for easier swallowing. Tablets can be stored in the front tray. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 26 x 83 x 33 millimeters. WEIGHT: 23 grams.
The Tablet Splitter / Shaver is a pill splitter and crusher designed to enable individuals with difficulty swallowing pills to take medication. This hand-held unit has a built-in pill splitter and using the handle, which can be positioned for right- or left-handed use, causes pills to be shaved into a powder.
The TabTime All Shapes is a pill splitter and pill crusher designed for use by individuals who take medication. The unit includes inserts which accommodate pills of different shapes for cutting. A pill crusher insert is also included. Storage space for whole or cut pills is provided.
The Tabtime Medelert is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or cognitive or memory disabilities. This unit provides fully automatic timed dispensing of medication. The Medelert has 28 tablet compartments, each of which can hold up to 12 pills per day. It is lockable and tamper-proof to prevent the individual from accessing the medication before the set time. Two keys are included. Up to four daily alarms can be set on the Medelert, and it features
Pillmaster 2 is a pill splitter and pill crusher designed for use by individuals who take medication. This device can cut, crush, and store tablets. The lid flips up to form a pill splitter and cutter. The base unscrews to become a tablet crusher, and there are two spaces in the body to store whole and cut pills. The design enables a teblet to be cut into halves or quarters and the crushing mechanism will crush a tablet into a fine powder for adminstration. DIMENSIONS: 9 centimeters high x 5 cen
The Tabtime Super 8 is a pill organizer with alarm designed for use by individuals with memory disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's disease and other disabilities requiring regular medication. The Tabtime Super 8 features a countdown function that can sound the alarm at a variety of time intervals for regular doses and a "set it and forget it" memory that remembers the alarm settings every day. It can sound the alarm up to 24 times per day. This organizer offers eight flexible daily al
Tabtime Super 8 Pill Timer Reminder with Alarm is designed for individuals with cognitive impairments, dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. Features include the following:
The Tabtime Wallet is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who have memory or cognitive disabilities or those who take several medications at different intervals. This seven-day carrier wallet has a tapestry cover and comes with removable compartments for portability. The organizer has seven daily trays, each with four compartments. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 18.5 x 4 centimeters.
Talking Rx is a voice output medication label reader and reminder device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system is a 50-second digital recording device that fits on the bottom of a perscription bottle. 12-, 13-, or 16-dram prescription bottle. A doctor or pharmacist records prescription information and instructions into Talking Rx, and the user can then hear the recorded information and instructions by pushing a small red button. The device produces clear,
Pill organizer. Features weekly travel case with protective padded cover; separate daily pocket carrying case; seven separate daily organizers. Color coded by day of the week; has three moveable dividers in each daily organizer with 4 sections in each day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtime; accommodates different sizes and numbers of tablets.
The Travel and Storage Vitacarry Tablet Case is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take medication several times daily. Designed for individuals who are often traveling, this organizer is made of FDA-grade polypropylene and features seven compartments that hold over 300 tablets. The compartments can be configured in five different ways to accommodate a variety of needs. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 8.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Blue
The Travel Pill Box with cutter and grinder is a combined pill organizer, pill crusher, and pill splitter designed for use by individuals with Parkinson's Disease and other disabilities requiring regular medication. This cylindrical organizer has a pill splitter in the top to cut pills into halves or quarters and a pill crusher in the base. The body has a two-section storage are for carrying pills. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 4.5 centimeters.
The Triple Alarm Timer is a vibrating, flashing, or audible timer and medication reminder designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities or low vision. This timer has a liquid crystal display with large numbers and audible, vibrating, and flashing light alarms. This single countdown timer can be used with any combination of alarms from a single alarm to all three types. This timer is equipped with a belt clip, as well as a magnet for attaching it to a refrigerator or other metal surfa
True Drop is an eye drop guide designed to aid self-administration of eyedrops by individuals with glaucoma or after cataract and other eye surgeries. The user inserts the bottle in the guide, puts on the guide like a pair of glasses, and squeezes the bottle. The guide can be used standing, sitting, or lying down. Made of plastic, it accepts virtually all eyedrop bottles, including Xalatan. It comes assembled with two universal bottle ports. For use with Xalatan, the user changes to the bottle p
The True2Go Blood Glucose Meter is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This no-coding analyzer uses a 0.5 microliter sample size and provides results in as little as 4 seconds. Results appear on a liquid crystal display (LCD) display. The hematocrit range is 20 to 60 percent. Other features include alternate site testing, a strip release button, and automatic on/off.
The TRUEread Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The unit automatically turns on when a test strip is inserted and provides results in 10 seconds. Results are displayed on aliquid crystal display (LCD) screen. The unit uses a one-microliter sample. The unit has a 200-test memory with uploading capability. WARRANTY: Lifetime.
TRUEresult is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. This unit provides results in as little as four seconds. Results are displayed on a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with the day of the week. It uses TRUEtest test strips with a 0.5- microliter sample size. It has a 500 test memory, with 7-, 14-, and 30-day averaging, and provides four testing reminder alarms and a ketone test reminder. Other features include a hematocrit range of 20 to 60 percent; alternate site
The TrueTrack Blood Glucose Monitoring System is a glucose analyzer designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The unit has a 365-test memory with 7- and 30-day averaging. The user can test on the arm or finger. The unit turns on automatically when a test strip is inserted, and provides results in 10 seconds from a micro-microliter blood sample. Results appear on a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty.
The Ultra Fine Cut n' Crush is a pill cutter and crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities who take medications. This device can cut, crush, store tablets. The base unscrews to provide a serrated crushing surface, and the lid flips up to form a pill cutter and splitter. There are four compartments within the base for storing medication and vitamins. Sliding out the tablet cutter section converts the device into a drinking cup.
The VibraLite 3 Vibrating Watch is an audble and vibrating medication reminder, watch, and timer, designed for use by individuals with hearing or vision disabilities. Available in several different styles, this watch features vibrating or audible alarm options, an automatically resetting countdown timer, and two daily alarm settings. The auto reset countdown timer automatically resets to the preset interval and can be set in hours, minutes, and seconds. Other features include hourly alert, a sto
VitaCarry Advanced Pill Reminder is designed for use by individuals with cognitive impairments, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. The pill container has 7 contoured compartments. There is a removable 7-alarm system that can be set to sound, vibrate, or both. It can be set for multiple reminders throughout the day. In addition, there is a missed pill feature.
The Orthocare Wall Mount and Table Stand Insulin Holders are vial holders designed for one-handed use. The holders feature a coated clamp to secure the insulin bottle. The Wall Mount model (##2049, $17.85) is made of Plexiglas and attaches to any smooth surface by use of suction cups. The Table Stand model (##2050, $24.30) is L-shaped and stands firmly in place, by means of suction cups, on any smooth surface (countertops, desks, tables, etc).
The Week-Day Pill Dispenser, model HA-4134, is a pill organizer designed for use by individuals who take larger numbers of tablets several times each day. It has four clearly marked compartments for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bedtime. It is also marked with the name of each weekday. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 30 x 230 x 136 millimeters. WEIGHT: 310 grams.
Weekly Pill Dispenser, model HA-4139, is a pill organizer and designed for use by individuals who need a reminder to take medications. This organizer has seven compartments with flip-top lids labeled with abbreviations of the seven days of the week. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 24 x 170 x 30 millimeters. WEIGHT: 38 grams.
The Weekly Planner with Case is a pill organizer designed for use with pills. This organizer features a discreet case with four compartments per day: "morning," "noon," "evening," and "bed." This planner can be used for travel. SIZES: Large (holds approximately 11 regular aspirin tablets) or extra-large (holds approximately 30 regular aspirin tablets). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The large model is 0.5 x 1 x 1 inches and the extra-large model is 1 1/16 x 1 x 1 inches.
WellDoc is a remote health monitoring system and medication reminder program designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The system operates through the user's cell phone or other mobile devices or Web portals. The three components of the system are real-time patient coaching, expert system tools, and decision support tools. Patient coaching tools include testing and medication reminders, metabolic target ranges, out-of-bounds alert, and caregiver alerts and support. Expert system tools inclu
The Zuup is a pill organizer and dispenser aid design for use by people with fine motor or grasping disabilities who need to take medication. The Zuup holds pills in a round cartridge with multiple slots. Pills can be loaded into the cartidge by the user or a caregiver, and more than one pill can fit into a single slot, depending on the pills' size. The cartridge is loaded into the main unit, and when it is time for the user to take his or her medication, he or she holds can dispense the pill by