BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 11, 2018 — Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLRX), a medical technology company and maker of the V-Go® Wearable Insulin Delivery device, a simple, all-in-one, wearable insulin delivery option for patients with diabetes, today announced they are supporting interactive insulin workshops at the Metabolic & Endocrine Disease Summit (MEDS) in Orlando, Florida. This summit runs from October 10-13, 2018.
This four-day summit is the second of two semiannual conferences designed to advance the education of nurse practitioners and physician assistants who treat people with metabolic and endocrine diseases. As with the MEDS Summit that took place in April in San Diego, Valeritas is helping to support the 3.5-hour interactive Insulin Workshop. During this workshop, attendees are given an opportunity to broaden their understanding of, and to renew their confidence in managing patients on various insulin regimens, as well as to participate in interactive learning on the use of various insulin delivery options.
“We are happy to support continued education for practitioners who are focused on improving the health of people with diabetes,” said John Timberlake, President and Chief Executive Officer of Valeritas. “We believe simplifying insulin delivery is an important element to improving patient care and outcomes and are pleased that this workshop will educate nurse practitioners and physician assistants on advancements in insulin delivery.”
About Valeritas Holdings, Inc. Valeritas is a commercial-stage medical technology company focused on improving health and simplifying life for people with diabetes by developing and commercializing innovative technologies. Valeritas’ flagship product, V-Go® Wearable Insulin Delivery device, is a simple, affordable, all-in-one basal-bolus insulin delivery option for patients with type 2 diabetes that is worn like a patch and can eliminate the need for taking multiple daily shots. V-Go administers a continuous preset basal rate of insulin over 24 hours and it provides discreet on-demand bolus dosing at mealtimes. It is the only basal-bolus insulin delivery device on the market today specifically designed keeping in mind the needs of type 2 diabetes patients. Headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Valeritas operates its R&D functions in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
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