Asante Partners With Diasend to Streamline Snap Insulin Pump Data Management

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asante Solutions Inc., manufacturer of the new Asante SnapTM Insulin Pump, has partnered with Diasend, developer of a system to transmit, store and monitor patients' glucose readings and insulin doses, to allow downloading of patient data from the Snap Insulin Pump to Diasend's web-based data management solution.

Under the agreement, medical offices will be able to utilize the Diasend software system to analyze data from their patients who are using the Snap Insulin Pump.

"Each pump and meter can use a different software program, yet Certified Diabetes Educators say they already have too many software programs in the office," said David Thrower, CEO of Asante. "We want to make things easy, not more complex by offering yet another proprietary software solution that forces educators to learn a new system. Under this partnership, if an Endocrinology office uses Diasend now, which many do, they will be able to simply download the data from the Snap Insulin Pump into their existing Diasend solution.

"Our simple-to-use Snap pump takes less time for educators to train patients, so they have more time to teach patients about the many other important aspects of diabetes management," said Thrower. "The ability to easily download our pump data is the necessary next step to making the Snap Insulin Pump faster and easier for our customers."

Under the partnership, Snap Insulin Pump data can be downloaded into the Diasend program as early as Q4 of this year. This is the second partnership for data management that Asante has recently announced. All current Snap users will be eligible to upgrade to the downloadable insulin pump for just $99 when it is available.

About the Asante Snap Insulin Pump

The Asante Snap Insulin Pump is designed to be an easy-to-use system for those on intensive insulin therapy. In developing the Snap, Asante scrutinized and improved each step of the pumping process, from filling the pump to the user interface to detecting occlusions to pricing. The resulting Snap Insulin Pump lets patients spend less time working on their pump and more time enjoying their lives. More product details are available at www.snappump.com.

About Asante Solutions, Inc.

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Asante Solutions, Inc. is a privately-held medical device company developing simple solutions for diabetes. For more information, visit www.snappump.com.

CONTACT: Ken El-Sherif Vice President of Marketing Asante Solutions, Inc. 352 East Java Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94089 408-585-2607 kelsherif@asantesolutions.com

Source:Asante Solutions, Inc.