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InControl Medical Introduces Attain at CES 2019

InControl Medical is proud to announce that Attain, the most advanced over-the-counter device available to treat male and female incontinence and the logical first choice for treatment, will be shown at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES, January 8-11, Las Vegas Sands, Halls A-D – 43569). According to Herschel “Buzz” Peddicord, InControl’s founder and CEO, “This revolutionary medical device is designed to help treat the approximately 87 million people in the U.S. suffering with stress, urge, or mixed urinary incontinence, and/or bowel incontinence. Attain provides muscle stimulation, visual biofeedback, and a guided exercise program to solve incontinence at the source — the muscle level. Attain’s regular self-treatment program, in the privacy of one’s home, eliminates the need for pads, meds, surgery or diapers.” Read more.

Source: Business Wire, January 8, 2019

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Prevalence of Urological Complications Among People Who Have Type 1 Diabetes

Major complications of type 1 diabetes include retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, and cardiovascular disease. Other complications that are less studied are urological conditions. Urological complications can be severe for people who have type 1 diabetes.  Some complications include sexual dysfunction, urinary tract infections, lower urinary tract symptoms, and urinary incontinence. Quality of life is a major concern with urological conditions and can negatively affect a person’s health. In addition, these issues are associated with higher A1C levels. The Urologic Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (UroEDIC) was established to study these complications. Read more.

Source: Diabetes in Control, December 22, 2018

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PeriCoach® Real-World Data Analysis Reveals Statistically and Clinically Significant Reduction in Incontinence Symptoms Within 3 Weeks

Analysis of PeriCoach real-world data conducted by an independent biostatistician reveals significant improvements in pelvic floor strength in five weeks, and reduction in urine volume and leakage episodes in only three weeks. The post-approval, all-comers observational study, reviewed women using the version 3 PeriCoach system. PeriCoach version 3, released May 2017, comprises a state-of-the-art biofeedback system combined with a structured treatment programme.  The market-leading features include real-time technique feedback to assist with proper pelvic floor muscle contraction, and force-sensors that measure the muscles that matter.  During initial set-up, new users are invited to participate in a structured exercise regime and record urinary habits in the app-based bladder diary.  The PeriCoach “8 Week Challenge” provides users with reminders to exercise a minimum of five sessions a week, enter information into the bladder diary three days a week, and respond to a quality of life survey at onset, four and eight weeks. Read more.

Source: PRNewswire, August 21, 2018

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Unique Method Trains Brain of Incontinence Patients

Czech experts have developed a unique method to help patients with urinary incontinence by teaching their brain to ignore false signals it receives from their hyperactive bladder, daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) wrote on Wednesday.  The breakthrough method, together with a special device it uses, will facilitate the treatment of incontinence, the experts from Charles University’s 2nd Medical Faculty say.  The device will be produced by the Tesla Medical company, which has gained 20 million crowns from small investors for this purpose, HN writes.  Read more.

Source: Prague Daily Monitor, July 12, 2017.