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A study led by Dr. William White and Dr. Pooja Luthra at the University of Connecticut Health Center is using the Oscar 2™, 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM) to investigate a possible link between vitamin D deficiency and hypertension.

Vitamin D has several purposes but is most commonly known for its role in promoting calcium absorption and maintaining bone density. The hypertension study will help identify if vitamin D deficiency is a cardiovascular risk factor by measuring changes in 24 hour blood pressure using the Oscar 2 ABPM from SunTech Medical.

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SunTech Medical, Inc. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association’s Cardinal Chapter.  An educational session to cover “The Management of Hypertension in Patients with Kidney Disease” presented by Dr. Michael Casey of Wake Nephrology Associates will be held at UNC’s Friday Center on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. with two additional interactive video conference locations at Bowman Grey Medical School and Fayetteville Technical Community College.

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Morrisville, NC -- October 20, 2009 -- A study, led by cardiologist, Dr. Franklin Zimmerman of Columbia University, will use an ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM) to determine whether cheering for your favorite baseball team is hazardous to your health.

As the New York Yankees continue their playoff series with the Los Angeles Angels for the American League Championship and for the right to advance to the World Series, a group of baseball fans are having their blood pressure monitored while they root for their beloved Yankees. But is there more at risk here than just the outcome of the games?

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MORRISVILLE, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ — SunTech Medical's Oscar 2(TM) oscillometric 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM) has received International Protocol validation, as reported in the August 2004 issue of Blood Pressure Monitoring.

SunTech's Oscar 2 device is the first ABPM device to pass the new blood pressure monitor standard established by the European Society of Hypertension's Working Group on Blood Pressure Monitoring.

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Morrisville, NC -- September 28, 2009 -- SunTech Medical announces the independent validation of the SunTech 247™ blood pressure monitor to appear in the October issue of Blood Pressure Monitoring.

The independent evaluation was conducted by Dr. Hernan Polo Friz, Dr. Roberto Sega and additional researchers at the University of Milan (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca). This clinical validation performed simultaneous evaluation of the SunTech 247 in accordance to the protocols for the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), the British Hypertension Society (BHS), and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH).

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Morrisville, NC—August 5, 2009—SunTech Medical is pleased to announce the launch of Blog @ SunTech, a blog site dedicated to all things related to blood pressure measurement.

“Social media has quickly become a viable communication channel for our customers and partners,” explains Kenny Andersen, Marketing Director. “Blog  @ SunTech offers a perfect forum for generating a two way conversation with the industry, invites our customers to be involved and establishes a valuable resource for BP measurement commentary and discussion.”

SunTech Medical’s blog site will provide information on industry best practices, relevant facts and recent news related to blood pressure measurement and the healthcare market. In addition, the site will host links to training videos, relevant blogs, websites and other useful tools available online.

Visit http://blog.suntechmed.com now to learn more.

Morrisville, NC — June 22, 2009 — SunTech Medical is pleased to announce that its Tango+ automated blood pressure monitor was recently utilized for the physical evaluation of NBA® draftees at the 2009 Pre-Draft Camp held in Chicago, Illinois.

During the physical evaluation phase of the NBA Pre-Draft Camp, the athletes were fitted with ECG electrodes that fed cardiac information into a stress system while running on a treadmill. Vital blood pressure measurements captured by the SunTech Tango+ blood pressure monitor were automatically sent to the system during the stress test allowing more visibility to the athlete’s overall physical condition and exercise tolerance.

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Raleigh, NC, February 18, 2009 — (PR.com) — Ken Atkins, executive director for Wake County Economic Development (WCED) (www.raleigh-wake.org), has announced the release of a new audio podcast discussing the organization’s value-add relationship with SunTech Medical, Inc., one of the world’s leading medical device companies located in Morrisville, N.C. WCED has been engaged in the medical device industry for more than five years and SunTech Medical has been a partner for the entire time. The company has offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, providing clinical grade non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP) products and technology. SunTech Medical offers solutions for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, cardiac stress test blood pressure monitoring, and now a general-use, expandable blood pressure device with temperature and SpO2 upgrades. Its series of OEM blood pressure modules offer customizable NIBP solutions for all clinical applications.

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Morrisville, NC — March 9, 2009 — SunTech Medical, Inc., the world leader in motion-tolerant non-invasive blood pressure (BP) monitoring products and technology, has promoted Rod Thomson to Director of Sales, Finished Goods - The Americas, and Kenneth Andersen to Director of Marketing.

“Both Rod and Kenneth have provided significant contributions during their careers with SunTech Medical,” states Dayn McBee, CEO, “Their new roles within the organization will capitalize on their individual skill sets and years of experience with the SunTech Medical brand. We look forward to their continued and expanded contributions in the months and years ahead.”

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