D. Medical Industries Ltd.
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D. Medical Industries Ltd.

April 11, 2011 08:03 ET

D. Medical Issued Drug Delivery Device and Method Patent in Japan

TIRAT CARMEL, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - April 11, 2011) - D. Medical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ:DMED)(TASE:DMED) ("D. Medical" or the "Company"), a medical device company engaged through its subsidiaries in research, development, manufacture and the sale of innovative products for the treatment of diabetes and drug delivery, announced today that it has received the Patent Certificate from the Japanese Patent Office for Japanese patent JP 468166, entitled "Drug Delivery Device and Method".

The patent protects innovative methods and technologies for identifying the presence of a gas bubble in a drug delivery system, such as an insulin delivery system worn for the treatment of diabetes. Such detection provides added safety, especially for pediatric diabetes patients.

"We are proud that the Japanese Patent Office recognizes the innovation in this important safety feature. As awareness and acceptance of our "Spring" branded insulin delivery products grows amongst physicians and patients in global markets, it is important that our Intellectual Property be well protected. With patents already issued the United States, Europe and Israel, and with numerous additional international patents pending, this Japanese patent expands D. Medical's already formidable intellectual property estate," said Efri Argaman, D. Medical's Chief Executive Officer.

About D. Medical

D. Medical is a medical device company engaged through its subsidiaries in the research, development, manufacture and sale of innovative products for diabetes treatment and drug delivery. D. Medical has developed durable and semi-disposable insulin pumps, which continuously infuse insulin into a patient's body, using its proprietary spring-based delivery technology. D. Medical believes that its spring-based delivery mechanism is cost-effective compared to the motor and gear train mechanisms that drive competitive insulin pumps and also allows it to incorporate certain advantageous functions and design features in its insulin pumps. D. Medical has also developed an infusion set for insulin pumps and is focusing its research and development efforts on the development of next generation insulin pumps and a device that will combine a continuous glucose monitoring system and an insulin pump on the same patch. For more information, please visit http://www.dmedicalindustries.com (corporate) and http://www.springnow.com (healthcare professionals, patients and care givers).

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined by the Israeli Securities Law, 1968, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements include, forecasts, goals, uncertainties and assumptions and relate, inter alia, to D. Medical's future expectations in connection with its level of sales and cost of sales, manufacturing volumes, the cost-effectiveness of its spring-based design, target markets, regulatory approvals and timing of markets penetration. The forward-looking statements are based on D. Medical's current expectations and beliefs which are based on, among other things, its analysis of publicly available information and market research reports. All forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the impact of general economic conditions, competitive products, product demand, product performance, the performance of D. Medical's contract manufacturer and distributors, regulatory trends and approvals and healthcare reform legislation. If one or more of these risks and/or uncertainties materialize, or if the underlying assumptions prove to be incorrect, D. Medical's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, any such forward-looking statements or results which are based upon such assumptions. No assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or of any of them will transpire or occur, what impact it will have on D. Medical's results of operations or financial condition. D. Medicals does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements.

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