D. Medical Industries Ltd.

D. Medical Industries Ltd.

July 05, 2011 08:12 ET

D. Medical's Spring Universal Infusion Sets to Be Distributed in Canada

TIRAT CARMEL, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - July 5, 2011) - D. Medical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ:DMED)(TASE:DMED) ("D. Medical" or the "Company"), a medical device company engaged through its subsidiaries in the research, development, manufacture and sale of innovative products for diabetes treatment and drug delivery, announced today that its subsidiary, Spring Health Solutions Ltd. ("Spring Health"), has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Dex Medical, Canada's largest distributor of diabetes care products, to become exclusive distributor of the Spring Universal Infusion Set in Canada. Spring Health and Dex Medical will now enter a period of further negotiation and due diligence with the goal of entering into a final, definitive agreement.

According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 2.9 million diabetes patients live in Canada, constituting 11.6% of its population. That number is expected to grow considerably as the population ages. Following in the footsteps of Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador, the province of Quebec recently began covering the cost of insulin pumps for children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.

"Patient interest in ground-breaking new products for diabetes management, like the Spring Universal Infusion Set, is increasing rapidly as the many lifestyle and clinical advantages of insulin pump therapy become more widely recognized and better established," commented Zoe Myers, Chief Commercial Officer of D. Medical. "To meet the anticipated demand in Canada, we have made arrangements with Dex Medical to make this important product available for immediate sale and delivery."

About the Spring Universal Infusion Set

The Spring Universal Infusion Set is compatible with most insulin pumps currently available on the market. Going beyond the minimum requirements of subcutaneous drug delivery, the Spring Universal offers best-in-class features such as a hidden, auto-retractable needle, 360 degree connector, and smallest one-click, all-in-one inserter.

The core of the Spring Universal Infusion Set is the proprietary Detach-Detect mechanism. In the case the base of the infusion set detaches from the user's body, a blocking mechanism is triggered which, in turn, creates an occlusion. This evokes an occlusion alarm in an insulin pump. This unique feature enables exceptional reliability for continuously controlled and monitored insulin delivery, providing additional safety and peace of mind - especially for athletes and the parents of pediatric patients.

How to Order the Spring Universal Infusion Set in Canada

For ordering or product inquiries, please contact Dex Medical, by calling toll-free, 1-888-640-0523, or 416-640-0523, or by email to customer.service@dexmedical.com

Dex Medical recently relocated to: 1 The Queen's Way, Unit "B" Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z1N1.

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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