January 17, 2012 14:30 ET

Glucose Self-Testing Market to Spike to Over $15 Billion by 2015

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - cites in its newly published "World Glucose Self-Testing Markets" report that the glucose self-testing market is forecasted to spike to over $15 billion by 2015. For more information, visit:

The glucose self-testing market includes hand-held meters, disposable electrode test strips, syringes, lancets and other disposable items that are typically distributed over-the-counter (OTC) for use by patients in their homes. With sales of $5.2 billion, the United States currently leads the world in glucose self-testing sales, followed by Europe, Asia and the rest of the world. Asia will see the highest growth rate in glucose self-testing over the forecast period.

The "World Glucose Self-Testing Markets" report covers:

  • Diabetes Testing
  • Blood Glucose Testing
  • Glucose Meters
  • Glucose Test Strips
  • Glucose Oxidase (GOX)
  • Glucose Dehydrogenase (GDH)
  • Glucose Dehydrogenase-Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (GDH-NAD)
  • Glucose Dehydrogenase-Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide (GDH-FAD)
  • Glucose Dehydrogenase-Pyrroloquinoline Quinone (GDH-PQQ)

The "World Glucose Self-Testing Markets" report examines companies manufacturing glucose self-testing equipment and supplies in the world. Companies covered include: 77 Elektronika, A. Menarini, Abbott, Acon, Agamatrix, Aimedics, Allmedicus, Apex, APP, Bayer, Bionime, Biosense, Biotex, Calisto, Dexcom, Diabetes, CEL-SCI, Entra, Eyesense, Fifty50, Flexsite, Fora Care, Genexel-Sein, Glucoday, Glucoplus, Glysens, Heritage, I-Sens, In4, Integrity, Lein Applied, Lifescan, Lightouch, Medtronic, MerLion, Nipro, Nova, Oak Tree International Holdings, Orsense, Pepex, Polymer, Prodigy Diabetes Care, Roche, Smiths, Solianis, Taidoc, Veralight, Vertex, X-GEN and Xhale.

Detailed charts with sales forecasts and marketshare data are included. For more information, visit:

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