Diabetic Suppliers Join Forces to Provide Medicare-Covered Diabetes Testing Supplies to Hispanics
FreedoMed acquires AM-Med Direct Diabetic Supply expanding their reach to Hispanics with diabetes.
Boca Raton, FL (PRWeb) February 8, 2007 -- Leading diabetic supply company Freedom Medical Services today announced that they have acquired Boca Raton, FL-based diabetic supplier AM-Med Diabetic Supply.
The acquisition of the 5-year-old Am-Med, which specializes in the Spanish-speaking markets in the United States and Puerto Rico, gives Freedom Medical Services a strong foothold in the Hispanic diabetes market.
"We're excited about the opportunity to further expand our diabetes supplier offering to the Hispanic diabetes market," said FreedoMed Vice President of Marketing Lorne Yaffe.
According to the Center for Disease Control, Hispanic/Latino Americans are at particularly high risk for type 2 Diabetes and its complications and are 1.7 percent more likely to have diabetes than non-Hispanics. In 2005, about 2.5 million Hispanic/Latino Americans over the age of 20 had diabetes.
Freedom Medical Services, also based in Boca Raton, FL, is the nation's leading online mail-order, diabetic medical supply company, offering brand name, Medicare covered diabetes testing supplies delivered directly to the individual's home.
Freedom Medical Services provides personalized customer service and reduced expenses to those with diabetes, and Medicare covered diabetes testing supplies are delivered at no cost to the patient.
Freedom Medical Services' benefits include: free delivery directly to patient's homes, no insurance paperwork to complete, no upfront costs or waiting weeks or months for reimbursement, diabetic supplies delivered at very low or no cost to you, supplier of all the leading national brands. Leading products include: One Touch Ultra, Accu-Chek Compact and Abbott FreeStyle.
About Freedom Medical Services
Freedom Medical Services is a Medicare participating provider and specializes in providing Medicare covered diabetes supplies and we accept Medicare assignment. In addition, we support Private Insurance, Major Medical and Group Health Insurance Plans; we accept most plans in all 50 states with the exception of HMO's.
For information about our free diabetic supplies and the Hispanic diabetes market, complete a free online application at www.freedomed.com or call toll free at 1-800-933-8085 to compete a free application over the phone. For information about the signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes, please visit www.freedomed.com.
Media Contacts: Jay Berkowitz, Ten Golden Rules, Ten Golden Rules, (561) 620-9121, and Lorne Yaffe, Freedom Medical Services, www.freedomed.com, (561) 338-4900.
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