2,400 SurgiLance Safety Lancets Donated for Free Glucose Screenings in Montgomery

MediPurpose donated 240 boxes of its SurgiLance SL240 safety lancets to Taylor Internal Medicine. The orange safety lancet's 22-gauge blade delivers an incision depth of 2.2 mm and is ideal for 20-40 ┬ÁL blood collections.

Montgomery, AL, August 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- MediPurpose(r), a master distributor and manufacturer of medical products, recently donated 2,400 SurgiLance(r) safety lancets to Taylor Internal Medicine for use in free glucose screenings at a Community Back-to-School Health Fair earlier this month in Montgomery, Alabama.

MediPurpose(r) donated 240 boxes of its SurgiLance(r) SL240 safety lancets. The orange safety lancet's 22-gauge blade delivers an incision depth of 2.2 mm and is ideal for 20-40 µL blood collections.

According to Patricia Cockrell, operations manager of Taylor Internal Medicine, the health fair saw an estimated 2,000 participants.

"It is truly our privilege to support Taylor Internal Medicine," said MediPurpose Director of Marketing Derek Rudnak. "MediPurpose recognizes its obligation to be a socially responsible company, and we are happy to demonstrate that by helping Taylor provide free glucose testing in Montgomery."

Since its launch in 1999, SurgiLance(r) safety lancets have become one of the world's most popular needlestick solutions.

SurgiLance(r) safety lancets are available in six models, with either a needle or blade, each with different depths of penetration, to provide optimal blood flow for different applications and skin types.

No-cost product samples are available for request. For more information about SurgiLance(r), please visit http://www.medipurpose.com/surgilance .

About MediPurpose

Founded in 1999, MediPurpose is a leading medical device company headquartered in Singapore, with offices in the United States and Europe.

Known for its popular babyLance(r) heel incision device, SurgiLance(r) safety lancet and MediPlus(tm) advanced wound care products, MediPurpose has leveraged its success in the medical device industry to become a master medical product distributor that provides unique solutions for both medical product manufacturers and medical product distributors.

MediPurpose's Medical Device Innovation division offers angel funding and developmental expertise for new medical device inventors and innovative medical product companies that seek entrance into new medical device markets.

For more information about MediPurpose's medical products and solutions for inventors, innovators, manufacturers and distributors, please visit http://www.medipurpose.com .

Derek Rudnak