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Kivalo Inc.

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Executive Summary

For children, the elderly, and other diabetics who have difficulty in complying with glucose monitoring regimes, Kivalo Inc. offers hope in the form of technology that automatically reads glucose levels from any commercially available monitor, then wirelessly transmits that data to parents or caregivers to notify them of an impending crisis.

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