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Leading Diabetes Researcher and Educator Dr. Eberhard Standl Joins LabStyle Innovations' Scientific Advisory Board

Diabetes expert to advise LabStyle as it seeks to launch Dario™ around the world

May 20, 2014

CAESAREA, Israel, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario™ Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of Dr. Eberhard Standl to its Scientific Advisory Board.  Dr. Standl is an international diabetes expert whose capabilities will assist LabStyle as it seeks to make Dario™ available for patients around the world.

Dr. Standl has served as President of the German Diabetes Association, German Diabetes Union and International Diabetes Federation Europe as well as Vice President of the International Diabetes Federation and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).  Dr. Standl is a Professor of Medicine, specializing in endocrinology and angiology, at the Munich Diabetes Research Group e.V. at Helmholtz Centre.  His principal areas of research include diabetology, action and degradation of insulin and epidemiology of cardiovascular diabetic complications.  Previously, Dr. Standl was Director of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism at the Academic Hospital Munich-Schwabing. He also worked at the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

"Dr. Standl is a world-renowned diabetes researcher and educator and we are honored to have him join LabStyle's Scientific Advisory Board," said Erez Raphael, LabStyle's President and CEO.  "We intend to leverage Dr. Standl's vast knowledge on the subject of diabetes, and his reputable standing with numerous international diabetes organizations, to help further Dario's™ complete diabetes management solution to make life easier for people with diabetes around the globe." 

In addition to the numerous articles, papers and textbook chapters he has published, Dr. Standl has won numerous scientific awards, including the Bertram Award of the German Diabetes Association, the Castelli-Pedroli Prize of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, the Harold Rifkin Award of the American Diabetes Association and the Hellmut Mehnert Award of the International Diabetes Federation, among others.

"Helping people with diabetes live a free and flexible life, while working to prevent diabetes complications, has been the motivation behind the years of research I have undertaken," said Dr. Standl. "Dario™ is a tool that helps accomplish these two objectives and really allows people with diabetes to thrive, not merely manage the disease and I am very excited to begin working with the company."

About LabStyle Innovations

LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO) develops and commercializes patent-pending technology providing consumers with laboratory-testing capabilities using smart mobile devices. LabStyle's flagship product is the Dario personalized smart meter.  Dario received CE mark certification in September 2013 and began a world rollout in select countries in December 2013.  LabStyle filed a Premarket Notification Application, also known as a 510(k), with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Dario™ smart meter (Dario Blood Glucose Monitoring System) in December 2013. LabStyle is pursuing patent applications in multiple areas covering the specific processes related to blood glucose level measurement as well as more general methods of rapid tests of body fluids using mobile devices and cloud-based services. For more information: and

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