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PolyMedica Corporation (PLMD) CEO to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell


ADVISORY, Nov. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --

What: Patrick Ryan, CEO of PolyMedica Corporation (PLMD) will preside over the opening bell to celebrate World Diabetes Awareness Day. To help promote awareness on this important day, Wilford Brimley, actor and Liberty spokesperson, will also speak briefly on diabetes awareness, management and prevention. Out of the 32 Healthcare IPO's on Domestic Exchanges in 2006, NASDAQ Listed 29 companies, 91% of the IPO's. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, November 14th, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Michelle Marinelli 212-885-3259 NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.


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About PolyMedica Corporation (PLMD):

For more than a decade, PolyMedica has been the nation's largest provider of blood glucose testing supplies and related services to people with diabetes and today serves more than 913,000 active patients. The Company is expanding its portfolio of products and services, from patient education to prescription drugs, to help people better manage their conditions and maintain their health. Through proactive patient outreach, convenient home delivery and administrative support, PolyMedica makes it simple for patients to obtain the supplies and medications they need, while encouraging compliance with physicians' orders. More information about PolyMedica can be found on the Company's website at

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