Angeion Corporation (NASDAQ: ANGN) announced that it has launched its new TRUcal™ resting metabolic rate system. Part of its New Leaf® product line, TRUcal includes an analyzer that gently measures one’s breath for oxygen and carbon dioxide which gives consumers their true individualized daily calories their body requires. The TRUcal™ system also includes a compact netbook with Bluetooth® technology, adding the benefit of wireless connectivity.

“Development of the enhanced TRUcal system reflects marketplace demand for our New Leaf line of products and services that promote a healthy lifestyle,” said Rodney A. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of Angeion. “An individual’s resting metabolic rate is key to losing weight and maintaining a healthy body, as well as achieving personal fitness goals. TRUcal scientifically captures the metabolic information to empower consumers to take more responsibility for their own health, and with wireless connectivity, TRUcal is very easy to use.”

New Leaf’s enhanced TRUcal system is simple and user friendly; it is designed for corporate wellness programs, weight loss franchises, commercial fitness sites, nutritionists and dieticians.

The system also integrates with New Leaf’s online management tool that enables monitoring, tracking and trending of a consumer’s daily progress toward weight management and fitness. Additionally, ENERGYsmart™, New Leaf’s online nutrition, meal planning and tracking tool can be utilized to ensure consumers’ eating habits are healthy and tailored to their resting metabolic rate.

TRUcal combines 30 years of proven clinical, fitness and sports medicine diagnostic testing experience to produce accurate resting metabolic measurement every time, without guesswork. With detailed calorie-burning information in hand, fitness professionals can create an optimal nutrition and fitness plan to help their clients achieve real results and true health. To learn more please visit our website at or contact the company at 1-888-826-2751.

About Angeion Corporation

Founded in 1986, Angeion Corporation acquired Medical Graphics Corporation in December 1999. Medical Graphics develops, manufactures and markets non-invasive cardiorespiratory diagnostic systems that are sold under the MedGraphics ( ) and New Leaf ( ) brand and trade names. These cardiorespiratory diagnostic systems have a wide range of applications in health care as well as health and fitness. The Company’s products are sold internationally through distributors and in the United States through a direct sales force that targets heart and lung specialists located in hospitals, university-based medical centers, medical clinics and physicians’ offices, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, clinical research organizations, health and fitness clubs, personal training studios, and other exercise facilities. For more information about Angeion, visit

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