Delray Beach, Fla.-based PositiveID Corp. has acquired Easy Check Medical Diagnostics LLC of Miami for an undisclosed price.

PositiveID, formerly VeriChip, sells a human-implantable RFID microchip to identify persons arriving in the emergency room and enable access to a personal health record. The company is developing an implantable microchip to measure glucose levels and the new acquisition expands its scope of diabetes management services.

Easy Check is developing a breath test to measure glucose levels, and a wireless text messaging system to transmit glucose readings to a secure Web database.

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