HealthMed Services has updated on the new technology it gained as part of the acquisition of DRS Technology.

DRS Technologies is a supplier of products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors.

In the field of organ transplantation HealthMed Services is developing a device for keeping isolated donor organs alive for extended periods of time outside the body.

In the field of diabetes testing the company has developed a saliva test for monitoring glucose control in diabetes.

HealthMed Services president and CEO Henry Smith said the acquisition and merger gave them the technologies to monitor glucose control in Type 2 diabetics non-invasively by testing saliva samples.

"The acquisition is a part of HealthMed Services business plan to expand its portfolio of products to include promising new technologies that can be commercialized within a fairly short period of time," Smith said.